I was inspired to become a Naturopath and Nutritionist after doing 6 weeks of work experience at a health retreat in Queensland called the Golden Door. I was in awe with the how healthy and happy the staff were and how much they loved their job. I also saw the health transformations the guests were having week after week following the retreat diet and lifestyle program. As I stayed on site for the full 6 weeks, I too participated in the fitness, lifestyle and nutrition that was offered and I felt incredible. I knew this was the industry I wanted to be in.
Looking after our heart health is fundamental for longevity and disease prevention. Keeping our diet and lifestyle healthy can reduce blood pressure, cholesterol and our risk of a heart attack or developing heart disease. It is something we can work on every day and will have significant long term benefits for our cardiovascular health.
Listen to your body, watch out for new signs or symptoms, be aware of family medical history complete your routine testing. Preventative health is imperative to wellbeing and healthy aging. Don’t ignore symptoms is my biggest piece of advice.
My health rituals are based around a healthy diet, prioritising sleep and regular movement. Stress management and self care is also very important to me. If we are not fuelling our bodies correctly and not resting adequately then we can’t perform optimally.
With all the tragedy that has happened recently with the global pandemic, the devastating floods in Australia and the tragic war in Ukraine it has made me incredibly grateful for a happy, healthy, safe family and home. I never take this for granted. I am also very grateful to be able to help people as part of my job, it is very humbling and fulfilling.
All front line workers inspire me.
We are so excited to be hosting more therapeutic cooking classes and wellness events at Willow this year.
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