Is Stress Wiping You Out?

Stressed Out and Overworked? No­ one is a stranger to stress. A little stress is healthy; it challenges you and makes you stronger. The body’s stress response is designed to help you survive stressful situations. Historically, stress looked a bit different, particularly if you were a caveman confronted with a sabre­toothed tiger! In our busy, modern lives, the sources of stress are different but the body’s response is the same. Stresses are not always easy to resolve, meaning that your stress response is constantly activated. Stress without adequate recovery can substantially affect your energy levels, resulting in significant fatigue. If this situation is not addressed, feeling tired and stressed may become your ‘normal’ day to day existence. read more

Hello Anxiety, Now Listen Here ….

Hello Anxiety, Now Listen Here …. />
As someone who has experienced anxiety, from overwhelm to a full blown panic attack, I know from personal experience just how confusing and out of control it feels.  Now as a professionally qualified Naturopath and Medical Herbalist with a Bachelor of Natural Medicine, I recognise all the different symptoms and have those invaluable insights to help people say - hello anxiety, now listen here …. read more

Holistic Health & Care for Stress During Pregnancy

Holistic Health & Care for Stress During Pregnancy />
There so so many expectations when you fall pregnant.  Everyone around you will mostly be excited and expect you to be too but what if you’re feeling anxious or stressed?  Please rest assure this is a completely understandable way to feel. It is you carrying this precious new cargo after all and don’t you know it.  There are many ways we can help you deal with stress and anxiety during your pregnancy and beyond, but the most important thing for you to remember is you’re not alone. read more

Adrenal Fatigue Symptoms? - 4 Tips for Healthy Adrenals

Adrenal Fatigue Symptoms? - 4 Tips for Healthy Adrenals />
I always remember the beginning of the book, The Road Less Travelled, by Dr Scott Peck that starts with … Life is hard!  Wow, what a revelation I thought.  This might not sound like the most optimistic way to start reading but I like this concept that once we face up to our challenges, we now have the opportunity to overcome them. The problem is we may feel challenged, exhausted, stressed to the max, not eating properly, eating way too much fast food, not sleeping well and basically not taking care of ourselves but the demand to parent, pay bills, take care after others and basically adult doesn’t stop just because we want it to.   read more

Stress and Christmas - Here’s 5 Ways to Reduce Stress Before, During and After Christmas

Stress and Christmas - Here’s 5 Ways to Reduce Stress Before, During and After Christmas />
Our survival guide for all you hard-working Superwomen and Supermen will help you reduce stress around Christmas.  It’s a time of year that comes when we’re at our most tired and yet it’s so busy so we’ve come up with these helpful, healthy tips so you survive and thrive. read more