What is Forest Bathing? And tips on how to DIY

Forest Bathing or Shinrin-Yoku is essentially a mindfulness practice where you take in the forest atmosphere during a leisurely walk, providing a bridge back to the natural world. Forest Bathing is a therapy that was developed in Japan during the 1980s to promote wellbeing and healing as a preventive form of health care. Different to simply going for a hike in nature, Forest Bathing encourages … Continue reading What is Forest Bathing? And tips on how to DIY

The Benefits of Deep Breathing [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

A simple action that we take for granted and yet is so important for our mood and relaxation. Breathing correctly and deeply has massive benefits for your health. Learn some techniques and its benefits with this infographic. via The Benefits of Deep Breathing [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading The Benefits of Deep Breathing [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Review: Health in Theory and Practice – Circling the Square by Steve Kippax

Managing one’s health naturally in the best possible way requires a holistic approach, and if you have an affinity with Traditional Chinese Medicine, Qi Gong and Herbology, Steve Kippax’s Health in Theory and Practice: Circling the Square is a great guide to have on hand. Covering nutrition, positive thinking, exercise such as Qi Gong, and TCM techniques including acupressure and acupuncture, Health in Theory and Practice: … Continue reading Review: Health in Theory and Practice – Circling the Square by Steve Kippax

Hibiscus Tea: Health Benefits and Recipe for Spiced Iced Hibiscus Tea

Hibiscus tea is a great source of vitamins, with a high content of vitamin C in particular, and antioxidants. A naturally caffeine-free drink, hibiscus tea, with its tart flavour, has a similar taste to cranberry. There are numerous varieties of the hibiscus flower, which comes from the mallow family. Grown around the world in countries including Africa, South America, Mexico, Hawaii, and Jamaica, the hibiscus … Continue reading Hibiscus Tea: Health Benefits and Recipe for Spiced Iced Hibiscus Tea

It’s all about Green Tea [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Tea is the most devoured beverage on the planet behind water. However, 78 percent of the tea devoured worldwide is black and just around 20 percent is green. Green tea, local to China and India, has been devoured and hailed for its medical benefits for quite a long time universally. Green tea is the most beneficial drink on the earth. via It’s all about Green Tea … Continue reading It’s all about Green Tea [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Rapeseed Oil: What is it and what are the health benefits

Rapeseed oil is fast becoming a healthy oil of choice in the UK for cooking and making dressings with. Bright yellow rapeseed crops are widely grown in UK fields. Rapeseed oil and linseed oil are the only oils grown and bottled in the UK, making a good choice for those wanting to buy locally produced foods. Rapeseed oil is extracted from the seeds of the … Continue reading Rapeseed Oil: What is it and what are the health benefits

The Ultimate Meditation Guide [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Meditation is the practice of purposefully focusing your mind and body to achieve a state of relaxation. Through techniques such as breathing exercises, chanting, physical activity or some combination of them, practitioners of meditation hope to achieve a clearer state of mind and ward off the effects of physical and mental stress. In one form or another, meditation is a component of most major religions, … Continue reading The Ultimate Meditation Guide [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Kombucha Health Benefits and How To Make It At Home

Kombucha is a fermented drink made from bacteria and yeast mixed with black or green tea and sugar, which has numerous health benefits. The sugary tea mix is turned into a kombucha with the help of a SCOBY (symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast), a colony of live bacteria that looks a bit like a floating mushroom. This bacteria and yeast-fuelled fermentation process gives kombucha … Continue reading Kombucha Health Benefits and How To Make It At Home

Science-Backed Benefits of Working Outdoors [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Human beings are not made to be locked inside a cubicle all day. We are biologically built to move around and get in touch with the outdoors. Our bodies need to experience changes in air, temperature, and scenery to interrupt the stagnant office environment. studies have shown a wide range of benefits when you work among trees, fresh air, and sunlight, including increased creativity, productivity, … Continue reading Science-Backed Benefits of Working Outdoors [Infographic] — ecogreenlove