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The Art of HealingThe Art of Healing

The Art of Healing September - November 2015

The Art of Healing supports a holistic approach to wellness with a focus on the individual, and provides solutions that assists readers to lead a more responsible, conscious, and mindful life. Our aim is to deliver reliable information on how to attain and sustain optimal wellness, using the most natural means possible incorporating the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social and environmental aspects of wellbeing.

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Michael Leunig was born in East Melbourne in June 1945, a slaughterman's son and the second eldest of five children. He was educated at Footscray North Primary School and Maribyrnong High School, plus at various factory gates, street corners, kitchen tables, paddocks, rubbish tips, quarries, loopholes, puddles and abattoirs in Melbourne’s industrial Western suburbs. Enid Blyton, Arthur Mee, Phantom comics, The Book of Common Prayer, J.D. Salinger, Spike Milligan, Bruce Petty, Martin Sharp, Private Eye magazine and The Beatles were early creative influences.He fled in disgrace from formal education and pursued a successful career as a factory labourer and meatworker where he nurtured his art and philosophy before beginning work as a political cartoonist for a daily newspaper in Melbourne in 1969.The Penguin Leunig, his first book of collected cartoons,…

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Jen SchraderYoga TherapistDr Tania AshIntegrative MedicineKate MiltonFreelance WriterPaul MajewskiMeditation InstructorTed ScottExecutive Coach and AuthorJeff ShearerChinese Medicine PractitionerAmy CampionWriter and Explorer of DreamsBill StathamResearcher, Writer, Health AdvocateMichelle ProctorAstrologer ■…

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editor’s note

How are you looking after your soul?If you are living outside of the ‘mainstream’ consciousness, if you have chosen a different way, or taken an alternative path, you are likely interested in all aspects of how you can live life in a way that embraces all levels of self, and includes the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social and environmental levels of being. You are likely thirsty for more knowledge about how to be in the world, how you can be a more contributing human, how you can modify or change yourself, and perhaps how to surrender to a new and different way of being.I know I am. And there are lots of us out there. In my role as editor of this magazine, I receive and read a lot of…

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cashew cranberry smoothie

Cranberries are rich in a range of antioxidants and because they are tart, cranberries are best mixed with other fruit.INGREDIENTS1/3 cup cranberries (30g)½ cup cashews (30g)½ banana (50g)300ml milkPut into mixer of your choice and blend.TIP: When using frozen cranberries, make sure you defrost them well in advance. As they are very sour, add some syrup according to your taste. Cranberries are well known as powerful antioxidants as they are rich in proanthocyanidins and flavonoids. A steady diet of cranberries is also good for you as they help prevent vascular diseases by elevating the density of HDL cholesterol – good cholesterol – and they are also good for the heart.www.kuvingsjuicers.net.au ■…

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humming along

When attending a yoga class at the recently opened Humming Puppy in Melbourne, one of the first things you notice is that the room quite literally humms ...The yoga space or ‘shala’ at Humming Puppy has been created by ARUP (a global firm of consulting engineers) who were directed to include a combination of sound frequencies in their design to enhance and deepen the yoga experience. The first frequency is set at 7.83hz which is known as the Schumann Resonance and is said to assist with grounding you through your practice. The second frequency is set at 40hz which is associated with gamma brainwave activity. Designers of the music One Two Studios, were commissioned to compose soundscapes to accompany each style of class: mellow, unified and dynamic, and each of…

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australasian entrepreneurs develop innovative incontinence underwear

A whopping 4.8 million Australians experience incontinence. Now a company from ‘just across The Ditch’ has developed a fashionable hi-tech option that looks and feels like normal underwear.Launched online recently in Australia, Confitex uses innovative textile technology to make fashionable underwear that helps women feel attractive and stylish as they cope with this very common experience, and there is also a range of sporty boxers for men.A patented world first, the elegantly sexy 'feel good' underwear is super-absorbent, waterproof, pad-free and machine-washable – and affordable. Aimed at mothers, sportswomen and men too, the underwear is based on hi-tech sports fabrics that wick away moisture using the body's heat and can easily absorb a cup-full of fluid throughout the day. Users have described it as "life-changing".Developed by a pair of New…