Wellness Blog

November 15, 2017

Sleep Like a Baby

Last week I wrote of the importance of sleep for good health. That while you sleep the brain is being cleared of the toxins it produced through the days activities. This is all good and well but what if you are not a great sleeper to begin with. Perhaps you struggle with the ability to fall off to sleep or you are a restless sleeper, either way leaving you waking unrefreshed in the morning. Some of the solutions to better sleep may lie with creating healthy habits and routines within your day and into the evening prior to […]
November 8, 2017
What do our brains do while we sleep?

Defrag with Sleep

Sleep, adults crave it, kids fight it but without it health is challenged. Getting a good night’s sleep is far more critical than just waking up refreshed so you can tackle the coming day. There is a series of essential processes taking place that keep you healthy and sane. Each and every one of your 50 trillion cells are constantly at work and due to this activity produce waste that if not cleared have the potential to be toxic. Throughout the body the lymphatic system is charged with clearing this waste but your brain does not possess a […]
November 1, 2017

Stuck in the Mud

I saw a quote this week on a friend’s social media page and it really challenged me. It was by Maya Angelou, who was an American civil rights activist. It went like this…          I did the best I could do, with what I knew. Now that I know better, I will do better I believe it is important to not get stuck in the mud and always remain teachable and willing to learn through all stages of life. As a parent I regularly encourage my son to think independently, to new things, to embrace the […]
October 25, 2017
Cold Laser Saayman graphs_Neck Rotation

Star Trek Tech

Who would like to reduce pain and speed up their healing times? For most people in pain this is their priority. From this week on Joshua Wellness Practice is please to introduce “Photobiomodulation” therapy also known as low level laser therapy or cold laser therapy. It can be used along side chiropractic care to great effect. So what is “Laser Therapy”? It utilises light to boost the body’s natural healing ability, specifically certain frequencies within the light spectrum. This has been shown in research to speed up the reduction of pain, decrease inflammation and muscle spasms, while also […]