• Supplements for pain relief_herbs
    Healing,  Holistic remedies

    Supplements for Natural Pain relief

    Welcome to part three of my series of blog posts on natural pain relief. If you didn’t read the first two you can catch up and read them here and here. they are full of lots of useful information on essential oils and crystals that you can use and incorporate into your daily pain management. I have mentioned already that pain management is a part of my daily life and routine, there are quite a few different things I take and do to get the best quality of life possible. I hope by sharing some of these with you here it can help you too! So lets get started. Today…

  • CBD Oil for Pain and other health benefits
    Healing,  Holistic remedies

    Using CBD oil for pain relief ( + it’s other healing benefits)

    I have been using cbd myself for nearly a year now. CBD oil has been pretty big in the news lately and it has become a bit of a ‘thing’ in health & wellness too. While it may be a trend for some, cbd oil is something I have found to help greatly with many of the symptoms of my chronic illness. Most notably muscle and joint pain. I suffer from M.E and Fibromyalgia. In this post I’m going to cover my own experience with cbd, how to start taking it, and all of the health benefits of cbd oil. What is CBD oil? CBD is an oil made from…

  • Reconnecting with yourself after a serious illness
    Healing,  Health & wellbeing,  Lifestyle,  Mindfulness

    Get reconnected to yourself ; to your body, intuition & purpose

    When we are struggling with big emotions, problems, or things in life aren’t going well or really resonating with you as a person, it is often our response to block or numb ourselves to the problem, instead of facing it. Personally, for me, I lost my way. I fell into a job in my 20’s that wasn’t ‘me’, a series of terrible relationships the last of which was terribly toxic yet I couldn’t see it (hindsight is a beautiful thing!)… and my coping mechanism for all of this was to mindlessly shop, and spend my nights partying. Ironically, when times are the worst we often neglect self-care practices (if they…

  • Superpowers of Green Tea
    Healing,  Health & wellbeing,  Holistic remedies

    The Superpowers of green tea | Green teas many benefits

    Anyone who has tried Green tea will tell you it’s an acquired taste, but one that you can grow to love… and I can attest to that personally! I can also tell you that Green teas many benefits are worth its slight bitter taste. There are many different brands of green tea, so if it is something you struggle to enjoy I would suggest maybe experimenting with different varieties to start until you find one that suits you. Try going for one that is described as ‘light’, as these tend to have a less strong green taste! I drink Green tea every day, at least two cups, as part of…

  • Tips on how to quiet an anxious mind
    Healing,  Health & wellbeing,  Mindfulness

    How to quiet an anxious mind

    Whether anxiety and depression are becoming a lot more common thanks to social media, comparison complex and people feeling like they need to do all the things, or it’s just that people are more open in talking about their problems.. they are two big and scary topics. Although I don’t have full blown anxiety attacks myself, during my time with my chronic illness I have definitely dealt with bouts of depression, and moments [*read days] of feeling anxious and like things aren’t in my control. It can be a scary and confusing thing. A state you often don’t realise you entered until you are in the think of it! Today…

  • Natural cold and flu remedies
    Healing,  Health & wellbeing,  Holistic remedies

    Natural Cold & Flu remedies

    Autumn is most definitely the start of cold and flu season.. Last week I covered cold and flu prevention. The next step is natural remedies for cold and flu for when the germs get the better of you. So here are all the bases you need to cover to help your body fight germs and help you feel as well as possible. Nutrition What you feed tour body in important always. But even more so when you are run down and your body is fighting to get you healthy. You need to be eating good whole foods that are high in vitamins C, E, A, Selenium, Zinc, B6, and Omega-6.…

  • Natural cold and flu remedies
    Healing,  Health & wellbeing,  Holistic remedies

    Natural Cold and Flu prevention

    It’s that time of year as summer turns to autumn, when it feels like the weather can’t decide what it’s doing. With the weather turning hot to cold on a whim it becomes more likely that you will start with a cold. If you haven’t already had your first cold of the season, then dodging the coughs and sneezes of those around you can feel like an obstacle course. So here are all the Cold and Flu prevention things you can do naturally to help your body protect itself… and hopefully stave off those nasty germs!! How your body protects you Your body is already very good at its job…

  • Chakra balancing with essential oils
    Essential oils,  Healing,  Holistic remedies

    Chakra balancing with essential oils

    You may have already heard of chakras if you practice yoga or are interested in holistic and spiritual practices. On the whole, when people think about chakras they are the 7 chakras: your root chakra, sacral, solar plexus, heart, throat, third eye and crown chakra. But did you know there are 10 chakras you can work with to heighten your practice, and really help align and balance your body? If you haven’t heard of the chakras but you’d like to know more, you can check out this article here, by mindvalley.     The 10 Chakras So if you were surprised to learn there are in fact 10 chakras you…

  • turmeric properties
    Healing,  Health & wellbeing

    The magic of Turmeric – turmeric properties & healing uses

    Turmeric properties, it’s uses, healing capabilities and powers are endless. It is a magical healing golden powder. You may know this golden spice most from its use in curries and other Indian and Eastern dishes. But it is much more than just a spice for your food! Although turmeric is only just becoming more popular and well know in Western nutrition, it has been used for thousands of years in eastern culture and traditional medicine. What is turmeric If you haven’t heard of turmeric before it is, in fact, a flowering plant that is part of the ginger family. Native to India and Southeast Asia, due to its need for…

  • Natural remedies for pain relief_crystals
    Crystals,  Healing,  Holistic remedies

    Natural remedies for pain relief pt.2 – Crystals

    I guess you can say this part two of ‘natural remedies for pain relief – crystals’ is rather more woo-woo than part one. If you missed it you can read part one here. Although I’m aware it won’t be something that everyone believes in or wants to try, but I have had nothing but positive results in using crystals to aid in both mental and physical relief of symptoms. If using crystals for healing is something you fancy dabbling in, then these are the crystals which can aid in pain relief and help the body in removing dis-ease, and are all crystals I use myself daily. If crystals isn’t your…