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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.