This week in our nutrition class, we covered nutritional interventions for Mental Health. It turns out there is so much you can do, nutritionally, to improve your mental health. And this doesn't just apply to people with conditions like depression, anxiety or insomnia. I was so fascinated by these tables that I thought I'd share … Continue reading Eating for your Mental Health
Last weekend, I attended the annual Naturopaths and Medical Herbalists of New Zealand (NMHNZ) conference. This year, the theme was Enhancing Immunity: Mind, Body & Naturopathy. It was held in Wellington which also gave me a good excuse to travel out of Auckland and see Wellington! 😋 Here are some of my main takeaways summarized … Continue reading NMHNZ Conference 2019 – Takeaways
Kia ora! It has been awhile since my last post. Admittedly, I have been overwhelmed with school work and not been prioritizing blogging ... HOWEVER, another term has passed, spring is here and we are finally on term break! 🥳 After a long, cold winter, the spring sun really warms my soul! 🌞 Time seems … Continue reading Sep 2019 Spring Update: Life Perspective, Carnivore Diet, Fitness, Naturopathy
Time is something I feel I am really short of at the moment. To put it in context, I think I have literally hundreds of pages worth of documents and research articles to read every week! It's like reading a few books worth and frankly I am very overwhelmed and not able to finish reading … Continue reading “How Do I Prioritize?”
"Remember: the one who sows meagerly will reap meagerly, and there shall be generous harvests for the one who sows generously. Each of you should give as you decided personally and not reluctantly, as if obliged. God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to full you with very good thing so that you … Continue reading The Value of Hard Work
Count your rainbows and not your storms.
Winter in Auckland can be wet, cold and miserable.
I often feel lonely, homesick, depressed and unmotivated.
However almost daily, God sends rainbows.
Almost as a reminder to me that there is always something beautiful in all the difficulties and trials you experience.
That maybe these cold, dark times produce miracles.
Certainly few things can be as beautiful or colourful as a rainbow.
So never give up, no matter how bad the situation.
Even if it seems hopeless.
Remember, storms don’t last forever.
And there is always a rainbow after the rain.
Its my second year in New Zealand and I am currently also experiencing my second winter! ❄ It seems like coming from a tropical country, my body is not apt at dealing with changing seasons, especially when it starts to get cold. Last year when the weather turned, I started experiencing swollen and itchy fingers … Continue reading Naturopathy and Seasonal Allergies: Year 2!