9 March 2020
Remedial Massage For Pregnancy
Pregnancy is a hugely exciting time, but it can also take its toll on the body and mind. Massage therapy has been used for centuries to enhance mental and physical wellbeing, and it is an increasingly popular remedy for women who are eager to keep tension, stress and aches and pains at bay during pregnancy…
18 February 2020
How ATMS’ Transition To Practice Seminar Helped Me And My Business
Last year I attended ATMS’ Transition to Practice seminar in February and found it very useful, especially having just started my home-based clinic. This seminar gave me the motivation I needed to start using marketing….
Sandra Wu (Chinese Medicine)
Using Chinese Medicine to Treat Constipation
Although most people don’t talk about it, a lot of patients present at our clinic with constipation. While this may not be their primary complaint, moving their bowels will often help in their overall treatment and with their general health…
28 November 2019
Remedial Massage For Treating Headaches
Headaches are one of the most common ailments. Whether you’re prone to headaches, or you suffer from migraines, this recurrent pain can make life a misery. When you’re struggling with intense symptoms, it can be difficult to concentrate at work, to maintain an active social life, and to ensure you get enough exercise and sleep.
21 October 2019
ATMS natural medicine practitioners
5 Ways To Boost Your Immunity Against Cold + Flu
This year over 217,000 Australians have been diagnosed with the flu and this winter has been one of the worst cold and flu seasons in years. As we enter another seasonal change, ATMS members share their best remedies to boost your immunity and defend yourself against these nasty viruses all year round. Here are some of their top tips…
10 July 2019
How to manage your stress ?
Stress is in a lot of ways about perception, about what we perceive as urgent. In order to change this perception, and therefore reduce stressful factors in their lives, one can work on changing the way that they think. We stress over the emails in our inbox, we stress while we sit at a red light running late for work, we stress over deadlines and workloads, we stress over not being good enough or fit enough, we stress over our children, we stress over the expectations in which society puts upon us. Each person’s stress is unique to their situation.
24 April 2019
When you eat matters - chrononutrition the science of food timing
When we eat matters. Recent discoveries in chronobiology invite us to review our eating patterns in terms of circadian rhythms, feast and fast .
Eating three meals a day with snacks in-between or eating at any time are recent phenomenon in our modern societies . In the scientific community and media, the debate is open between eating regularly versus eating occasionally, between grazing and intermittent fasting.
18 April 2019
Benefits of practicing mindfulness eating
I used to walk down the street, and everyone would acknowledge each other. Perhaps by just moving aside, a nod, a smile or the words hello. Today this is rare. Instead we are tuned into something on our phone that is fed into our ears.
18 April 2019
They can’t find anything wrong with me – can you help?
I often get phone calls from people about to give up and in desperate need of help, all of them ask the question “Can you help me?”. They tell me of the tests they’ve done, and the results coming back negative, but they are still in doubt and in need of help.
22 March 2019
How to use Ayurveda to adapt to seasonal changes
The science of Ayurveda acknowledges the synergy between the individual being and the environment and seasons. The change in the seasons impacts us and we can help to maintain balance by responding to these seasonal shifts.
7 March 2019
Research in Homeopathy 6
In 2010, the UK Parliament’s Science and Technology Committee, which was comprised of a farmer, a professor of chemistry, an analytical chemist, a chemical plant operator, an IT expert, an immunologist, and 2 people with connections to a group called Sense About Science, declared that homeopathy “does not work beyond the placebo effect”1.
14 February 2019
How to establish healthy boundaries to optimise outcomes with your practitioner
Before you begin, as individuals you may need to research practitioners and techniques to find what best works for you. The right fit so to speak. You may be drawn to a specific counselling process, or a combination, but with a little effort you will find a method or approach that suits.