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Spring Wellness

Ayurveda is a 5000-year-old medical system that translates to the science/knowledge of life. It is a modality deep rooted in the ancient philosophy that we are seasonal and cyclical beings composed of the natural elements. In order to create more harmony and balance in our minds and bodies for overall well-being Ayurveda recommends living according [...]

Heavenly Chi – Sea of Red

There is quite often a tendency in the West to separate ourselves from nature. This goes for some farming practices, the ways in which we eat, and also in the way we view our bodies – this peculiar idea that bodily functions are things that occur TO us, rather than being a part of us. [...]

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World Health Day…what are we missing from our idea of HEALTH?

April 7th was World Health Day. Health receives an entire day universally named for the entire world to experience HEALTH. Which got me thinking…every single person in this world has their own special idea of what health is. Their own experience of health. Their own filter through which they view health. Some may think health [...]

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Postnatal Depletion

The meaning of the term Postnatal Depletion sounds pretty straightforward. In some ways it is. It means depletion of the mother in the postnatal period. The problem though is that most people are unaware of what the postnatal period actually is, limiting it to the year or so after the birth of the child. Many [...]

Cervical Health

National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week has just passed. It is an excellent time to check in with yourself and identify when your last cervical screen was. This is a vital part of our cervical wellness, as women. If you can’t remember when your last one was, book it in today. Our cervix is an extension of [...]

My story- IVF & Natural Killer Cells

My fertility journey started quite some time ago at the start of 2014. My husband and I had just started "trying" and fell pregnant pretty quickly but miscarried very early on in what appeared to have been a chemical pregnancy. Being the impatient person that I am I decided to start looking into our fertility [...]

International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

It’s International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day today, October 15th. This is a special day set aside by Sands Australia to honour all the babies we have lost, through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death. Losing a baby is a deeply traumatic experience. We hope it never happens to us. But if it does, nothing [...]

Spring has sprung!

Spring is upon us and already our activity levels are increasing. It is the time to shake off the dormancy of winter and make like a little spring seed, unfurling, unfolding and growing new foliage. I mean this physically, mentally and spiritually. Our activity levels naturally increase. Our connection with nature grows as we start [...]

What is dry body brushing?

Dry body brushing seems to be popping up everywhere at the moment, which is wonderful! The benefits of this ancient Ayurvedic technique are incredible, add in dry body brushing to: - Increase muscle tone - Improve skin texture (luminosity and suppleness) - Reduce the effects of stress on the body - Promote weight management by [...]

Why we should get moving this Spring!

During September at Angea our theme is MOVEMENT. Now, a lot of us are well informed about the benefits of exercise and moving our bodies from a Western perspective. From Chinese medicine perspective however, we understand on a deeper level. With Spring upon us, it’s a time of regeneration, renewal and revitalizing. After a long, [...]