What’s Really Good For You

Botox Changes Your Brain?

A new study has shown some new unexpected and puzzling side-effects of botox. Regular readers of this blog know I’m no fan of cosmetic medical procedures. The drive to make those changes is simply a dollar-driven industry that harms women in the long run, and I don’t get how doctors who pledge to ‘first do…

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Keeping Track of Water

Overcoming Obstacles That Prevent Meditation

Like anything else you do for the first time, you’ll find that practicing meditation will give you some obstacles that you’re going to have to learn to deal with. One of the first obstacles that you may encounter will be your mind. Like most people, your mind is constantly working, chattering away with hundreds of…

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Meditation doesn’t have to take much time

This is the third in my short series on meditation, looking at how you find the time to fit meditation into an already over-busy day! Thousands of people practice meditation. Some practice it daily – others weekly. For those who are intrigued at the thought of it and desperately long for some peace in their…

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Is Guided Meditation Better Than Self Meditation?

Six Great Reasons to Start Your Day With Lemon Water

Making a Kombucha SCOBY

I really enjoy drinking kombucha, especially the flavoured ones and wanted to make my own kombucha scoby (scoby= symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast). This post tracks my experiment in growing my own scoby to make kombucha. The health benefits of this magical cultured tea are impressive. They include: detoxification – contains many of the…

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Shaking as Exercise Anyone Can Do

What’s exercise that anyone can do, anywhere, any time, that is completely free and requires no equipment but your own body? I bet you said ‘walking’ and you’re nearly right, walking does meet nearly all those criteria. But you can’t do it your desk while you’re working. But there is one exercise you can do,…

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Sugar Is In Everything!

Sugar Is In Everything! If you’re anything of a label nazi you’ll know that sugar hides in the most unexpected foodstuffs, it seems sugar is in everything. Often it’s in the form of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), particularly in drinks of all kinds. Here in Australia we’re lucky to not have HFCS in our soft…

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Body Bliss Blend Flower Essence

I’m a massive fan of Australian Bush Flower Essences. You might have heard of or used the classic Bach Flower Rescue Remedy essence. In Australia and the UK it’s available just about everywhere – most pharmacies have it and of course health food shops sell it. I had used Rescue Remedy and had no idea…

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