Wellspring Blog

The Endeavour blog is dedicated to sharing useful, uplifting and thought-provoking opinions and insights from a select team of writers including alumni, staff and students, and is intended to help readers live more enriched and nourishing lives.*

Monday, 25 September 2023

Endeavour College of Natural Health

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Finding a purposeful career she is immensely proud of

Even as a healthy yogi in the United Kingdom, Camilla Brinkworth didn’t know naturopathy existed as a career until she travelled overseas. Now, she’s a Sydney-based naturopath about to bring a new, ultra-sustainable omega oil to the Australian market.

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Monday, 18 September 2023

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Expanding her natural health knowledge in her forties

Renae Arnold’s life took an unexpected turn after she had a baby at age 43. As someone always interested in health and wellbeing but who struggled with weight loss and mental health, Renae decided it was time she did something she was passionate about t…

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Monday, 18 September 2023

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Adding a counselling twist to nutrition, empowering others to heal

Shafia Jahan works as a mental health nurse and loves her role so much that she has no plans of leaving. But there are two compelling reasons why she wanted to expand her nutrition knowledge.

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Wednesday, 13 September 2023

Kristy Emmett

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My experience with burnout: a modern-day epidemic

I was 25 years old when I first developed burnout. I was working as a Registered Nurse in a busy public hospital, experiencing ongoing high levels of stress, heavy workloads, and shift work. As a young woman with perfectionistic traits, I became acutely…

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Monday, 11 September 2023

Riannon Page

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Becoming a naturopath: 10 commonly asked questions answered by a graduate

As a naturopath and a graduate in the field, Riannon Page has encountered numerous queries from individuals curious about the world of naturopathy. In this article, we will address ten common questions that shed light on various aspects of naturopathy, …

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Wednesday, 6 September 2023

Judy Cho

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ADHD: five nutrients that can help manage symptoms

Dietary intervention can serve as a complementary approach to managing symptoms of ADHD holistically. Current scientific literature shows diet patterns may affect the risk for ADHD symptoms.

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Monday, 4 September 2023

Susan Gianevsky

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The connection between sleep and the mind

Without a good night’s sleep, we often find ourselves irritable, agitated, and demotivated. It is so important to make sure that one night of bad sleep doesn’t turn into the norm – as this will make it even harder to overcome.

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Wednesday, 30 August 2023

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A lifestyle change that prompted new studies in natural health

Moving to Far North Queensland, Ashleigh Hardiman has discovered a holistic lifestyle she knew she wanted but couldn’t achieve in a big city. Now she’s loving being a stay-at-home mum studying online and is inspired to get her foot in the door of the na…

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Monday, 28 August 2023

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Following her intuition into a caring natural health career

When Tayla Gardiner told her school career advisor she was interested in natural health, the advisor didn’t offer her any options, so Tayla ventured into business entrepreneurship. But it wasn’t long before she decided to follow her intuition.

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Wednesday, 23 August 2023

Olfa Hafsa

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Naturopathy for autoimmune conditions: the role of mental health

Immunity is a complex function needed for our health and survival. But the immune system can sometimes cause damage to our own body, which leads to chronic illnesses such as autoimmune conditions.

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Monday, 21 August 2023

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How an aspiring naturopath became interested in the vaginal microbiome

When Greta Hinder was 17, her GP diagnosed her with coeliac disease and said there wasn’t much she could do about it. Greta decided otherwise and started shopping and cooking for her family. The more she got into it, the more she wanted to study nutriti…

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Wednesday, 16 August 2023

Kendra Whitmire


Can magnesium deficiency impact your sleep quality?

We love a good night’s sleep, but sometimes it can allude us. And while a bad night’s sleep now and then is okay, ongoing sleep issues may cause long-term health issues. Kendra Whitmire, nutritionist and technical writer at Designs for Health, delves de…

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*The views and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Endeavour College.