The sympathetic, parasympathetic and enteric nervous systems form the autonomic nervous system – an intricate and wonderful web of nerves that connect and are in contact with the entire body!
They act in different key functions to keep your body moving, responding, sensing, processing and staying connected.
We know it's important to lower our stress response and stay calm, but how exactly do we do that? Here we show you 5 of our favoutie ways...
Nothing is worse than waking up with a heavy head, a lead tongue and not knowing where to begin to start feeling alive again!
All it takes is one or two extra glasses while enjoying an evening with friends – and cue an AWFUL headache the next morning.
But the question is – can finding relief really be as simple as staying hydrated?
Well yes, and no. Here we break down what really goes into hangover prevention and cures!
Palm oil is used in everything from foods to personal care products to cleaning products and biodiesel. It can be difficult to grasp just how big this billion-dollar industry is, and it requires some serious effort to avoid it.
But even so, it’s a crucial time to start choosing with our dollars. In the years to come, more rainforests will have been destroyed, more animals displaced and killed and more workers exploited, and we’ll have nothing to show for it.
But the question will remain, “Why didn’t we do something sooner?”
Anxiety - a feeling we have all experienced at some point in our lives.
So many situations or experiences stimulate a fight or flight or stress response in our bodies that we experience and label as anxiety. Some experiences are more traumatic and deeply life-changing than the day to day stresses.
Here we dive into some simple things you can do in your day to overcome the ongoing stress of anxiety.
Healthy breasts are breasts free of swellings, pain, cysts, fibrous tissue and, most importantly, free of cancer.
Breasts can be adversely affected by the sex hormones progesterone and oestrogen, as well as lymphatic congestion, which makes breasts prone to disease. But there are a few simple behaviours we can incorporate into our daily routines to enhance breast health. Here are 13 simple suggestions...
One thing that we keep up in our daily routine to boost both our health and immunity, no matter how busy we get, is the intake of vitamin C.
But not all vitamin C's are created equal! That's why we love using Kakadu plum, the highest food source of vitamin C in the world. In this post, we explain why it's so amazing and how you can incorporate it into your day, too.
There are negative ions all around us.
We can find them around moving waters (like waterfalls, rivers and the ocean's edge), in the forest and even in our garden, especially after the rain.
These amazing things in nature are good for our body and mind, but what are they exactly? And how can we get more into our days?
Winter has officially arrived so there’s no better time to ensure your immune system is as strong as it can be to keep colds and flus at bay. Besides a tropical island escape, what are the 7 things you can do to help you keep your glow on naturally through the winter blues?
Here are 7 top tips to build immunity and stay positively glowing with good health this winter.
Succulent, juicy and plump. These are signs of both a healthy cactus as well as healthy hydrated skin.
To survive in harsh, dry conditions cacti have developed techniques to hold water within their fleshy folds and use of their spines to provide shade as well as reduce airflow creating a mini habitat within a habitat. We humans, however, whilst being incredibly amazing are not able to hold our water quite so well.