Posts by Carla Brion

Review: Lunette Menstrual Cup

For a few months I’d been thinking about trying this relatively new concept of a ‘menstrual cup’. I kept hearing more about them and through research, I quickly began to realise that the benefits would out weigh any sort of initial awkwardness I had around it. Plus, as a health care practitioner with an interest in Women’s Health; and as someone who likes to make conscious choices to feel more

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How To Get a Flat Tummy the Traditional Way

Recent scientific research has found that our gut is our second brain and our emotional centre. It detoxifies, regulates inflammation and makes 90% of our neurotransmitters, like the happy chemical Serotonin. Therefore we must nourish our tummies well so our health and happiness can thrive.

Why & How To Eat More ‘Yin’ Foods This Summer

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) philosophy has always said that for health and happiness to flourish, we need to live in harmony with the environment. However thanks to the hectic, modern world, that we live in, most of us have lost that connection to the earth and the elements within us that tie us to nature.

Chinese Cupping: How It Works and Why You Should Try It

Ever seen Hollywood’s finest walking the red carpet and sporting those purple circles on their backs? Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Anniston perhaps? That’s because they’re right into Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) cupping!

5 Easy Ways To Get Your Body Baby Ready

Have you been wondering how to prepare your body for pregnancy? Or have you been wondering, ‘Is my body ready for pregnancy?’ Consider these 5 things first.

Traditional Chinese Medicine 101

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) may be very old, but it’s now making an entrance into the western world and being integrated into hospitals and treatment plans.