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Family….who needs them??!!

Well the answer for me is – I DO!!

I don’t know about you…but sometimes family can drive you a little stir crazy??!! It can be a love-hate relationship on the surface sometimes…but deep down it’s truly a love relationship – well, for me anyway.   🙂

With Easter fast approaching, we often spend more time with loved ones over the holidays. We all have our quirks…some that are annoying to others….some that are cute. It’s all about knowing how to ‘go with the flow’ & not turn their drama into your drama. Believe me…I know that can be trying sometimes. Recently, I think I’ve managed quite well with this on a few occasions. I honestly wanted to ‘go with the flow’ & have a great time & not get bogged down…I consciously chose positivity.

I know, I know….life isn’t always supposed to be rosy. There is negativity in the world, in many shapes & forms. But I’ll share a little secret with you…my ‘problem’ or how I react to some people was weighing me down – & it’s not where I want to be. I don’t want to be negative…I want light & fun & positivity.

So I worked on it….with Flower Essences. I sat down & really focused on the ‘nitty gritty’ of the relationship…& how that made me feel. I then went through the process of choosing my personal Flower Essences to shift my response & attitude, & took them regularly whilst reinforcing them with the meditations…..& you know what…it worked for me – just like magic…& as it does for many of my clients!

Snake Vine 

I feel the smile within my mind,

it tells me to dance along,

enjoy the road,

keep my eyes towards the Sun,

& give no thought to shadows.

 

So if you’re struggling with something, or your reaction to someone….why not turn to Mother Nature & see how she can support you. You really have nothing to lose. It may not be your whole answer…but I’m sure it will definitely point you in the right direction to make that holistic shift.

Call me to discuss on 0411 378 997….or BOOK NOW!!

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New Clients Needed….Katherine??!!

As you all probably know….I’ve been travelling to Katherine once a month for well over 18mths now. I started doing this as I had several locals had tried my certified organic herbal teas at Malak Marketplace & asked if I could come to town to support their health.

I truly love going down there each month to assist this beautiful community….but it needs to be sustainable for me to continue. Yes…I’ve helped many people, hence why they no longer need my help!! From stress, gut concerns, persistent colds/flu’s, hormone balancing, pain relief, children’s health & emotional support. This is an amazing feeling & this is why I do what I do…to see positive results after people taking control of the lives & health again. I definitely plan to be finishing out the year in Katherine…..but will need to see how things go in the New Year.

So if you know anyone who is open to natural therapies in Katherine & who would benefit from herbal & nutritional support or Flower Essences for their health & wellbeing, please pass on my details.

Thank You for Your Support…..Love & Light, Kristy x

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Need a New Smoothie Combo??

Berry & Beet Smoothie

Our lifestyle today has seen an increase in heart disease & heart attacks in women – yes…we need to take care of ourselves. Try this combo to boost your antioxidant & vitamin C intake, plus support your cardiovascular & nervous systems.

  • 1C frozen mixed berries
  • 1/2C orange juice/coconut water
  • 1/3C diced cooked beetroot
  • 1/4C Greek yoghurt
  • 2Tbs oats
  • 1tsp honey
  • 2-3 ice cubes

Throw all the ingredients into a blender/food processor, & blend until smooth. Pour into a chilled glass & serve immediately. For an NT tropical twist…..use frozen mango or pineapple!

 

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Territory Day is Yoga Day….. ;)

Embrace Yoga Day

This Territory Day – Saturday 1st July, come on down to the Nightcliff foreshore from 2-7pm to enjoy a day of yoga, plus beautiful vegetarian & vegan food & meditation.

I will be there with my certified organic herbal teas for you to try & buy!

There is FREE yoga for everyone to enjoy….including the kids!

Register your interest today…..remember it’s FREE!!  😉

Free fireworks down at the foreshore afterwards!!!

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Meditation Time…

I’ve had many clients recently through the clinic whom I have suggested to try regular meditation. It can be a time for the body to ‘check in’ & re-balance. For me it may not always be in a structured meditation form…..even soaking in the Epsom salt bath listening to music or going for a mindful walk can be chill out time.

Here’s a link to a range of meditation apps for you to enjoy!

Not only can we benefit from regular meditation & Epsom salt baths…..but I’m sure some of you may love to use them with your ‘little ones’ too….especially at bedtime.

Here’s  a lovely link to an article & script for you to try meditation with your ‘little ones’.

With this combination….hopefully they will be sleeping soundly. If you have any further concerns, remember I’m only too happy to help them with extra herbs & nutrients…just give me a call to arrange an appointment.

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DHA & Omegas During & Beyond Pregnancy

There’s been some discussion around the importance of omegas & particularly DHA in our diets….especially for pregnant women.

