Something was gnawing at me, trying to get my attention to say things were not right.
The gift of depression and anxiety. Why my burnout was a blessing in disguise
Mental health issues are not generally discussed in glowing terms and certainly not as a gift. Those of us living with some sort of mental health issue don’t actually enjoy the symptoms or challenges associated with them. Continue reading “The gift of depression and anxiety.”
When there is congestion on the highway, energy gets backed up.
Can acupuncture help manage depression and anxiety?
There are many strategies to consider beyond the medical model of care for the management of mental health issues. Continue reading “Acupuncture: Can it help manage depression and anxiety?”
Sometimes it is important to pause and re-evaluate the path we are on to consider if it really is the one we need to meet our goals.
SOMETIMES QUITTING IS THE SMARTEST THING TO DO
Have you ever wanted to walk away from something? Have you ever thought about quitting a relationship, a job, a commitment? Continue reading “Quitting as an elite form of self care.”
I believe swimming to be an important life skill for children both for fun and safety
What life skills do children need?
Outside of the three R’s we expect our children’s traditional education will provide what life skills are on your list for children? Continue reading “Life skills for our children”
Fluoride used in the water supply since fluoride binds to magnesium and makes it unusable in the body.
Did 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?”
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?
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.
Continue reading “Supplements for depression and anxiety.”
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.
Continue reading “Tragedy in Melbourne”
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.
Continue reading “Returning to work frogone it.”
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”