What is stress?

Are you Stressed?   The stress response is a normal life-saving response. It activates a series of events in your body, especially when you feel your life is under attack. The stress response helps us prepare our body to get out of harm’s way. It kicks in when we feel our life is under threat. That…

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Do you have adrenal fatigue or burn out?

 The Stress response A person’s response to stress is a normal physiological occurrence. It is the body’s way of going on alert and preparing all the organs and body parts for a fight (stand up and slay a beast) or flight (run for your life). Even when we are exposed to little everyday stresses,…

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Do you Suffer with Anxiety in the Morning?

Do you wake up in the morning overwhelmed with anxiety? Or maybe you don’t call it that but you do recognise waking and:    Instantly planning your day in your head    Dreading what is coming up for the day    Feeling the desire to hide in bed all day….    Needing to open your…

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Hop into Health – The Healthy Consumer in 2013

Inspired that things are changing and people are becoming more aware, especially as today is World Environment Day.  Today on Hop into Health, I interview Amanda Parker, remedial masseuse, owner of The Shack in Nobby’s Beach and owner and creator of natural skin care range Probio. Podcast here. Today I wanted to tease out where…

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Hop into Health Giving from the heart

Today on Hop into Health, I interview Karleen Harrington from Save the Children Australia and Carole Becker a long time friend and most amazing soul. ** The following is the gist of the interview. Podcast here. The blog is my words, not transcript. ** Q: Karleen and Carole, tell us more about yourselves and how…

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Hop into Health – Is there such a thing as mind over matter?

Mind Over Matter. Peak performance. Paving your most perfect life. No doubt if you have been told this as a bit of a “toughen up princes”  you may not have fully understood its power. Is it as simple as conquering a fear with your mind first, then reaping the rewards? If that’s the case, surely…

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Does Homer Have low Testosterone?

As I watch long time favourite cartoon show, The Simpsons, I can’t help to think the Homer Simpson archetype is so hormonally accurate it’s scary. Mumbling about his 39th year and feeling a failure and having nothing to show for his years, Homer is the perfect example of a  man with low testosterone and/or high…

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Hop into Health – the low down on back care with Dr Jay Miller

Today on Hop into Health, I chatted with colleague and friend Dr. Jay Miller. Jay is a chiropractor and today we focused on chatting about back pain and next pains/headaches. Podcast here. Q: What does a chiropractor do? A: A chiropractor does 5 years of training at university 3 years as an under graduate and…

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