In recent times, we’ve been dealing with pandemics, working from home, zoom meetings, with so many changes to our usual routines and lifestyles in a relatively short amount of time.
Lockdowns have forced many former face-to-face interactions to be held virtually, causing people to spend more time looking at them selves online and one report found, leading to unsatisfied feelings and lowering of self worth.
Holistic care is the key to turning around not only our skin health but also our mental and emotional health. So what does Holistic mean?
Eating well is a basic must for any and all times of life. Not only is food creative and fun and brings us a lot of joy, it's also essential for good health, growth and the never-ending cycle of repair our bodies undergo throughout a lifetime.
When we are pregnant and blessed to be creating a new life, good nutrition is at the top of our list. For many of us, this extra focus on nutrition means we are at our healthiest.
We prioritise our own nourishment and nurturing out of the incredible love we have for the new life we carry within.
From time to time, we all get puffy eyes. Sometimes we know why - it could be self-inflicted after a big night (or week) of socialising, late nights and lack of sleep, alcohol or eating all the wrong foods.
Other times it can be seasonal - like pollen and allergies affecting our sinus, tear ducts and sensitivity of our eyes, leading to the slightly swollen eyelids and puffiness under the eyes.
So what can we do to eliminate puffy eyes when they happen? Here are our tips to help you to get your skin and eyes looking puff-free.
When we look after our inner health and wellbeing (mentally, emotionally, spiritually and physically) all else will fall into place.
We exude a radiance, our skin is healthy and glowing, we have energy when we wake in the morning, our thoughts and emotions are in harmony.
And because health and wellness begin in the gut, so we thought the best way we could support you in your journey of health was to share a few delicious gut-loving recipes to get your year off to a healthy and energising start.
Here are four easy recipes to have on rotation to get your body the daily fuel it needs...
This easy acai overnight oats recipe is a healthy, simple breakfast for the whole family that you can make ahead of time for busy mornings and customise with many add-ins and toppings.
It's a great meal prep idea for Sunday night to prepare for the week ahead of breakfasts. We find after making these overnight oats once, it's easy to double the recipe so you don't run out by Monday night – everyone loves them!
Masque therapy has been a part of skincare going way way back.
Think mud baths in mineral springs, and harking back to the use of poultices and packs for healing, cooling or heating to treat skin conditions or systemic issues such as fevers or nausea.
Masques have their roots in plant medicine and the healing medicinal practices of most cultures around the world for eons of time.
Masques, poultices and packs are still in use for cosmeceutical health and healing (that is a cosmetic that has or is claimed to have medicinal properties), but masques can also be handy as a quick fix or intensive treatment in our busy lives.
Good health is the greatest gift one can have. It's in the things we do every day that actively creates good health.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is the link to building immunity. And while we believe prevention is the greatest cure, we are also powerful in our choices with recovery, healing and repair.
In celebration of our beautiful BREASTS for Breast Cancer Awareness month, we’d love to share with you a few breast health tips that make caring for your breasts as natural as can be.
Breathing in and breathing out sounds like it should be simple enough, but are you aware that most of us don't breathe properly?
We breathe shallowly, forgetting our diaphragm and solar plexus need to be exercised just as much as our lungs do.
Luckily for us, getting fresh oxygen through the body can be a simple fix, and all it requires is a little conscious breathing. Here's how...