A couple of months after my first son was born, I was really craving some ‘me’ time. I’d worked my way through the first few excruciating weeks of breastfeeding, and I had mostly recovered from birth (physically, at least!); the fog was starting to clear. Finally, the moment arrived: he’d been fed and was asleep, […]

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Is your diet making you anxious? Anxiety encompasses feelings of worry, apprehension, fear and nervousness. These feelings can be difficult to manage and can impede on our ability to live a comfortable life.  For some, feelings of anxiety are characterised by a diagnosed anxiety disorder and might include panic attacks; while for others, anxiety results […]

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Finding effective ways to stay sane during the silly season doesn’t have to make you a scrooge.  In fact, for those of us who identify as introverts, or suffer with social anxiety; setting boundaries and practicing a few key strategies is hugely important, especially at this time of year.  Knowing yourself and your social ‘limits’ […]

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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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