Nervous? No way!

Nervous? No way!

We are always harping on about the nervous system. And for first timers in the practice it’s probably a bit confusing, because the nerve system isn’t something that many people think about on a daily basis. In my experience people tend to think about the discomfort...

CHIROPRACTIC

CHIROPRACTIC

How many times have your friends and family asked you what the Chiropractor does? Or what is Chiropractic? And how many times have you struggled to come up with a short answer that makes sense? We hear it all the time; that it can be a hard one to explain to friends...

Sleep!

Sleep!

So often in Chiropractic offices we hear “I’ve been sleeping better” But what is that? In Chiropractic we often distinguish between three states of health Ease: A state of optimum function in the body’s offices or processes. 100% function. Dis-ease: (the hyphen is...

Eat, Drink and Moisturise!

Eat, Drink and Moisturise!

How many of us have had the experience of going out for dinner with friends and having such a good time that we lose track of how many drinks we have had? Of course, after a few wines or beers it’s a good idea to have a nightcap or two (or more) and before we know it...

Reaction Vs Response

Reaction Vs Response

Hello! Remember me? I’m about 4 weeks late*! On the up side, you’ve had plenty of time to work out your Whys and take note of the stories you’re telling yourself! Did you notice any key themes that pop up a lot? Have you noticed how easy or hard it can be to stop...

Why Why Why

Why Why Why

Last week I posted a blog on working out your why and just why that act of contemplation can be so useful (and difficult!). So this week we are going to push on a little further into the mental game and see where we end up! If you need to catch up on last weeks blog...

Invisible Glasses

Invisible Glasses

Often if you utter the words “Personal growth” or “Personal development” in the wrong group you are met with rolling eyes and groans of boredom. I know this because I’ve been there. I’ve been the one groaning and rolling my eyes. And I’ve been the one growing. But...

Boost your 2017!

Boost your 2017!

Hello! Welcome back to 2017! I don’t know about you but I am amped up and excited to be back in the swing of things! Of course at this time of year we are all flushed with excitement and enthusiasm and New Year’s resolutions and avoiding desserts after over-indulging...

The Default Diary

The Default Diary

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog on the modern day curse of being busy (if you need to catch up you can read it here). This has resonated with a lot of people and I’ve been asked to follow up with one strategy we use here at Boost to balance our time and energy levels...

How Chiropractic Changes Your Brain

How Chiropractic Changes Your Brain

Recently I’ve read a book called “The Reality Check” by Dr Heidi Haavik who is both a Chiropractor and a Neuroscientist who has spent the last 15 years studying human neurophysiology. It’s safe to say that she knows what she talking about. Her book summarizes the last...

How Can We Deal with Stress?

How Can We Deal with Stress?

Stress is a small word but it means so much to us in our fast paced hectic lives. But what is it? Is it a mental phenomenon only or is it physical one too? In this blog I will attempt to unravel stress which happens to every person everywhere. In Chiropractic we talk...

How the 4 Seasons Affect our Metabolism

How the 4 Seasons Affect our Metabolism

A lot of attention can be paid to the external affects the seasons can have on our bodies – our skin can feel drier or oilier, our hair can be drier or oilier, our predominant mood can change, our skin can be darker or lighter, and our waistlines can get larger or...

How Busy Are You?

How Busy Are You?

  How are you? How have you been? How are things? On a daily basis we tend to ask these questions or a slight variation of them to almost everyone we speak too. And 9 times out of 10 the answer we get is   “Busy” or “Good. But busy.” Or exhausted, hectic, manic,...

Our State of Health

Our State of Health

Have you seen any news articles lately on the state of health of the world? How about the state of health of New Zealanders? There is a lot of information when you look for it, and it can be really confusing, and the confusion is only escalated by the different...

Safety Pins!

Safety Pins!

Too often Chiropractic is written off as being too complex to understand or explain by those that have regular wellness care. But we think its super simple. Neural impulses are generated in the brain. They travel to your body via your nerve system. Actions get...

The Immune System and your expression of Health

The Immune System and your expression of Health

Let me ask you a question. When you get sick do you focus more on feeling blocked up, sore, under the weather and unlucky or do you focus on how amazing your body is and the opportunities you are creating for yourself by expressing your current level of health? For...

The Value of Recreation

The Value of Recreation

    Recreation is an activity of leisure, leisure being discretionary time. The "need to do something for recreation" is an essential element of human biology and psychology. Recreational activities are often done for enjoyment, amusement, or pleasure and...

Get Grounded!

Get Grounded!

Get Grounded! Have you heard of Grounding or Earthing yet? You might have noticed our lack of shoes in the office this week. Rest assured we aren’t being lazy this summer, but actually doing a little experiment that we would love to share with you. There is a growing...

What does it take to be healthy?

What does it take to be healthy?

What does it take to be healthy? To be well? To be functioning at your highest potential? In today’s world the messages of how to achieve health and wellbeing are seemingly endless. Eat paleo. Cut out carbs. Drink more water. Drink less caffeine/soda/juice. Take...

Don’t let the Flu get YOU!

Don’t let the Flu get YOU!

This blog was originally posted in 2014, yet as it does every winter it is becoming relevant again. I can’t help but notice the temperatures dropping in the past few weeks and a decidedly winter chill in the air when I wake up in the mornings. As hard as I try to...

A Wonderful Adventure

A Wonderful Adventure

One of the things the team here at Boost are passionate about is providing quality chiropractic care for families, and the starting point for most families is pregnancy. Quality chiropractic care leading up to and during your pregnancy is so important for so many...

5 Keys to Fantastic Health

5 Keys to Fantastic Health

Your body has requirements it must have filled in order to function. Not unlike suffocating, the body will usually show signs that it isn’t getting what it needs. Our requirements are all the same only the quantity will vary between individuals. Below are the 5 vital...

The Power Within

The Power Within

As she turned 11 years old my sister developed a condition called Alopecia. An unknown quantity to our family, my parents sought to find more information about why exactly their first daughter was losing her hair in clumps at a time for no apparent reason. A word, a...

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