6 PILATES EXERCISES TO COMBAT STRESS AND ANXIETY

In a world where we are constantly connected and caffeinated it’s very hard to switch our minds off.  It is widely recognised that exercise can help reduce the symptoms of stress and release anxiety – two very common problems. However, something that can be harder to get your head around is understanding which are the […]

MEDITATION AND MINDFULNESS: WHAT ARE THE KEY DIFFERENCES?

Although both great, there are some big differences between meditation and mindfulness, and it’s important to understand that. In English, we don’t have an expanded set of words available to describe meditation in the same way the East does. In Sanskrit (the language used in the Vijana Bhaivra Tantra Sutras) there are 96 words for […]

FIVE FOOD TYPES TO AVOID FOR CLEAR SKIN

Because good gut health is vital when it comes to getting to the root cause of skin issues. When it comes to achieving clear skin, what we eat is absolutely vital. I talk a lot about introducing plenty of water, a good balance of omega oils and lots of plant based foods containing vitamins and nutrients that […]

9 ESSENTIAL OILS THAT CAN BASICALLY SORT ALL OF YOUR ISSUES

Like crystals and affirmations, essential oils are sometimes shunned for being new-age nonsense. But not only are the teeny bottles the ultimate multitaskers, their benefits — both physical and mental — are backed by science. Made from different parts of plants, including leaves, flowers, seeds, roots and bark, they contain the ‘essence’ that’s been extracted — via processed […]

SLOW LIVING: MAKE THE PERFECT BLEND OF TEA

Learn to indulge and relax with your own homemade tea Slow Living: Make the Perfect Blend of Tea 94% of Britons have a newfound appreciation for simple pleasures, according to a recent survey. Many of us have realised that a slower way of life, where we savour everyday experiences and focus on the things that […]