As Summer draws to a close and the leaves begin to change colours, it's time to shift our focus to the beauty and coziness that Autumn brings. The transition from the warmth of Summer to the crisp air of Autumn can be a delightful experience if you're prepared. In this blog, I explore five ways to prepare for Autumn and fully embrace the magic of this season.
When we hear the word "resolution," our minds often wander to the promises we make at the beginning of the year, the infamous New Year's resolutions. These well-intentioned commitments to self-improvement are made with enthusiasm and determination, but all too often, they fizzle out as the year progresses. However, there's another chance for personal growth and transformation that many people overlook: mid-year resolutions.
Practising affirmations regularly is a wonderful way to help to reduce your stress levels and set yourself up for success. Positive affirmations don’t need to be anything complicated, they are simply phrases that you repeat regularly to help internalise and emphasise your ideas.
I often get asked ‘Do natural cold and flu remedies really work?’ As an aromatherapist I truly believe that the right essential oils used in the correct dosage - can really help with all sorts of ailments along with other natural aids.
Winter can be such a cosy and joyful time, curling up by the fire, wrapping up for winter walks and delicious comfort food with friends and family. All of these seasonal highs can also lead to some less than welcome side effects. Here are my absolute essentials for keeping hands and nails hydrated during the winter.
If you’re anything like me I have a habit of cooking for a small army so I'm always left wondering what to do with my post Christmas leftovers and love finding new recipe ideas to use up my leftovers making sure food doesn’t go to waste.
Stemming from the Greek Balneae,Balneotherapy is the belief that hot waters containing naturally occurring minerals can provide wonderfully effective medicinal benefits. Hot springs, public baths and thermal medicine for therapeutic effects have been a central part to human health for very good reason.
Studies show that those who inhale lavender have enhanced mood, increased relief from anxiety and overall improved health and wellbeing. Essential oils are a great way to heal yourself naturally and Lavender is one of my top essential oils for its multitude of benefits.
If you’re anything like me, seasonal allergies always seem to put a dampener on the jubilation summer can bring. Hayfever can be so irritating, streaming eyes and a constant runny nose leads us all to traipse to the local pharmacy to clear the shelves of their strongest antihistamine.
With the warmer weather and soaring temperatures you are more prone to sun related issues like Heatstroke or prickly heat. To make sure you enjoy your summer holidays naturally and safely, read about my favourite natural remedies for four different types of heat exhaustion using essential oils.