Wellness Blog

November 12, 2019
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The Enemy Within

For the first time, the risk to your health is greater from the enemy within than from the enemy without. The enemy within is stress and the dysregulation and subsequent inflammation it causes. The enemy without is germs, viruses and environmental toxins. This change reflects the rapid rise of chronic illnesses and conditions overtaking acute infectious conditions as the major challenges to our health. Stress is now considered the primary contributing factor in over 90% of all illness. The fast paced, low downtime lives we currently live has potentially a big factor in this. Stress beyond an individuals […]
November 5, 2019
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First Time

When was the last time you did something for the first time? Learning new things, having new experiences is vitally important for great brain health and a persons quality and potential quantity of life. Having dreams and goals will ignite your passion to push into learning and experiencing new things, going beyond where you have currently been. This stimulates new connections within the brain which underpins healthy brain function. If we only choose to live within our comfort zones, we may be limiting one key element to promoting good ongoing health and wellness. Aim to cultivate a mindset […]
October 30, 2019
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Empty Cup

You cannot pour from an empty cup. The continual input into your own health and wellbeing is essential not just for yourself but those around you. If you are depleted, run down, prone to illness or constantly symptomatic you may be trying to live beyond what your body is capable of. Understanding and valuing the importance of rest, relaxation and topping up your cup with vitality is crucial to any goal you may want to achieve in life. Trying to live beyond your limit will trigger the nervous system’s stress response of fight or flight. Staying in this […]
October 22, 2019
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Relax & Recharge

What if we recharged ourselves as often as our phones? Stress is now considered the primary cause in over 90% of all illnesses by science. How much importance and time do you place and spend on recharging your batteries through relaxation? We all now live in a fast paced time where most down time is in front of a screen or device or seen as unproductive time. It is my opinion that health is our most important possession and therefore recharging ourselves is a very productive habit. Spending time watching the sun rise and set, time in nature […]

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