Chinese Year of the Yang Earth Dog

Chinese Year of the Brown Dog The Chinese New Year (or Spring Festival or Lunar New Year) is a celebration of the start of a new moon and is the most important festival in the Chinese traditional calendar. 2018 is the year of the Male Earth Dog which only comes around...

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Improving Digestion while Traveling

Staff Spotlight - Vimala Kumar Holidays With My ‘Doggy Nephew’! As the only practitioner with no pet at home I sometimes feel a bit left out so this month I thought I’d share my sister-in-law’s very cute dog with you. In October I went to the US to visit my family and...

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Your right to make informed choices

Choices, Mental Digestion and Your Well-Being - Bing Qian   Our society is facing challenging times and we’re really not handling it well. Of course, there’s always been a strong element of ‘this is how it is, so you can fit in or suffer’ when people’s views collide....

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Have You thought About Volunteering?

Staff Spotlight - Nadia Gazzi Have You thought About Volunteering? I started volunteering at Sacred Heart Mission St Kilda over 3 years ago, and I’m glad I did. Yes, I’m helping people access health services they couldn’t otherwise dream of, not to mention providing a...

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Transitions: New Year is Just One Opportunity

 - Bing Qian   January often feels like a ‘lost month’ between Christmas and the ‘real start of the year’ in February, so I thought I’d take this time to reflect on the importance of transitions, and ways in which we can use them to shape our lives intentionally. Like...

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Food is one of the Four Pillars of Health

 - Alice Louey Food is one of the Four Pillars of Health in Traditional Chinese Medicine I love discovering new recipes and have experimented with various eating plans/diets over the past few years. I’m keen to discover how difficult the transition is, how easy it is...

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