Category Archives of : Acupuncture

Cosmetic Acupuncture with Olivia Shurdova

Top Toxic Ingredients to Avoid in Skin Care

Ever since I started offering Cosmetic and Facial Constitutional Acupuncture over a decade ago I have been researching and offering alternative skin care products in my practice. Up until then I was caught in the mainstream belief that good products have to be attached to big brand names, whether it was make-up, or creams and […]

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As my last day at the Surry Hills Conscious Wellbeing clinic approaches (October 29!) I am really savouring every moment with each of you. The bittersweet goodbyes have definitely started, but for me these moments are filled with immense gratitude and appreciation to you all whilst I look back at the past decade- and at what’s to come. As mentioned in my last […]

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Big Changes!

Big news! It’s transition time for me- and for Conscious Wellbeing. 🙂 I’m super excited to let you know that I am now offering my healing services via Skype and Facetime, and/or the phone. I have been refining this format over the past year, and the results have been fantastic- I can’t wait for you […]

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Loving Kindness Practice

The meditation practice of ‘Loving Kindness’ is one that I’ve always loved, and I particularly love sharing it with my clients. It is easy, accessible and effective. It has its roots in Buddhism, yet is non-denominational. Loving kindness allows you to practice self-love regardless of how you currently feel about yourself, your life in general and/or the people in it. And ironically it can fill […]

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Moving From Survivor To Creator Mode

 “Peace from agitation only comes after agitation.” Taoist saying When crisis or disorder overwhelms us we sometimes default into “survival” mode- doing whatever we can just to survive, looking for solutions to fix it. This of course is a perfectly valid approach. Yet it may not bring about the change we want to really move […]

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Clarity and Your Gut

2016 is flying by- it’s already March in a week, and autumn is just around the corner. It’s hard to believe, since this summer’s felt never-ending with the incredibly hot and humid days and nights here in Sydney. The past few weeks, compromised digestive health has been a chief complaint for many of my clients, […]

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Your Truth about PMS

PMS (Pre-Menstrual Syndrome): An acronym standing for so much, three little letters so loaded in our culture, and open to interpretation in so many (in fact, too many!) ways.  There aren’t many ‘disorders’ that are thrown around as much as this one, or used this often to stigmatise women,especially in the West. As women, we […]

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Taoism and Acupuncture Explained

In need of some balance, peace and harmony? Here is why I think acupuncture will benefit you and help you become more mindful and present. Holistic Medicine As you may know, acupuncture treats not only the physical but the emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of our wellbeing. In fact, even if I wanted to just […]

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Keep Yourself Updated

What can I say? I didn’t see it coming, and it happened at the worst possible time. Last month during my holiday, I was preparing to enter a 10 day silent meditation retreat which meant 10 days of no communication or technology at all. And just a couple hours beforehand I found out that my […]

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New Years Update from Olivia

Happy New Year to you! I am back from my holiday in South Australia and Victoria and really looking forward to the year ahead. I can readily say after this trip filled with beautiful national parks and wonderful wildlife that I have fallen in love with Australia all over again. We truly live in paradise! […]