My morning coffee and a little kindness

This morning I went to my local café for my regular coffee and had a beautiful experience that left me in tears ~ happy tears. When I visited the same café yesterday morning, I was feeling frustrated, having just left my mother’s after an appointment with her and a...

Things you will notice after meditating

Meditation is a tool that I personally use daily, as I love the way it makes me feel. It is also a tool that I teach many of my clients how to do and suggest they practice on a regular basis. There is no denying the benefits of a consistent meditation practice. I know...

Corporate yoga: what’s all the hype about?

What do people think of corporate yoga classes? Do they work? Are they effective? Does anyone turn up? Well i have both taught corporate yoga classes and have also been a student, and while I may be biased, I personally believe they are very effective and have found...

History of Essential Oils

In the 1920’s a French chemist, Rene Maurice Gattefosse, coined the term “aromatherapy.” Gattefosse suffered a serious burn to his arm, while working to refine a new perfume. He turned to the nearest cool liquid available to relieve his pain, which was a vat of...

Georgia’s Almond Milk recipe

INGREDIENTS – this makes about 1 litre milk 1.5 cups almonds 4 cups water 2 pitted dates 1 tsp vanilla extract (OPTIONAL) INSTRUCTIONS Soak the almonds in water for 8 – 48 hours, changing the water twice a day; After the almonds have been soaked for the...

Vegan Lime Cheesecake recipe

INGREDIENTS – This makes about 12 small or 1 x 8 inch sized cheesecake 1.5 cup cashews 0.75 cup dates 75 grams (2.7 ounce) almonds with skin on 2 tbs desiccated coconut 0.5 cup fresh lime juice Zest from one lime 110 grams (3.9 ounce) coconut milk 2 tbs coconut...

Protein Ball Recipe

INGREDIENTS – This makes about 50-60 small protein balls 330 grams (11.6 ounce) raw nuts 60 grams (2.1 ounce) protein powder 20 pitted sildenafil citrate 20 mg dates & prunes 1 tbs chia seeds 1 tbs vanilla extract 2 tbs cacao powder 2 tbs goji berries 2 tbs...

The Rise of the Health Coach

A doctor works primarily to pinpoint the causes of symptoms and how to fix them – whether it’s by taking medication or changing diet. But after one or two appointments, the rest is up to you. To help create and execute long-term plans outside the office, more...

100 Happy Day Challenge

At the end of March this year, I decided to take part in the 100 Happy Day Challenge as a sort of experiment. How would doing this challenge make me feel? Could it be used as a tool to help people who were feeling blue or depressed so they could feel better? Could I...