Connection is key to your social wellbeing

As you know, people are social beings and need to connect with each other regularly for a healthy lifestyle. Social wellness is about nurturing yourself and your relationship with others to balance your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health while participating in social connections with others.Continue reading “Connection is key to your social wellbeing”

Overcoming the obstacles to a healthy lifestyle

There are many obstacles to maintaining a healthy lifestyle but most of them will be psychological. For example, as the cold winter months settle in you may find yourself unmotivated to leave the warm house for your daily morning walk. As a result you will beat yourself up later for not exercising.Continue reading “Overcoming the obstacles to a healthy lifestyle”

Soothe sore muscles naturally

Sore muscles can seem more tense during winter as the cold settles in. You experience sore muscles from a number of sources such as exercise, carrying items, etc. Looking after your wellbeing during the cold months can be a challenge but not impossible. With the increased availability of natural wellbeing products on the market you can be spoiled for choice, but these can also be expensive.

However, your pantry might just hold the solution to age old natural remedies that have proven effective for thousands of years.Continue reading “Soothe sore muscles naturally”

Your lung health in winter

As winter settles in Down Under, it is a timely reminder for us to remember to take care of ourselves – especially our lung health. The lungs are central to your wellbeing and ensuring that you take in fresh, clean air to circulate through your body.Continue reading “Your lung health in winter”

Tea Meditation: for health and wellbeing

There is a reason why the Japanese love their tea and tea ceremonies. The art of making a simple cup of tea while in the present moment has the power to relax the mind and body after a hectic day. The way of tea as it is referred to in Japan is a ritual ceremony where the participants are fully immersed in the art of making and savouring the tea. However, your tea meditation does not have to be as elaborate as that of a Japanese tea ceremony.Continue reading “Tea Meditation: for health and wellbeing”

Natural flu busters

To keep your natural immune system in top condition this winter, you may just find that you already have many flu busting foods in the pantry. By including these foods in your meals each day you can prevent yourself falling sick to the flu and other illnesses lurking around this season. Keeping yourself fit and healthy naturally, is still your best weapon against illness and injury.  Here are just six foods and herbs to stock in your pantry this winter season.Continue reading “Natural flu busters”

Proactive prevention against colds and flu

As we head into the winter months Down Under, the flu season also starts to pick up. While many people protect themselves with their annual flu shot, there are also natural vitamins and strategies you can adopt to be proactive active colds and flu this season. Here are just five ways you can help beat colds and flu this winter.Continue reading “Proactive prevention against colds and flu”

Remember rosemary for memory

In Act IV Scene V of Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, Ophelia turns to Laertes and says; “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray, love, remember”.

As far back in history as you can remember, Rosemary has been often used as a plant to help improve the memory. For decades, scientists have been studying the magical power that rosemary has on the brain and consistently returned positive results.Continue reading “Remember rosemary for memory”

The art of winefulness

Mindfulness can be engaged in almost all activities when you think about it. Whether you enjoy a cup of tea or a glass of wine, you can apply the principles of mindfulness and being present in the moment.

In fact, there is no right or wrong way to enjoy wine. You don’t even have to be a wine connoisseur. Each person’s tastebuds are as unique as they are. What one person likes, may not necessarily be what someone else does.

Enjoy a relaxing glass of your favourite wine – mindfully – your way.Continue reading “The art of winefulness”

Easter around the world

In Australia we celebrate Easter with the traditional hot cross bun like the United Kingdom. However, the death and rising of Jesus Christ is celebrated around the world differently. This week I would like to share a few different traditional easter dishes I discovered from other countries.Continue reading “Easter around the world”