Is the virus good, bad or neutral
Responding to COVID-19 Wellness

Is the virus good, bad or neutral? Or is it the best thing possible?

Is the current pandemic good, bad, neutral, or is it the best thing possible? What is the best way to talk about the pandemic with children? The Beautiful Mare and The Boy Who Gave Thanks contains a poignant message for ...

Extreme Times Requires
Quick Tips Responding to COVID-19 Wellness

Extreme Times Requires ‘Extreme Being’

These are extreme times and we are witnessing events of biblical proportions. In the past few months in Australia we’ve seen the devastating effects of drought, fires, floods, hail and dust storms. In Melbourne the Yarra...

Emergency or “Emerge ‘n’ See”
Responding to COVID-19 Wellness

Emergency or “Emerge ‘n’ See”

The world is turning to mush. We are all being forced to slow down, go within and enter a liminal state filled with possibility. I remember reading “Limits to Growth” in the early 1970s, in which the ‘Club of...

50 Immune-Boosting Activities to do in Lockdown
Poetry Wellness

Slowdown Shuffle: 50 Evidence-based, Immune-Boosting Activities to do During the Global Slowdown to Go From Wired and Tired to Chilled and Fulfilled:

As the pandemic forces the world to go into ‘lock down’, many people are wondering what they’ll do, how they’ll survive,  and how they’ll avoid going stir crazy. Whether or not you are in lock down, the best ...

Is this the pandemic we needed to have
Responding to COVID-19 Wellness

Is this the pandemic we needed to have?

Eventually everyone will be exposed. The weak, the sick and the most vulnerable will succumb. The current ‘lock down’ may delay the collapse of modern healthcare systems yet modern health systems are already ...

Recipe for Wellness
Poetry Wellness

Recipe for Wellness

Health authorities around the world all agree on one thing. The best way to avoid or treat a viral infection is to be well. After more than 40 years studying medicine and research wellness, I have come to the conclusion ...

The 10 Hacks to Relax
Poetry Relaxation

The 10 Hacks to Relax

The best way to overcome viral infection is to be ‘positively well’, which means adopting the Wellness Manifesto, following the ‘Recipe For Wellness‘, staying ‘Chilled And Fulfilled‘ a...

Ten Toxic Truths
Chemicals

Ten Toxic Truths

Everyone is affected. Toxicity is everywhere. Toxic chemicals travel the globe and have entered every habitat on earth. Toxic exposures affect all living things and can be found in our water, food, air, buildings and soi...

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Chemicals Microbes Water Water Filters

The Calamity of Chlorine

Why do we poison ourselves, then wonder why we are sick? Many people who suffer with skin or gut conditions don’t realise they poison themselves every time they drink or bathe in chlorinated water. Chlorine is high...

Ten Toxic Truths
Water Filters

Why it’s important to filter your bathing water

Many people use a filter for their drinking water, yet do not realise it is probably more important to filter their bathing water. Here are ten reasons why it is more important to filter your shower and bath water than y...

mould
Mould

Musty Muddle of Moisture and Mould

Water does not want to be sterile; when liquid water remains standing for more than 48 hours, mould spores will begin to germinate and grow. There is no point trying to kill visible mould with bleach or fungicides; to ge...

microbes
Microbes

Marvels of microbes

Last week I attended a CSIRO Conference on The Role of the Gut in Health and Wellness and learned about the ‘galaxy in our guts’. This got me wondering about microbes and how they can be harmed by chlorinated...