Wellspring is a leading health and wellness blog dedicated to sharing useful, uplifting and thought provoking opinions and insights from a select team of writers intended to help its readers live more enriched and nourishing lives. Wellspring Blog complements the magazine of the same name which is produced by Endeavour College of Natural Health, Australasia's largest degree conferring institution offering degrees in complementary medicine.
When we heard best selling author and Endeavour alumnus Lola Berry had opened a smoothie bar and café called Happy Place celebrating holistic principles, we had to check it out for ourselves. We sent one of our favourite naturopaths Meg Thompson along to report back on her experience of this new addition to the Melbourne health food scene.
Opening your arms to the world of meditation can seem tricky and intimidating. Most of us have heard by now that mindfulness meditation is good for our health, but where to begin? Naturopath student Katrina Schilling talks us through some beginner techniques to help you find your calm.
Naturopath and Hay House author Cassie Mendoza-Jones learned the hard way about the downside of holding on too tightly and doing it all yourself in business. Since coming back from the brink of burnout and opening her mind to outsourcing select tasks, her work life is soaring. Here she shares with us what she’s learned.
When acupuncturist Adele Bishop met lecturer Jiang Man during her studies she couldn’t have imagined the impact the Chinese medicine guru would have on her future. Jiang quickly spotted Adele’s potential, becoming her mentor, lifelong friend and shaping the way she practiced forever in the process.
With Endeavour’s graduation ceremonies kicking off next month and the next wave of natural health practitioners poised to take their place in the industry, we asked a selection of established business owners which traits they’ve been most impressed by in fresh graduates.
The MethylenetetrahydroFolate Reductase (MTHFR) gene mutation is gaining widespread attention from researchers and medical professionals. Those in the know believe it could hold the answer to a plethora of medical conditions – anxiety, depression, fatigue – even miscarriages. With 40 per cent of people having the mutation, we brought in Carolyn Ledowsky, Founder of MTHFR Support Australia to talk us through the basics.
As students settle in to their study semester, naturopathy student Andy McLintock shares his thoughts on the future of naturopathy and how future naturopaths can prepare to take their place in the sector.
These raw vegan tarts created by nutritionist Hayley Richards are a great healthy dessert option free of refined sugars and gluten and packed with nutrients you’d usually miss out on with more traditional desserts.