Health

5 Health and Beauty Benefits of Ginger

5 Health and Beauty Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is incredibly versatile. It has long been used in Chinese medicine to treat a whole range of ailments and conditions. In some Eastern cultures, particularly in Japan, slices of ginger are eaten between dinner courses in order to clear the palate. In Western culture, […]

SAD Symptoms and Treatment – What You Can Do to Reduce It’s Effects

SAD Symptoms and Treatment – What You Can Do to Reduce It’s Effects

You may think thаt the winter blues are just a natural reaction tо the соld and dаrk days of winter, but if you fееl unuѕuаllу dерrеѕѕеd or disconnected with normal life, you may bе ѕuffеring frоm Sеаѕоnаl Affесtivе Diѕоrdеr. Let’s discuss SAD symptoms and what […]

Medicine Garden Plants: 4 Essentials for your Medicine Garden

Medicine Garden Plants: 4 Essentials for your Medicine Garden

By Margaret Bligdon-Boyt Editor in Chief When we troupe around the garden centres picking out pretty flowers to put in the borders, we often pass by some truly amazing plants.  Medicinal plants can be grown in pots on the window sill or in a herb garden […]

Ayurveda Basic Principles and Origins – Could It Help Your Chronic Illness Symptoms?

Ayurveda Basic Principles and Origins – Could It Help Your Chronic Illness Symptoms?

Although Ayurveda practice hinges on preventing disease, taking elements from it could certainly help you to be as well as you can be and may even help to prevent those times when extra bugs and infections escalate ongoing chronic illness symptoms. Let’s investigate Ayurveda basic […]

3 Everyday, Simple Drinks That Have Health Benefits

3 Everyday, Simple Drinks That Have Health Benefits

There are so many ‘high-tech’ beverages these days that claim to be healthy. From vitamin waters to caffeinated concoctions that supposedly help with weight loss, the selection is overwhelming. Save your money. According to the Institute of Food Technologists, the healthiest beverages are old-fashioned drinks […]

Stress is Your Friend: How to See Stress as a Good Thing

By Margaret Bligdon-BoytEditor in Chief Stress is your friend! Of all the mad statements I have made in my life, this one must sound like one of the more bizarre, but let me tell you why. We all know that stress is bad for our health […]

Do We Really Need 8 Glasses of Water a Day?

Do we really need 8 glasses of water a day? The short answer is no! But that would make for a very short blog post, so let’s hydrate the facts: 1. It seems that the advice to drink 8 glasses of water a day is […]

Fran Brown: 5 Small Changes for Heart Health

September 29th is World Heart Day and the World Heart Federation is asking everybody to make a promise to eat more healthily, get more active and say no to smoking and start living healthier lifestyles.  Heart disease causes 160,000 deaths a year in the UK […]

Finding Ways to Deal with Depression: Strictly’s Susan Calman Recommends Punchbags and Kindness

By Jennifer Powis Lifestyle Editor With mental health issues becoming an increasingly talked about topic in today’s stress-ridden society, finding ways to deal with depression has never been more important. One person dealing with depression is Susan Calman. Comedian and previous star of Strictly Come […]

Barenaturals launches crowdfunding campaign to create the world’s first range of hypnotic candles for improved mental health

Darcy Croft – founder of Barenaturals Environmentally conscious candle brand Barenaturals has confirmed plans to launch the world’s first range of hypnotic candles designed by clinical hypnotherapist, midwife and company founder, Darcey Croft. www.barenaturals.comThe new range, named HYPNOS after the Greek god of dreams, is […]