Natural Deodorant Review

This post has been a long time coming, because I wanted to give my experience enough time to make a proper judgement. A few months ago, I decided to switch my last couple of traditional body care products to natural versions. They were toothpaste and deodorant. The...
Eco-Friendly & Health Conscious Gift Ideas

Eco-Friendly & Health Conscious Gift Ideas

As I sat down to think about Christmas gifts this year, I realised I felt very strongly that I only wanted to give gifts that were useful and safe for the recipient and environment alike. As much as I adore Christmas time, it definitely reminds me of our consumerist...
Are Probiotics as good as they say?

Are Probiotics as good as they say?

There’s a lot of talk these days about the benefits of taking probiotic supplements, which are made from billions of good bacteria. At first it can seem counterintuitive to take a pill filled with bacteria when we’ve all been raised to think of bacteria as...
Ever wanted to try Pilates?

Ever wanted to try Pilates?

When a new Pilates studio (Pilates 360) opened up across the road from my St Leonards clinic, I took it as a sign from the universe that I should definitely give Pilates a go. I used to do mat Pilates as a teenager to try and manage my scoliosis (curvature of the...
2 Warming Herbs for Winter

2 Warming Herbs for Winter

With the last Winter days upon us (all you other Summer sun bunnies are probably just as excited as me!) I thought it was a great time to share two herbs you can incorporate into your meals to help keep your body warm in Winter. The first is Rou Gui, or Cinnamon, as...