Sing for the trees: a journey of healing

A single idea, feeling or experience can turn out to be the seed of something that shapes lives all around the world. For Susan Hale just noticing the trees around her led to a new direction in her life.

Why physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy uses a range of techniques to manage and improve movement disorders using treatments that have been demonstrated to be effective through evidence based scientific research.

Taking ‘science’ with a grain of salt

Research isn’t cheap, and someone has to pay for it. But when the money comes from the industry that produces and sells a food that’s the subject of the research, there’s a potentially serious problem.

Acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM, has been around for thousands of years and incorporates various treatment methods, including acupuncture, herbal medicine, tuina chinese massage and acupressure, moxa heat therapy, food therapy, and qigong.

So what exactly is Hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy is used in a clinical sense, to help people remove or alter old thought patterns, negative beliefs, unwanted habits and many other issues.

Foods to avoid when pregnant

When you are pregnant, your diet assumes even greater importance. Not only do you want to nourish yourself and your unborn child, you also want to avoid foods that may be damaging to both of your health.

Could you take the journey to veganism?

I can’t remember when I first heard the word ‘vegan’, but I remember thinking that it was the most extreme thing to do – I put vegans in the same class as aliens. I could never be vegan.

Diet obsessions turned food fiascos

To eat everything in moderation or to stick to a regimented diet? To swear off alcohol or to enjoy a drink every now and again? To go gluten free or not? Grain or no grain? Meat or no meat? Vegan or vegetarian?

To live longer, move more

Charles Eugster was a dentist for most of his working life. On retiring, Charles decided to begin exercising more, from gym work to rowing to athletics. Now 96, Charles is the fastest man over 200 metres in the 95+ age category.

A healthy gut

An imbalance or absence of certain bacteria in the gut can affect the entire body, weakening the immune system and playing a role in all sorts of health issues including heart disease, cancer, allergies, poor sleep, problems losing weight, low energy, and depression.