It most certainly been a challenging time for everyone during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you were in Melbourne, we had many restrictions, including a three and a half month lockdown! We learnt about home schooling, working online, working online at home with children, making sure we washed and sanitised our hands enough, remembering our masks,
In Chinese Medicine, diet can be a contributing factor to someone who has mental-emotional problems, including conditions such as depression, anxiety and insomnia. The aspects of diet which apply to Western patients are: excessive consumption of hot energy foods; excessive consumption of Damp-producing foods; excessive consumption of cold-energy foods; irregular eating habits; and insufficient eating.
Dr Giles Sadler has written about the connections between our digestive health and our mental and emotional health, and the best herbal formulas to help you feel better. Enjoy the read below: It seems to be common sense that our happiness affects our health, particularly our digestion. And language has many examples of comparing mental
Who doesn’t love that feeling of waking up in the morning, body rested, mind alert and all of your being ready to launch yourself into the day ahead? I sure do love good sleep! A good sleep is something that allows your mind and body to rest and it is essential to maintaining balance in
Winter is a time when the essence in nature is revealed to us. The trees have lost their flowers and leaves, and only the bareness of the trunk and branches are left. There is stillness, an inwardness, as nature seeks to conserve its energy to be ready for the next season of growth. For us,