November 21, 2018

Many people grew up with an elderly relative with a ‘touch of the nerves’, one who kept to themselves or one that drank a little too much. But looking back, these were likely symptoms of anxiety, rather than little quirks.

Anxiety is more than being nervous, and it’s li...

September 26, 2018

If you’re a little wary of putting strawberries in your fruit salad right now then you’re definitely not alone.

With a spate of needles being discovered in our favourite little fruit around Australia in the last week, it’s likely that strawberries are not your shopping...

August 24, 2018

If you’ve ever had a sudden bout of heart palpitations, struggled to breathe and felt a sheer sense of terror overcoming you without warning, then you might know what a panic attack feels like. Gasping for air and unaware of what’s causing your body to act in such a fo...

June 28, 2018

Anyone who’s close to me knows that I’m notoriously difficult to get hold of by phone. If we have an actual pre-organized physical meeting / appointment / lunch date, then I’ll be there with bells on, but getting in touch by ringing me will always be wrought with diffi...

May 31, 2018

If you’re using the Internet to make sense of a health condition thinking you can diagnose yourself into getting better, then think again. You might just be making your health worse.

Reaching for Dr Google every time you get a sign of illness is not always as helpful as...

May 8, 2018

It’s not only Elsa from Frozen that’s been telling us to do it, so is recent research. If you’ve described yourself as ‘stressed’ lately, then you’re certainly not alone. Whether it’s real life events or just replaying stressful moments over in our mind, stress can cre...

February 2, 2018

Some people, particularly those unhappy with their current circumstances, welcome change. Whether the change is self-directed or forced upon them, they see it as an opportunity to pursue another pathway. But for many of us, change is not welcomed with such opened arms.

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November 9, 2017

I recently decided to embark on the exciting journey of buying a dog. I haven't actually bought one yet, but I'm very much in the planning stages. I just need to make a few changes in the house, and top of the list is actually getting a new house as well as a lifestyle...

October 26, 2017

I’m a big believer in trusting my gut. The instinctual feeling that rises up at times without much thought. It’s the knawing in my mind when something’s not right; it’s the hair standing up at the back of my neck in eerie places and the weird feeling that comes over me...

September 20, 2017

In the last few months I have embarked on the tremendously exciting yet potentially ego-destroying journey of trying to get a book published.

After each ‘thanks, but no thanks’ email or even worse, no reply at all, I can feel a slight chipping away at my usually-quite-r...

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