Juggling responsibilities at work and home can leave you feeling stressed out and fatigued. Meditation is a safe and effective way to rev up your energy levels. Here's an explanation of how meditation gives you more energy and a sample meditation to get you started.
You may be aware of the health benefits of Reflexology but don’t have the time to pop in to Wabi-Sabi Holistic Therapy for a reflexology session. What if I told you, you can have access to the benefits of reflexology to help reduce your holiday stress, right at your finger tips, without having to find the time to pop in to see me. Hand and foot Reflexology self-care can be a quick and easy ‘pick me up’ that you can do anywhere and I mean anywhere; sat in the park watching your children, on the sofa after a long day or sat on a aeroplane heading towards your holiday.
One of our bodies reactions to fear and anxiety is muscle tension. This can result in feeling "tense" or can lead to muscle aches and pains, as well as leaving some people feeling exhausted. Think about how you respond to anxiety. Do you "tense up"when you feel anxious? Muscle relaxation can be particularly helpful in cases where anxiety is especially associated to muscle tension.
We have all heard of the famous expression “you are what you eat”, but can mindful eating really alter the way you think, behave and feel? As winter approaches, it is no secret that we are more likely to binge on our favourite comfort foods and probably less likely to burn it off, but these winter treats could be giving us more than we hoped for, causing us to feel tired, sluggish and generally low.
When you are start your day tired, you know you have a lot to do that day and you wonder how you are going to get it all done, let alone concentrate fully on every task at hand, essential oils are not always the first thing that comes to mind. This is because their brain stimulant properties are often not thought about and are sometimes less recognized.
Hot chocolate recipe packed full of B Vitamins niacin and biotin to support the normal function of the nervous system, Pantothenic acid contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and Adaptogenic herbs help mind and body adapt to everyday stress.
Drumbeats fill in the air from the native Indians, chants from the Shamans, melodies of Mozart and the simple genital lullabies our mother sang to us to help us fall asleep. Music, sound, rhythm has engulfed us all since the beginning of time, with our lives being surrounded by one massive sound track, within us, uniting and guiding us to heal our mind, body and spirit.
Although honey is made up of mostly simple sugars and water, it has many amazing medical and nutritional properties such as;
For centuries aromatherapy has been a key component of traditional healing growing into mainstream wellness that leverages the benefits of essential oils from biomedical uses to natural skincare. While most complex aromatic remedies are best left to aromatherapists, building a starter kit with a few fundamental essential oils will help you incorporate aromatherapy into your everyday life and open you to a whole new world of aromatic therapy.
One of my favorite winter blends is called thieves oil, this blend of oil packed full of therapeutic, antibacterial and antiviral properties, which boost immunity and support the body's natural defenses. This blend of 5 essential oils is not a new blend; in fact this blend dates back in history as far as the Black Plague in the middle ages.