How do you speak with yourself?


by Katina Gleeson (Hypnotherapist & Counsellor) Do you speak harshly, frequently telling yourself how you aren’t good enough or smart enough or don’t have enough motivation or will power? Or do you speak more gently – perhaps the way you speak with people you care about? And why is this important? I have written before [...]

How do you speak with yourself?2018-01-27T05:50:03+00:00

Pregnancy Pelvic Pain


by Jodie Isles | Remedial Massage Therapist ....I’m going to call it pregnancy triple P   So many women say: "My hips and pelvis feel like they are “falling apart”, my hips just ache all the time or at night, when I walk my pelvis feels unstable and sore, and/or I have pain in the [...]

Pregnancy Pelvic Pain2017-06-25T04:39:11+00:00

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)


by Jodie Isles | Merakai Massage What is MLD?   MLD is a form of manual therapy very different to other massage styles and is designed to activate and encourage the flow of lymph throughout the body. MLD focuses solely on the lymphatic system and connective tissue immediately below the skin and does not penetrate [...]

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)2017-05-30T23:35:41+00:00

Let's Talk About Flax


                                                       by Therese Hodgkinson (Naturopath) Flax Meal, Golden Flax, Brown Flax   Did you know that Flaxseed (aka linseed) is not only a great source of omega 3 fatty acid but also: fibre, protein, minerals, isoflavones & lignans? No wonder this nutritious little seed has been consumed since 3000BC!! The phytonutrients in [...]

Let's Talk About Flax2017-05-29T01:20:44+00:00

Western Herbal Medicine for Public Health


Written by Marilyn Lemaire | Master Herbalist   Western Herbal Medicine for Public Healthcare As many of you are aware, VIVE is rich with Herbalists.  We are 7 herbalists working in the store and the VIVE clinic.  We love going to the dispensary and drawing on our years of training to make herbal formulations that [...]

Western Herbal Medicine for Public Health2017-03-31T07:47:30+00:00

Vive Health – Massage Therapist – Jodie Isles


Dip. In Remedial Massage | NurtureLife® practitioner (Pregnancy massage Australia)   Special interests Remedial massage Deep Tissue massage Relaxation massage Pregnancy massage Massage for Labour (Labour support training) Postnatal massage HICAPS and Health fund rebates are available.   A little about me... After a career in commerce accounting, I decided to follow my passion in [...]

Vive Health – Massage Therapist – Jodie Isles2017-02-09T07:05:19+00:00

Which probiotic is right for you?


By Lena Moynihan, Naturopath (BHSc.) Did you know that different probiotic species have different actions? Increasingly evidence is emerging implicating specific probiotic species and strains in the treatment of various ailments. It can be challenging at times to navigate the vast array of available probiotics. Of course it is always best to consult a naturopath [...]

Which probiotic is right for you?2016-11-11T04:56:23+00:00

How to Relieve Nausea with Acupressure


Bob Wong | Acupuncturist Pericardium 6 is a well known point in Chinese medicine for nausea and vomiting. It is located in between the two tendons of the wrist, just three finger breadths away from your wrist crease. This point has is used by postoperatieve patients and also patients undergoing chemotherapy. A study by the [...]

How to Relieve Nausea with Acupressure2016-10-28T03:05:51+00:00

Vive Health – Naturopath – Therese Hodgkinson


Together we can optimise your health “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” – Jim Rohn Qualifications: Dip. Naturopathy Dip. Herbal Medicine Dip. Nutrition Pharmacy Professional Interests: Stress & anxiety management Menopause, perimenopause & PMS support Teen & child health (including learning support) Immune support Inflammatory conditions Improving overall [...]

Vive Health – Naturopath – Therese Hodgkinson2016-10-27T05:08:13+00:00
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