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Enjoy Your Healing Herbal Tea

Enjoy Your Healing Herbal Tea

Lavender Promotes relaxation Convulsions & spasms Migraines Loss of appetite Toothache Acne Hibiscus Manages blood pressure Lowers cholesterol Protects liver Anti-inflammatory & antibacterial agent Relieves menstrual pain Improves digestion Peppermint Reduces... read more
Anxiety and Magnesium Deficiency

Anxiety and Magnesium Deficiency

Anxiety can cause symptoms that lead to more anxiety. This is one of the main reasons that anxiety and panic attacks are so hard to stop – once you have anxiety, it can often lead to symptoms that cause anxiety to develop further. What is an anxiety attack? An anxiety... read more
Excessive screen time is rewiring our brains

Excessive screen time is rewiring our brains

Consider this: what if the various laptop, tablet and smartphone screens surrounding you are reshaping your brain to the same extent that they have already reshaped your daily habits? Think about it for a moment. Instead of talking with a friend over the phone or... read more
Why Do Doctors Know So Little About Food

Why Do Doctors Know So Little About Food

I am a doctor and everything I know about food that is worth knowing, I learnt somewhere other than medical school. We learn so much in medical school, much of it bizarre and obscure and rarely used in real life. But when it comes to food, which we ingest every day,... read more
How to Join Australian Mensa

How to Join Australian Mensa

Mensa is a not-for-profit society whose members qualify by having an IQ in the top 2% of the population. It was founded in 1946 and is the oldest, largest and arguably best known of all the high IQ societies with well over 100,000 members internationally. Its purposes... read more
Ageing with Beauty and Grace

Ageing with Beauty and Grace

In the last decade I have come to realise that there is one thing that is with me for every thought, action, choice and behaviour in my life… and that is my body. I will be turning forty next year, and to be honest I have no hang-ups about that, in fact I am... read more
Home Schooling in Australia

Home Schooling in Australia

On Sunday 11 March WA Mansans caught up to explore the concept of home schooling and its various pros and cons. Akin to private tutoring, home schooling is when parents or guardians take on the responsibility to educate their child outside of a traditional school... read more
Benzodiazepine Deaths Rising

Benzodiazepine Deaths Rising

Since 1999, opioid deaths have increased by a factor of 5, but overdose deaths due to benzos have risen by a factor of 8. Valium was given the despicable name “Mother’s Little Helper” because they said it helped Mom get through the day! On their own, benzos are bad... read more
Everyday Vegan Activism? It’s Simple and Easy.

Everyday Vegan Activism? It’s Simple and Easy.

We don’t have to engage in grand, heroic actions to participate in the process of change. Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world. ~ Howard Zinn Having strategic, content-based conversations with friends, family and acquaintances... read more
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