Safe Nail Art for Healthy Living


You just never know the crazy places one life decision can take you. In my search for health, I’ve learned (happily!) that a non-toxic lifestyle doesn’t have to be void of fashion and expression, especially on your nails. When I started this journey, I had no idea the great product and career I’d find in Jamberry. So many times, as we strive to reduce toxic chemicals in our environment, we have to let go of things we love in the more »

Let’s Own Our “Awesomeness” As Women!


Its  a lazy Saturday morning and I picked up the Saturday papers to browse through. I really enjoy reading Wendy Tuohy’s column, always thought provoking and an interesting take on Life’s matters whether large or small… Todays article was on women and  how self deprecating we can be, making ourselves smaller, not accepting compliments gracefully and the “Impostor syndrome”. She got me thinking…why is it as women, strong, intelligent, funny and able women as we are, we still so often, more »

A Morning Ritual


The early morning is such a valuable time for serenity and solitude. It’s a perfect time to spend some time alone and enjoy the present moment. Make some time for yourself to cultivate inner peace and to set your intention for a wonderful day ahead. Dedicate 10 minutes in the morning for the following chakra balance meditation. It’s simple and easy to do and will leave you feeling relaxed, peaceful and ready to face the busyness of the day! Base– more »

Coconut And Banana Energy Bars


This is a delicious and nourishing energy bar snack which is perfect for any occasion and especially for children’s lunch boxes for a healthy and filling treat at school. The slice takes all of 15 minutes to whip up and you can get the kids involved in making it too… Feel free once you have made the slice, to experiment with adding different recipe ingredients. I have at times substituted the pecans for walnuts, macadamia nuts, hazelnuts or dried fruits more »

Being Happy In This Moment

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Being Happy = Consciously BEING THANKFUL for this Present Moment… Your Being is always Here in the Present Moment. Are you Conscious of your Being Here Now in the Present Moment? Or are you lost in Clouds of Thoughts about the Past or Future ? Are you lost in Clouds which cover up the Clear Sky of your Being in the Present Moment? Your Being… is the Infinite Clear Sky – the ever Fresh Blank Page of each Present Moment… more »

7 Easy Tips To Boost Confidence

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“How To” Tips To Boost Confidence And Realize Your Potential The topic of confidence was brought to my attention a few days ago by a friend who was not feeling confident of the situation she needed to tackle in her work environment. And, it got me to thinking how important confidence is, what is confidence and how can we boost confidence, when perhaps it is a quality we may feel we are lacking in. If you are lacking in confidence, more »

10 Ways To Reduce Food Waste

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Have you ever stopped to think about food waste ? Have you ever stopped to think about how much food you might waste in a week and how to prevent food waste? It’s an interesting exercise, because, while we may think that we are actually quite frugal , you may find that once you actually sit down and look at your food habits, you can actually save a lot of money and find easy ways to prevent food waste. Every more »

5 Chemical Free Tips To Trick Yourself Healthy

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Have you wondered what you can do to give yourself a chemical free boost and feel better without resorting to other means? These are clever little tips we have stumbled upon in our quest for chemical free living and would like to share with you, we want to help you boost your mood and creativity with these short and fun tips. Going chemical free and thinking healthy living is easier than you think! Chemical Free Living, Simple Tips To Boost more »

6 Weird DIY Home Remedies

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Whether it’s passed down from grandma or picked up on Google, it seems everyone has a handy hint to combat ailments. Weird and Wonderful folk remedies have been around for as long as humanity has been around and delving back into old medical tomes, you can read about the weird and wonderful treatments that were immensely popular in their day, but which we now know, quite simply do not work! Here are 6 of the more weird and popular DIY more »

Banana, Date And Walnut Muffins

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Power snacks are a great way to fuel your body the right way with snacks which contain a balance of quality protein, carbohydrates and good fats. Kids and adults alike will love these yummy muffins and if your kids love cooking in the kitchen, as ours do, then these are doubly rewarding to make. They take no time at all to make and can be whipped up in an instant when you need quick and healthy snack. Enjoy! Banana, Date more »

215+ Natural Organic Remedies For Health

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Why We Need These Books And Natural Organic Remedies If you had asked me a few years ago what I knew about natural products and natural organic remedies for health, I would have stared back at you with a blank expression. Natural? I thought everything in the world was natural. After all, even processed items had to start out somewhere. I was pretty sure not everything was originally dirt but at least as natural as it. Well, was I ever more »

The Power Of An Encouraging Word: Make A Difference

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Our local school posted a wonderful and thought provoking article in this weeks  newsletter on the courage to be an individual and the  life changing power of words of encouragement and kindness. These are all qualities we aspire to, many times we live them in our everyday lives. The power of an encouraging word can make all the  difference to sad and lonely little child feeling left out at school, to help an older person feel needed and important and more »

3 Easy DIY Chemical Free Toothpaste Recipes

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Creating Delicious, Chemical Free Toothpaste is Easy The most common toxic ingredients found in conventional toothpastes, can include sodium fluoaride, synthetic dyes derived from petroleum or coal tar, sodium hydroxide (also known as lye or caustic soda), titanium dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, , artificial sweeteners, and triclosan – might make us think twice about the products we use for cleaning our teeth. Even though we may not be actually swallowing the toothpaste residue, it’s unavoidable that a small amount will more »

Natural Home Remedies for 5 Common Ailments: Part 1

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Home Remedies for you. Common ailments are often so trivial that we rarely bother going to a doctor,  most eventually clear up on their own. Still, they can be annoying, embarrassing or temporarily debilitating, so we usually look for ways to speed up the healing process by using home remedies. For alleviating symptoms, traditional folk remedies are often as effective as modern pharmaceutical preparations — if not more so — and generally, they cause fewer side effects as they are more »

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