Take steps to improve your mental wellbeing

Here we are again in another lockdown – and with the doors being closed for Viva it is forced ‘rest’ time. Unfortunately, it may be far from a ‘rest’ for many of us. Here are some steps to improve your mental wellbeing.
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Meditation for your health

If you’re serious about your overall health and wellbeing then meditation is one tool that you should include in your tool kit. All you have to do is get calm and quiet and relax! How easy can it be and yet many of us struggle to turn down the noise in our head and prioritise the time.

Immune boosting foods for winter wellness

Immune boosting foods for winter wellness. I remember my mum making me lemon and grapefruit drinks with honey when I was young and at home with tonsillitis. Vitamin C was the standard go to, and is one of the super nutrients that help our immunity before and during any illness.

Thinking about winter wellness

I always think that daylight saving signals the start of the shorter days and cooler weather. Winter is looming and with that comes the start of sniffles and colds for a lot of people. This year too, there will be the threat of another community outbreak of Covid 19.

Back to School

Another school year begins – and already for Auckland a three day holiday has interrupted the school year! Let’s hope that 2021 is not as disruptive to schooling as the past year was. The transition to working from home for parents and including time in the day to home school and organize children...

Viva’s end of 2020 news roundup

2020….. it has certainly been a year that has changed our world in so many different ways. I know that we all have our own take on the year and how Covid-19 has affected us. Everyone has been uniquely affected, and we all react and respond in our own unique way to the circumstances presented to us!

How are your children going with the new ‘normal’?

Another holiday break is upon us – I know that the teachers are ready for a break, but for some parents the thought of it is enough to make them want to pull their hair out for the third time this year with the thought of juggling parenting, working from home and school holidays.

Why are my muscles stiff and sore?

Maybe you’ve done a work out, or perhaps you’ve just woken up and your neck feels tight and stiff. Maybe you can’t turn your head when you try and back the car. This tightness may also be accompanied by pain. Usually these episodes may…

What's new for Viva Chiropractic at Level 3

Hi there Viva family, It's been over a month in Level 4 and I know that there will be many of you wanting to get back in for your regular adjustments.... myself included! Ministry of Health regulations for health professionals who need…
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How are you going in lockdown?

It’s a huge, daunting time for most people I’m sure. It’s already been a week and I’ve felt a mix of emotions over this time as I am sure most of you have too.  It’s a time to dig deep into our inner resources to find strategies to…