Illness as Teacher

"Why is this happening to me..?" There are no straight answers to this question. Instead, as Naturopaths, we encourage a more positive perspective. Seeing illness as Teacher. and asking: "What can I learn from this?" Often times we fall ill and expect a quick fix. But does that fix the root cause of your illness? … Continue reading Illness as Teacher

Earthing Summarized

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Human Constitutions

It has been 1 month since I started my mentorship with Dr. Sebastian Liew. It has flown by like a breeze. Every day there is so much to do and so much more to learn. Time passes so quickly. In this post I want to summarize what I've learnt about the different 'Energetics' of people … Continue reading Human Constitutions

Smiling :) aka The Emotional ‘Cure-All’

https://www.instagram.com/p/CLVb4c1F-Pg/ The simple act of Smiling can give you instantaneous relief from any emotional turmoil. Don't believe me? Try smiling. Right now. Next try adding some grateful thoughts like: "I am thankful for my health.I am grateful for a house to return to,... for a family that cares for me,... for the many blessings I … Continue reading Smiling 🙂 aka The Emotional ‘Cure-All’

Mini Habits

Have you ever tried to create a new habit but found it too hard? Researchers say it can take between 18 to 254 days to form a new habit - with the average number at 66 days [1] However, I never believe in absolute 'set in stone' numbers. Instead, I feel we should focus on … Continue reading Mini Habits

Naturopathic Theory: Humoral Theory

Check out my instagram for a condensed infographic version of this post Before the advent of science, ancient Greek philosophers used qualities of objects to describe and understand the world around (macroscopic) and within (microscopic) us. Empedocles (495-435 BC) was the first to categorize all natural phenomenon into 4 elements: AirFireEarthWater According to Empedocles, the … Continue reading Naturopathic Theory: Humoral Theory

Lifestyle Medicine: Warm Water on Waking

This is a lifestyle habit/hack that I've been recommending to many clients and friends. Start your day right with a glass of warm water first thing in the morning. Why? Because you're probably dehydrated from the night's sleepBecause it feels sooo good. That warm water creates a warm fuzzy feeling as the water flows down … Continue reading Lifestyle Medicine: Warm Water on Waking

Naturopathic Theory: Emunctory Theory

The Emunctory Theory states that the elimination of toxins is crucial for health, especially in chronic disease. Analogy: Think of a river/drain/sewage system that becomes blocked and clogged up with rubbish. Without proper flow, stagnation will lead to putrefaction, decay and rotting. Breeding pests and disease. Our body is similar. We constantly produce 'rubbish' (toxins) … Continue reading Naturopathic Theory: Emunctory Theory

Automate Your Life with Habits

Rather than depending on or waiting for motivation. Creating habits just makes your life simpler and easier. Habits take the thinking and decision making out of the equation. Once a habit is set, you no longer come up with excuses not to do it. You "Just Do It" (@Nike 😉) Healthy habits done consistently are … Continue reading Automate Your Life with Habits

Naturopathic Theory: Theory of Toxaemia

This theory talks about how ill-health can be caused by self-intoxication or toxaemia. Also on the Seven stages of Health Loss.