Create an At-Home Spa Experience with Essential Oils

With more people seeking DIY spa solutions at home, what better way to deliver a sensorial and luxurious sanctuary experience then in the comfort of your own bathroom. Try this beautifully easy gem of wisdom from Antonia Burrell, with her 30 plus years wealth of unparalleled aromatherapy knowledge.  “My favourite trick is to drop about five drops of therapeutic grade essential oil on the showerRead Now

What To Do When Suffering From Mask-Induced Acne

Face masks are now a part of our daily routine, and unequivocally slow the  spread of air-bourne viruses. However the friction of the fabric, combined with trapped warm humidity is increasing cases of acne mechanic leading to clogged pores, skin-barrier breakdown, cystic acne, blemishes, pigmentation and micro-abrasions. Not only does this friction lead to inflammation and irritation, but it could also break down the delicate skin barrier,Read Now

The Problem with Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution is a problem. Easy to produce, durable, and most importantly, cheap, plastic became the “it” material in the packaging world. Since then, humans have created more than 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics — and 91% of it hasn’t been recycled. What’s more, 70% of plastic waste is estimated to end up in the ocean or in landfills, where it takes over 400 years to decompose. That all means thatRead Now

Mindful Outdoor Meditation, Inspired By Nature’s Healing Powers

Need to reaffirm the healing, restorative power of plants and discover the sheer force of Mother Nature? This is a wonderful read from Mind, Body and Green on the wonders and wisdom of plants, who do so much holistically intricate and biologically unspoken work to improve and restore through nutrition, environmental and emotional healing that many of us take for granted. “By tuning in toRead Now

A Beginners Guide… Breathing to Stress Less

We all need help to quiet the mind, and whilst normally the recommended popular advisory go-to would be yoga or mindfulness, did you know that breath-work can be a powerful tool to aid relaxation during heighted moments of stress? Nadī Shodhana is a form of prānāyama or the breath control branch of yoga. In Sanskrit, Nadī describes the body’s energy channels, while Shodhana means “to purify or cleanse.” AtRead Now

Move for memory!

“Think quick on your feet.” We’ve all heard that before but have you truly ever noticed after working out that your mind feels sharper, more agile and just more ready to MOVE faster?! If you are experiencing a lack of stimulation during lock-down and you need to boost that memory? Then get moving with short, high-intensity workouts of around 15 minutes, which may be mostRead Now

Air Cleansing Therapy For A Holistic Home

Scent is a powerful psychological trigger. Our sense of smell ties directly to our limbic emotional center, which is why aromatherapy and essential oils can be beneficial to our health and well-being. Essential oils are fashioned from the scents of nature — everything from pine trees to sandalwood to lavender. The concentrated, scented liquids are obtained from the distillation of these aromatic, antifungal, antibacterial plantsRead Now

Get Growing Without A Garden

Plant benefits are countless; the love of watching a seed grow into a beautiful bloom, the satisfaction of eating your own produce, the health benefits that greenery bring to the mind and body. Yet being a plant parent requires no garden, and getting your green thumbs on can be done in the smallest of places if your pressed for outdoor space. Celebrating National Gardening Week,Read Now

Sleep Debt

Sleep debt; fear not – you may not owe money but you may owe your body sleep. Think of sleep as a currency. Sleep debt is a term used if you accumulate lack of sleep below that needed seven to nine hours each night. Sleep restores the body by cleansing the brain of toxins with cerebrospinal fluid so lack of sleep can leave you feelingRead Now

Oxidative Stress and Skincare

Oxidative stress – what is the science behind our cells? Cells accumulate damage, known to drive the aging process and play a role in our long-term health. One of​ ​​the major causes of cellular damage is oxidative stress, which happens when there’s an imbalance between free radicals and antioxidants in the body. Free radicals are a normal, natural byproduct of our cells generating energy (whichRead Now