Health Tips

June 12, 2024

Quantity and Quality of Life

You are what you repeat because your brain wires to what you repeat. This should have you looking into the thoughts and emotions you repeat, the activities (or lack there of) you repeat, the postures you repeat, the time you repeat on technology (phones, game consoles, computers and TV), the foods you eat and pharmaceuticals you repeatedly take, the make ups, lotions and sunscreens you repeatedly apply to your skin and the light environment you repeatedly subject yourself too. You may repeat something that is healthy but if repeated to often it could go from beneficial to harmful. […]
June 5, 2024
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The link between posture and models

Technology has put great demands on your posture and posture can also be a reflection of your brain state. The invention of smart phones, iPads and laptops has you looking down and your head forward of your shoulders for longer periods than ever before. This  increased time staring at screens is having an effect on more than just neck, back and shoulder pain but also on your moods. As little as 30 degree forward head tilt increase the weight of the head by an additional 18kgs that the neck back and shoulder muscles need to adapt too. Unfortunately […]
May 30, 2024

Change your brain

Are you aware that your brain is re-wiring itself from the beginning to end of life? The is neuroplasticity and is influenced by what you repeat in life, both good and bad. This means your brain is constantly changing itself to what you do, especially what you repeat. Short term stress creates functional change in the brain. The prefrontal cortex or part of the brain behind the forehead goes “offline” under this mild acute short term stress. This stressed noisy brain looses it coordination of other brain centres and functions within the body. Short term stress creates a […]
May 15, 2024
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Brain Mode : Survive or Thrive

What coordinates every function of your body? The brain How does it communicate this coordination to the body? The nervous system. Your brain and nervous system are vital for you to express health, wellness and an optimal quality of life. An integral part of the brain and nervous system is the Autonomic nervous system or ANS. It coordinates many involuntary functions of the body like heart rate, blood pressure, digestion and hormones, to just name a few. The ANS essentially has two halves, one to help you thrive and the other to help you survive, and it is […]

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