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The Connection Between Stress and Your Relationship with YourSelf

There is such a valuable connection between stress and your relationship with yourself. In my personal experience, realising this connection has been instrumental in helping me reduce my stress. And so, in this blog post, I will be sharing my own personal take on how working on your relationship with yourself can help you reduce stress, and create a much more joyful and peaceful way of being. Stress and Your Relationship with...

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Let Go of the Need to Control

Let go of the need to control and surrender to the magical flow of life

Are you one of those people who has the need to control (almost) everything in your life? This can show up differently for different people. You may like to plan your days like clockwork, from morning to night. You may be intensely focused on your goals, constantly looking for ways to achieve more. Or you may find yourself rather strict about what you eat or how you spend your time. Or...

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Signs of Stress-Insomnia

Signs of Stress in your Body, Mood and Behaviour

Stress can show up in your life and affect your health in many different ways. Some of the signs of stress are also not as obvious, and you may not even connect the dots and realise that they are stress-related. That's why it really useful to become aware of the different symptoms of stress, so that you can notice warning signs and take steps to manage it better before it gets...

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Normal stress vs Chronic stress

Understanding ‘Normal’ Stress vs Chronic Stress

Do you suffer from stress in your life? While some stress in the body is normal, ongoing stress is not. Today we're looking at the difference between 'normal' and chronic stress. From this place, you can start looking at specific ways to reduce it and find more calm, balance and joy in your life. So many people suffer from excess stress in their lives. This is what inspired me to...

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Power Morning Lemon Turmeric Drink

Food is a powerful natural medicine for the body, and this is one of my favourite simple recipes to illustrate that. Introducing my Power Morning Lemon Turmeric Drink to kickstart your day with health and zing! Jump straight to the recipe Why is this Morning Lemon Turmeric Drink so powerful? This potent morning drink contains 5 simple ingredients - hot water, fresh lemon, turmeric powder, pepper, and coconut oil.. All 5 of these ingredients...

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A conversation about Turmeric and Curcumin

A Value-Packed Conversation on Turmeric and Curcumin

As you may know, I LOVE turmeric. But seriously… this golden spice has truly captured my heart for the long haul… I’ve been digging more into the subject, and realise that it’s important to understand the difference between turmeric and curcumin and to build more awareness around how to get the most benefit from it. Recently I met Sophie (above left), who has started her own natural curcumin supplement brand called Your...

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Simple Cinnamon Oats Breakfast Recipe to Kickstart Your Day

Oats breakfast was a staple growing up, and I'm sure that is partly why I grew up healthy and strong. My grandad is also someone who has eaten oats for breakfast almost every morning, and I'm sure this has something to do with why he is 96 years old and still around! Jump straight to the recipe Why Oats for breakfast? Oats is a whole grain. Whole grains contain all parts of the grain...

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What are your personal values

What are Personal Values and How to Figure Them Out

Your personal values are essentially a summary of what you value in life. In even simpler terms, they symbolise what is important to you. I never used to think about my personal values. But, when I did, I realised why they're so powerful. When you do your values, you essentially need to do a lot of self-reflection. You need to ask yourself some meaningful questions and answer them honestly. The exercise encourages...

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14 Healthy Eating Habits that Keep me Feeling Good

Just to be clear up front, don't take these healthy eating habits as gospel. We are all unique and have our own needs. However, these are some of the eating habits that have helped me feel strong and healthy. And perhaps they can serve you well too. Check out the list below, and if inspired, perhaps try adding one of them to your healthy eating habits list. If you do, let...

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6 Ways I Practice Mindfulness and Enjoy Life More

Practising mindfulness was not part of my world years ago. I was way too 'busy' and stressed out to even think about actually slowing down and smelling the flowers. Ain't no time for mindfulness, I've got way too much to do today! When I was younger, I even remember my friend turning to me and saying "You're just like the White Rabbit in Alice in Wonderland. You're always in a rush"....

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