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Understanding Self-Compassion's Impact on Cancer Patients: A Revealing Study

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 8 November 2023
Understanding Self-Compassion's Impact on Cancer Patients: A Revealing Study
In the world of emotional well-being, self-compassion shines as a beacon of hope. Studies have shown that it can make a real difference in how we cope with tough times. But, most of these studies only looked at self-compassion at one point in time, leaving a gap in our understanding of how it affects our future emotional well-being. This study, which followed cancer patients over time, aims to fill in that gap. We want to see how self-compassion at the start of their cancer journey might infl...
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Connecting Bone and Gut Health

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 31 August 2023
Connecting Bone and Gut Health
Hello there, curious minds! Today, we're unravelling a fascinating relationship that goes beyond what meets the eye – the intricate link between our gut and bone health. ?? Our journey takes us through the world of bone-related disorders like osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis. Did you know that these conditions are somehow connected to our gut health? ? Let's dive into the nitty-gritty details: Gut Microbiome's Role in Bone Health
The magic starts in t...
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Exercise for a Fit Heart

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 21 August 2023
Exercise for a Fit Heart
As part of a healthy lifestyle, exercise routines and increased movement specifically contribute to improved cardiovascular fitness, reduced systemic inflammation,2,3 and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Many different types of physical activities, from simple movement to high intensity, are all beneficial for heart health.  Fitness and the Healthy Heart
According to the American Heart Association, moderate and vigorous aerobic activity, muscle strengthening through resist...
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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help Maintain Lung Health

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 24 July 2023
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help Maintain Lung Health
New evidence from a large-scale study supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggests that omega-3 fatty acids could potentially reduce the risk of lung function decline. The study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, aimed to understand better the association between omega-3 fatty acids and lung health.  “We know a lot about the role of diet in cancer and cardiovascular diseases, but the role of diet in chronic lung disease ...
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The Drivers of Burnout

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 10 March 2023
The Drivers of Burnout
Burnout is a state of mental and physical exhaustion that can zap the joy out of your career, friendships, and family interactions. Continual exposure to stressful situations, like caring for an ill family member, working long hours, or witnessing upsetting news related to politics and school safety can lead to this stress condition. Burnout, however, isn’t always easy to spot. With that in mind, we’ve put together a guide to help you identify the signs of burnout, as well as way...
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  • The Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Society for Integrative Oncology
  • Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia
  • Australian Traditional-Medicine Society
  • British Naturopathic Association