Giving Back

Research shows us that Gratitude or Giving Back actually improves our health and well-being. It is a value we uphold here at healTHY self. We would like to share with you three of the ways we formally give back to our local and global community:

National Aboriginal and Islander Skills Development Association (NAISDA)

In 2012, Sonia donated her time and skills two mornings each week, to help optimise the health of the young dance community at NAISDA. Located at Mount Penang Parklands, Kariong, it is a local project, although it draws Aboriginal young people aged 16-26 years from all over Australia...
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Operation Christmas Child

Run by the Samaritan's Purse each year, Sonia and her team have been supporting this project for many years. Filling a shoebox or two with age specific goodies by the end of October each year, reminds us, child and adult alike, that Christmas is about giving...
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Restore One, Cambodia

In 2011, a chance discussion led Sonia to source a team of health practitioners; two general practitioners, two nurses, one dentist and herself, a chiropractor, from the Central Coast, to travel to some of the poorest communities in Cambodia...
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