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Yasmin Matthews

Yasmin Matthews is a qualified Osteopath and has owned and operated Allied Health clinics with her husband for nearly 20 years. She has three school aged kids who keep her on her toes. ​​With a love of all things pampering, she is on a mission to inspire others to prioritise their own health and wellbeing // www.pampersampler.com

Number of Entries : 8

How to Avoid Modern Day Neck Pain

Phones have become an extension of ourselves haven’t they? They come everywhere with us and get whipped out at any opportunity. We spend so much time on them that we can be inadvertently contributing to neck problems. So what should we do? Phones aren’t going away anytime soon, so here are my top 5 tips to avoid modern day neck pain. Be aware of your posture when sitting. This means sitting upright. Take re ...

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Sail Through Silly Season

With everyone so busy at this time of the year I wanted to remind you of one of my favourite quotes by Carl Bryan. "Taking good care of yourself means that your family get the best of you rather than what's left of you." With this mantra in mind here are some tips to have you sail through the silly season plus a delicious mocktail recipe to get you in the spirit! Start your day with 5 minutes of meditation. ...

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Reboot Your System With a Sol Cleanse

I’ve never done a juice cleanse before. The idea of cutting out solid foods for a few days and supplying your body with a concoction of nutrients sounds great but to be honest I don't think I've got the mental fortitude for it! You see, I enjoy food I just don't like having to think about it all the time. So when cold pressed organic juice cleanse company, Sol Cleanse launched their whole food cleanse menu, ...

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5 Reasons to try Hypoxi

It’s been around for some 30 years and is backed by scientific studies but have you heard of Hypoxi? This fancy sounding word is a fat burning method that combines light aerobic exercise with the application of alternating high and low pressure vacuum technology. The theory behind it is that by drawing the circulation to the surface of stubborn fat stores, your body is able to mobilise these fat deposits an ...

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Spring Fling

With the smell of wattle in the air and new buds forming on the Frangipani tree, it's hard not to notice that Spring has arrived. With that comes the sense of renewal for both mind and body. For me that means decluttering the house, committing to more beach walks and also shedding the dull complexion that has developed over winter! So, I've enlisted the help from The Spa at Salt in Kingscliff to up the radi ...

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Give Your Hair a DIY Winter Busting Treatment

With the drying effects of heating and the cool weather playing havoc with my hair lately I've created a hair and scalp treatment for you to try yourself at home. Following a recent trip to Bali, I was inspired by the use of natural and locally sourced products that the Indonesian's use in their hair and beauty regimes. Here is my loose interpretation of the Indonesian creme bath. A hair treatment that was ...

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Skin Needling // What, How & Why

Skin needling also known as Dermapen, or collagen induction therapy is gaining popularity as a rejuvenating cosmetic procedure that has been shown to be effective at boosting collagen. I went to industry expert Jacqueline Kama from Refresh Salons and asked her some questions to help with navigating our way through the Skin Needling process. With 25 years of experience treating skin, Jacqueline has a wealth ...

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Who Doesn’t Love a Facial?

Working as a qualified Osteopath for the past 17 years has allowed me to treat people from all walks of life.  Yet, no matter what type of pain or injury they had, there was always one constant… the majority of musculo-skeletal problems occur when our muscles are fatigued, overworked and imbalanced.  I would constantly have to remind patients to take breaks, stretch and be mindful of how they moved and felt ...

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