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Truly, Madly, Healing

by Leisa on July 26, 2016

I had a profound healing experience this week (well to be honest I’ve had several profound healing experiences this week – but the others will have to wait for another time!), but I wanted to share this one as it is such a clear illustration of the healing power we can find in the natural
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The Course Of Disease

by Leisa on April 19, 2016

Since I’ve really ramped up my naturopathic consulting again this year, it’s been great to get reminded of the reasons why I entered this field so long ago and what drew me to the natural healing profession, even as a child. One of the things that I love about natural medicine is working with the
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So What Does A Naturopath Do?

by Leisa on April 17, 2016

I’m going to write a lot more on the topic of naturopathy over the coming weeks, as it is one that I feel very strongly about and believe needs a lot more attention than it is getting. As a naturopath I find that we don’t have a well-respected place in society, we are like the
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New Clinic for Naturopathic Appointments

by Leisa on February 15, 2016

I am very excited to announce that I am  joining the amazing team at Your Health Matters at Nerang on the Gold Coast, and will be offering naturopathic consultations in person, on Wednesdays and Fridays each week. I have had a long and happy association with Your Health Matters. I started working as a massage
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The Brilliance Of Elizabeth Gilbert

by Leisa on February 1, 2016

I am definitely an Elizabeth Gilbert fan. I know there is a huge divide between the “lovers” and “haters” when it comes to her bestselling novel Eat. Pray. Love. but I found the authenticity in her book and the integrity in Gilbert’s writing to be something quite lovely. And listening to her since, especially when
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I’m running a FREE webinar on the evening of Wednesday the 10th of February, sharing a huge amount of information on how to make your healthy New Year’s Resolutions last all year long! Most of us start the year with the greatest of intentions, but don’t always follow through and make changes that are going
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Nature Glow – Natural Beauty

by Leisa on January 27, 2016

Angela is one of our current assistants at our Embracing Health Detox Retreats. Yoga Teacher and general hands-on superstar, Angela is a wonderful asset to our team and her kind nature and optimistic attitude is always appreciated by staff and guests alike. Angela runs her own small business called Nature Glow which focuses on all
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Matcha & Green Smoothie

by Leisa on January 14, 2016

Superfoods can tend to have a bit of a buzz around them these days! Generally, when I think of superfoods, I think of foods that assist the body to reach optimum levels of health and radiance by providing a powerful source of vitamins and minerals in a concentrated form. Superfoods contain extraordinary properties and offer
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The Cruelty of Comparison

by Leisa on January 12, 2016

Body image is a very evocative issue. I am endlessly fascinated with the media obsession of there only being one size and shape that is attractive in women, and if you don’t fit into that flawless design, then you are either unhealthy, lazy or eating all the wrong foods. There is quite a push for
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Vision Boards: Embracing the New Year

by Leisa on January 4, 2016

One of the more creative endeavours that I bring into my life every New Year is the vision board. Vision boards are a fun, inspiring and empowering exercise that anyone can do at home and the New Year is a wonderful time to set aside some time to get creative and set some goals for
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