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Why I Don’t Support #BoycottBali

by Leisa on May 4, 2015

Last week it was my birthday. And along with celebrating with my family and friends, I had a promotional special all ready to launch to the readers of Embracing Health, and those interested in doing one of my detox retreats. I was going to do a “Birthday Bali Bonus!” offer, and was promoting a 10%
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Feeling Frantic? You Could Be Fatigued…

by Leisa on April 6, 2015

It seems like a contradiction in terms, but sometimes feeling completely frantic and anxious can be a sign of fatigue. When someone is suffering from adrenal exhaustion, the hormone cortisol is not being produced in optimal amounts. Alongside the common symptoms of adrenal insufficiency, such as low blood pressure (dizziness on standing up quickly), salt
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Taking The First Steps

by Rhianna on March 3, 2015

Sometimes when you feel particularly unwell, starting on your journey towards health can seem almost pointless. Perhaps you have been to a naturopath or nutritionist and been advised what to do, or maybe you just know what you need to start doing to make your body feel better, but the task is so massive it
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How To Make The Most Of Your Detox Retreat

by Rhianna on February 24, 2015

With our first detox retreat for the year just around the corner, and places in our amazing Bali and Byron venues filling fast, I thought I would post some tips today about how to make the most out of your detox experience. Basically this post should be called “Don’t Do What I Did Before My
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But I Don’t Eat Much!

by Leisa on February 16, 2015

It is a very interesting mind-set that we have in today’s society that equates eating less food – to good health. We have been marketed to for decades by the diet industry pushing the belief that the answer to weight loss is to ‘eat less and exercise more’. As most know, that simplistic mantra for
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Feeling Depressed? It Could Be Your Thyroid…

by Leisa on January 28, 2015

Depression is such a common disorder today, with some of the highest selling drugs on the market being anti-depressants. People are having trouble coping with life, and there is not just one factor that contributes to depression, but many angles to explore in the uncovering of what is actually going on. Certainly poor food choices
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It Is Not Your Fault

I’ve just read an article reviewing a book called Cut the Cr*p: The No-Nonsense Plan For A Healthy Body And Mind by “The Grit Doctor” author Ruth Field, and the uninformed, ignorant bulls**t she is promoting, just makes my blood boil! You can read the article here: As someone who has struggled with their weight
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There is an epidemic coming—but it’s not a rampant, infectious pandemic that many live in fear of, hyped to hysteria by an alarmist and sensationalist-loving media. It is much more insidious than that—stealthily stalking millions of unwary people, and even now reaching such extraordinary numbers that we should be sitting up and taking notice. The
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The F Word Slide

As many of you know, over the past couple of years I’ve been devoting a lot of my time and energy into writing a book that deals with the issues of fatigue. I called it “The ‘F’ Word Solution: Fed up with feeling fat, fatigued and forgotten? Finally, the formula for a fun, fit and
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The Dangers of Living a ‘Normal’ Life

by Rhianna on November 13, 2014

It’s a dreary kind of day here today, and after an uncomfortable night sleep I woke feeling a bit worse for wear. Getting ready for work I tend to go into autopilot and just let my thoughts wander, and today they wandered to coffee. As I looked outside at the misty, dull day and felt
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