Category Archives: Health & Wellbeing

Why You Shouldn’t Use Sales Receipts in Your Compost or Worm Farm

  Remember Bisphenol A, also known as BPA, the toxic endocrine-disrupting chemical which leached out of plastic drink bottles that has now been banned worldwide? Well, the bad news is that it’s still around and you have more contact with … Continue reading

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Bleached or Glossy Paper in Your Compost or Worm Farm

As gardeners, we often told that we shouldn’t use office photocopying paper or glossy magazines in our worm farms, compost or the garden in general. Many gardeners ask why not? There are very good reasons not to, which we’ll explore … Continue reading

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Product Review – Earthing Oz Sleep Deep Pad

Sleep Deep Pad (image credit: Earthing Oz, http://www.EarthingOz.com.au, photo used with permission)   In my article “Earthing and Grounding – Restoring Your Natural Balance” I discussed how the modern lifestyle subjects the human body to unnatural conditions which are potentially … Continue reading

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Product Review – Earthing Oz Universal Earthing Mat

  Universal Earthing Mat (image credit: Earthing Oz, http://www.EarthingOz.com.au, photo used with permission)   In my article “Earthing and Grounding – Restoring Your Natural Balance” I discussed how the modern lifestyle subjects the human body to unnatural conditions which are … Continue reading

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Earthing and Grounding – Restoring Your Natural Balance

“The greatest polluting element in the earth’s environment is the proliferation of electromagnetic fields.  I consider that to be a far greater threat on a global scale than warming, or the increase of chemical elements in the environment.” – Dr. … Continue reading

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Permaculture and Health

  How does Permaculture tie in with our understanding of health? Can it realistically be seen as a ‘health promoting movement’? In this article we’ll examine our connection to Nature and how it affects our health and wellbeing, we’ll look … Continue reading

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Wellbeing Gardening – Gardening for the Body, Mind and Spirit

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in tune once more” -  John Burroughs (1837-1921), American naturalist and writer   In Permaculture, we are usually concerned with healthy and harmonious ecological systems, … Continue reading

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