Photo by Noelle Otto on Pexels.comPhoto by Bas Masseus on Pexels.comPhoto by Daniel Reche on Pexels.comPhoto by Ingo Joseph on Pexels.comPhoto by Rene Asmussen on Pexels.com ‘It’s a superpower’: how walking makes us healthier, happier and brainier Neuroscientist Shane O’Mara believes that plenty of regular walking unlocks the cognitive powers of the brain like nothing... Continue Reading →
With thanks today to Senator Scott Ludlam, who shared this juicy science on social media today. Health Benefits from Nature Experiences Depend on Dose We show that people who made long visits to green spaces had lower rates of depression and high blood pressure, and those who visited more frequently had greater social cohesion. Higher... Continue Reading →
After a weekend which saw a nationwide police blitz on alcohol-induced misbehaviour, today we learn that 7% of people in a group of 600 Australians 'drink [ alcohol ] to feel normal'. * The major reason people overdo alcohol consumption is to mask the darkness and despair of depression and other difficult emotional states. There... Continue Reading →
Today there are two men on opposite sides of the world, chronicling their experiences of cancer diagnosis and treatment. Both are professional writers, one Australian, the other US-based. I admire these men - Jonty Este and Christopher Hitchens - for doing what most men would never do; discussing in public, the dysfunctions of their bodies,... Continue Reading →
Clayfield acupuncturist Margi Macdonald shares Lifeline's community health initiatives and resources for stress management.
So stated The Courier Mail last week. Hmmm What is a 'bad heart' anyway? What makes a heart go 'bad'? Cholesterol? Adiposity in excess? Love gone wrong? Existential crisis? Being bitter? Check back in a day or so for a Traditional Chinese Medicine, Care of the Soul, and Tarot-based interpretation of this important issue. Today,... Continue Reading →