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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.

 

Health benefits of blueberries

Health benefits of blueberries

5 April 2018 Endeavour College of Natural Health

Dr Bradley McEwen PhD, MHSc (Hum Nutr) discusses the health benefits of consuming blueberries, in particular, their potential of improving mood and decreasing the risk of developing depression.

The turning point: transitioning from marketing to acupuncture

The turning point: transitioning from marketing to acupuncture

28 March 2018 Jess Reeves

When my friends heard that I’d enrolled in a Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture) their response was “finally”. Other people ask why, in the middle of successful marketing career, I’d start again from scratch. Read more about how I utilised Endeavour's monthly online intakes to transition from a full-time marketing career to studying my acupuncture degree.

How to drop the hustle mentality and connect with your mind, body & soul

How to drop the hustle mentality and connect with your mind, body & soul

21 March 2018 Jackie Morgan

Jackie Morgan from Well Hub Nutrition speaks about self-love over self-sacrificing: How to drop the hustle mentality and connect with your mind, body & soul. Jackie shares her top tips on how to avoid living in your sympathetic nervous system (fight-and-flight) and focus on activating your parasympathetic nervous system (rest and repair) regularly to ensure you're optimising your health and well-being.

Four Toxic Problems and their Natural Solutions

Four Toxic Problems and their Natural Solutions

13 March 2018 Endeavour College of Natural Health

Most of us today are constantly inundated with information, whether it is from our demanding jobs, everyday responsibilities, or our social feeds. With so much going on, It can be easy to overlook the small aspects of our life which are greatly impacting our health, such as the hidden toxins we encounter each day. In light of Poison Prevention Week (March 15-21), take a few moments to think about some of the toxins impacting your daily routine.

Lion’s Mane mushroom – a superfood for the nervous system?

Lion’s Mane mushroom – a superfood for the nervous system?

28 February 2018 Alexandra McPhee

Anyone initiated into the world of health and cooking will know that the array of culinary delights available in the form of edible mushrooms is vast, yet what is known of the medicinal qualities of these seemingly innocuous damp-dwelling organisms? 

Quick and Easy Immunity Gummies Recipe

Quick and Easy Immunity Gummies Recipe

21 February 2018 Jessica Neal

Autumn is approaching and the change of season can sometimes be a challenge to our health. Give your immune system the best chance of staying in good shape by adding these quick and easy immunity gummies to your day. 

Savoury turned sweet with this Summer Swushi recipe

Savoury turned sweet with this Summer Swushi recipe

31 January 2018 Georgia Barnes

Use all your favourite Summer fruits to imitate sushi ingredients, like watermelon for ‘tuna’, honeydew melon for ‘cucumber’, these sweet swushi rolls will be a hit with anyone.

Justyna Kalka gave us the rundown on adrenal fatigue

Justyna Kalka gave us the rundown on adrenal fatigue

23 January 2018 Justyna Kalka

Endeavour Alumni, Justyna Kalka is a qualified nutritionist, fitness lover and martial arts expert. We caught up with Justyna to give us the rundown (walk down may be more appropriate) about the signs and symptoms of adrenal fatigue and naturals ways to prevent and manage it.

A Summer smoothie bowl recipe to beat the heat

A Summer smoothie bowl recipe to beat the heat

16 January 2018 Tarnea O’Meara

Who doesn't love a smoothie bowl during Summer? With so many combos and flavours to experiment with, this one sneaks in some extra veggies that are bound to make it a hit. Top it with your favourite fruits and other crunchy things like cereal and nuts to give you a more satisfying start to the day than a regular smoothie (because you can't down it 10 seconds!).

The Special Two

The Special Two

14 December 2017 Endeavour College of Natural Health

Nutritionist Samantha Gemmell’s relationship with her mother Barbara has transformed over the years, from being a source of friction to the unbreakable bond it is today. Since nursing each other through cancer, now they are confidants, friends and roommates with a shared fascination of health and wellness and bold dreams for their future.