Detoxify and digest

In my last post I wrote about how stress can negatively impact on your digestion. When you allow the negative influences of your environment trigger a stress response, your digestive system shuts down. Engaging the relaxation response is only one way to help your digestion. Natural drinks are also a great way to detox fromContinue reading “Detoxify and digest”

Decoding emotional eating

Food is an essential food to fuel and nourish your body so that you can go about your everyday activities. However, are there times when you are eating because you are actually hungry or is there another reason making you reach for food? Chances are that you are not hungry all the time. If youContinue reading “Decoding emotional eating”

The psychology of food habits

People need food to survive and fuel their body with energy. However, sometimes people eat more than they actually need to survive. Food has the power to allow you to experience different feelings such as a sense of calm, happiness – even sadness and fear. Your energy levels and how alert you feel can beContinue reading “The psychology of food habits”

Happy New Year

`The two most important days in your life are: the day you were born and the day you find out why’ – Mark Twain As we start the new year, it is time to stop and reflect on our why. Why do we do what we do? What motivates us to get up every morningContinue reading “Happy New Year”

Summer Solstice – Celebrate your Spiritual Wellbeing

Summer solstice marks the time when the sun is at its highest point on the horizon giving us the longest day of the year. The sun will appear to solstitium – the Latin word meaning to stand still. It is a time for spiritual awakening and awareness as summer welcomes the season of light andContinue reading “Summer Solstice – Celebrate your Spiritual Wellbeing”

Five health benefits of mindful bathing

From the Ancient Greeks, Romans and Egyptians through to present time; there is scientific evidence that bathing in hot water has many natural health benefits. But were you aware of just how many benefits a relaxing, warm bath can provide you?

Your month of mindfulness

With the silly season upon us again, the stress of Christmas expectations can be overwhelming. So now more than ever It is important to take care of yourself. It is easier to get caught up in everyone else’s needs and forgetting to take care of your own.

How bathing balances the mind and body

Taking to the waters has been a part of healing for centuries and is a powerful delivery of wellbeing. Sinking into a warm tub of water at the end of a long day is a great feeling. Not only is soaking in the bath good for soothing sore muscles and easing aches and pains; butContinue reading “How bathing balances the mind and body”

A practical mindful body scan

Today, instead of talking about mindfulness, I have prepared an excretes for you to practise being mindful. It is sometimes hard to find time for relaxation and checking in with yourself. So, we need practical tools which can be adapted to suit time and different situations.

Connect with nature to improve your wellbeing

Often you get caught up in the day to day busy of life that you forget to stop and appreciate the beauty and serenity of the open green spaces around you. Following a challenging couple of years, it is great to be able to get out and about again to explore the great outdoors. ItContinue reading “Connect with nature to improve your wellbeing”