If you’ve found yourself struggling to get along with a family member, you’re not alone. Figures indicate that nearly 1 in 5 adult Australians has cut ties with a family member – usually a parent, a brother or a sister. Usually however, people tend to just put up with a toxic family member, even when…

You have committed to a regular strength and cardiovascular exercise routine weekly for your physical health. But have you considered dedicating 1-2 days to your mental and emotional health through a yoga practice? Yoga is a useful tool and a key to psychological and emotional healing. The whole practice helps you work with the nature…

Eating for eye health is simple: the food that is good for your eyes is good for the whole of you, as your eyes are part of you! This is common sense, but something we sometimes forget.  The common eye conditions, cataract and macular degeneration, are at least partly due to oxidative damage, also known…

Choosing what is good to eat can be confusing enough when you’re able-bodied, let alone when you’re injured. With all the complicated food messages in the media and online about diets it can be hard to sort the fab from the fad. Should we go paleo, vegan, low-carb, high-fat, ketogenic…? Add all this the pain,…

Migraine can affect 1 in 5 Australians during their lifetime, and is more common in women than men. While some may only get migraines every now and then, others can suffer from them quite frequently- this can have a major impact on a person’s quality of life. Migraine headaches are often located on one side…

Pain is something we all experience at one time or another. When we’ve stubbed our toes as kids to when we’ve fallen down stairs as adults, breaking many bones. Acute pain from a serious injury or back pain, stomach pain, nerve pain, arthritic pain; all are common in our communities. Recently, we asked pain professionals…

STIs are still that taboo topic that people don’t want to talk about, but the fact of the matter is STIs can and do happen to people from all walks of life and we need to talk about them more often because the lack of conversation helps support the stigma, the stigma that prevents a…

The idea of cosmetic surgery for children (classed as anyone under 18 years of age) is shocking to many people. They argue that it is not ethical, or moral, or safe. And there certainly are valid arguments on all sides. Let us take, for a moment, a detached view of some of the reasons why…