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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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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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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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