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Having recently become tired of all the advertisements bombarding Facebook, I have turned my social media interest towards Instagram. Quick, real-life, with no ads, I have found a picture and a few words is a great way to let people know what you are up to. The other day I took a road trip down
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Leisa’s Diary #5; Reviewing Beliefs

by Leisa on March 6, 2014

I had a wonderful opportunity to review a belief I was holding onto quite tightly just last week, and it has been a refreshing insight into how easily we can become caught up in beliefs that don’t serve us, or those around us. I’ve written before about the processes I go through to explore negative feelings
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Off The Shelf & Your Health Part 2

by Rhianna on March 4, 2014

The focus of yesterday and today’s blog has been ‘off the shelf’ products, and what they can mean for your health. By ‘off the shelf’ products, I am talking about those products you can walk into any health food store, chemist or supermarket, and grab right off the shelf. You don’t need to talk to
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Off The Shelf & Your Health

by Rhianna on March 3, 2014

The focus of today’s blog is ‘off the shelf’ products, and what they can mean for your health. By ‘off the shelf’ products, I am talking about those products you can walk into any health food store, chemist or supermarket, and grab right off the shelf. You don’t need to talk to a naturopath or
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Change Your Diet, Change Your Life!

by Rhianna on February 28, 2014

I have been a naturopath for long enough that I find I am forgetting what an ‘average Australian diet’ entails. Every now and then I will get a client who brings me back down to earth, and reemphasises the fact that the way I eat in my house hold is probably pretty ‘weird’ for the
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What’s Your Poison?

by Rhianna on February 27, 2014

This morning I watched an interesting short video created by Dr. Michael Greger. For those of you have never heard of this doctor, he created the website Nutritionfacts.org. He is a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues.  A founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine,
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10 Reasons To Love Bali

by Rhianna on February 25, 2014

Bali, a popular tourist destination for those wanting to get into the sun, drink cheap beer and party all night. So why has it become one of our favourite and super special retreat destinations? Well, firstly because we hold our retreats in the beautiful Ubud, far away from party-happy youngsters. Here are 10 other reasons
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Did You Know?

by Rhianna on February 24, 2014

Working in my local health food store the other day, I found myself sharing the same health tips to quite a few of our customers. I wanted to pop down the top three here, and possibly surprise a few people. Acai Bowls- A healthy breakfast? We have lots of customers jumping on the acai train
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Veggies Without Vitamins?

by Rhianna on February 20, 2014

A friend of mine sent me this article this morning and asked what I thought. I have taken part of it and placed it here for you to read. What do you think? Imagine the surprise of going online and discovering that the vitamin and mineral content of vegetables has drastically dropped. That’s what happened
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21st Century Insanity

by Rhianna on February 18, 2014

I feel like I have been a bit bombarded this week with examples of situations in our society that I believe are ridiculous to the point of being insane. As a relatively normal human of average intelligence I find myself asking, “If I think these situations are bonkers, then doesn’t everyone else? And if that’s
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