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Stay Well This Christmas

It’s the time of year where we’re likely to overindulge. Clever marketing and Western traditions, coupled with drizzly days, spell out a recipe for bright lights, lazy nights and perhaps one too many brandy buttered mince pies! If you reside in the opposite hemisphere, you’re …

Iridology – A window into our body

Iridology is the study of the iris (the coloured bit around your pupil). As far back as the Ancient Egyptians, cultures from around the world have found a correlation between the appearance of the iris and certain constitutional and health traits. Hungarian medical doctor, Ignatz …

How to Combat Jet Lag Naturally

I think we can all agree that a major downer to travelling across the world is jet lag. There is nothing worse than arriving in a new city for a holiday or business to find you’re feeling absolutely shattered during the day and wide awake …

Building resilience for mental health

Did you know that major depression is thought to be the second leading cause of disability world wide?  It’s now commonly accepted that mental illness isn’t just a disease of the brain. Indeed, biochemical imbalances are just one piece of the puzzle. Inflammation, food intolerances, …

Finding Me

I Met Someone Called…

My husband, who is in the military, has been at sea for the past 3 months. He missed my birthday, our gorgeous dog, River’s birthday and other important moments and events. It has been our first proper deployment, and it’s unleashed a whirlwind of emotions, …

ADHD - a natural approach

ADD / ADHD – A Holistic Point Of View

If you or your child has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD), you will no doubt have come across the vast amount of information available about it online. Working out what this complex condition means for you and your loved ones however can be …

Histamine Intolerance

Your hay fever just won’t go away?

This subject is very personal to me. As you may remember I wrote an article about hay fever a few months ago, specifically about treating the symptoms from a natural perspective. However, the question of why some of us experience these symptoms to a greater …

Daffodils

Spring Has Sprung

Spring has definitely sprung, and what a wonderful time of year it is! Long days, daffodils and sunshine certainly call for celebration but if you suffer from hay fever even the brightest of days can get you down. Hay fever can be more than just …

Roses

Why I’m Crazy About Naturopathy

I have always had an inherent sense of the healing power of nature. As a child I loved nothing more than playing with my siblings in the forest that backed onto our garden, and, although I spent my childhood concocting flower remedies and playing ‘tree …