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Kathleen

Kathleen is an Australian naturopath and freelance writer, who focuses on optimising day-to-day living, through diet, lifestyle and herbal therapy. She enjoys working with people from all walks of life, helping them to institute changes that can become life-long health habits. A background in... Full Bio
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The year that was by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The new year has already arrived in Oz, while here in Boston we’re just a few hours away from our own celebrations. And as we see out 2014, like many people I’ve been ... Read on »
Festive season wellness by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine So. We’re over a week into December. Which means: here we are in the thick of festive celebration season. Hooplah! Such a fun time. Also a time of indulgence and excess ... Read on »
My favourite kitchen remedies by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Hi pals! Well we’ve settled into the rhythm of Boston life and are thoroughly enjoying this excellent town. Jon is busy at the university, I’m busy wrangling the baby ... Read on »
A sore throat fix by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine For the past couple of days I’ve had a killer sore throat – like stabby little razors each time I swallow – and the edge of a cold. It’s a pain; particularly as we’re away ... Read on »
Three years. Three months. by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Today is my 34th birthday. It’s also my 3rd wedding anniversary. And 3 months + 1 day since Molly was born. What a blessed life! Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m off to eat ... Read on »
Eat well. Travel often. by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine It’s been just over three weeks since we left Sydney and, after roadtripping across America, we’ve just arrived in Boston, our home for the next six months. Because ... Read on »
Carson Hot Springs by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I love a good soak, particularly when the water is warm and mineral-rich. Happily, so does my husband and we often look for opportunities to take the waters , at home or a ... Read on »
Update: baby, travel and a spot of work by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine So… it would seem I underestimated how consuming a new baby is, particularly when combined with recovery from surgery and a stint of family-related travel. It’s been a bus ... Read on »
Pregnancy Health 101 by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine No matter your health or how well you prepare, chances are you’ll find yourself experiencing one or more pregnancy-related ailments. As ‘common’ as things such as morning ... Read on »
Hello, Molly by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Three weeks ago, in the early hours of the morning, one of the most magical things happened to me. I had a baby! A beautiful, chubby, instantly-adored girl. She is defin ... Read on »
5 ways to increase energy naturally by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I’m guest posting over on Amelia Phillips ‘ blog, with my top 5 tips to increase energy. Most of us live busy lives and, as a result, we often complain about not havin ... Read on »
Let’s talk about: maternity pads by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Last year I wrote a post on why we should talk about tampons : what we’re using, what’s in it and how this can affect our health. It’s an important topic, as most of us wi ... Read on »
Q&A with Lauren from The LifePod by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine As you may know, I’m a big fan of yoga generally and particularly during pregnancy. All through my pregnancy I’ve practiced yoga, both at home and with local studio The Li ... Read on »
Where in the world..? by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Hello pals. Apologies for the blog absence. I just… haven’t been here. I have a long list of ideas and several half-started / unfinished posts on the burner. BUT these ... Read on »
GIVEAWAY: Win a Deluxe Preconception or Pregnancy Prize Hamper! by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine It’s time for a bumper giveaway – something I haven’t done before on the blog. As a celebration of this gorgeous new website, the release of my preconception and pregn ... Read on »
On leave by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine So. As of today I am *officially* on maternity leave. I’ve been phasing out of work over the past week, finishing up my writing job and tying up loose ends with the clinic ... Read on »
Tips for better energy in pregnancy by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Pregnancy is a time of enormous change and, particularly in the first and third trimesters, it’s normal to feel tired. Mental and physical fatigue is a result of the proce ... Read on »
Up your Iron by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine   Put your hand up if you have (or have previously had) low iron *raises hand* It’s incredibly common, particularly among undernourished children, young women, ... Read on »
Yoga and Pregnancy by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I’ve been a bit absent from this space over the past few weeks, I apologise! Getting a new website up and running, while tying up a bundle of work in the transition to mat ... Read on »
Nourish yourself by Kathleen Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Health and happiness begin on the inside, they aren’t external… something that can be easily forgotten in our appearance-obsessed culture. I’ve written a post for my friends ... Read on »