health

Milky Way Star Field

Mind. Officially. Blown!

by Leisa on October 26, 2015

Sometimes in life there are pivotal points where everything comes together to create a shift in perspective and understanding that takes you to another level of knowing – and that happened for me this weekend. I attended a three day seminar with George Kavassilas and before I went I really didn’t know exactly what it
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The Art Of Stillness

by Leisa on October 7, 2015

I’m back! I’ve just taken a rare two week holiday and have been completely out of connection for pretty much that whole time – and it was a rare and beautiful opportunity to disengage from from the internet world and immerse in the real one My husband, step-son and I ventured out into beautiful Hervey
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Marianne Williamson

Finding The Faith (Again)

by Leisa on June 30, 2015

I had an A-HA moment on the weekend (and I don’t mean I listened to the eighties band!). I went along to the Marianne Williamson workshop in Brisbane for the day and it was like coming home. There is nothing I love more than a highly intellectual person discussing comparative religion and spirituality as it
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Belle Gibson 60 Minutes

Belle Gibson’s Fraud

by Leisa on June 29, 2015

Like thousands of other viewers last night, I tuned into the 60 minutes interview with Belle Gibson. I hadn’t followed her story originally, I caught bits of it from social media and some blogs, but prior to that she wasn’t on my radar at all. But since the story of her fraud broke, I’ve been
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Being Right or Being Kind?

by Leisa on June 25, 2015

There is a terrific saying that I believe holds within it a very powerful truth: “If you have to choose between being kind and being right, choose being kind and you will always be right“. As with any saying, it can be taken too literally – there is nothing wrong with having healthy boundaries and
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Pouring Water

The Simple Things

by Leisa on June 18, 2015

Sometimes it’s the simple things that make all the difference. Yesterday I headed down to Byron Bay (actually to  Tallow Beach Houses where I run the Embracing Health Retreats!) as I have been invited to speak at the Nurses For Nurses Retreat being held there this week. My topics were the issues of stress and
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Choosing Healthy Life

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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Breakfast table with cereal, toast, coffee and orange juice

The Dangers of Living a ‘Normal’ Life- Part 2

by Rhianna on February 16, 2015

I have had this blog post in the back of my mind for a couple of months now. At the end of the first part of this blog, where we looked at coffee, one of the most commonly consumes ‘health danger’ in our society, I promised to write more on meat, wheat and dairy. Well,
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Comfort Of A Hug

How Full Is Your Cuddle Tank?

by Rhianna on November 20, 2014

As I opened the internet this morning I found my home page had decided to change from Google to MSN. I don’t know why this happens and I actually find it quite annoying, but before I could reset my page back to normal a featured story caught my eye. Apparently a woman in Portland, Oregon
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Tired Asian businessman with dark eyes circle holding coffee cup

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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