20 May 2013
Do you ever find that when you’re on a positive roll to upgrade your healthy eating and living choices you find yourself in the hectic rush of a business meeting with colleagues, clients or back home with kids who aren’t interested in sitting at the table or a husband who wants to eat in front of the TV and you ask yourslf “how do I actually make this a reality in normal, busy life”?
25 March 2012
When it comes to perfuming your pits, did you know that your regular deodorant could actually be contributing to ill health? Let me reassure you. I know that some of you think I’m a ‘posh hippy’ with my nature & planet loving ways, but I do draw the line. Yes, I do use deodorant. I more…
21 December 2011
Following on from my post last week You’ve Got Food In Your Hair: Hair Masks, here are the rinses for you. These are great for dull winter hair caused by indoor heating and harsh elements. Try it out if you find yourself with some time on your hands over the Christmas holidays. Here are 5 more…
14 November 2011
Making homemade gifts helps you to ‘use, re-use, recycle’ by offering lovingly made, earth friendly gifts. This is also a great activity if you have children not only because it’s great fun, but also because it serves as an example that you can create special gifts which support sustainability through recycling, the environment by reducing the use of plastic and shipping and that the intention and motivation behind a gift are of greater value than actual monetary value.
8 November 2011
Treating the underlying cause of frequent or even occasional headaches and migraines is always the first port of call and is something that can often be managed by ensuring that you are getting enough sleep, are sufficiently hydrated, that you reduce and manage stress & tension in your life and by addressing any food intolerances or allergies
26 October 2011
Autumn is well and truly here and along with it, the sniffles, colds, sore throats and flus. We all know that prevention is better than cure, right? And we all know that a healthy diet and appropriate lifestyle choices build optimal health and immunity. And we’ve all read a heap of articles about immune boosting more…
14 October 2011
Essential oils can be very useful for female concerns. In fact, aromatherapy is one of the most effective methods of dealing with problems of the reproductive system. Many essential oils have been used to help regulate hormone production. Some essential oil constituents have hormonal like behavior since their structure is similar to hormones. This means they interact with the receptors that identify hormones.
5 August 2011
The average woman uses up to 13 beauty products on her skin (soaps, creams, make-up, hair products, perfume, self-tanning lotions, hair dye, sunscreen…) leading to the absorption of over 500 different chemicals every day. These toxins overload our bodies, placing extra strain on the task of daily detoxification.
2 August 2011
Getting quality zzzzzz in is essential for overall health. When the balance tips towards the non-optimal zone more evenings than not, the repercussions are felt in our quality of sleep and how effective, happy and healthy we are during the days.
18 May 2011
We all love a clean house, right? Clean house = safe house. I was shocked when I first moved to Denmark and discovered that they didn’t use anything to clean kitchen surfaces other than hot water and a cleaning cloth. What? No Mr Muscle??! But what about germs? What about disinfecting? Puh, slight panic and more…