Mental health – Part 1

Mental health – Part 1

A few weeks ago it was Mental Health week here in Western Australia, which also included World Mental Health Day on the 10th of October. And according to The World Health Organisation, 50% of mental health illnesses begin at the age of 14! Almost half (45%) of people...
Correcting Cortisol

Correcting Cortisol

A question I always ask my clients in an initial consult is “How do you feel when you wake up in the morning?” The answer to this can give me such great insight into a persons cortisol levels. You see, your cortisol levels should be at their highest in the...
Herbs that calm

Herbs that calm

Whenever I think of the word ‘calm’ I imagine myself resting, reading a book with not a care in the world. A scenario that doesn’t really occur for the majority of us; unless we are on holidays. Creating a calmer mind involves our nervous system,...
How food impacts your mood

How food impacts your mood

We have all seen the classic scenario of when kids are given birthday cake; and within 5 minutes they are running around going crazy! Then 1-2 hours later, it’s all about the post party come down. Tears, inconsolable, melt downs and unreasonable are the nicer...