COVID-19 Announcement

April 7, 2020 8:12 am Update In these uncertain times, you may be wondering how you can ensure that you and your immune system are in the best physical shape possible, given that you are advised to stay at home and to socially isolate, aside from life’s necessities including your medical appointments (as per Scott Morrison). Many medical practices are… View Article

Corona Virus – Fact Vs Fiction (March 2020)

March 19, 2020 9:48 am Our Thoughts There is quite a lot of misinformation out there currently on the Coronavirus including keeping your mouth constantly moist, holding your breath for 10 seconds in the morning and a variety of other myths and false truths. If you feel this article is too long for your needs, please feel free to skip… View Article

Should I get a measles vaccine booster?

May 10, 2019 1:23 pm There have been several measles outbreaks internationally including in Sydney, of late. Nearly 100 cases have been reported for 2019 so far this year, which is not far from the total number of people for the whole of 2018 according to the Dept. Health. The common question therefore is, am I protected and should I… View Article

How long will you live? – Lifestyle Interventions for Anti-Ageing

April 9, 2019 9:26 am Recently I was contemplating my mortality whilst wandering through perhaps the most beautiful graveyard I have ever seen, in Germany. I counted the days I would have left should I live to 85 -and the cold hard number is quite sobering. What is also sobering is that the generation following ours is likely to be… View Article

Is what I eat making me more stressed, anxious and depressed?

March 28, 2019 8:08 pm Recently an article in the Wall Street journal talked about a young woman, a chef in a Michelin starred restaurant, who treated her anxiety with modifying her diet – more whole grains, leafy greens, avocado and nuts. She improved. So, is there a connection with what we eat and how we think and feel? A… View Article

Should I be worried about stress

March 26, 2019 11:51 am Stressful day While stress is unavoidable (and in fact good for you in manageable doses), I don’t believe most people appreciate that chronic unremitting ‘stress’ does significant physical harm: It causes accelerated arterial plaque leading to increased heart attack and stroke risk. It, in animal models, causes ‘stripping‘ of brain neuronal synapses, increasing the risk… View Article

Why is resting the mind important?

February 8, 2019 10:59 am I recently went to my annual week-long meditation retreat. There were a few key points made which I believe are hugely important. Top of the list is sensory overload. With the amount of sensory input coming at us daily such as electronic media, noise pollution, the number of people we interact with either face to… View Article

The Causes of Stress and What it Does to Your Body

December 14, 2018 8:01 pm Being stressed is not a diagnosable illness so much as a state of being that comes from feeling under pressure. Stress is not always a bad thing. Stress can be motivating – encouraging you to strive, achieve and do better. In addition, what is a stressful situation to one person can be an exciting or… View Article

7 Things You Need to Know to Stop Stress in Your Life

December 14, 2018 8:00 pm If you want to beat stress, you first need to understand how it is playing out in your life. We uncover seven factors to be aware of when working out a strategy to manage your stress. 1. Stress affects different people in different ways Everyone responds to stress in their own way. For example, stress… View Article