Health

As October – the month we honor mental health – draws to a close, let us remember that acknowledging and respecting our mental wellbeing is imperative all year round. All too often, we focus on the physical being, spending our time and resources to keep our bodies fit, healthy and strong, and we overlook our mental health. However as David R Hamilton, PhD, shares in his book “It’s the thought that counts”, medical research shows that body and mind are intertwined. Every thought, feeling, and intention you have sends ripples throughout your...

This month, as we acknowledge World Health Day, let’s think about our family health genes. Are our physical, mental, emotional and energetic health challenges entirely our own or are they an unavoidable consequence of our relationships with grandparents, parents and siblings?   In her groundbreaking book “Childhood Disrupted – How your biography becomes your biology; and how you can heal”, award-winning science journalist Donna Jackson Nakazawa explores the link between our life experiences and adult illnesses. Scientists now know on a bio-chemical level exactly how traumatic life experiences such as family violence,...