Don’t Let The Cold Make You Blue With These Expert Tips

If you’re prone to feeling a little down in winter you’re not alone. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), anxiety and depression affect millions of people every year. Globally more than 350 million people of all ages suffer from depression.As New Zealand is positioned far from the equator we too can be affected by this phenomenon. You […]

8 Top Tips To Keep Well This Winter

As the cooler months approach, the days start getting short and the nights start getting chillier. At this time of year with more germs floating around and a greater chance of coming into contact with infectious bacteria or viruses it is important to keep yourself fit and healthy. There are a number of precautions you […]

5 Ways To Cope With Stress

Stress is the body’s way of responding to life’s demands. While necessary for our survival, in modern times stress has become one of society’s main health challenges contributing to a raft of health conditions including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, adrenal fatigue, hypertension, obesity, anxiety, depression and even cancer. Short term, stress is great for helping us […]

Demand for SleepDrops problem for naturopath

Getting enough bottles to keep up with 300 per cent monthly growth was one of the biggest problems for SleepDrops naturopath, medical herbalist and nutritionist Kirsten Taylor. She told the PwC Herald Talks breakfast this morning of overcoming many issues to expand the business, now targeting the US$800 million ($1.2 billion) sleep medication market in […]

SleepDrops maker restless in pursuit of $1.2b US market

Naturopath, medical herbalist and nutritionist Kirsten Taylor is targeting the US$800 million ($1.2 billion) sleep medication market as part of global expansion plans for SleepDrops. Taylor developed the product for her own use in 2009, but it was the realisation that she was not the only person with sleep issues that led her to form […]

Business Worries Keeping You Awake At Night

If you’re experiencing stress or sleeping troubles this may be having adverse effects across many areas of your life including your work performance or your relationship with friends and family, not to mention finding time to exercise and eat well. There is overwhelming evidence to show that sleep is literally THE foundation of all health […]

Work Pressures Keeping You Awake at Night?

If you’re struggling with Stress or sleeping troubles this may be having adverse effects across many other areas of your life including your work performance or your relationship with friends and family, not to mention finding time to exercise and eat well. There is overwhelming evidence to show that sleep is literally THE foundation of […]

Kiwis fear economy on verge of downturn

The economic gloom of the farmers’ ‘Black Friday’ could spread, the latest 3News-Reid Research poll showing a clear majority of New Zealanders fear the economy is headed for a downturn. But Prime Minister John Key says the economy is better placed than they think, and there’s no need to panic. Kirsten Taylor founded Sleep Drops, […]