Wellness Embodied Blog

Self Care has been defined as “what people do for themselves to establish and maintain physical and emotional health and prevent or deal with minor illness, injury, or chronic conditions”. This incorporates concepts such as exercise, hygiene, nutrition, medication, and environmental and socioeconomic factors. How can I maintain my physical and emotional health? Some ideas: – Do some Physical activity: including exercise, physical activity is widely recognized as one of the key health behaviors for maintaining health and enhancing quality of life for all age groups. The World Health Organisation recommends adults aged 18–64 should do at least 150 minutes

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Training for Cairns Ironman? Participating in the Cairns Half Marathon? Yungaburra or Tinaroo Triathlons? Something else? Have you thought about including sports massage at Wellness Embodied in your routine? Sports Massage is a form of manual therapy/bodywork that is targeted towards people participating in sport, whether you are a novice, weekend warrior or seasoned professional.  It is a useful therapy in helping to prevent injuries, prepare the body for athletic activity, maintain body’s optimal condition and performance, and recover from workouts and injuries. Strenuous physical activity can put stain on various parts of your body, as well as body systems.

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Happy International Women’s Day! This year, the theme is #BalanceforBetter. In the words of the International Women’s Day website, ‘Balance is not a women’s issue, it’s a business issue. The race is on for the gender-balanced boardroom, a gender-balanced government, gender-balanced media coverage, a gender-balance of employees, more gender-balance in wealth, gender-balanced sports coverage.’ Some of you may not know that at Wellness Embodied, we’ve decided to make ‘women’ the loose theme of our charitable and social change program this year. We believe that women bring a unique voice and set of skills to every table. By achieving gender balance

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The Connection is a documentary by health journalist Shannon Harvey, who was diagnosed with a serious autoimmune condition at the age of 24. She embarked on a journey to speak with renowned doctors, professors and others in science and medicine and on the way learnt the connection between the power of the mind and the functions of our body. The film is in line with the philosophies of Wellness Embodied – where we choose to empower our clients to lead better, self-managed, less painful lives. Featuring everyday people who’ve recovered from extraordinary conditions, as well as doctors and academics from

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We all procrastinate. With this in mind we’re excited to present an upcoming event with Origin Endeavours’ Michelle Lawrie. Michelle is a personal trainer turned coach, whose motto is ‘SMILE. SHINE. EXCEL’. This free one-hour workshop will discuss the four key points of Why we procrastinate, Goal setting for you, Understanding the power of our thoughts and how to start thinking ‘I WILL!’ Refreshments provided. Held at 6pm Weds 14 June @ Wellness Embodied, The Rehab Village, 218 McLeod Street, Cairns. For workshop details: Michelle Lawrie – 0434 557809 E- Michelle@originendeavours.com.au For venue, event or physiotherapy enquiries: Suzanne Rath- 0488

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