Water makes up around 55-75% the body and is crucial for our survival. I'm a lucky one because I can't get enough of water - I love the taste (or lack thereof), the way it makes me feel and all of the wonderful benefits drinking it has. I'm so use to my two litres a … Continue reading Top 5 Benefits of Water
Happy Full Moon! It's the month of the Full Strawberry Moon and, ladies and gentleman, it's also my birthday month! When I was born, I used to have a strawberry mark on my forehead, perhaps that's why I love strawberries so much.In light of it being the Strawberry Luna today, I want to share my … Continue reading Top 5 Benefits of Strawberries
Turmeric is a root spice, a part of the ginger family. In India, it’s commonly used for cooking curries as well as colour dye and medicines. Turmeric has been in my diet since I was very young and my Mum even uses it for medicinal purposes in our household. I now find myself using it … Continue reading Top 4 benefits of turmeric
Last weekend, my Mum and I attended a workshop on ‘how to change your life in just a few hours’ by Paul McKenna at the Mind Body and Spirit Festival. This was my first experience with Paul but Mum has read a few of his books so was familiar with his concepts. From what I’ve … Continue reading An Afternoon with Paul McKenna
Next week, I'm climbing Mount Snowdon with my Mum and Dad! I have my boots prepared and I'm wearing them in to make sure they're comfortable and don't rub ahead of the climb. I've been to Mount Snowdon before - pretty sure I've abseiled down it when I was younger. When I lived in Virginia, … Continue reading Climbing Mount Snowdon
I love goji berries. In my cereal, in my water, in my salads with boiled eggs and walnuts – yum! Not only are goji berries delicious, they are in fact very good for our bodies (in moderation, of course!) I usually have them in a dried form, which I buy from the super market or … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Eat Goji Berry
What is hygge? Ever gone for a long walk at home on a crisp winters morning and thought, 'this is nice'? Or, enjoyed snuggling up with a warm drink by the fire, listening to the rain trickle down the window? That's hygge. It's recognising and acknowledging every little thing that makes us happy. Where does … Continue reading What is Hygge?
I love this time of year – the crunchy orange and yellow leaves, the harvest plays (more so when I was a wee one), the fresh air and the lead up to Christmas. From a young age, I watched the USA celebrate Halloween, with their decorations, trick or treating, scary film fests, dressing up in … Continue reading Halloween – embrace your inner child
Happy Diwali to all! Diwali is a festival celebrated by most Indians – predomintly celebrated in Hinduism, it is also a festival celebrated by many Sikhs, Jains and Buddhists across the world. I love going home this time of year, being with my family, eating loads of home cooked food, eating mithai (Indian sweets), getting … Continue reading Happy Diwali!
I’ve never been too keen on raspberries but recently I’ve started getting a craving for the little red drops of heaven. I prefer them chilled and quite enjoy them with my Branflakes in the morning. I decided to do some research into the beautiful fruit because I need to stay away from certain foods (#tummyprobs). … Continue reading Raspberries? Ooh, yes please