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Why are modern women so exhausted?

Why are modern women SO exhausted?

Lately, I’ve had an alarming number of my dear female friends express to me how truly exhausted they are.  I’m quite used to hearing this from clients, but it seems that most of the other circles of women in my life are experiencing similar things. In fact, getting through life exhausted, is *almost* becoming the norm. And it’s a hard...
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A guide to Banishing Burnout

A guide to banishing burnout.

There are not very many things that I absolutely believe – but THIS is definitely one of them: Life is not supposed to be utterly exhausting. Overwhelm, burnout, adrenal fatigue, and chronic hormonal imbalances aren’t ‘normal’, and nor should you have to live your life as though they are. Burnout is a sign that something needs to change. A sign...
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Breath

Use your breath, to save your hormones.

When it comes to the rampant incidence of hormonally-related health conditions in modern humans, there is one factor for treatment which is deeply overlooked: the breath.  When something goes wrong with us, the tendency is to look for what we can put in from the outside, to make it better. Pharmaceuticals. Herbs. Supplements. Food. And yes – all these things...
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Health

How to stop stressing about your health.

A while back, a wrote a post called ‘Why I’ll Never Diet Again’, and it’s been one of my most read blog posts ever. You can read it here, if you so wish. I think the reason why it resonated with so many people, is because we’re all a bit, well … tired, of having so many ‘rules’ around health....
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Healthy

My daily healthy habits.

As a naturopath, I feel blessed to have a myriad of tools and tricks for feeling GREAT at my disposal. I also know that it’s consistent healthy habits, performed over time, that create lasting, sustainable wellness. So, here’s a list of some of my daily healthy habits, all of which could be available to you, too. Daily healthy habits of a...
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A list of positive things you could do for your health TODAY.

Positive things you could do for your health TODAY: // drink the juice of half a lemon in warm water, first thing in the morning, to kickstart your liver and aid digestion. // add a fresh side salad to your lunch or dinner (or both!) // substitute one coffee per day for a refreshing peppermint tea. // have one dose...
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Wholefood

Create healthy, wholefood meals, at home.

Even though it’s becoming easier and easier to source good-quality wholefoods in restaurants and cafes, I always MUCH prefer to eat at home the majority of the time. I might go out for a breakfast and / or a dinner once a week (or so), or eat at family / friend gatherings. But for the most part, I prepare and...
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Beth Bridges

Your stress is overriding all your healthy choices.

There are MANY great things we can do for our health, and stress has the ability to override so many of them. And really, it’s not just STRESS that’s the problem. It’s the chronic constancy of the stress, that’s the problem. Our biochemistry is not designed for the unrelenting, long-term stress that we are living with in modern society.  The...
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Beth Bridges

The missing link to healthy, happy hormones.

More than ever, women are experiencing imbalances with their hormones, and it’s having a huge impact on the way we feel in our day to day lives, including how we react to others, and how we treat ourselves. It’s virtually impossible to feel safe, at ease, grounded, and content with life when your hormones are out of balance.  It’s very...
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