TIS SOON TO BE THE SEASON OF THE DREADED COLD AND FLU…

For those of us living in the southern hemisphere we are over half way through Autumn. Living in the subtropics, as my family does, means we don’t experience major seasonal changes. No matter where we live though, the change towards cooler weather and shorter days leads to an increase in the circulation of cold and flu viruses. Oh joy of joys! Whilst we can’t eliminate our exposure to these viruses, there are a number of simple things we can do to strengthen our immune system so our bodies are healthy and more capable of fighting off these viruses. Continue reading “TIS SOON TO BE THE SEASON OF THE DREADED COLD AND FLU…”

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Stress, Chinese Medicine and the importance of observing our mind and body.

Stress. It is intertwined with the lives we lead and is unavoidable given the nature of the world we live and the lives we create. Some people experience stress daily, others less frequently. Whether you feel it daily or occasionally, there is value in being able to identify when you are feeling stressed; to be able to listen to and observe your body; to learn how stress affects you; and to have strategies that can help you manage and reduce the impact it has on your life.

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