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Holistic Living Coach – Anna Diep

This month we feature a unique form of healing therapy practiced at FSWC – Holistic Coaching. Many of us, at different times in our lives, experience challenges that seem too hard to handle, and these can relate to relationship breakdown, family conflicts, career upheavals, mid-life crisis, deep emotional or social impairment. A Holistic Coach can [...]

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The Teachings of Travel – Why Balance in Your Life is so Important

Reflections by Robbie Allan – Realign Myotherapy Travel can teach us a lot. We see the way people in different cultures live. We see what affects our actions can have. But most importantly, we learn a lot about our own priorities and necessities. For me, travel has helped me realise what is most important and [...]

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Meet the Practitioner – Tony Cook, Core Hypnosis

Tony Cook is a registered nurse who was always drawn to the healing process. He became interested in hypnotherapy techniques after meeting a healer in his mid 20′s who used guided visualisation therapy to successfully treat his childhood trauma. Tony Cook It changed my life completely. If I was to divide my life in half [...]

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6 Causes of Fatigue

by Sachiko Giorgilli, Nutritional Medicine  As the end of year party and deadline season creeps up check in with your energy levels. Are you feeling unusually tired, tired from all the extra activity or have you been feeling tired for a while and the extra activities seem overwhelming? Below is a list of 6 potential [...]

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7 Common Causes of Constipation and 7 Solutions to Eliminate It

by Sachiko Giorgilli, Nutritional Medicine 7 Common Causes of Constipation 1.  Dehydration Like a toilet, our internal flushing system requires adequate water to function properly. 2.  Lack of Fibre Dietary fibre isn’t digested by your body, but instead travels relatively intact through the stomach and intestines, absorbing water to add bulk to stool, and helping move [...]

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Meet the Practitioner – Amanda Bowden, Empower Osteopathy

My partner Chris Bell and I are both Osteopaths. We have been practicing for 2 years now and started Empower Osteopathy together. We love helping people figure out what is going on with their bodies and take an active part in their health and mobility. I was a dancer so I was very interested in [...]

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Spring

“The supernatural forces of spring create wind in Heaven and wood upon the Earth. Within the body they create the liver and the tendons; they create the green colour… and give the voice the ability to make a shouting sound… they create the eyes, the sour flavour, and the emotion anger.”  - The Inner Classic. [...]

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Meet the Practitioner – Steph Varney, Realign Myotherapy

I’ve been a Myotherapist for 8 years. Initially I studied at Endeavour College of Natural Health, where I completed my diploma of remedial massage then I went on to do an advanced diploma of remedial massage at Melbourne Institute of Massage Therapy. Myotherapy is essentially a Melbourne branding of the advanced diploma of remedial massage. [...]

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Meet the Practitioner – Dr Jacqueline Heng (TCM), Eastential Chinese Medicine

WHAT IS TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE TCM encompasses both acupuncture and herbal medicine. It treats the body holistically so we see patterns in signs and symptoms. We take into consideration the four seasons, diet and lifestyle so everything comes into play – as opposed to just treating the main complaint. When you visit your TCM practitioner [...]

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Winter and Traditional Chinese Medicine by Jacqueline Heng

The cold, wet and windy change in Melbourne weather signals the arrival of winter.  As we head deeper into the colder months, we find ourselves increasingly spending more time indoors. There is a need for more rest and sleep and a noticeable decrease in outdoor activities.  Winter represents the most Yin aspect of the four [...]

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