Pain is meant to be impermanent

By Brenda Rogers / 25 Apr 2024

Pain makes us ugly. It contorts our features and contracts our energy. Pain demands our attention. In a society that medicates pain, it’s easy to forget that the purpose of pain is to alert us to something. Something that needs our attention. It’s our job to find out what that is.  When pain is understood, … Read more

The Delicate Subject of Body Image at Midlife

By Brenda Rogers / 25 Apr 2024

When it comes to your body, is it one or the other with your approach? Give up (on your weight particularly, your fitness, your water!) or power through (force yourself to the gym, to eat “healthy” food even when you don’t really like it)? Neither approach actually works. Giving up makes you bitter and miserable … Read more

Family Meal Planning

By Brenda Rogers / 07 Feb 2024

Reposting this great article from the Weston A Price website. A GROWING WISE KIDS COLUMN Make Your Time in the Kitchen Go the Distance! The time-crunch challenges that accompany the blessing of children can be overwhelming; just getting out of the house can be an accomplishment, not to mention the addition of jam-packed schedules with … Read more

3 Wise Steps for PMS

By Brenda Rogers / 14 Jun 2023

Imagine being so connected to your body that, … you feel your ovary release her egg at ovulation, … you know you’re period is coming and how to take the best care of yourself at that time (not because of your sugar cravings, but because you feel the call to go within), … you have no hormone … Read more

Wise Woman Discussions

By Brenda Rogers / 23 Feb 2023

One sad thing that is happening in the world today is that women are becoming like Barbie dolls. There is no fierceness in them; there is no feminine fire in them. They just have jealousy, nonsense, man-like ambitions, stupid things, but they don’t have that feminine fire, which is what a woman should be. That … Read more

Thriving Through Midlife and Menopause

By Brenda Rogers / 22 Feb 2023

“There is no greater power in the world than the zest of a postmenopausal woman.” Margaret Mead As women, we will all go through menopause, yet few of us talk about it. Menopausal women are now the fastest-growing demographic in the workforce. One in three of the working population will soon be over the age … Read more

Don’t be Afraid of Viruses

By Brenda Rogers / 16 Feb 2023

I’m in an evangelical mood and want to talk about viruses… … I want to say, “Don’t be afraid”, but I know there are vested interests determined to fuel the fire of fear. I don’t want to listen to the news any more because I can hear the message – be afraid, be very afraid! … Read more

Food Addict?

By Brenda Rogers / 29 Aug 2022

Good morning! Through my ongoing training as a naturopathic nutritionist over the past 30 years, I can now say with 100% certainty that the Standard Australian/American/Modern Diet (SAD) is the PRIMARY cause of my dysfunctional relationship to food. Could it be yours too? Add in antibiotics and stress and we have a recipe for nearly … Read more

5 Fat Myths that have been Busted by Science but the food industry hasn’t updated us on, yet…

By Brenda Rogers / 21 Apr 2022

Myth #1 Busted – Fat makes you fat.  Actually, what makes you fat is being in your mind too much because eating more than you need and eating the “wrong foods” for your body means you are listening to what your mind wants to eat rather than listening to your body.  If we listened to … Read more

Dealing with Long Covid

By Brenda Rogers / 28 Feb 2022

Having recently attended a seminar with Panaxea’s Daniel Weber on this topic, I learned of this scenario: “When Natalie Hollabaugh tested positive for Covid-19 in March 2020, her recovery felt extremely slow. Eighteen months later, she was still suffering from a litany of symptoms, including fatigue, shortness of breath, headaches, and joint pain. She saw a … Read more

What can you do naturally for Shingles?

By Brenda Rogers / 15 Nov 2021

According to Wikipedia, Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a viral disease characterised by a painful skin rash with blisters in a localised area.  Two to four days before the rash occurs there may be tingling or local pain in the area. Otherwise, there are typically few symptoms though some patients may have fever or headache, or feel tired. The … Read more

7 Reasons your Peri-Menopausal Symptoms could be your Thyroid

By Brenda Rogers / 05 Jul 2021

Natural medicine doctor and hormone guru, Lara Briden says the thyroid is our canary in the coal mine. If your thyroid is struggling—other tissues are struggling too. So, it’s worthwhile having a conversation about your thyroid especially if weight gain has been troubling you and you have low mood, constipation or high cholesterol – all signs … Read more

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