No Naughties… An insight into DoTerra Essential Oils At The Chiropractic Works, we are focussed on creating a community that you can learn from and increase your knowledge to make healthy choices in your life. Whether this is Chiropractic care with us, remedial massage with John, Andrew or Robyn or Podiatry with Kristian, we strive to provide you with a platform for your health. Outside of seeing a practitioner, taking care of your health is just as important within your home. This is why we want you to meet Nancy, founder of No Naughties (no_naughties) on instagram. A feature profile, where Nancy shares her own personal experiences and journey to incorporating Do Terra Essential Oil into her families healthy lifestyle choices. To learn more about No Naughties, we reached out to Nancy with a few questions, including how you to can get started with using essential oils at your home, some tips to use oils during Winter and a go-to recipe. How did your passion start for no naughties and where did the name, no naughties come from? Well to be honest, the name came about before I discovered the oils. My sister-in-law was battling an aggressive Cancer and I felt helpless in what I could do for her. Upon her diagnosis she instantly changed her diet and lifestyle. I began making her vegan treats as she loved her sweets, and stopped eating any form of refined sugar. I had no previous experience in making these raw treats, so I’d google recipes, make and take her something new to enjoy every day or two. My repertoire of recipes was building and one day my partner turned to me and said “why don’t you start selling your treats at markets?”. My passion was not in this, however as I wasn’t working at the time I thought ‘why not”. I set up a stall at a couple of markets in Melbourne and I’d pretty much sell out of my treats. It was then, when heading to the market, I thought I need a name for this and came up with No Naughties – as there was definitely no naughty ingredients in any of my treats. I registered that name and went with it. And the oils? When I finally discovered the oils and had so many personal (depression began to subside, I began actually getting some sleep and my…Read More
Is there any better way to treat Mum this Mother’s Day than with a little pampering? At The Chiropractic Works, we range a selection of products from local South Australian business, Brooklan Tree and it’s hard to select just a few products and treatments to indulge Mum with this Mothers Day. What we love most about the range at Brooklan Tree is the ingredients, and Mum will too. Certified organic and natural ingredients. No testing on animals. Just pure goodness for your skin. In the retail store, you can pick out Mum a little something including their Magnesium Salts for a little R&R. But I am sure Mum would love a massage or an organic facial for some true R&R, and that well deserved me time. Organic Facial Choose from 45 or 60 minutes and it’s quick and easy to make an appointment online for Mum or visit the store on Grange Road to pick up a gift voucher. Hot Stone or Relaxation Hard to choose? We agree, so you could let Mum choose with a gift voucher. Pamper Packs Finally, compliment Mum’s indulgence with a little something for her at home. Cass, the owner and founder of Brooklan Tree has curated a selection of pamper packs and kits including clay masks or feet therapy. So, what are you buying Mum this Mothers Day?Read More
IMMUNE BOOSTING TIPS COVID-19 or not, taking care of our immune systems and giving them a little extra boost can never hurt, and now is a good time to see if there is anything extra you could be doing to give your immune system an extra helping hand. Here are our top tips to boost your immune system Support your gut health… Boost your good bacteria by taking a good quality PROBIOTIC and eating fermented foods Stay hydrated, 30ml of WATER per kg of body weight is a rough guide to provide your body with what it needs to function well Prioritise SLEEP where possible, this is when our body repairs and regenerates Eat plenty of nutritious fresh food, fill your trolley with FRUIT AND VEGETABLES, eat all the colours of the rainbow, decrease processed food and added sugars Get outdoors, breath in the FRESH AIR and take-in the glorious Vitamin D from the sunshine Add some SUPPLEMENTS to your diet, Vitamin C and Zinc, speak to your practitioner about what you could be taking to give your Immune System extra punch Reduce stress, you might like to meditate, or practice yoga, use your posture pole, or talk to your people, smile at a stranger, BODY MOVEMENT, whatever it takes to increase the happy hormones in your body, these are very powerful tools in the fight against illness We recommend chatting with our team at your next appointment about each of these tips to see what could be right for you. Alternatively, our practitioners are available to talk to you over the phone* to learn more about your health and discuss boosting immunity. Please call our team if you would like to make an appointment and you can read more here about the new initiatives we have introduced to provide a safe space during Covid-19. Henley Beach – 08 8235 1922 Norwood – 08 8363 5773 Normanville – 08 8558 3834 *Our practitioners are unable to recommend supplements over the phone.Read More
There is a lot of conversation surrounding plant based eating and if you feel that this is something for you or maybe you would like to try a little less meat in your diet, we thought that we would share with you a delicious plant based recipe that is perfect for SummerRead More
Pasta has long been a quick and easy go-to dish, but sometimes you just want a heavy dish and you’re feeling like something light and fresh. Or, you avoiding (or can’t have) wheat or gluten then this zoodles alternative with garlic, chilli and prawns is an amazing go to and will become a favourite.Read More
I’ve recently returned home from spending 5 weeks overseas for my honeymoon and on this holiday I did something I haven’t done before- I took my own travel pillow!
In our practices we stock the ‘Flexi Pillow- Travel Pillow’ and after having looked at it on the shelf at work, I decided I’d do myself a favour and take one in my suitcase. The result? It was amazing!Read More
This gluten free and dairy free soup, made with nutritious bone broth has us excited for Winter and what comes with it. Delicious hearty meals paired with cosy nights but the fire is what Winter is all about and staying healthy throughout the cooler months is easy when dinner is as tasty as this.
Soup is always popular in Winter and pairing it with the rich nutrients found in bone broth is perfect for keeping you healthy from the inside out.Read More
Mindfulness is currently defined in psychological terms as being characterised by paying total attention to the present moment with a non-judgmental awareness of the inner and/or outer experiences (Chiesa & Serretti, 2010)
Feeling the contact, the soles of your feet with the ground or the weight of your body pressing down into the seat beneath you. The breath, the feeling of your chest and abdomen expanding, noticing any emotions and the quality of those sensations.Read More
In my opinion, any kind of exercise method that gets people moving and improving the condition of their body is a great thing. As the functional fitness movement has grown and expanded, Crossfit, F-45, boot camps are getting people out of their comfort zones in a supportive group environment, strengthening both bodies and minds.Read More
Well it’s officially Spring, when the weather gets warmer and the seasons change, so does the fresh produce available at our local markets. Making it time for delicious Summer fruits and fresh, healthy salads as our taste buds start to shift from wanting hearty Winter dishes to fresh and light Summer flavours.Read More