Author: ahara health

How to lighten the load on your gut during times of stress:

Stress Series Part 3 of 3 – WORDS JESSICA SCOTT YOUNG | NUTRITIONIST If you are experiencing digestive symptoms and would like individualised support, please get in touch. I work with clients regularly to get to the bottom of their stress and digestive complaints using dietary modification, lifestyle techniques, nutraceutical […]

How to identify a stressed gut

Stress Series Part 2 of 3 – WORDS JESSICA SCOT YOUNG | NUTRITIONIST In today’s fast-paced society, stress has become a part of modern-day living. From work and financial pressures to relationships and poor lifestyle habits, stress can take a toll on both our mental and physical health. One area […]

What happens to our body in times of stress?

Stress Series Part 1 of 3 – WORDS JESSICA SCOTT YOUNG | NUTRITIONIST When the body is under stress, whether it be short-term acute stress (e.g. being cut off in traffic) or prolonged periods of chronic stress (e.g work stress, poor sleep, viral illness, unhealthy lifestyle habits etc), it triggers […]

How to Nourish and Thrive this Winter

It’s Winter, a time to love up, rug up and stay warm. Here are a few tips from our Herbalist, Tamara to keep you nourished and vibrant this winter. Give back to yourself Winter is a unique time where we can spend some time reflecting and dropping in. The first […]

Where’s my mojo gone? 8 steps to winter wellness

WORDS: Jessica Scott-Young | Nutritionist Constantly tired? Don’t feel refreshed? Feel like one more request or commitment will tip you over the edge? It is fair to say, you are likely struggling with burnout. If you are feeling exhausted, depleted and mentally distant, you are not alone. We are all […]

Stress, cognition and herbal therapy

WORDS: Tamara Welsh | Western Herbal Medicine What comes to mind when you think about stress and its impact on cognition? Interestingly, short-term episodes of stress can actually increase cognitive function allowing us to react in an appropriate way, quickly and concisely to the stressor. I’m sure you’ve heard of […]