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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, 24 July 2023

Endeavour College of Natural Health

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Finding her niche in the world with nutrition and a future-focused mindset

When we last spoke, nutritionist and skin educator Jacinta Barbagallo was heading to northern Italy to support her brother competing in an international pizza competition before she settled in Bali for the winter. After the extended lockdowns in Melbour…

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Wednesday, 19 July 2023

Adelaide Poschelk

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Iridology: It’s all in the eyes

They say the eyes are the window to your soul; and the study of iridology certainly confirms that. Iridology is an incredible tool that studies the iris, providing insight into systemic health concerns, genetic predispositions, and personality types. Al…

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Monday, 17 July 2023

Olfa Hafsa

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Managing autoimmune conditions with herbal medicine

Autoimmune conditions are an increasing concern because of their impact on people’s lives and the limits of pharmaceutical treatment options. As with many other long term chronic conditions, complementary medicines such as naturopathy have much to offer…

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Wednesday, 12 July 2023

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Finding a natural health career she loves in her adopted country

In her home country of Brazil, Paula Aguina studied architecture and worked as an architect for several years. Although Paula realised it wasn’t a career for her, she didn’t consider natural health an option until she was in Australia.

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Monday, 10 July 2023

Olfa Hafsa

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Hydrotherapy: Using the therapeutic power of water

Water is such a normal part of our lives that we do not realise it can be a powerful therapeutic tool. In reality, water has been associated with medicine and health since the beginning of recorded history, and has been used by renowned physicians such …

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Wednesday, 5 July 2023

Lexie McPhee

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Eating like our ancestors: Nose to tail eating for a glowing complexion

One of the most frequently asked questions that I get as an acne naturopath is simply “what should I eat for clear skin?”

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Tuesday, 4 July 2023

Endeavour College of Natural Health

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From martial arts to Chinese medicine, motherhood and midwifery

With a background in martial arts and meditation, Millicent Matthew was bouncing around and looking for a career with purpose. They were seeing acupuncturists, who convinced them to consider studying natural medicine.

“I looked for an accredited college,…

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Wednesday, 28 June 2023

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Reconnecting with culture and country through naturopathy

Proud Wotjobaluk woman Kasey Barnes has always been drawn to nature and loved science at school, but she didn’t realise she could combine both her passions in a natural health career. That’s until her aunty got involved in natural health.

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Monday, 26 June 2023

Olfa Hafsa

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Could your breathing be the cause of ongoing symptoms?

We all know how crucial breathing is. It is, after all, the one single thing that we do continuously from birth to the last moment of our life.

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Wednesday, 21 June 2023

Aphrodite Bogias

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The hidden phenomenon of perimenopause

A recent survey in 2022 discovered that over 90% of women have never been taught about menopause and more than 60% did not feel informed or have any knowledge of the sequence of physiological events which lead to a woman’s final menstrual cycle.

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Monday, 19 June 2023

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What's the difference between tui na and acupuncture?

Acupuncture and tui na (Chinese remedial massage) are both traditional Chinese medicine therapies that can treat a variety of health concerns. While they both come from the same branch of ancient medicine and target specific acupoints, there are some ke…

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Thursday, 15 June 2023

Endeavour College of Natural Health

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From failing science to finding his happy place in health

Darren Tremaine admits he was never into natural health. But, in his late teens, when he had exhausted all avenues with conventional medicine, he went to a naturopath about his health concerns.

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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.