WOO I can’t wait to start night shift…. said no shift worker ever. Nightshift is unfortunately part of the package when you become a nurse, midwife, doctor or paramedic and to say it’s one of my favourite parts of being … Read More
Kobie Clarke is a fun-loving and fast paced Critical Care Nurse and a bit of gypsy at heart. Working as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in two Intensive Care Units, as well as in other hospitals around Australia, has armed Kobie with an array of complex skills and a comprehensive understanding of the functioning of the human body. Her progression and journey thus far has been a fascinating and inspiring one…
In the words of one of her besties, Ash is thoughtful (always offering to help others), passionate (about her friends, family and profession) and independent (knows what she wants and works to get it, and doesn’t apologise for who she is). Ash works as an Oral Health Therapist and houses a passion for sharing knowledge, insights, ideas and knowledge on all things dental, utilising her social media platform (@geelonghygienist) to educate individuals on the importance of, and best ways to, ensure good health through oral hygiene.
Phoebe O’Neill is a down-to-earth, committed and enthusiastic caseload midwife whose ethos is to endeavour to improve maternity health outcomes by delivering thorough and personalised care to the women, and families, whom she cares for. Continuity of care has been proven to facilitate better health outcomes for both mother and baby, resulting in increased demand and interest from women to be involved in a caseload model of care.
Jacquie Le Busque is a passionate and dedicated academic lecturer with specialist knowledge in the fields of Women’s health medicine and Reproductive health medicine. After a 10 year long career as a paramedic Jac shares with us the events that have led her to a shift in career focus and reflections on her time as paramedic.
When life gets hectic and I start to feel by body heading down the slope towards coughs, colds and fatigue I am so damn thankful that I have a selection of natural solutions at my finger tips to apply topically, diffuse and ingest to give my body the best chance of being able to heal itself naturally. Don’t get me wrong if required I would always utilize western medicine, however my approach is….
Caitlin Robson Hamond is a 29 years old, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Registrar @ The Royal Women’s Hospital. Originally from country Victoria (Bendigo), Caitlin is 2 years into a 6 year program to become a Consultant Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and holds a strong passion for adolescent gynaecology and sexual health education.
Peppermint essential oil, aka peppy, is a favourite of mine, for so many reasons. It’s my go to oil daily to ingest, diffuse and apply topically for a range of ailments and for emotional support. This post holds a recipe for the delicious choc peppermint slice + 20 easy ways to use peppy in your life daily.
It has been shown that individuals with functional digestive issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), crohns, and ulcerative colitis, as well as gynaecological conditions such as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Endometriosis can benefit from utilizing a low FODMAP diet so here’s what you need to know about FODMAPs.
If your skin is a sore point at the moment my heart goes out to you, it truly does. I know how it feels to try everything and continue to wake up everyday with more blemishes, sore skin, deflated confidence and feeling like it is never going to improve. So here are 50 things you can try, yes 50, to aid the recovery of your skin.
When I posted on social media about my float I found that a lot of people were intrigued by my experience and wanted to know more. So I pitched some questions to the legends at The Wellness Studio in Geelong to give you a better idea about what’s involved, what to expect and how you can benefit from a float.
The Zero Waste lifestyle that is being embraced by an increasing number of individuals around the world has inspired many to learn and integrate simple, yet effective, lifestyle changes to decrease their overall waste production and ecological footprint. Here’s how you can use use ‘Zero Waste Living’ principles to reduce your waste production.
Did you know that mental illnesses rank as the 3rd largest burden of disease in Australia, after cancer and heart disease? Everyone deserves to feel loved and supported, and everyone deserves to feel empowered to help the people they care about. So in this post we’ll discuss how you can be a support person for someone who is having a hard time.
Wellness is achieved by attending to the spiritual, emotional, social and physical elements of our being. By seeking out tools and resources that resonate with you, you provide yourself in the best chance of achieving a optimal state of well-being. Here are some tips for your tool kit from 10 Game Changers in the health and wellness industry.
Whether you are planning on cutting down on your intake of sugar, coffee, cigarettes or alcohol, working on your fitness or planning to send self-loathing, destructive behaviour or procrastination to the curb, you need to be aware and prepared for the inevitability of facing cravings, relapses and triggers. Here’s your guide to help you beat the bad.
Kombucha maintains healthy gut flora by increasing the amount of good bacteria in the gut, acting as a pro-biotic. This refreshing beverage is the perfect substitute for soft drink as its low in sugar, deliciously fizzy, can be flavoured to your liking and its healthy. What more do I say? Here’s how you can make your own Kombucha at home.
Take a moment today to light a candle and reflect on the beauty of your life. Give thanks for the beautiful souls that enrich your existence. Warmly remember those who are no longer with us in physical form but who … Read More
Does the long list of special diets, 12 week clean eating plans and how to be healthy guides, give you a head spin? You’re not alone. The health industry has blown up in the last few years, leaving lots of people feeling completely overwhelmed. So here are 5 super simple ways to nourish your mind, body and soul during the week.
Taking a photo that encompasses the beauty of a dish can be quite challenging. Whether you want to impress friends and family with your handy work in the kitchen, promote your business or boost your online profile, there is no denying the power of a well crafted image. Here are some things to consider next time your photographing food.
Running is hard. If you find yourself sweating like crazy and puffing like a billy when you bust out a slow jog, you’re not alone. However there’s something about running that’s so therapeutic and energizing. It cultivates strength & focus, elevates stress and gets you outdoors into the fresh air. But if you’re “not a runner” where do you start?
Benefits of Orange Vegetables: Beta- Carotene is the compound that gives orange fruit and vegetables their colour. “The human body converts beta-carotene into vitamin A (retinol) – beta-carotene is a precursor of vitamin A. We need vitamin A for … Read More
WHY AM I USING THESE INGREDIENTS? I have mentioned why I love Chia Seeds & Coconut Water at the bottom of my Mocha Protein Smoothie Recipe but if your looking at this ingredients list and thinking what the heck is … Read More
WHY AM I USING THESE INGREDIENTS? Why use Wholemeal bread instead of white? Wholemeal bread is full of fibre and retains the nutrients naturally found in the grain such as folate, thiamine, magnesium and vitamin E. This is because the … Read More
Method: Pop a drizzle of olive oil or a chunk of coconut oil in a fry pan on medium heat and add in the chopped pumpkin stirring to coat pumpkin with oil. Sprinkle the pumpkin with a little sea … Read More