Can Doctors take their own medicine just to see its effects (and side effects) on the body? Obviously not because its too strong! But guess what? We herbalists can! 😊 That's an advantage we have as we can try the herbs and experience first hand how it works in our bodies. This is a Horsechestnut … Continue reading Taking Your Own Medicine?
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’
If you know me, for the past 3 years I've pretty much been vegetarian/vegan and I've attributed most of my autoimmune healing to a plant-based, mostly animal-free diet. So when I heard about the Carnivore Diet doing wonders for all sorts of autoimmune diseases, I started questioning and finding out more. It has since been … Continue reading Curing Autoimmune Disease with a CARNIVORE DIET???
This week in our nutrition class, we covered nutritional interventions for Mental Health. It turns out there is so much you can do, nutritionally, to improve your mental health. And this doesn't just apply to people with conditions like depression, anxiety or insomnia. I was so fascinated by these tables that I thought I'd share … Continue reading Eating for your Mental Health
Winter in Auckland can be wet, cold and miserable. I often feel lonely, homesick, depressed and unmotivated. However almost daily, God sends rainbows. Almost as a reminder to me that there is always something beautiful in all the difficulties and trials you experience. That maybe these cold, dark times produce miracles. Certainly few things can be … Continue reading Finding Rainbows
Ever since I've arrived back in Singapore, I've been suffering from the above syndrome. Maybe it's the extreme and sudden change in environment, the hot, stuffy and humid weather, the change in time zones, or maybe just the holiday season? Either way, I've become kinda lethargic, lazy, apathetic and just "don't feel like doing anything." … Continue reading Beating the “Don’t Feel Like Doing Anything” Syndrome
I’m a Roman Catholic and last saturday was the first time in my life I’ve ever mustered the courage to go to the confessional box before mass for confession. I think it may have changed my life for the better. I’d been thinking about this for a few weeks now after hearing our priests repeatedly … Continue reading “Surrender Your Negativity”
When you find yourself in a tough situation, say doing an intense workout and all you can think of is giving up, what do you tell yourself? Do you start cussing and swearing at everything in sight or do you think about rainbows, unicorns and start singing Frozen songs, "Let it go...let it go~" Today … Continue reading Mental Toughness: 4 words to survive anything