Month: April 2016

Dr Olessya Burgess | Mind & Body

Initially trained as a medical doctor, Dr Olessya Burgess developed an appreciation for alternative health and its proven techniques for treating a plethora of conditions. How did you enter into alternative health? During my training as a medical doctor I developed a genuine appreciation for alternative health and its proven techniques for treating a plethora of conditions. Through further Soul searching and continuous learning I eventually decided to dedicate my career to Holistic Health for I believe we have all the essential resources within us, it’s just a matter of eliciting and applying the knowledge to the best advantage...

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Amanda Lee | Family & Health

Amanda Lee has been actively involved with helping people and communities for over 20 years, she has seen the health of our society slide into extreme unbalance. What influenced you to get into natural wellbeing? My grandma was the first person to influence me in the area of natural wellbeing. I loved turning up at her house to see her with avocado on her face and egg in her hair! Her influence lay dormant in me, though, for many years, as I got caught up in living life according to our social values (take outs and brand name products)....

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Jason Bursztynowicz | Living with Lyme

In September 2012 Jason Bursztynowicz was walking the Manjal Jimalji trail at Mossman Gorge when he was bitten by a tick. 10 months later Jason was bedridden, battling for correct diagnosis for his condition… When did your health journey begin? My journey started in January 2014 after becoming unwell from a tick bite – I received a number of bacterial infections which caused a rapid decline in my health. The main infection called Lyme’s Disease is very difficult to obtain accurate testing and treatment within Australia.. “Watching my own health deteriorate pushed me to seek answers and find solutions to...

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Leeandra Norman | Weightloss & Wellness

Leeandra Norman is a Far North Queenslander with an inspiring weightloss and wellness story. She has transformed her family’s life through a simple change in eating habits and routines. What was your inspiration behind Love-Lee Cooking? My son was the main stimulus to get me started on this cooking journey. I already had a passion for cooking and my son has special dietary requirements. I wanted to be able to make him yummy treats that were nutritious. Eventually people started asking me to make them some too. Also, through my own journey with food I found that it helped empower me....

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Sacha Maujean | Skincare & Toxins

Frustrated with a lack of truly natural and organic baby skincare which was affordable and actually worked, Sacha Maujean founder of My Gypsy Child organic baby care, firmly believes that only raw, live ingredients work on your baby, not clever marketing campaigns.   What influenced you to get into natural wellbeing, was there a turning point or have you always lived with natural health in mind? I have always sought a healthier “greener” lifestyle but I guess being diagnosed with cancer in 2007 really made me think twice about healing myself naturally and looking after my body by limiting...

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