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– Hi everyone. 00:02 Suzanne from Wellness Embodied in Cairns. 00:06 Now, something you may or may not know about our practice is 00:09 that we have a really keen interest 00:11 in the emotional implications associated with physical pain 00:16 and also physical pain associated with emotional trauma. 00:22 And so, I’m actually making a series of videos on trauma 00:26 just dealing with a few key points that we really believe 00:29 and like to educate people on in the practice. 00:34 So, stay tuned for those. 00:35 Just to start you off with a little bit of

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According to George Orwell, ‘Happiness can exist only in acceptance.’ This may seem an unusual sentiment from someone who wrote such dystopian books as 1984, but perhaps Orwell had acceptance mastered. Certainly, acceptance is an increasingly important tool in mind and body medicine.   In psychology, acceptance can be defined as our assent to the reality of our situation-whether positive or negative- without attempting to change the circumstances. In yoga, it can be summarized best by Aparigraha, meaning ‘non-attachment’. Aparigraha, one of the yamas from Patangali’s yoga sutras, teaches us that we should neither be attached to positive nor negative

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Awww, little people! Physiotherapy in paediatrics is a huge area, which includes kids with respiratory conditions (more on these to come in a future post- in fact, some of the best responders to chest physiotherapy are little babies in intensive care, whose conditions can change rapidly), neurological conditions (such as cerebral palsy, poor development, etc.) and your general sprains and strains. One of the nicest physio jobs I’ve known of in paediatrics belonged to a friend of mine who worked solely with blind children- because they were lacking the key sense of sight, they failed to develop as quickly as

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