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How I supported my own stress and anxiety journey

How I supported my own stress and anxiety journey

This last fortnight has been a massive roller-coaster for myself; mentally, physically and emotionally in a way I have never quiet experienced before – I have felt flat, anxious, tense throughout my body, clenching my jaw, sitting hunched with my shoulders up at my ears […]

How sleep and stress can effect your thyroid

How sleep and stress can effect your thyroid

Sleep and stress have a large influence on your thyroid and it’s ability to produce hormones – Read more to find out why and how.  Sleep is when your body restores itself: tissue rebuilds, accumulated toxins are eliminated, and your brain consolidates your day and […]

Thyroid – what is it, what does it do and so much more

Thyroid – what is it, what does it do and so much more

What is it? Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland at the front of your neck (Image: National Cancer Institute) What does it do in your body? The thyroid plays a vital role in hundreds of biological functions including the regulation of metabolism, mood, hormones, cognitive […]

Life, stress, adrenal fatigue plus some of my non-negotiable’s

Life, stress, adrenal fatigue plus some of my non-negotiable’s

Kids are amazing! They bring so much love, passion and happiness into our lives. And while it can be extremely testing at times we are all in the same boat as the mum next to us even if it doesn’t feel like it or you […]

Self care series #2 –  Is the food you’re eating nourishing you on all levels?

Self care series #2 –  Is the food you’re eating nourishing you on all levels?

Today we are delving into the topic of self care even further, specifically how it relates to the food you choose to nourish your body with. Of all the area’s of health and wellbeing, how we feed ourselves is the most direct reflection our digestive […]

Self Care Series – meditation

Self Care Series – meditation

Self care – What is it and why do you need it in your life Self-care is a very underrated area of health, and is absolutely essential if you want to have fabulous long term health and wellness. The term self-care relates to any intentional […]

Easy Bone Broth recipe – what else you can add it to!

Easy Bone Broth recipe – what else you can add it to!

Bone Broth Recipe Ingredients: 1 whole chicken 2 chicken feet for extra gelatin (optional) 2 litres of filtered water 2 TBS freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 TBS apple cider vinegar 1 large onion chopped 3 celery sticks chopped 1 bunch parsley 2 cloves garlic Sea […]

Do you have leaky gut? Could this be causing fatigue, bloating or anxiety?

Do you have leaky gut? Could this be causing fatigue, bloating or anxiety?

Leaky Gut – what, why and how Leaky gut is a term that seems to be thrown around everywhere, and you’d be forgiven for wondering what it actually means. In this post we will break down what leaky gut is, how it occurs and what […]

Anxiety and the gut brain connection

Anxiety and the gut brain connection

Anxiety and what it has to do with our digestive system Many of us are familiar with the sensation of butterflies in our stomach when we feel nervous, stressed or anxious. Sometimes we even say we feel ‘sick to our stomach’ over emotional events. We […]

Why Vitamin C is more than just your cold and flu vitamin

Why Vitamin C is more than just your cold and flu vitamin

A couple of weeks ago I had an extremely stressful and exhausting week, with my youngest bub being admitted to hospital with initially suspected bronchiolitis, then meningitis, then downgraded to a viral throat infection to then bumped back up to a staph infection- with the […]