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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.

 

Nutritionist helping Brisbane cancer patients rebuild their lives

Nutritionist helping Brisbane cancer patients rebuild their lives

23 February 2017 Endeavour College of Natural Health

When Janet Schloss was appointed to the coveted role of nutritionist at the Mater Hospital Private Breast Cancer Centre’s outpatient clinic in 2013, she couldn’t have imagined the transformative experience ahead of her.

How I scored a job with Sarah Wilson before I graduated

How I scored a job with Sarah Wilson before I graduated

21 February 2017 Endeavour College of Natural Health

If there is one lesson 27 year old naturopath Emily Seddon has learnt in her career, it is the power of 'just going for it'. Staying true to that mantra saw Emily secure a job working for best selling author Sarah Wilson's business I Quit Sugar in her final year of studies.

A naturopath’s perspective on depression

A naturopath’s perspective on depression

16 February 2017 Cathy Vanzanden

We all have days when we’re feeling a bit down, sad or not in the mood to be social. However, people with depression can experience these feelings constantly, for long periods of time, and sometimes without any apparent reason. Cathy Vanzanden gives her take on how naturopathy can help support medical treatment.

How my Instagram account led Blackmores to my door

How my Instagram account led Blackmores to my door

6 February 2017 Endeavour College of Natural Health

Melbourne naturopath Roberta Nelson learnt firsthand about the power of social media as a marketing tool when vitamins giant Blackmores contacted her out of the blue with an enticing offer after becoming a fan of her Instagram account.  

How to strike internship gold

How to strike internship gold

30 January 2017 Endeavour College of Natural Health

Naturopath and founder of thriving multi-modality clinic Brisbane Natural Health Katherine Maslen shares everything worth knowing about making the ultimate impression as an intern. 

Naturopath turned entrepreneur takes on the world’s beauty giants

Naturopath turned entrepreneur takes on the world’s beauty giants

9 January 2017 Nina Tovey

When natural health practitioner Jacqueline Evans learned to concoct natural beauty products, she quickly realised there was no turning back. Ten years and tens of thousands of bright bottles later, Jacqui’s skincare range is stocked around the world and her unique formulations are disrupting the beauty industry one product at a time.

Summer salad featuring the world’s #1 powerhouse vegetable

Summer salad featuring the world’s #1 powerhouse vegetable

21 December 2016 Meg Thompson

When a major US study found watercress achieved a perfect nutritional score of 100, we asked naturopath and Endeavour graduate Meg Thompson to create a recipe for us with the number one powerhouse vegetable as the star ingredient.

My favourite nourishing dining options in Brisbane

My favourite nourishing dining options in Brisbane

12 December 2016 Valeria Ramirez

Entrepreneur, personal trainer and whole foods lover Valeria Ramirez takes us to her favourite eateries in Brisbane and explains what keeps her coming back for more.

The ultimate vegan nice cream sundae

The ultimate vegan nice cream sundae

30 November 2016 Hayley Richards

An ice cream sundae topped with brownies – does a more comforting dessert exist? Hayley Richards shares with us her vegan take on this classic, featuring swirls of choc-vanilla and banana nice cream with a black bean brownie ‘topper’.

Nutritionist creates Melbourne’s newest spiritual festival

Nutritionist creates Melbourne’s newest spiritual festival

21 November 2016 Endeavour College of Natural Health

After feeling underwhelmed by the holistic health festivals she’d attended across the world over the years, nutritionist Briony Goldsmith hatched a plan to create a spiritual festival unlike anything Melbourne had ever seen before. We asked Briony to take us behind the scenes of her upcoming Soul Star Spring Festival.