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I have worked for 30 years as a Naturopath, and there are so many stories that come out of clinics. Some that are heartbreaking, some that make you laugh and others that can make you just wonder at the strength of the human spirit. Some of the patients that I have treated belong to that …

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One day into my clinic came a little boy and his mother who was so sick. I was trying to treat her and Simon decided he was not getting enough attention and to change this situation he thought he would ignore every request that his mother made. He pulled books off shelves and decided to …

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On 13 October 2017, the Australian Government made an announcement regarding the removal of the private health insurance rebate for certain natural therapies from 1 April 2019. Natural therapy modalities named in the announcement were: aromatherapy, Bowen therapy, Buteyko, Feldenkrais, Herbalism, Homeopathy, Iridology, Kinesiology, Naturopathy, Pilates, Reflexology, Rolfing, Shiatsu, Tai Chi and Yoga. This announcement …

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What was the diet our Grandparents used? To go looking for answers we have to go back into the past and look at our grandparents, evaluate how they lived, what they ate, their level of stress and the effect it had on their nervous system. Anxiety attacks as we know them now were unheard of, …

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We all need to read this one over and over until it becomes part of who we are! Tried everything twice…loved it both times! Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down (Keep this in mind if you are one of those grouches) Keep learning: Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever. Never …

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I came across this lovely poem by Katie Newell on a “Friends for Life” calendar. “FRIENDS FOR LIFE: Lifelong friends are like the stars Distance may separate us, But friends are always there to shine upon our triumphs, Guide us through our darkness, and show us we are never alone, Lifelong friends give beauty to …

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