The array of fresh produce available year-round at the brightly lit supermarket can trick us into forgetting that certain crops or fruits and vegetables grow better at certain times of the year. We can still buy berries well into autumn, watermelon in winter, and broccoli in summer. But just because we can, should we? Sticking […]

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In our fast-paced and busy lives, trouble falling asleep and staying asleep are two of the most common health concerns that seem to affect men, women, and even children of all ages. Good rest and adequate sleep are vital for good health. During sleep the body can truly relax, restore and regenerate in ways that […]

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Being surrounded by nature can support a reduction in stress hormone production, whilst boosting feel good hormones and assisting in achieving a state of mindfulness. Why not spend this weekend checking out some local adventure spots in Mornington Peninsula and get back into nature! Here are my favourite spots: 1. Red Hill Rail Trail A […]

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Perimenopause is often associated with changes in cycle length, changes to menstrual bleeds (often heavier) onset or worsening of sleep problems, increased anxiety, worsened PMS and hot flushes to name a few. But some women may notice another symptom: brain fog. Have you ever walked into a room or stood at the fridge and completely […]

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Get mindful.

by Laura Gale

Mindfulness is a bit of a buzzword, bandied about by everyone from psychiatrists to yoga teachers to Instagram influencers.  I’m not sure where I fit on that spectrum but I’m coming at you with it too, and there’s SO many good reasons for that. Without the perceived constraints and intimidation some associate (perhaps mistakenly) with […]

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