Bloating – 5 Natural Ways to Deal with a Bloated Belly
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  Do you ever feel a bit “overextended” in the belly after a meal? Perhaps “gassy?” Have you ever carried a “food baby?”. Well, bloating is common. Up to 25-30% of people experience it regularly. It happens when you have trouble digesting. The symptoms come from excess gas, reactions to foods, or food not moving through you as well as … Read More

Can’t Meditate? Here are 9 Other Ways to Break Free From Stress
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I know! Meditation is the secret sauce to take your wellness up to the status of the elite gurus. It’s the “be all, end all” for the health of your entire mind-body-spirit. It’s the absolute must-do that is the only path to beating the infamous health-buster called “stress.” Don’t get me wrong; practicing meditation is an excellent approach to optimising … Read More

Recipe (calming): How to use Lavender Essential Oil
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Inhale directly Add up to 6 drops of undiluted essential oil to a handkerchief/tissue and inhale occasionally. Use up to 3 times per day.   Steam inhalation Add 3 – 12 drops of undiluted essential oil to a bowl of steaming water. Inhale slowly and deeply for 5 – 10 minutes. Use up to 3 times per day.   Tip … Read More

I’m Sick. What Can I Do (Naturally)?
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  Getting a common cold doesn’t have to be so… common. There are things you can do naturally to make getting sick less likely. But, if you do happen to get sick, there are things you can also do to help support your body to fight it off. Good hand hygiene and overall healthy habits can reduce your risk of … Read More

Mindfulness and Meditation…Do They Really Work?
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  Well…yes, they do really work. The fact is, science shows definite health benefits for people who use mindfulness and meditation. Before we dive in, let’s just make sure we’re on the same page when we say “mindfulness” and “meditation.” “Meditation” is the ancient practice of connecting the body and mind to become more self-aware and present. It’s often used … Read More

Recipe (Nutrient Dense): Superfood Salad
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  Serves 2   2 handfuls of greens (e.g. kale, spinach, rocket, etc.) ½ cucumber, chopped 1 avocado, chopped 1 capsicum, chopped 1 carrot, grated 2 handfuls grape tomatoes 2 handfuls fresh berries 2 grilled salmon fillets (optional) ¼ cup hemp seeds   Salad Dressing: 3 tbsp cider vinegar 2 tsp Dijon mustard 2 tsp honey or maple syrup 1 … Read More

Why Am I Always Hungry?
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If you often feel hungry, you are not alone!   There are many reasons to feel hungry. Of course, the most obvious one is that you are actually physically hungry. Perhaps your stomach is empty, your blood sugar has dropped, and your hunger hormones are having a party.   But other times, the hunger may not be physical hunger. It … Read More

Recipe (Coconut Oil): Homemade Healthy Chocolate
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  Serves 12   ⅓ cup coconut oil, melted 1 cup cocoa/cacao powder 4 tablespoons maple syrup 2 dashes salt 4 tablespoons slivered almonds   Melt coconut oil, and whisk in maple syrup, salt, and cocoa/cacao powder until smooth. Stir in slivered almonds until evenly distributed. Pour into an ice cube tray and freeze. Store in fridge or freezer to … Read More

Recipe (Stress-reducing bath salt): Lavender Bath Salts
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  Per bath   2 cups epsom salts 10 drops lavender essential oil – (I use doTerra essential oils) As you’re running your warm bath water, add ingredients to the tub. Mix until dissolved   Enjoy your stress-reducing bath!   Tip: You can add a tablespoon of dried lavender flowers. Please follow and like us:

Recipe (cooked spinach): Sauteed Spinach
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Serves 4   2 teaspoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic 1 bag baby spinach leaves 1 dash salt 1 dash black pepper Fresh lemon   In a large cast iron pan heat olive oil. Add garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add spinach, salt, pepper and toss with garlic and oil. Cover pan and cook on low for about 2 … Read More

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