In my clinic, prenatal health & nutrition is important to ensure both mum & bub receive the optimum amount of nutrients to allow the best possible outcome for their health. We as Australian’s, are often deficient in Omega 3  & our bodies can’t produce it. How often do you eat 2-3 serves of oily fish, or lots of eggs or ‘micro algae’ to get your DHA???

DHA is needed to aid brain development, nervous system & even their retina’s in the eyes – particularly in the last trimester of pregnancy. Pregnancy can strip your body of nutrients quickly – bub will get them before you. Once bub is born….the growth spurts continue – so additional DHA is needed to pass onto bub via breast milk, & a ‘top up’ is a great way to do this.

A lack of DHA has also been linked to a higher incidence of post natal depression….even more fascinating is those babies who received DHA supplementation had a higher IQ than those given placebo.

Not all Fish Oils are created equal.

A ‘practitioner only’ brand is from a reliable & ‘clean source’….not contaminated with heavy metals. If you’d like support during your pregnancy or for preconception care….give me a call or book online today.

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FREE Healthy Eating Workshop….

Did you sign up for Activate this year???

Great!!!

Lucky you….You really have spent the best $40 on your health.  😉

Did you realise you’re also able to join Louise (nutritionist from Healthy Eating Australia) & myself at one of our three Healthy Eating Workshops for FREE!!!??

Please let me know if you’d like to join us at our workshops….as places are limited!!!

Saturday 13th May 10-12noon

Sunday 28th May 1-3pm

Saturday 10th June 10-12noon

All held at The Heights, Durack Community Centre.

Not only will I be encouraging you on my FB page to keep Activated….I also I will be letting you know how I’m going (since I’ve committed myself to 3-4 classes a week for the 8 weeks).

If you’d like to join us for Activate….you can still sign up today ~100 places left!!

Book online

Get ACTIVATED!!!!

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And the WINNER IS????!!!!

Congratulations to JESS!!!

Jess signed up to my newsletter at The Darwin Collective a couple of weeks ago….& her name has been drawn to win 1hr Reflexolgy!!

Don’t forget to contact me Jess ASAP to book a suitable time for you to chill out on the massage table…..treating your whole body, mind & spirit.

Great to aid insomnia, stress, depression, anxiety, pregnancy…or any other physical concerns due to treating every organ in your body.

If you missed out….BOOK a 40min or 1hr Reflexology session online today….go on YOU know YOU deserve it!! X

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ACIVATE is Here AGAIN!!!

As most of my long term clients know by now…..I’m an Ambassodor for ActivateNT.

24th April-8th June 2017

This is a fantastic 8 week program open to everyone over 16yrs old…..all for the cost of $40 or $20 pensioners.

You REALLY can’t beat it!!

You can do as many classes as you like every day of the week. It gives you the opportunity to try something new & see if you want to follow through with it after Activate finishes.

Plus….there are shopping trolley events to get you back on track by a dietcian….& Louise (Healthy Eating Australia Nutritionist) & myself are joining forces to bring to you x3 great easy food workshops to suit any budget!!

So grab a friend & sign up NOW.…only 500 spots available!!  😉

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Yoga for Kids….& Mum’s & Bubs!!

I’ve had a few clients looking for yoga classes specifically for their children recently….it’s a great way for them to ‘slow down’ & reconnect to themselves. I’m looked around & their are a few listed below.

No personal experience of these classes or teachers….just the contacts for YOU to try for yourself!

Specific Mum’s & Bubs & Prenatal classes too!!

Kids:

  • Nic’s Yoga for Kids & Families – in Palmerston & Berry Springs….check it out online, even sport vouchers can be used.

Nic’s Yoga

  • Kidsfit – offers family & kids exercise classes….Check it out & again – sport vouchers can be used!

Kidsfit

  • Darwin Yoga Space – special classes for kids….check it out!

Darwin Yoga

Mum’s & Bubs & Prenatal:

  • Agoy Yoga – in Woolner…check it out for both of these special classes!

Agoy Yoga

  • Nic’s Yoga for Kids & Families – in Palmerston & Berry Springs….check it out online.

Nic’s Yoga

  • Darwin Yoga Space – special prenatal classes available….check it out!

Darwin Yoga

  • Child Birth Education Assoc. – has great priced prenatal yoga & mum’s & bubs exercise classes

CAE

Don’t forget…..yoga studios are capable to adapt for any ability & pregnancy….just let your instructor know!!

If you know of any others….please let me know!!

Oh….don’t forget the FREE Yoga every Wednesday night in Goyder Square 6-7pm  🙂

Plus….sign up for Activate TODAY.…plenty of classes for mum’s & bubs there to choose from too!!

 

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