The Benefits of Sound Healing
“Sound healing can assist to balance and clear the mind, leading to a renewed sense of purpose, well-being, calm, and happiness.” —Susy Markoe Schieffelin, sound healer Given that everything has a vibrational frequency, including people, it makes sense that sound frequencies impact how we feel. That’s why particular songs and types of music often bring […]
Pelvic Floor Health
10 Tips for a Healthy Pelvic Floor from Pelvic Floor First. The pelvic floor is the base of the group of muscles referred to as your ‘core’. These muscles are located in your pelvis and stretch like a hammock from the pubic bone (at the front) to the coccyx or tail-bone (at the back) and […]
Laura’s Story – Breast Cancer
Three time cancer survivor, Laura joins us as a guest blogger to tell us about her experience with breast cancer and the importance breast cancer health checks. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and twice as beautiful as you’d ever imagined. Hi there, I’m Laura. I am […]
Stretching for your mental health
Stretching for your mental health may sound like a silly idea, but it can actually help reduce stress and improve your mood. Winter is prime hibernation time for many people, when the cold and the early evenings can disrupt even the most established exercise routines.
How to Get Started With Healthy Meal Prep
Meal prep can be an overwhelming task to endure. Trying to cook multiple meals at once while getting the timing right can leave your kitchen in an utter mess.
Physical Activity for Better Mental Health and Stronger Immunity
Being physically active for overall health and wellbeing is important in everyone’s lives. Establishing and maintaining ways to keep your body moving should be a high priority during times of stress, anxiety and depression to support your mental health and immunity.
Frocktober for ovarian cancer
In the month of October, staff member Melanie ran a campaign for Frocktober (https://www.frocktober.org.au/) and raised over $1400. What is Frocktober? Frocktober is an annual event run by the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF; https://www.ocrf.com.au/) to raise much needed funds (research is severely underfunded) and awareness about ovarian cancer.
The Push Up Challenge
Have you heard about The Push Up Challenge? It is a challenge that runs from the 8th to the 28th of July and it is raising awareness for mental health and raising funds for Headspace. This year I decided to participate in the challenge and it wouldn’t be doing much to raise awareness if I didn’t actually tell people about it.
My Greatest Period Ever – Fringe Show Review
I never thought I could be passionate about periods, but after seeing a hilarious and heartfelt show at this year’s Fringe festival called ‘My Greatest Period Ever’, I’m considering it. Lucy Peach along with her sweetly attentive husband balance witty self-disclosures, songs, stories diagrams and cartoons to tell the epic monthly tale of a period – in a way that has every woman hooting with recognition and relief.
I Lost a Friend to Ovarian Cancer
Last year I lost a dear friend to ovarian cancer. Her name was Tam (but she had changed her name to Ocean Moore-Sparkle, because that’s the kind of amazing woman she was, her maiden name was Moore and she believed there should be more sparkle in everyone’s life!) She was amazing!