August 2010

healing

This is Not Preventative Medicine

by Leisa on August 30, 2010

I found this to be a very sad story. Two young sisters decided to both undergo a double mastectomy after several members of their family had passed away from breast cancer. Full story here: dailymail.co.uk There are many reasons why I find this story sad and distressing, one of the main reasons being that this
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I Was on the News!

by Leisa on August 27, 2010

During the Dr Sherrill Sellman Tour, Channel Nine Gold Coast News took an interest in the subjects that Sherrill was speaking about, and did a short segment for the news, on hormonal influences in breast cancer. Isn’t it fantastic that the topic was raised in the mainstream media? I was asked about Saliva Hormone Testing, as
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Earthing

by Leisa on August 25, 2010

When David Wolfe toured Australia earlier this year, he spoke about the importance of being grounded, or connected to the earth.  He spoke about how this one simple practice, can reduce inflammation, eliminate pain, and improve sleep.  You can listen to David speaking about grounding in the video below: From the Barefoot company website: “In
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Free Radicals and Antioxidants

by Leisa on August 23, 2010

I received a e-mail newsletter recently, from maxAwareness, a website devoted to raising awareness about alternative and integrative medicine for people healing cancer. This article was relevant to anyone, whether they have a chronic illness or not – so I have posted it below – I hope you enjoy it, and I encourage you to have
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The Story of Cosmetics

by Leisa on August 21, 2010

The Story of Cosmetics: What’s Really in your Personal Products? I know I’ve harped on about the importance of this issue on this blog, here, here and here, but it’s worth bringing up again. Annie Leonard, the creator of the “The Story of Stuff” has come up with a new story, and it is about cosmetics…
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Thai Noodles

Thai Veggie Noodles Recipe

by Leisa on August 19, 2010

When I was in Sydney for the Dr Sherrill Sellman tour, I caught up with the “angel in disguise” Julie from Conscious Choice.  She was the host organiser for the Sydney leg of the tour and lucky me, I managed to taste some amazing recipes of Julie’s while I was there.  If you get the
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Breast

Vivacious & Healthy Breasts

by Leisa on August 17, 2010

I received a e-mail newsletter recently, from maxAwareness, a website devoted to raising awareness about alternative and integrative medicine for people healing cancer.  The founder of the site is a beautiful lady whom I met many years ago when she was lecturing about her own personal story of healing cancer naturally. I loved the main
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Sherill Sellman

Sherill Sellman Tour Wrap-up

by Leisa on August 15, 2010

The Dr Sherrill Sellman Tour is just over, and what a wonderful round of events it was – in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne we had a great time talking all things female. It was just fantastic to meet so many people whom I have known only through the website or e-mail, and to be
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Tips on Being the Partner of a Raw Fooder

by Leisa on August 13, 2010

This article was written by a friend of mine, Bill Murphy, husband of Jennie Murphy and the owners of Raw Pleasure.  He wrote the article for the Raw Pleasure newsletter, and I thought it was great value. Even if we choose to be mainly raw for our own health, that doesn’t necessarily mean our family
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kids

ADHD Pesticide Link Confirmed

by Leisa on August 11, 2010

My work as a Naturopath is mainly with adults – however I really feel for this generation of children who are starting life with so many strikes against them. We now know that every child born in Western civilisation is born with more than 278 toxins in their body.  There is more environmental pollution today
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