Mold is a natural inhabitant of our world, and unfortunately it’s something that many of us live with, without realising just how damaging it can be to our health. Mold loves to grow in damp places, and isn’t the non threatening, natural issue we have been led to believe. Black Mold looks sinister and unsightly, but the worse threat is unseen mold, and dead mold. Mold has become a tremendous problem for multiple reasons, mold resistant paints have allowed resistant species to
After using essential oils for over 5 years, we are continually amazed at how extensively they can be used to therapeutically treat certain health conditions, clean, spice up cooking, or create simple home-made skin and beauty products. We use essential oils every single day, at home and at our studio. We love that they are natural, powerful, and don't contain no nasty chemicals. What Are Essential Oils? Essential oils (EO’s) are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds,
Bone Broth – The trendiest beverage of the last 5 years! If you haven’t introduced this ancient nutritious food into your diet, then you should consider it. Bone broth or ‘stock’ isn’t any new fad. It’s the revival of a highly healthy food that has been consumed for generations as an easy to digest, nutrient dense drink. If you want benefits like better skin, fascia and hair, healthier digestive function, reduced pain, and increased immune health, then jump onto the bone brot
Stress is by far one of the biggest threats to our health. Intense events like death, relationship breakdown, moving house, starting a business, or getting married, are acutely stressful times in our life, but many of us bounce back easily once the intensity of the stress dissipates. The more insidious stress that many people fail to consider, is the chronic low grade stress we encounter EVERY SINGLE DAY! Chronic stress in a menacing and corrosive condition. Each small stres
A common misconception is that out core is just our abdominals, and that we need to perform local strength work on the core, or ‘suck in’ our abs or ‘brace’ to get them to work. By doing this, we can actually de-train the core and prevent it from working smoothly with the rest of the surrounding tissue! Our core is just one part of an interconnected system which should work together in synergy as we move. So what’s the best way to train for a healthy life?
Full body movement
Wellness is a precursor to fitness. You cannot build a house on poor foundations. When it comes to fitness so many attempt to cut corners by not chasing wellness. It’s more common than you think for fitness driven individuals to focus on their adrenalin-fuelled time at the gym where all the exciting stuff happens. When you get caught up in the fitness side of things, it’s common to over train, eat poorly, train only your strengths, and not bother with the less exciting but fu
Do you wear orthotics, use knee, ankle or back braces as a coping strategy for chronic pain or injury? If you do, it may be worth contemplating if rigidity really is helping your body recover or perform it's best! 'Rigidity is the enemy of all biology.' The above quote by Michol Dalcourt sums up our perspective on locking up joints or immobilising an injured area. Many people use these devices long term, or reach for a 'supportive brace' at the first hint of a niggling injury