What your handwriting is telling you about your ageing brain

What your handwriting is telling you about your ageing brain

We all know about brain cells (called neurons), but did you know that about two thirds of your brain are immune cells (called microglia)?  They’re there to clean up the dead and dying brain cells to make room so your brain can work better. Unfortunately, this process can be affected ..Continue Reading

8 Healthy Ways to Use Parsley

8 Healthy Ways to Use Parsley

Holding dinner parties for friends was a real trend back in the 70’s and 80’s (hmm… showing my age).  We loved trying the latest dish to impress – thank you Margaret Fulton.  I remember the dark brown crockery, the not so good wines and even the odd Fondue night.  Good ..Continue Reading

Spring Detox Tips That Won’t Cost You a Cent!

Spring Detox Tips That Won’t Cost You a Cent!

Getting your health back on track doesn’t have to be hard or expensive.   All it takes is a few changes and some commitment. If you’re feeling tired, sluggish and less than enthusiastic about your health, now is the perfect time to do something about it.

4 Common Health Conditions Driven by Stress

4 Common Health Conditions Driven by Stress

Being sick can be such a pain, and we’re all stressed at times. In fact, life is full of low-grade daily stress. It’s when stress mounts up, or is compounded by an unexpected event, that we get tipped over the edge and then not only our mood, but our health ..Continue Reading

A little known benefit of eggs

A little known benefit of eggs

The health benefits of eggs are widely known.  They’re an excellent source of complete proteins, they contain a wide range of vitamins, minerals and omega oil, and they’re very versatile in how you cook and eat them. But here’s a little known benefit of a chook egg that you may ..Continue Reading

Legumes – Batching Makes Life Easier and You Healthier!

Legumes – Batching Makes Life Easier and You Healthier!

Legumes are making a comeback.  Yes, indeed. While they’ve had some bad press over the years, the health benefits are many.  Knowing how to cook them helps, and remember, when adding extra fibre to your diet, do so gradually and you’ll avoid unpleasant side effects. Cooking them in advance in ..Continue Reading

7 Tips for Busy Women to Boost Mood and Health in Winter

7 Tips for Busy Women to Boost Mood and Health in Winter

Have you ever noticed that some people handle the colder months so much better than others? What about you? I used to detest the cold.  I remember when I was a kid in Canberra, the pipes would freeze overnight and Mum used to fill up containers of water the night ..Continue Reading

9 Signs That Your Body May Be The Victim of Stress

9 Signs That Your Body May Be The Victim of Stress

Stress can be a good thing – it can make us feel alive, important, useful and energised.  But, it can also bring about health problems and changes in our bodies that aren’t so useful – in fact, it can make our life completely miserable. ‘

Having trouble with memory & concentration?

Having trouble with memory & concentration?

What was that question again? Don’t you wish that sometimes you could just plug your brain in and boost it’s power? There’s nothing more frustrating than having words drop out of your brain when you’re talking, or forgetting your phone number, reading the same paragraph 5 times, or even that ..Continue Reading

3 Ways to Reboot Your Energy Drained by Everyday Life

3 Ways to Reboot Your Energy Drained by Everyday Life

Ever had those days when your get up and go, got up and went without you?  Maybe you’ve struggled with that feeling for weeks, months, even years! It’s rare to hear someone say they jump out of bed every morning with vitality and an abundance of energy that lasts all ..Continue Reading