Life is a constant journey, we’re often juggling the demands and responsibilities of day-to-day living with trying to take care of ourselves and the needs of others.

I’ve developed Preventative Health Solutions to give you some support, encouragement, and guidance along the way so that you may find it easier to go with the flow and embrace the changes and challenges that present in life.

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My intention is to create content that is practical, interesting, insightful and most of all useful. If you have any areas of health that you’re interested in or have questions that arise from the blogs, please reach out and let me know. There’s so many health topics and new information that is constantly inspiring me and I love to share!

Have a look through some of the PHS blogs, events and inspirations below to help you get started on your health journey.

Virus’s, also known as the ‘flu’, are usually accompanied by exhaustion, fevers, aching bones, snotty nose and occasionally sore throats that may or may not move into the chest and create a cough with or without phlegm. The immune system usually clears viruses from the body within a few days …

The FLU, it’s usually accompanied by exhaustion, fevers, aching bones, snotty nose and if you’re really unlucky it might even land in your chest and give you a nice productive cough with lots of phlegm. Then, it may seem to disappear and all of a sudden wham! It creeps back …

“Each time courage finds its face in the middle of fear, the world grows” ~ Mark Nepo   It’s a funny thing, Growth… It can happen in so many different stages and phases throughout our life and we often barely even recognise it unless it’s blaringly staring us in the …

The 4 week Adrenal Recovery Program   What is it and who is it for? The adrenals glands are a part of the body’s endocrine system and are responsible for our stress “fight or flight” response. They are the glands that produce cortisol – our “get up and go” hormone …

Have you got THAT flu?! I’m really feeling for you if you do, and I’m also feeling for you if you have already had it and are still recovering …Yuck what a stinker! It’s got a reputation of being a 90 day flu, similar to influenza A, accompanied by fevers, …

How to handle Pain! What is Pain anyway? The Oxford Dictionary gives two definitions of pain; Physical suffering or discomfort caused by illness or injury Careful effort; great care of effort.   The Pain Australia Organisation defines pain as; “…influenced by attitudes, beliefs, personality and social factors, and can affect …

A.N.X.I.E.T.Y.   Even the word itself sounds exhausting! Defined by the oxford dictionary as;   “A feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome”   No wonder anxiety can be such an uncomfortable sensation to experience: the impending feeling that something …

Blood Sugar Baby…..(I’m singing that Red Hot Chilli Peppers song!) So what is Blood Sugar anyway? I’m glad you are interested, because this is a topic that every Australian should be aware of, as it is related to a health condition called diabetes, which causes insulin resistance and inflammation in …

What does “getting hooked” mean anyway? Let me put it this way: Is there something that you think, feel, do, say, eat, choose or (fill in the blank) that you can’t quite control or that you feel may sometimes control you? Well this is what we call ‘getting hooked’. In …

Who’s getting it? Who wants to get it? Who’s getting enough? Who’s getting too much? Who’s getting the right kind of sex? Who’s not interested in sex at all?! And why do I want to know anyway?! Well as you’ve no doubt gauged by now, my interests lay in a …

How do we make our food become our medicine? Well lucky for us, we can easily access whole “real” food in Australia, which is what I consider medicine! Although there is certainly a lot of food currently available in Australia (and the world for that matter), that isn’t exactly what I …

Well this certainly isn’t a new concept however this terminology may be new to you, so let’s break it down.   Integrative Medicine (IM), like the names suggests, allows for all qualified practitioner’s within the health care industry to interact and communicate about their treatment protocols and insights about the …

I injured my ankle recently, I received a bruised bone from a very heavy surfboard crashing into it while I was surfing my local break in Byron Bay. I’ve been using crutches to help me get around and I received an overwhelming amount of love and care from supportive friends …

  Why see a Naturopath? I pondered this question while holidaying in Bali earlier this month (one of the many benefits of having holidays!).  I realised the best way to answer it would be to give you an experience of my own health journey, with the hopes that it will …

Believe it or not, we are living in a pretty toxic world these days! Yep, sounds confronting doesn’t it?! But DON’T panic! Instead come with me on a little journey…. I’m going to take you down the “Who, What, Where, Why and When” path of the Detox business (just not …

What’s with Gluten?!   This is possibly one of the most frequently asked questions that I get when I’m in clinic, so I thought it was about time for me to write a blog about it, to help people understand why most health care practitioners may ask you to have …

It’s a funny thing when you find yourself sinking in the middle of an ocean…when all of a sudden the safety of the vessel you’re in drops away and you’re left floating in the big blue, feeling small, vulnerable and helpless… This was my recent experience… it was a beautiful …

Winter in the southern hemisphere is often the coldest season of the year, and July being smack bang in the middle of winter is no exception! This can make it a really powerful time for us to go within and allow us to take time to slow things down and …

Aloha! I’ve just returned home from an amazing holiday in Hawaii and “aloha” is probably the most common word you will hear over there! Its meaning is truly beautiful, as it is not only used in both greeting someone and saying goodbye, it also means love, respect and affection. There …

As we prepare for the coming winter season down here in the southern hemisphere, I have started to notice a lot of immune system issues arising in my clinic, like colds, flu’s, hay fever, sinusitis and allergies. In my view I can see how a lot of these health issues that …

“NUDE YOUR FOOD” – What you should know about Plastics! Facts about Plastics; According to the dietary book ‘Understanding Nutrition’ by PHD Biologist Ellie Whitney & Masters in Nutrition and Food scientist Sharon Rady Rolfes, Food intolerances can produce many different signs and symptoms in the body of a child …

As we are making our way through one of the hardest times of the year – the middle of winter!- Keeping the immune system strong is essential. One of the most effective ways of supporting our body’s immune system is by delivering it high levels of bio-available nutrients daily. One …

Do you have to take prescription medications? Have you even been given an alternative option that may work just as effectively? Would you like to know more?? Have a read of this article below, it’s pretty inspiring. “The 7  Most Prescribed Drugs In The World And Their Natural Counterparts” by …

I recently stumbled across this amazing article from “The New York Times” magazine. It looks into the overwhelming work loads we all try to juggle and how we can be more productive with our time by doing LESS!?! Sounds interesting doesn’t it? Well it is! If you want to have …

“Be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the Universe, No less than the Trees and Stars. In the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul.” -Max Ehrmann

Minerals   Key: RDI  Recommended Daily Intake mcg  micrograms mg  milligrams   Zinc – Is essential to the health and maintenance of our immune system and helps with wound healing and healthy hair, nails and skin. RDI  11 mg men & 8 mg women Good sources Oysters, shell fish, organic red …

Vitamins    Key: RDI  Recommended Daily Intake mcg  micrograms mg  milligrams   Vitamin D – Helps with the absorption of calcium, therefore helping to strengthen the bones. It supports mental health and can help improve and stabilise energy levels. RDI  10 mcg Good sources Fatty fish, salmon, herring, sardines. Full …

“Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation) there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans; That the moment one definitley commits oneself, then Providence moves too. All sorts of things occur …

“if you think its easy, then it’s easy” Dr Suess  

              Smoothie Recipe – 2 glass serving [custom_list type=”check”] 1-2 Tbsp freshly grounded linseeds and chia seeds/ or slippery elm powder 1x fresh young coconut, the water and meat 1x handful of organic sprouts of your choice- broccoli/ alfalfa 1x medium size avocado 2x …