Superfood powders put to the test

If you are looking to better your health – be it to boost energy levels, improve concentration or to lose weight – introducing nutrient-dense superfoods into your diet can benefit the body by healing and protecting on many levels. Superfood powders typically consist of a bulk, powdered version of superfoods in a raw, natural state. They are not exclusively for detox purposes so superfood powders can … Continue reading Superfood powders put to the test

Superfoods: What is moringa?

Moringa is a highly nutritious plant native to India, Pakistan and Africa. This nutrient-dense superfood is rich in iron, calcium, vitamins and antioxidants, as well as the same essential amino acids as any other complete protein such as meat. Moringa has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine. Known as the “Miracle Tree”, it is said to prevent 300 diseases including diabetes, malnutrition and is … Continue reading Superfoods: What is moringa?

Healing Herbs: Uses for Tarragon

Tarragon is a wonder plant known for many healing properties including its ability to get rid of toothache and as a digestive aid. This aromatic plant, with its slight aniseed taste, has a high concentration of eugenol which acts as a mild anaesthetic. When chewed, tarragon numbs the mouth soothing the discomfort of toothache. It also helps to decrease the sir gums that often occur … Continue reading Healing Herbs: Uses for Tarragon

Chakra Series: Healing the Root Chakra

The root chakra, located at the base of the spine, is crucial to one’s survival and safety. The first of the seven chakras, it is the one that grounds us to our physical world – establishing connections with your physical body, your environment and the earth. As the root chakra is the survival centre, it instigates the fight or flight response. The energy of the … Continue reading Chakra Series: Healing the Root Chakra

Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Ageing Cherry, Chia and Lucuma Smoothie

Cherries are considered another of Mother Nature’s superfoods, reputedly containing a wondrous variety of nutrients which are both anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving and help prevent certain cancers. via Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Ageing Cherry, Chia and Lucuma Smoothie (no bananas necessary!) — pearsnotparsnipsdotcom Continue reading Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Ageing Cherry, Chia and Lucuma Smoothie

Olive Oil Health Benefits

Olive oil is a popular oil used in both cooking and for health and beauty. There are numerous benefits of adding olive oil to your diet or to your skin and hair beauty regime. A source of beneficial vitamins and minerals Olive oil contains beneficial vitamins and nutrients as well as antioxidants. Olive oil contains vitamin E and vitamin K which are significant for cardiovascular … Continue reading Olive Oil Health Benefits

Qigong: Balance your energy and bring vitality to your day

Every human body is an intricate web of channels in which energy flows. When the energy flows freely through these channels the way it should, our bodies are said to be in optimum health. It is a balance of energy or qi (pronounced chee), as the Chinese call it, that we strive for in maintaining fit and healthy bodies. Qi itself is usually translated to … Continue reading Qigong: Balance your energy and bring vitality to your day

Bach Flower Remedies: An intuitive approach to self-healing

Bach Flower Remedies’ Rescue Remedy has become a must have for those moments of needing to step away from a situation and bring one in to the present. The small amber bottle with yellow label has become a tool, for those in the know about the magic of Dr Edward Bach’s Flower Remedy system, to help alleviate stress. Safe enough for anyone to use – … Continue reading Bach Flower Remedies: An intuitive approach to self-healing

Align Your 7 Chakras to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

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Did you know that one of the simplest (and often overlooked) ways to activate your New Year’s resolutions and manifest abundance is to align your 7 chakras? Your chakras are your internal energy system. It’s where all manifestation begins; where your life energy is nurtured and brought to fruition. These energy centers work together to oversee every area of your… Continue reading Align Your 7 Chakras to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

January Tonic

Quantum Touch practitioner Debbie Giles gives Life & Soul Magazine her top tips for implementing basic changes to your wellbeing for January… Never say never! I’m never gonna drink again, the never agains, making a big announcement in January can set us up to fall. By incorporating some goodness into your everyday life not just for your January plan but for your lifestyle plan, will … Continue reading January Tonic