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What's all this fuss about Gua Sha? here's what ...

What's all this fuss about Gua Sha? here's what ...

We all know the benefits of inner flow, energy movement and qi (also known as chi) so the same can be applied in our skin! - but the main attractio...
Raising your frequency with essential oils

Raising your frequency with essential oils

I know I am not the only one feeling especially sensitive to the energies buzzing about these days. We know there is a lot of heaviness happening i...
Beginners guide to Minimalism - by guest writer Anne Cheree McKay

Beginners guide to Minimalism - by guest writer Anne Cheree McKay

Minimalism is not so much an aesthetic as it is a lifestyle. Constantly looking up images of minimalistic homes and environments can be inspiring, ...
HELP THE BEES!

HELP THE BEES!

As I have been on the sustainable journey learning about how I can make my changes at home, and sometimes not knowing where to start, well here's o...
The dirty truth about synthetic fragrances... By Katie Higgins

The dirty truth about synthetic fragrances... By Katie Higgins

The dirty truth about synthetic fragrances... By Katie Higgins from Santosa  From candles and cleaning products, soaps, laundry powders and per...
HOW TO BECOME A MORNING(ISH) PERSON

HOW TO BECOME A MORNING(ISH) PERSON

Ok. So, this will make my family laugh - to hear that I am writing a blog post about how to be a morning person as I've been the one who happily stays up late but never have been good with mornings…I have tips that have helped me shift that
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Meditation

I have a secret to successful meditation for those like me who struggle to switch off…  Sometimes I find it hard to meditate in a controlled setti...
BEDROOM RITUALS: How to Create the Best Cosy Bedroom Vibe

BEDROOM RITUALS: How to Create the Best Cosy Bedroom Vibe

Want to make your bedroom your very own oasis? I know it is in mine.

I have always been a bed person. I have always had strict rules to anyone who should enter my bedroom abode (ask my husband) it has to be cosy, safe and calm.

Here is how you can make your bedroom your beautiful oasis. 

Eco warrior items for low impact lifestyle

How to TRY better at having a low impact life TODAY

There is this common misconception that a low impact life requires you to be an off-grid strict vegan who makes everything from scratch. Not true. You too can start making some really easy changes to your world, which all adds up to making it a better place (or at least stopping it from getting worse!) I have been researching online and scrolling the accounts of sustainable eco-warriors to try and find where my place is going to be - achievably- as I really want to be on the lower impact side of life!
7 essential oil bottles in a row in front of a "yoga soul collection" chart which is leaned against a wooden box. A large crystal is in the background on the left.

Which of Your Chakras are Out of Balance?

Some of you may be new to the Chakras, whereas others may be up to speed - especially if you are a yogi you may hear the terms being used more ofte...
How to Repurpose your Empties

How to Repurpose your Empties

Our planet needs our support now more than ever. We are striving to show our love and do our bit for Mother Nature to be as sustainable as possible...
Who takes care of YOU?

Who takes care of YOU?

Have we been brought up thinking that putting ourselves first is selfish? Of course we’ve heard that being ‘good’ is to put others first - but we a...