Meditation – A seriously beginner’s, beginner’s guide

Meditation – A seriously beginner’s, beginner’s guide

Meditation. Why is it everywhere these days? Seems we're being invited to explore the magic of meditation at every turn across the interwebs, flyers at the cafe, banners outside community halls... But why? Well, it's a result of YOU thinking you can be everywhere, doing everything, with 11 browser windows open, jogging across your apartment to get to the bedroom faster to pop shoes on to pick up your child who's kindy closes in 7 mins, a 6 minute drive away. Oh wait, that's ME. I relish the … [Read more...]

Autism Awareness Month and the Mindd Foundation

Autism Awareness Month and the Mindd Foundation

I'm going to share a little diagnostic story about my son. He's not autistic but in seeking treatment for left field symptoms, I turned to the Mindd Foundation for an Integrative Treatment approach - a foundation who champions raising awareness for autism and many other illnesses manifesting themselves in droves today, all around us. So while it's Global Autism awareness day, I thought I'd share my reasoning for choosing an integrative practitioner for my son's recent issue, and then highlight … [Read more...]

Real Food Rockstar: Patricia Bragg

Real Food Rockstar: Patricia Bragg

It's not often that you happen upon a Real Food Rockstar of international fame. Patricia Bragg of Bragg apple cider vinegar and all their other delicious things arrived at the wonderful Wholefoods House just as I'd ducked in to grab some supplies. Turns out she was here touring and happened to be doing a demo. Awesome. If you don't know much about the history of Bragg and the amazing health crusading father and daughter the Bragg.com website is a wonderful resource on all sorts of amazing … [Read more...]

Make your own natural air freshener

Make your own natural air freshener

Today, I got into a taxi. It was a beautiful, clean and new taxi. An overwhelming smell of bubblegum air came over me as the door shut though and I was trapped. I asked if he had on of those 'plugged in' air freshener thingies on and he said no. It was like that when he picked it up for his shift and he couldn't find where the smell was coming from. I had to tell him why this was dangerous for him to be working in this environment for hours at a time with no fresh air. Pthalates are a very … [Read more...]

Adrenals – Keeping yours healthy with 10 guest expert tips

Adrenals – Keeping yours healthy with 10 guest expert tips

I had a terrible time of it post pregnancy. You've only ever known me as a glass overflowing, charge ahead, boundless energy kind of girl, but boy were the 2 years after my pregnancy hard.  I was experiencing anxiety - a permanent pang in the middle of my chest, and a feeling like I couldn't ever take a big enough deep breath to relax. I found everything hard and yet couldn't stop myself from being busy. I was incapable of taking a nap when the bub slept, ending up being just more frustrated … [Read more...]