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What’s On You Part 2!

by Rhianna on May 2, 2014

  After receiving a box of natural (and some not so natural) goodies in the mail the other day, I got to thinking about how hard it is to know what the good, natural brands are. Have you ever spent a fortune on a product only to take it home and find out you’ve achieved
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What’s On You?

by Rhianna on April 29, 2014

I am a girl, not quite the girliest-girl, but I still like make up, nail polish, perfume and yummy smelling shampoo’s body washes and moisturisers. Perusing my search for the best natural hair care products the other day, I actually got fooled into buying something that said it was natural, only to arrive at my
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2013 Retreats Are Released!

by Leisa on February 12, 2013

The Embracing Life! Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreats for 2013 have been released! As many of you know, I am not running any retreats in the first half of this year (due to a book that I am writing, that will launching about September) – but I have three fantastic retreats coming up throughout
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Last Retreat for Almost 12 Months!

by Leisa on November 8, 2012

I have a confession to make. The upcoming Eight Day Detox, Healing & Raw Food Retreat being held by the pristine beaches of Busselton, WA at the end of November, is going to be the last retreat I run for nearly a year… I absolutely love running the Embracing Life! Retreats, but for the past couple
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Increasing the “Ahhhhhhh” Factor

by Rhianna on November 8, 2012

How good is that feeling? You know; the feeling when you have been out all day and you come home and it’s cool and quiet and you just plop down on the couch and say “Ahhhhhhhhhh!”. You can feel the energy in the house being so different from the outside world. It is calmer, slower,
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There are never any guarantees when it comes to the treatment and healing of cancer. The one thing that I am certain of though, is that it is possible to heal from cancer naturally. I have been privileged to witness this many times during my career – however that doesn’t mean that there is one
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Parabens Found in ALL Breast Cancer Tumours

by Leisa on January 7, 2012

One of the subjects that I talk about extensively at my retreats and as part of the education material I provide in the Embracing Health Membership Club, is the issue of chemicals in our personal care and cleaning products. It’s not enough to think that eating organic fruit and vegetables, and shunning the preservatives, colours
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Free Radicals and Antioxidants

by Leisa on August 23, 2010

I received a e-mail newsletter recently, from maxAwareness, a website devoted to raising awareness about alternative and integrative medicine for people healing cancer. This article was relevant to anyone, whether they have a chronic illness or not – so I have posted it below – I hope you enjoy it, and I encourage you to have
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The Story of Cosmetics

by Leisa on August 21, 2010

The Story of Cosmetics: What’s Really in your Personal Products? I know I’ve harped on about the importance of this issue on this blog, here, here and here, but it’s worth bringing up again. Annie Leonard, the creator of the “The Story of Stuff” has come up with a new story, and it is about cosmetics…
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ADHD Pesticide Link Confirmed

by Leisa on August 11, 2010

My work as a Naturopath is mainly with adults – however I really feel for this generation of children who are starting life with so many strikes against them. We now know that every child born in Western civilisation is born with more than 278 toxins in their body.  There is more environmental pollution today
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