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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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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 – 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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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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Shokuyoku no Aki by Milena McClure

Shokuyoku no Aki – Autumn Appetite Have you noticed the days are getting shorter? The clouds are high and look like fish scales? The leaves on the trees are starting to change colour? Have you been thinking about food more than usual? Are you having cravings cheese, cake, hot chips, roasts and stews? If this [...]

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Autumn Blog by Jacqueline Heng, Eastential Chinese Medicine

As the cool crisp air of autumn mornings and warm afternoons begin to be apparent, we will start to shift our diet, and prepare our body and mental state to help us transition into cooler temperatures and shorter daylight days. Adjusting to the ebb and flow of the changing season can be challenging to some [...]

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Meet the Practitioner – Yuki Murata, Four Seasons Wellness Centre

Four Seasons Wellness Centre Founder and Japanese Shiatsu Therapist  Yuki Murata was born in Hokkaido, Japan, and came to Melbourne in her 20′s to study Environment and Society Assessment and Policy at RMIT. “I wanted to work in an area where I could help the environment and ultimately people. I saw how the environment came [...]

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Happy Year of the Dog

Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year, is celebrated by over 1.5 billion people around the world and lands between January 21 and February 20 each year depending on the lunar calendar.  It is a time to farewell the characteristics of the previous year and welcome those of the new. These characteristics are based on [...]

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Five Reasons Why Sugar Contributes to Weight Gain

By Sachiko Giorgilli Your body burns sugar to provide you with the energy necessary for life. Many foods are broken down into sugar in the body through the conversion of long and complex sugars called polysaccharides into short and simple sugars called monosaccharaides, such as glucose. There are 5 main ways sugar can sabotage your [...]

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