‘Cosmetic Acupuncture’, Body and Soul, 2013

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Cosmetic Acupuncture: Does it really work? Looking ten years younger doesn’t have to involve Botox or plastic surgery. As Wellness coach Tamra Mercieca discovers, the restoration of our youthful appearance could be just a few pin pricks away. Having experienced problem skin for much of my life, I decided to follow in the footsteps of Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow and give … Read More

‘Clean out your liver’, ‘Body and Soul’, March 2011

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To detox or not to detox, that is the question. As Wellness coach Tamra Mercieca explains, our liver is our body’s natural cleanser. Detox fads come in and go out, but at the end of the day, our liver’s main function is to naturally detox the body. It is our internal cleaner, which given the right support, has the ability … Read More

‘Laugh Your Way Healthy’, Body and Soul, 2011

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The original article written for the above article on how to ‘Laugh Your Way Healthy’ was… The secret ingredient in love is laughter, and as Oscar Wilde once said “relationships are too important to be taken seriously”.  Tamra Mercieca looks at how laughter can enhance relationships. Laughter in a relationship is a treasure. It is one of our primary reasons … Read More

‘Natural Ways to Beat Stress’, Body and Soul, 2010

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alternatives for beating stress Stress is the trash of modern life. We all generate it, but if you don’t dispose of it properly, it can pile up and overtake your life. Wellness coach and Lifeline advocate Tamra Mercieca takes a look at some alternatives for eliminating stress. meditation Meditation allows us to come home to ourselves, creating a boundary from … Read More

‘Natural Depression Busters’, Women’s Health and Fitness, 2010.

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Natural Depression Busters Anti-depressants are now taken by thousands of Australians, and many people credit them with changing, or even saving their lives. But they’re not for everyone. Tamra Mercieca explores some alternatives. People take prescription drugs every day to help them find relief from the different forms of depression. Anti-depressants give the perception that relieving depression is as easy … Read More

‘Facing Your Fears’, Women’s Health and Fitness, 2009

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facing your fears The first American journalist to be expelled from Nazi Germany,Dorothy Thompson once said: “Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live”. Success Coach Tamra Mercieca explains the truth behind this. We are taught fear at a very young age. It is a learned behaviour, therefore it can, if we wish, be educated out … Read More

‘Shy away from sugar’, Women’s Health and Fitness, 2009.

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Shy Away From Sugar It can be difficult to stay away from refined sugar, especially if you have a sweet tooth. But as Wellness coach Tamra Mercieca explains, there are healthy options that carry an array of nutritional benefits. What is this evil entity? In its simplest form, it is the juice from a sugar cane plant. Ingested in its … Read More

‘Healing Injuries from the Inside’, Oxygen Magazine, 2008

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Healing injuries from the inside Feeling down about a physical injury could do more than simply give us the blues. As Tamra Mercieca found out, if could actually hinder the healing process. So you injure yourself. Maybe you were lifting weights that were too heavy, or pushing yourself too hard around the training track. Maybe you just didn’t warm up … Read More

‘Emotional IQ (EQ)’, Women’s Health and Fitness, 2008

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What’s your emotional IQ (or EQ)? We’ve been conditioned to believe that IQ is the best measure of human potential. In the past ten years, however, researchers have found this isn’t necessarily the case. In actuality, your emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) might be a greater predictor of success. Success Coach Tamra Mercieca explains. IQ may be a solid indicator of … Read More

‘Perfect Posture’, Good Health and Medicine, 2008

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Stand up straight! Don’t slouch! Tamra Mercieca explores the physical and mental benefits of having a perfect posture. You’re only words into this article, and chances are you’ve already adjusted how you’re sitting. Posture is one of those things we often forget about, that is, until something or somebody reminds us to straighten up. Poor posture becomes a habit and … Read More