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5 Things You’ll Gain From 10 Minutes of Yoga

Today, I share 5 things that you’ll gain by getting just 10minutes of yoga practice in your life, for a couple of times a week. Shortly after going through the rather stressful process of buying our first home, I decided to buy a yoga mat. With that and a few YouTube videos later, I’ve kept the truly wonderful experience of …

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Choosing Friendlier Hair Products

There’s a lot of talk these days about the importance of understanding what we’re putting into our mouths, and ultimately our bodies, and the effect that certain ingredients and processed foods have on us. But in our busy day, it’s often easy to forget that the simplest of day to day tasks, such as washing our hair, can expose us …

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Hypermobility – My Experience So Far

I’d never heard of ‘hypermobility’ until around this time last year, when I saw a physiotherapist for my insanely achy feet. Since I could remember, I’d always been pretty supple and agile, but never really the most flexible out of my friends. I could do funny things like lying on my belly and getting my toes to touch my nose, or twisting …

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Easing Eczema the ‘Natural’ Way

A couple of week’s ago, I wasn’t feeling too great or ‘goddess’ like. Let’s be honest though, when do we ever feel goddess like? Anyway, a number of things had conspired to make me feel less than great. To start, my weird allergy thing had decided to reappear after getting rid of my cold. I’m fairly certain I have an …

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Coughs and Sneezes: 3 Recipes to help you Fight that Cold!

For the last week, Peter and I have both been struck by the dreaded cold and have been doing anything and everything to fight it (as naturally as possible). Here are 3 links to recipes which have helped us (and hopefully you too!!) to lessen the impact of our colds and reduce their time with us: 1) Honey and Lemon Hot …

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Oh Beans Gets the Glow: Week 4 – Sauerkraut and Liquorice

It has to be said, week four has probably been the hardest week of Madeleine’s challenge to stick to. We’ve not really managed to stay gluten free and probably haven’t had the best of the best when it comes to meat, but I have been able to follow some of  Madeleine’s beat the bloat advice, by getting in some sauerkraut and liquorice …