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Byron Retreat

Does Your Body Need A Spring Clean?

by Leisa on August 6, 2013

Byron Bay, NSW Retreat 6th September – 14th September, 2013 – 8 nights As winter starts to leave us and we move into the warmer spring months, it is the perfect time to detox your body! There is no better way to cleanse than with an Eight Day Detox, Healing and Raw Food Retreat in beautiful Byron Bay!
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Chicken Farm

Why Is This STILL Happening?

by Leisa on August 4, 2013

On the weekend my seven-year-old step-son asked about what the words “free-range” meant on the cartons of eggs in the health food store we were shopping in. He has a deep interest in anything to do with animals, and I love being able to answer questions such as this with more than a two-second reply.
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Woman in gym exercising with personal fitness trainer

Working in a busy health food store, this is a topic that has been coming up for me quite often of late. It causes me and so many of my colleagues quite a bit of grief. How the situation usually unfurls is as follows: Me: Hi there, can I help you? Customer: Yes, I’d like
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Woman checking food labelling

A Whole Foods Diet Needs No Labels

by Leisa on July 29, 2013

Yesterday morning we had the television on at home, whilst we were pottering around the kitchen, and a segment came up that grabbed my attention. The topic was on a proposal being submitted to the government, promoting a new star-based nutrional labelling system for food. The idea behind the new proposal, was that a star-based system would enable consumers
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Buddha Quotation

Accepting The Grand Design

by Rhianna on July 24, 2013

Hanging on my wall I have a quote by Buddha. It goes something along the lines of “In the end, what matters most is: How well did you love? How well did you live? How well did you learn to let go?” I loved this quote enough to buy it and hang it on my wall, but I
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Spiritual Madness

Spiritual Madness

by Leisa on July 11, 2013

Just recently I’ve been listening to a lot of Caroline Myss, and have been really enjoying delving into the concepts of spirituality that she discusses. One of her talks is entitled “Spiritual Madness” and it has deeply resonated with me. It was 25 years ago, when I was in my teens, that I started on
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chinesepharmacy

Is Naturopathy Unscientific?

by Leisa on July 10, 2013

We often hear loud protests from the medical community that natural medicine is “unscientific” because many nutrients, herbs, foods and therapies have not undergone the Gold Standard for the scientific industry – the double blind placebo controlled trial. Natural medicine, because of it’s holistic quality, can never conform to industry standards because you cannot measure
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The ‘F’ Word Solution Events!

by Leisa on June 27, 2013

Join us at what are going to be fantastic one-and-a-half day events exploring The ‘F’ Words. 19th & 20th October – Perth and 8th & 9th of February, 2014   Fat, fatigued, and forlorn would be the most familiar ‘F’ Word symptoms experienced by those suffering with underactive adrenal and thyroid conditions – the feature topics
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Kori Ubud

Ubud, Bali Retreat 24th October – 2nd November, 2013 – 9 nights For comprehensive information on everything included in the retreat, please go to the Main Retreat Page The Embracing Health Nine Day Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreat in October 2013, is being held in beautiful Ubud, Bali. Our previous retreats in Bali have
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What Makes A Good Detox Retreat?

by Leisa on May 9, 2013

I’ve been running the Embracing Health Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreats for almost five years now, travelling around Australia and to Bali, teaching hundreds of people about the benefits of detoxification and sharing with them an incredible physical and emotional experience over the week of my retreats. When I started up, there were very
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