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New year, new you, new life cover… Here’s when it’s time to talk about life insurance.

The new year for many of us can bring big changes. Some of us may be packing up and moving into our first homes. Others may be travelling to a different country altogether. Happy couples may be expecting a new addition to their families in the coming year, and hordes will be transitioning to a…

Is there a downside to taking probiotics?

Probiotics are a buzzword in the health community. Bacteria isn’t all bad and probiotics refer to the good bacteria that aids our overall health, digestion, and immune system. Probiotics are so popular that people are beginning to ask questions about whether there is another side to the coin. More and more people asking: “are probiotics…

Cold showers: Cool or cruel? Here’s when to take them and why

While a cold shower on a hot summer’s day can be refreshing, other times they can be jarring and downright dreadful. But it’s really a matter of knowing when to reap the benefit of a cold shower, and when to avoid one! So, what are the benefits of having a cold shower, when should you…

7 Benefits of Having Essential Oils: Find Yours Today

Aromatherapy has become a buzzword in the last few decades, but few people actually know how essential oils benefit health and wellbeing. Aromatherapy isn’t just a way to make your living room smell nice; it’s an alternative form of medicine that can be used to treat various ailments and enhance the body’s innate healing capabilities….

9 Yoga Poses for Stubborn Back Pain

Back pain affects at least 16% of Australians today. In fact, it’s estimated that about 70-90% of people will have to contend with it in their lifetime. Back pain can be caused by disorders in the musculoskeletal or nervous systems, and it often takes a combination of medical treatment and lifestyle changes to really bid…

All Your Questions on Fibromyalgia Answered

Have you been feeling dull, aching pains throughout your body? Do your muscles feel tender when touched? Do you feel unrested, even if you have had a long night’s sleep? Have you recently experienced physical, or perhaps, emotional trauma before the onset of the symptoms? If so, you may have fibromyalgia. Read on to learn…

Get Your Balance Back: 5 Tips to Restore Equilibrium

Vertigo is characterised by dizziness and problems with balance due to damage or disease in the inner ear or the brain’s balance center. The dizziness feels like either the world is spinning, or the person experiencing it is. Vertigo episodes may last for a few seconds to several minutes, and a person may experience multiple…

Can Acupuncture Help Nerve Pain?

Neuropathic pain is chronic pain caused by nerve damage due to trauma, disease, surgery, or chemotherapy. It’s a condition that affects people of all ages and often only achieves partial relief, resulting in disability and decreased quality of life. Common treatments include nerve blocks and pain medication, supported by alternative medicine like acupuncture. So, can…

Top 5 Reasons Life Insurance Claims are Denied

If you’ve ever gone through the nightmare of having an insurance claim denied you’d know it’s something you definitely want to avoid. Insurance is supposed to give us peace of mind that we’re looked after in a crisis, not a slap in the face! But unfortunately that’s what some Australians go through. So what if…

6 Signs You’re On the Right Track in Life

Over time, our busy modern lifestyles can begin to feel a little…routine. Woken the kids up? Check. Remembered to eat brekky? Check. Got to work on time? Check. And then in the evenings, all we might have energy for is our favourite show on Netflix and a glass or two of pinot. It eventually gets…

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