Embrace the power of your breath

While breathing may seem like a natural every day occurrence, many people will do it on autopilot. Little do they realise how powerful this basic physiological activity really is. On autopilot, most people tend to breathe in short and sudden gasps three times quicker than the five or six they need to feel and performContinue reading “Embrace the power of your breath”

What are the benefits of nose breathing?

It’s no secret that when your breath is restricted it impedes your body’s ability to function at its peak. As a result your energy levels decrease and you find it difficult to sleep. The build up of toxins in your body can lead to long term health problems including cancer as found by Nobel prizeContinue reading “What are the benefits of nose breathing?”

How to optimise your nose breathing?

We know that nose breathing is more effective, but for some people there are difficulties in achieving this. For example, when you are constantly congested, mouth breathing may seem easier and less work. However, there are no filters like inside your nose to prevent toxins entering your mouth.

How correct breathing can minimise your risk of illness?

What if I told you that you could minimise your risk of getting sick simply by changing the way you breathe? You probably won’t believe it’s possible, but yes it is.

Do you suffer from SAD?

Do you find yourself feeling a little down as the colder months settle in? Do you feel unmotivated and lack energy for the things that would normally interest you?  Don’t worry, you are not alone. There are many people who feel like you do when the weather turns grey, dark and depressing.

Emerging calmly from lockdown

I finally got to the movies last weekend as there was one film I was curious about. Ironically, it was called Locked Down. It was only a matter of time before someone made a movie about 2020. But it also got me thinking about the different coping mechanisms each person employed to handle the situationContinue reading “Emerging calmly from lockdown”

Fatigue: On the Road to Burnout

Fatigue is more than just feeling tired and drowsy. It can be described as a state of mental and physical exhaustion which impacts on your ability to be effective at work, home or socially. Fatigue happens when you do too much without getting enough proper rest. It is your body’s way of communicating that youContinue reading “Fatigue: On the Road to Burnout”

Burnout – The Silent Killer

Stress and burnout have been normalised as: `Okay, so you’re tired. I am, too. Suck it up and get on with the job’. But there are jobs where burnout can equal death. The Japanese even have a word for it `karoshi’, meaning death by overwork. Burnout can defined by the following symptoms: extreme exhaustion, decreasedContinue reading “Burnout – The Silent Killer”

How Bad News is Bad for your Health

It is important to keep up with the latest news from Australia and around the world, to know what is going on and how your life may be impacted. However, the constant stream of bad news seems to invade every moment of your day. News is readily available on more platforms today than ever before.Continue reading “How Bad News is Bad for your Health”