Mood & Mind.

How Relaxed Are You When You're Sleeping? After a full night’s sleep, do you wake in the morning exhausted? Or STILL feeling tired? The effects of stress or an unrested mind doesn’t necessarily stop once your head hits the pillow. Sleep Disorders called Parasomnias happen to you whilst you sleep and can cause fatigue. They […]

Anxiety is a common yet complex mental health condition that can significantly impact a person's daily life. From persistent worry to physical symptoms like rapid heart rate and shallow breathing, anxiety manifests in various ways. In this blog post, we'll delve into the intricacies of anxiety, explore its root causes, and provide practical tips for […]

Acupuncture with Katika now available at Brookvale. I've settled into the new clinic location for Acupuncture at Brookvale! I'm continuing to provide Chinese Medicine services for current and new clients. Here's what the new treatment room looks like - bigger, brighter and more space! Availability for Acupuncture at Brookvale: Mondays 10-7pm Thursdays 2pm-6pm Saturdays 1pm-6pm […]

Natural Medicine Week aims to educate and promote awareness about Natural Medicine in Australia. The Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS) is an association I'm a member of and have been for most of my practicing years since 2003. ATMS focuses on three areas of Natural Medicine: Ingestive - Naturopathy & Western Herbal Medicine Bodywork - […]

The days are getting longer, the sun is shining brighter and winter is behind us for another year. It’s time to dust off that fitness training gear and spring back into action!

Although we know vegetables dramatically improve health, all the mechanisms by which that occurs continues to be studied. It’s becoming clearer exactly how we can support healthy cognition and design treatments that assist clients with healthy aging and preventing cognitive decline. Recently, researchers uncovered the pathways by which leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables improve brain […]