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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Wes Smith

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Wes Smith

Getting grounded

If we refer to someone as ‘grounded’ we’re saying they’re relaxed, steady and somewhat centered.

Harnessing the energy of spring

Spring in nature is a time of expansion and awakening, exemplified by the bare limbs of trees throughout Canberra bursting into blossom.

Dairy, soy, nut or none: which milk to drink?

Milk used to be just milk. Not only that, there was a time not that long ago when everyone agreed it was good for you!

The power of petals: plants can heal

Thanks to thousands of years of mankind’s exploration of medicinal plants, we know that plants can heal.

Can you boost your immune system?

We’re seeing a debate about ways to boost your immune system, or whether you even can.

Your body can heal itself

Remember the last time you accidently cut yourself? Your body expertly carried out a skilful repair process.

Homebirth in Canberra

Choosing to birth at home is once again a viable choice for Canberra women, thanks to a successful homebirth trial completed in 2019.

Are you sober curious?

Alcohol is ingrained in our culture as a way of relaxing, celebrating and having a good time. It can also become a crutch that we rely on to switch off...

Winter wisdom: the power of sleep and nourishment

In traditional healing modalities like traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda, living in harmony with the seasons is considered one of the keys to sustained wellbeing. Much of the wisdom...

The benefits of cold therapy

The re-emergence of cold therapy is mostly due to one man, who has trailblazed its popularisation, as well as the research into the health benefits of cold exposure.

Soak up the benefits

The days and nights are cooling down, which means it’s the perfect time to soak in a steaming hot bath and soak up the benefits – for your body and...

The healing powers of sourdough

What do you do when an unforeseen pandemic means you find yourself at home with a bit of extra time on your hands? Judging by the empty shelves of flour...