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How does a regular meditation practice affect the mind?

by | September 7th, 2021

A regular meditation practice is something that can be healthy for your mind, body and spirit. In today’s world we are constantly exposed to a downpour of information, stresses and expectations on how we should live our lives. Meditation can help in a number of ways that is beneficial for mental and physical wellness. In …

Top health tips for FIFO workers

by | August 24th, 2021

Before moving to central Queensland, I didn’t know much about what FIFO work involved and the health implications it could have for many people. After practicing in Yeppoon for the past 19 months and helping hundreds of FIFO workers, I have come across recurrent themes and so wanted to share these and give some tips. …

Life stressors that contribute to poor spinal health

by | July 21st, 2021

In my previous blog post, I spoke about about how Chiropractic care may be able to help improve nervous system function, the importance of good spinal health and how subluxations can develop from day to day stressors. In today’s blog post, I thought I would dive a bit deeper into the concept of life stressors …

Benefits of deep breathing exercises

by | May 1st, 2021

Deep breathing exercises are a type of exercise that involves contracting the diaphragm with slow, deep breaths in certain repetitions. It is also referred to as Diaphragmatic breathing. It helps to strengthen the diaphragm, lungs and other associated muscles so that you are able to reach full capacity of your breaths. Deep breathing exercises are …

How psychological stress impacts the physical body!

by | December 19th, 2020

Stress. What is it? How does it occur? How can stress impact your health? Stress is a natural reaction in the body that activates your innate ‘fight or flight’ response – otherwise known as your sympathetic nervous system. This occurs when we experience some kind of threat and require an immediate response from the body. …