Magnificent Magnesium: Are you getting enough?

Fluoride used in the water supply since fluoride binds to magnesium and makes it unusable in the body.

Magnificent  Magnesium

Femidist on Magnesium and depressionDid you know magnesium is directly linked to brain function?  Magnesium deficiency causes a whole range of signs and symptoms including agitation, anxiety, irritability, confusion, sleeplessness, headache, delirium, hallucinations and hyper excitability. Continue reading “Magnificent Magnesium: Are you getting enough?”

Can chiropractic care help depression and anxiety? Alternatives to the medical model of care

The old concepts of mind body dualism are not true at all. Our minds are deeply and organically linked to our bodies

Can chiropractic care help the management of depression and anxiety?

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Supplements for depression and anxiety.

Many people seek natural supplements for depression in order to avoid the side effects of medication.

Supplements for depression

Depression and anxiety are complex conditions. The treatment options for depression are numerous and will often vary, depending upon the severity of the illness and the symptoms. This posts briefly looks at dietary supplements for depression.

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Tragedy in Melbourne

This tragedy touched us all..

It has been a perfect summer weekend in Portland. Delicious sunshine, beach walks, coffee dates, cuddles with Lily and lots of sewing. As I write there is a koala sitting in the gum tree outside my sewing room, lazily chewing between naps.

However, for some families this weekend has been the worse ever for them.

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Returning to work frogone it.

There were times that I wondered if I would ever return to work.

This week I have returned to work (my paid employment that is) after 10 weeks leave. That it has been hard is the understatement of the year to date.

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Self care: the bigger picture

Committing to a routine of self care is fine and dandy however not all self care is fun, especially if you are feeling physically unwell, depressed or anxious.

Self care is not a one off task. You can’t just take a few days off, get a massage, have some solitude and consider that insurance for a life time. Continue reading “Self care: the bigger picture”

Resilience

To be resilient one must also have their own needs met

Resilience is my favourite human characteristic.

Resilience is the ability to rise back stronger than ever following a setback or challenge. Rather than let failure, unexpected changes or stressful situations affect them negatively those with resilience have the ability to bounce back, adapt and rise from the ashes. Continue reading “Resilience”