Back to School Stress

January tends to be the time that the calls about back to school nerves ramp up, but of course this can happen anytime a child has to change schools. Going to a new school for the first time can be a big stress for some children (and many parents too) and sometimes no amount of preparation…

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How to Manage Burnout

Burnout, rather than just acute stress which we’re all pretty used to experiencing these days, seems to have become quite pronounced and affecting higher numbers of people than we’ve traditionally expected to see. 2022 was a fairly overwhelming year in different ways to the previous couple. Many people arrived in the clinic with a range…

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Managing Christmas

Christmas is different for every family, often depending on where you come from and what your traditions are. One thing that is common for most of us in Australia is that we get together with family and friends, we eat, we go to the beach, we have fun. But with that fun can sometimes come…

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Our Children are the Future

In 2001 I opened The Children’s Ear Clinic in Western Australia and spent the next seven years seeing primarily children under six. What I saw a lot of obviously were kids with ear problems, asthma, some allergies and very occasionally anxiety. At that time, with a small child in childcare myself, I can safely say…

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Homeopathy for Pregnancy

Homeopathy is a great modality to support you during pregnancy and while we’re certainly not suggesting it take the place of care from your medical professionals, it can be really useful for those niggly little things that may cause discomfort during these times. Homeopathy is not a supplement, it works in quite a different way…

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Support for Pandemic Stress & PTSD

In the blink of an eye our world turned upside down. Many people have lost their jobs or are in new positions they never expected, grandparents can’t see grandchildren and isolation means some people really are living totally alone. And while some of these things are manageable in the short-term, we have to consider the…

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Exam & Study Stress

Exam stress is one of those things that can make or break an outcome and no amount of practice can make it any better if you have a tendency to anxiety or lack of self-confidence! Even quite young children are experiencing high anxiety with Naplans becoming a benchmark for success in the classroom. There are…

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Nurturing the Family Dynamic with Homeopathy

While some of you have a really deep understanding of homeopathy and its often amazing results, I know there are a lot of people who think of homeopathy as “just another one of those natural health modalities” which is useful if your child has a bout of diarrhea, someone has sinus or the dog is…

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Managing Anxiety with Homeopathy

Anxiety can be a debilitating condition and limit our ability to enjoy and experience life. Long standing, chronic anxiety should always be assessed and supported by your GP, but homeopathy has a lot to offer and best results are always achieved by consulting with an experienced homeopath. For those more minor bouts of anxiety which…

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Cutting the ties that bind!

Very few people get through life without significant disasters between potential partners, and many of these relationship trials end badly for many reasons. I certainly am not going to point fingers in the blame game, but suffice it to say that when things go wrong, the fallout can last for a long time. I will…

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