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Keep Trying

Tried Everything?

by Rhianna on August 8, 2014

What do you do when you have tried everything? Sometimes you just get to that point. You know, the point where you feel that nothing you have tried has worked, and you’ve spent so much money and wasted so much time and done everything you can possibly do. And still nothing has worked. And you just
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Young Woman Climbing

Give It A Go!

by Rhianna on August 6, 2014

As a naturopath, I often hear “Oh, I have tried such-and-such (a product, a treatment, a modality) and it didn’t work for me.” When I was studying to be a naturopath, if a patient would tell me something along these lines I would believe them without question, but now with years of experience behind me,
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Documentaries For Your Viewing Pleasure

by Rhianna on July 3, 2014

Sometimes there is nothing better than watching something that stimulates you on an eye opening, intellectual level. There are so many fantastic documentaries out there that really don’t get any publicity (for conspiracy theory reasons I think!), and so it is easy for the general public to miss out. There is a whole host of
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Food Allergy Labels

What’s Your Label?

by Rhianna on June 20, 2014

Having dinner the other day with a friend of mine, we lamented over the labels that get attached to us over our life span. That morning I had stopped in at a healthy café and ordered a caffeine free chai on coconut milk. Very much taken in by their delicious looking bakery treats I asked
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Woman With Headache, Migraine, Stress, Insomnia, Hangover

Is Your Body At War?

by Rhianna on June 16, 2014

Today I woke up with one mean hangover! My eyes felt puffy with big dark bags under them, I woke up heavily and reluctantly, wishing it was Sunday, my head full and fuzzy and I was a generally grumpy little human. Alcohol? What alcohol? Oh no, this isn’t your typical one-drink-too-many hang over. This is
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Kids: When Healthy Becomes Too Healthy

by Rhianna on June 2, 2014

With childhood obesity levels at an all time high, society has every right to start freaking out about the health of our future generations. Last week my blog was all about tips to help your children be as healthy as possible. But what the weekend has shown me, is that balance is key, not extremism.
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What We Should Be Teaching Our Kids

by Rhianna on May 27, 2014

After attending the premier of Overfed and Undernourished last Wednesday night on the Gold Coast, I have been giving a lot of thought to our up and coming generations. I am only 31 years old, and yet in my lifetime the world has changed a staggering amount. Evolution, synonymous with the words development, advancement, progression
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Medication, Closeup, Isolated

Are Supplements FOREVER?

by Rhianna on May 16, 2014

One of the questions I am often asked as a naturopath, is how long to take a supplement for. Our society is one that is used to the idea of having to take things long term. Just think of the oral contraceptive pill, blood pressure medication, cholesterol tablets and so on… Considering only those three
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Focus on Fatigue

Focus On Fatigue A Wellness Weekend Retreat Friday 13th June, 2014 to Monday 16th June, 2014 $200 Early-bird discount if you book in by the 16th May! Leisa Wheeler, leading naturopath and fatigue expert, is excited to announce the release of a wellness weekend retreat, specially designed for people experiencing stress and fatigue. In today’s
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Very angry little girl

Is It Allergies or Intolerances?

by Rhianna on April 15, 2014

When I was a kid, Mum dragged me to the dreaded naturopath who told us I shouldn’t be having wheat or dairy. As a result, Mum started waging war against these evils in my diet, and also against me, because at the age of 10 there was no way I was going to eat soy
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