The Facts About Breast Cancer
Nov18

The Facts About Breast Cancer

This information is taken directly from the website of the National Breast Cancer Foundation and is a must-read for all women. Please check yourself regularly, consult your doctor if you have any concerns and if you are over 50 you can get a free mammogram. What are the facts?1    Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in Australia.   One in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.   In 2013,...

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Neurofeedback for Better Brain Function
Nov16

Neurofeedback for Better Brain Function

One might ask what is Neurofeedback? Well, the process can be likened to personal training sessions for your brain, to enable it to function in a more positive way. Like any type of training, physical or otherwise, the more you practice the more positive the results. Julia Cull of Centre for Psychological Health practices Neurofeedback with excellent results, particularly with people who suffer from depression, anxiety and...

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Tips For Mental Fitness
Nov13

Tips For Mental Fitness

It’s important to maintain your mental fitness particularly as you get older.  There are plenty of fun ways you can do this and here are some great tips: Exercise your body: Physical exercise delivers oxygen to the brain which helps with improving memory, reasoning abilities and reaction times.  30 minutes a day is a good number to aim for. Read: Read a little (or a lot) every day.  Read a variety of materials and subject...

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Achieving with Autism @ Abacus
Nov13

Achieving with Autism @ Abacus

  Peeling back the layers for children with Autism and establishing the building blocks of learning is what Abacus Learning Centre do within their early intervention programs.  This not for profit company is also a registered charity, overseen by a Board of Directors and does not receive any Government funding. The one-on-one teaching given within their programs is very costly and fundraising heavily supports the centre’s income....

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The What and Why of Quinoa… and how to pronounce it!
Oct31

The What and Why of Quinoa… and how to pronounce it!

You may have heard of this great food called quinoa… but do you still pronounce in ‘Qwinowa’ and have no idea what to do with it?  Well read on! Well it’s actually pronounced ‘keen-wah’ and if you don’t have any in your larder, stock up today.  It is very high in protein and is as versatile as rice but with additional health benefits. Many people think quinoa is a grain but in fact it’s...

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