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How do you speak with yourself?

by Katina Gleeson (Hypnotherapist & Counsellor) Do you speak harshly, frequently telling yourself how you aren’t good enough or smart enough or don’t have enough motivation or will power? Or do you speak more gently – perhaps the way you … Continue reading

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Pre-Diabetes | The Epidemic We All Need To Be Aware Of & What We Can Do To Prevent It

by Marilyn Lemaire (Master Herbalist) The Australian Diabetic website states: “PreDiabetes is a condition that affects approximately 2,000,000 Australians and it has no signs or symptoms”.  It is a serious condition that can lead to Type II Diabetes unless it … Continue reading

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Post-flu Recovery – Tips & Tricks

 Mindy Duncan (Naturopath) It’s been a really rough flu season this year, with the most recorded cases of Influenza A in almost 15 years. I think it’s fair to say most of us need some time to recover & recuperate. … Continue reading

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The Many Health Benefits of Hemp!

by Mindy Duncan | Naturopath Now that we will no longer have to make ‘body creams’ with our beloved hemp seeds and can finally talk freely about the benefits of consuming this delicious seed it’s important we discuss the many, … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Pelvic Pain

by Jodie Isles | Remedial Massage Therapist ….I’m going to call it pregnancy triple P   So many women say: “My hips and pelvis feel like they are “falling apart”, my hips just ache all the time or at night, … Continue reading

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Metabolic Syndrome – What Will It Take To Change You?

By Marilyn Lemaire and Isabella Walton, Naturopaths at VIVE I wrote this article on Metabolic Syndrome because I have an intense interest on how prolonged sitting contributes to this syndrome (prolonged sitting is covered here). This article precedes that, intended … Continue reading

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SUPERCHARGED VEGGIE SCRAMBLE

This is a breakfast I recommend to all of my clients – it’s very quick and just divine! A breakfast like this is a great way to pack veggies into the start of your day and will keep you full … Continue reading

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Cacao Banana Cake

Another delicious recipe from Liz and Kath at Simple Nourishment – perfect to prepare for school lunch boxes, weekend sport, or for a tasty afternoon work snack. Yum!   Prep: 15 mins | Cook: 30 mins | Makes 15 pieces … Continue reading

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Chocolate Sweet Potato Cake

This recipe is from the lovely Nutrition Guru and The Chef. Tara has “a passion for busting diet myths and showing people simple and effective ways to live a healthy and happy life by eating whole foods… Together we aim … Continue reading

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Seven Part Series, Part 6: The Brow Chakra

By Jo Smith Kinesiology and Reiki Practitioner & Instructor   Trusting Your Inner Knowledge   Do you want to enhance and balance your insight, knowledge, intuition and wisdom? As we have weaved our way through five of the seven main … Continue reading

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Silver Beet Dhal

Marilyn made this delicious winter dish from the new Australian Women’s Weekly  recipe book “Slow Cooker: The Complete Edition”. This meal is perfect for the colder weather – satisfying, warming and nutrient dense. We’ve made some adaptions to the original … Continue reading

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Chewy Almond Butter Bars

These delicious bars are from the lovely Liz and Kath at Simple Nourishment, a fantastic recipe to prepare for back-to-school lunch boxes or for an indulgent afternoon work snack. We can’t wait to give these a try!   “Our passion … Continue reading

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Now Practicing from Vive Health Clinic – Naturopath Elise Small

Meet Elise…   Hi, My name is Elise Small and I love all things health! If I’m not in clinic helping my clients you can find me sourcing the latest research to better their health, adventuring in nature, creating delicious … Continue reading

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Quinoa Pizza Bites

Extremely tasty and very quick to make, these delicious pizza bites are the perfect pre-game snack to enjoy before the State of Origin! Gluten free, protein rich, and high fibre – you won’t have to compromise taste for nutritional value. … Continue reading

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Do you have “Sitting Syndrome”?

By Marilyn Lemaire   Is it possible that a simple change like “Standing more” could increase life span by years?   There are many recognized addictive behaviors but most of us would have never considered that an addiction to sitting … Continue reading

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Protein Pancakes – The Protein Bread Co

For the pancakes, prepare The Protein Bread Co – Pancake Mix as instructed. These delicious gluten free pancakes are high in fibre, high in protein, and are low carb. I didn’t have cottage cheese, but substituted for 2 tbsp of … Continue reading

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The Freedom of Trauma Resolution

Mentally and emotionally painful experiences, if left unacknowledged and unresolved, can hold us back in many ways. Traumatic memories that are not worked through effectively can manifest their need for attention as physical or psychological symptoms, or as patterns of … Continue reading

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Ancient Wisdom for Modern Health

Natural remedies which are free from toxins, artificial flavours, preservatives and colours are becoming more and more popular with Australian families. With this increasing trend towards overall wellness in mind, here are a selection of 14 wholesome remedies that will … Continue reading

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What is Self Esteem?

By Delappe’ Russell ‘I am not what has happened to me…I choose what I become.’ Carl Jung. Self Esteem is the feelings you have about yourself. Having self efficacy is the belief that you have of yourself about your capabilities … Continue reading

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