naturopath

Medication Decision

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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Herbal naturopathic medicine selection also used in pagan witche

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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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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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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Kids and Caffeine

by Rhianna on February 20, 2015

In general I do think our society is over-policed. There are so many rules and regulations we are expected to follow that it really can take away from using your own common sense and taking responsibility. But what about when minors are involved and their choices affects their health? What I am talking about is
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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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Healthcare

Alternative medicine is under the spotlight in Australia, with calls to end private health insurance rebates for any natural healing modalities – rebates that are partly subsidised by the government. Recently on the 7.30 program on the ABC, the story “Should alternative medicines have their government rebate cut?” highlighted a draft report showing no proof
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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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Woman With Butterfly Wings Flying On Fantasy Sea Sunset, Relaxat

When Physical Symtoms Are More Than Just Physical

by Rhianna on November 11, 2014

I have recently been reminded just how much more our bodies hold than simple mechanistic feeling. In the past, I have written about the emotional aspects of detoxing, and how emotions and feeling are stored in our body cells just as sure as nutrients and wastes are. Most retreat attendees experience a physical detoxification on
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different types of salt (pink, sea, black, and with spices)

Salty Cures

by Rhianna on November 6, 2014

I know the title of this blog sounds like a band or perhaps a street performer known to live in Byron Bay (oh wait, that’s Salty Rain), but today we are actually looking into the miracle that is salt. I was lucky enough to travel around Australia last year, helping out on the David Wolfe
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