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November 10, 2020

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

October 26, 2020

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 l

October 6, 2020

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 be

September 17, 2020

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 Lemo

September 15, 2020

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 th

September 2, 2020

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 o

August 7, 2020

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

July 1, 2020

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 o

June 17, 2020

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

May 26, 2020

5 Healthy Habits to Help You Manage Stress and Anxiety

Do you suffer from stress or anxiety? Or both? Well, here’s a great article for you! I know so many people who suffer from stress and anxiety, a

April 29, 2020

Find Your Purpose by Being YOU

Are you on a quest to find live your best life? When on this quest, the question how to find your purpose is likely to come up. When I decided to inte

April 20, 2020

How to Face Your Fears and Move Forward

Is there something you want to do in your life, but fear keeps you stuck? Do you want to face your fears head-on, so that you can finally move forward

March 16, 2020

6 Simple and Powerful Immune-Boosting Foods to Eat Regularly

This immune-boosting foods post contains Affiliate Links, which means I may get a commission when you purchase a product. Please note: There is no ext

February 17, 2020

Simple Healthy Habits of Wonderful Women

Health and happiness mean something different to everyone – it’s ‘bio-individual’ as we call it. And so, to tap into this idea

January 28, 2020

Tips to Actually Achieve Your Goals in 2020

In January most of us take the time to write down our New Year Resolutions aka our New Year Goals. We feel charged up by the new year, and our lists a

July 25, 2019

What is holistic health and how can it help you

While food truly does have the power to change everything, health is so much more than what you eat. All areas of your life impact your health and hap

October 17, 2018

5 Potent YouTube Video Workouts for Legs

I recently did a personal 100 Days of Daily Exercise challenge and tried many different workout videos along the way. YouTube became one of my be

October 14, 2020

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 ev

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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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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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5 Healthy Habits to Help You Manage Stress and Anxiety

Do you suffer from stress or anxiety? Or both? Well, here's a great article for you! I know so many people who suffer from stress and anxiety, and I think with today's fast-pace, it has only been elevated. It has almost become the new normal. And if you suffer from it, my heart goes out to you. I too have had my own personal journey dealing with both stress and anxiety. And it...

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Find your purpose by being you

Find Your Purpose by Being YOU

Are you on a quest to find live your best life? When on this quest, the question how to find your purpose is likely to come up. When I decided to intentionally go on a quest to live my best life, finding my purpose of course came up. To live my best life, I felt like I needed a purpose to give my life meaning...

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Face your fears

How to Face Your Fears and Move Forward

Is there something you want to do in your life, but fear keeps you stuck? Do you want to face your fears head-on, so that you can finally move forward? Join the club! Fear keeps a lot of people from doing the things they really want to do. And ultimately, fear gets in the way of many people's best selves and best lives. All of us have fears. The fear of making the...

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Immune-Boosting Foods for Optimal Health

6 Simple and Powerful Immune-Boosting Foods to Eat Regularly

This immune-boosting foods post contains Affiliate Links, which means I may get a commission when you purchase a product. Please note: There is no extra cost for you, and, I only recommend products a genuinely approve and love. One of the most important things we can do for our health and wellbeing is to protect our immune system. And while there are plenty of other tips to share, today I'm focusing...

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Simple Healthy Habits of Wonderful Women

Health and happiness mean something different to everyone - it's 'bio-individual' as we call it. And so, to tap into this idea, I reached out to some wonderful women in my life, to find out what simple healthy habits they use to keep them feeling healthier, happier or more balanced. This was such a lovely post to create. Apart from learning about their healthy habits, it also reminded me of two...

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Tips to Actually Achieve Your Goals in 2020

In January most of us take the time to write down our New Year Resolutions aka our New Year Goals. We feel charged up by the new year, and our lists are often ambitious and long. We've got goals like eat healthier, exercise regularly, lose weight, earn more money, and on the list goes. And, while it's fantastic to be ambitious, unfortunately, the reality is that often as the months go...

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What is holistic health and how can it help you

While food truly does have the power to change everything, health is so much more than what you eat. All areas of your life impact your health and happiness, from your career, relationships, physical activity, to your spiritual practice. By taking this holistic approach to your health, and nourishing all areas of your life, you have the opportunity to really feel your best. Here is a post on holistic health and...

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5 Potent YouTube Video Workouts for Legs

I recently did a personal 100 Days of Daily Exercise challenge and tried many different workout videos along the way. YouTube became one of my best friends, with hundreds of videos to choose from. Trying new workouts is a great way to keep exercise interesting and a lot more fun. Here are 5 Potent Video Workouts for Legs that I discovered and love. Try them out and learn to love the burn! 1) Boho...

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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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