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10 Questions To Ask Myself

As 2011 winds up to a close I find I have started asking myself some fairly pertinent questions. Here are ten questions you too may like to ponder as you consider new rituals and habits for 2012. 1) Who were the people in my life this year that inspired me?  How did they inspire me?…

Getting Your Mojo Back

Yes, by Mojo I mean libido! …. I did contemplate titling this blog “Get Your Mojo Back Ladies”—with the emphasis on ladies because I have to wonder if men ever loose their Mojo?? I mean I’m not sure, perhaps, but you rarely hear about it. What I do know though is that many, many women seem to loose…

What's the Impact of Childhood Falls?

I recently watched a heart-warming TED talk in which the speaker Shawn Anchor recounts a personal childhood story… At the age of 7, entrusted to play “nicely” with his four year old sister (he suggests ‘combat’) she falls off the top bunk bed and plummets to the floor on all fours. As the shock sets…

Laugh… Whenever You Can!

“I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.”  —Woody Allen Don’t you hate that – when someone makes you laugh when you are eating or drinking? Having a good sense of humour though, even in moments like these, helps us to keep life in perspective. In fact laughing is a…

Toxic Chemicals in Everyday Products

Pollutants and toxic chemicals in our modern environment—for example pesticides, heavy metals, herbicides, fumigants and other everyday products — have been linked to an array of health issues — even when exposure is at so-called ‘harmless’ levels… Video courtesy of ABC News What You Can Do To minimise exposure to toxic chemicals in everyday products,…

45 Ideas Worth Sharing

I love these 45 points (written by Regina Brett) and thought I’d share them with you all. Every time I read them they make me laugh… and they keep me on track. My top five… #20 – When it comes to going after what you love in life, don’t take no for an answer. #40…

13 Tips For Better Bowel Health

Have You Ever Wondered If Your Poo Was Healthy? … Okay, after we get passed the awkwardness of this topic most of us would admit we are a little intrigued. How often we use our bowels and what our poo looks like tells us a lot about our general health and wellbeing. Without realizing it…

Growing Pains / Leg Cramps Remedy

Have you ever had your child wake up in the middle of the night with leg cramps? … It’s awful!! Growing pains are the most common cause of leg cramps in young children. Despite occurring in up to 36.9 % of children, our understanding of why it occurs still remains poor (Evans & Scutter, 2004)….

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

This week we had Arlo come into our bed in the middle of the night, most nights. Finally it dawned on us (in the middle of the night) that he had also had a nasty fall the week before and he’d missed being adjusted. The very next morning I adjusted him and to our relief…

Epigenetics End Concerns About Genetic Predispositions

Are you worried your genes will determine what diseases you’ll get or whether you will end up being fat? Many of us worry that we haven’t won the gene pool lottery. Fear not though — Epigenetics is a relatively new area of science and involves some of the most exciting and cutting edge concepts I’ve…