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Since time immemorial, people have known that the cold weather brings more frequent colds, and now, (as of 2015) humanity finally knows why.
It's because your nose is cold!
A colder nasal cavity simpy renders you're immune system less effective in the main place viruses lay dormant in the body, the colder temperature means slower chemical reactions. https://news.yale.edu/…/cold-virus-replicates-better-cooler…
Children's teeth, obesity and a proposal to tax sugar are being discussed. Below, we've included a number of articles showing differing viewpoints.
Did you know that there are higher levels of sugar in NZ soft drinks that in other countries such as Canada and Australia?
Meditation is not about stopping the mind, but observing our thoughts
What is going on in my mind right now? No judging, just chilling while you acknowledge your thoughts, either pleasant or unpleasant. Be aware of the sensations those thoughts generate, without reacting or holding on to them.
Find your own “meditation style"
Chuckling Chickens' Free range eggs are available at our reception.
Peter our naturopath and his family have run a lifestyle block up in Otaki for over 30 years, they have over 80 Loved Free Range Chooks! The only thing these girls have to worry about is themselves- and the odd falcon (the look out let's everyone else know, then they shoot up onto the orchard trees out of the way).
Our therapist Dharshan is now offering Equine Assisted Psychotherapy! Learning to work with animals, especially the large and sensitive horse, builds many vital skills in communication such as knowing how one affects others and building self confidence.
Along with a licensed mental health professional and an experienced horse handler, you or your child will be empowered to clearly communicate, build trust and assertiveness, reduce anxiety, clearly define relationship boundaries in a loving way as well as practicing social skills and impulse modulation.
For May and June our lovely Osteopath Melanie is running a special!
50% off the first osteopathic treatment for your baby under 1
Melanie has loved working with babies and children since she finished her training, so much so she explored observing an Osteopathic children’s specialist last year and has just traveled to her home town of Paris to further her knowledge.
She has come back from the post graduate paediatric course fresh with the latest in-depth osteopathic knowledge of how to treat babies from the ages of 0-1.