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Wellspring Blog

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.

 

Avoid these 7 mistakes for the very best bone broth

Avoid these 7 mistakes for the very best bone broth

17 July 2017 Katherine Maslen

With so many informative articles being shared about making bone broth, we asked naturopath Katherine Maslen to share her tips on what NOT to do when cooking this health elixir. Here are Katherine’s seven common traps to avoid to ensure your broth packs a medicinal punch every time.

How my cancer journey shaped the naturopath I’m becoming

How my cancer journey shaped the naturopath I’m becoming

3 July 2017 Georgina McCormack

Georgina McCormack shares how her journey fighting blood cancer strengthened her passion for holistic health and gave her insights into the type of practitioner she aspires to be.

A no-bake poached pear dessert that takes the cake

A no-bake poached pear dessert that takes the cake

19 June 2017 Endeavour College of Natural Health

This nourishing No-Bake Poached Pear Flan with lime cream contains ‘good carbs’ that will keep you strong, boost your energy and help you stay healthy.

The skinny on the ketogenic diet

The skinny on the ketogenic diet

5 June 2017 Samantha Gemmell

It seems everyone is talking about the ketogenic diet, which limits consumption of carbs like bread, pasta and sugar and embraces healthy proteins and fats like eggs, meat and avocados. We asked nutritionist Samantha Gemmell, who has tried the diet herself, to give us her take on all things ‘keto’.

Make your own Golden Spiced Body Oil

Make your own Golden Spiced Body Oil

17 May 2017 Reece Carter

Naturopath Reece Carter shares his homemade body oil recipe, infused with delicious smelling natural ingredients to create a skin friendly product perfect for the drying autumn and winter months.

A naturopath reviews Lola Berry’s Happy Place in Melbourne

A naturopath reviews Lola Berry’s Happy Place in Melbourne

15 May 2017 Meg Thompson

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.

How to experience the serenity of mindfulness meditation

How to experience the serenity of mindfulness meditation

3 May 2017 Katrina Schilling

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.

How to let it go and watch it grow in business

How to let it go and watch it grow in business

26 April 2017 Endeavour College of Natural Health

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.

An ode to the mentor who forever changed me as an acupuncturist

An ode to the mentor who forever changed me as an acupuncturist

20 April 2017 Endeavour College of Natural Health

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.

‘What I look for when hiring natural health graduates’ – insights from those in the know

‘What I look for when hiring natural health graduates’ – insights from those in the know

4 April 2017 Endeavour College of Natural Health

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.