Great reasons to use peppermint oil
Peppermint oil has so many benefits.

Great reasons to use peppermint oil

There are so many reasons for using peppermint oil! If I could only have two essential oils, I would choose lavender and peppermint. Let me explain why mint oil is indispensable for use around the home and whilst travelling. I always use 100% pure mentha piperita essential oil, which is…

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Why you need reiki for children!
Reiki is a wonderful gift for your child.

Why you need reiki for children!

All parents are going to agree with me on this....most children get ill a lot! If you have more than one child, it's especially bad as they get each other's lurgies as well! Their immune systems are still developing so they catch everything and let's just say, their hygiene leaves…

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What is reiki healing and how can it benefit me?
Reiki healing first originated in Japan and is now used all around the world.

What is reiki healing and how can it benefit me?

Reiki is a Japanese word, formed of two kanji (Chinese characters), 'rei' and 'ki'. When used together it means 'spiritual energy' or 'universal life-force'. It's difficult to translate exactly into English, but it refers to the energy from which we are created and also surrounded by. It is the essence…

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Easy hard water hack for hair
Washing your hair in hard water can make it dull, dry and frizzy.

Easy hard water hack for hair

Do you live in a hard water area? I live in the south east of England and I'm surrounded by chalky soil: this definitely affects my local water supply. If I splash water on the counter tops I see a tell-tale white mark after it has dried. My kettle also…

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Eating Mindfully
Awareness of what we're eating during mealtimes leads to more satisfaction.

Eating Mindfully

Sometimes I feel proud of myself for choosing a healthy dinner...but then I sabotage my evening by raiding the cupboards and fridge and eating every titbit I can find. It's so annoying because I know I'm not actually hungry, but there's a level of dissatisfaction where I feel the urge…

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Grounding Meditation
Being grounded is the feeling of being connected your body.

Grounding Meditation

I love meditation. Sometimes it's extremely hard finding the time to fit it in and there's a part of me that sighs: "I don't have time to do nothing!" However, if I make an effort to sit quietly for just 10 minutes, I remember why I do it: all the…

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Black eyed beans with smoked paprika and lime
One pot, vegan black eyed beans with zesty lime and smoked paprika.

Black eyed beans with smoked paprika and lime

I made this last week and I had to share this delicious smoky and zesty recipe with you all! I'm not ashamed to say I had to go back for seconds and thirds and then also ate the leftovers the next day with crisp buttered toast. My children also gobbled…

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An Easy and Natural cure for Conjunctivitis
There is a natural cure for pink eye.

An Easy and Natural cure for Conjunctivitis

If you are interested in discovering a natural cure for conjunctivitis WITHOUT resorting to pharmaceutical ointments, creams or drops, read on! What is conjunctivitis? Conjunctivitis is a common infection of the conjunctiva, the fine membrane which lines the white of the eye and the inner eyelids. Common symptoms include itching,…

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How to make kombucha at home
You don't need a lot of equipment to make kombucha at home.

How to make kombucha at home

Kombucha is simply fermented tea which is brimming with probiotic bacteria. The taste is similar to apple cider, it's effervescent, fruity and can be sweet or tart, depending on how you like it. I love it and drink it most days. I religiously make kombucha at home because my health…

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My experience of using kombucha for allergies
Can drinking kombucha every day help with allergies?

My experience of using kombucha for allergies

Probiotics are big news right now. A lot of information is starting to appear about the benefits of feeding and supporting your microbiome: more studies are being conducted and people are starting to talk about their experiences of using them. I have been trying out a probiotic drink called kombucha…

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