Health and Wellness

12/02/2019

What is Acupuncture and what does it really involve?

If you’ve ever researched pain management, holistic medicine or relaxation, chances are you’ve come across the word acupuncture before. This word has also been thrust into the Western media spotlight with the rise of health focused celebrities and created the question, what is it and what ...
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22/03/2017

Mindfulness suggestions for work stress

If you are not working, but looking for work or studying, whatever your daily activities are you can modify these suggestions for your specific situation. Mindful morning When you wake up, take a few quiet moments to affirm you are choosing to go to work today. If you can, briefly review what you...
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24/07/2015

Igniting Your Spark

There may come a time in your life, and that time may be now, where the churning feeling in your stomach is relentless and your mind constantly wanders to alternate realities where life is more motivating, energetic, free and fulfilling. Perhaps your life is chugging along okay but you fantas...
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22/06/2015

​Adult bullying: the indignity and its consequences

You’re 7 years old and you’re playing in the school playground. You’re effortlessly gliding over the monkey bars and you jump to the ground, filling the air with a cloud of dust and lodging shards of bark in your sneakers. Suddenly it’s your turn to be “it” so you close your eyes, count to te...
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13/11/2014

The Exhaustion Epidemic

It’s getting to that time of the year again when the tank starts to run low. Christmas Carols in the supermarket send shivers down your spine when all you can think about is the To Do list to tick off before the end of December. Work is insane, in addition to the kids’ complicated schedules, ...
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16/07/2014

Pyrrole Disorder - A Hidden Underlying Condition

Pyrroluria is thought to affect around 10% of the population and occurs at a higher percentage in those suffering with neurological disorders such as anxiety, depression, ADHD and schizophrenia. What is Pyrroluria / Pyrrole Disorder? Pyrroluria is thought to affect around 10% of the populatio...
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06/05/2013

Depression and Acupuncture

Depression has become so widespread that antidepressants are now the most commonly prescribed class of medication in the U.S. Over the past 20 years, the percent of Americans taking antidepressants doubled. Currently, 1 in 10 Americans is taking one or more antidepressants. What is Depression...
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15/04/2013

Exploring Wellbeing through Chinese Medicine - Workshop

I think one of Chinese medicine's strengths is it teaches us how to use our own senses to better understand our health and needs. Following a conversation last week, I have just seen again a large gent who reported that he is noticing how certain foods make him more sleepy, bloated, pess...
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03/05/2012

Who is Greg Bantick and how can he help you?

Greg has been working out of the Health and Healing Wellness Centre for over three years but now is fully integrated into the clinic. For those of you whom may not have met Greg before, he is a 30 year experienced acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Herbalist. His focus in general practice ...
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13/12/2011

Chronic Fatigue Help

People experiencing fatigue may feel tired, lethargic, sleep or just lacking in energy. Fatigue is different from drowsiness, as it doesn't go away, even with more rest. Fatigue (physical fatigue or mental fatigue) is a common occurrence and complicated by the fact that fatigue is a normal he...
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