We hope that after reading this post, and trying out some of the great face and hair packs, you will now know the reasons why Aloe Vera Gel is known as the “miracle plant”.  Include this in your daily skin and hair care routine and...

Benefits of Pure Aloe Vera   Aloe Vera is suitable for all skin types including highly sensitive skin. You must have seen and used various skin care products which contain the Aloe gel. It is the most common remedy for all skin problems.     The anti ageing property...

Ancient cultures knew the benefits of Aloe Vera well.  The ancient Egyptians considered it to be the plant of immortality, while in Sanskrit it is referred to as the ‘miracle plant’.   Today, you may be familiar with ‘Aloe Vera’ – the cactus like plant with tiny thorns commonly...

We’re celebrating the UK’s National Unplugging Day at the Riverside Yurt at Riverside in the Hampshire Countryside, a beautiful Yurt overlooking lavender fields and Vines as featured in the Sunday Times – a perfect place to unplug!   It's the perfect opportunity for families and individuals to ditch...

Nearly everybody has heard about diabetes. Most of us know a friend or family member living with diabetes.  And with nearly 4 million people diagnosed in the UK and a further half a million who have the condition but don't yet know it, it’s strange...

Men’s Health Week 2017 – which runs from June 12-18 – is going to be themed around the problem of abdominal obesity – or ‘belly fat’ – with men being challenged “Do YOU have a hazardous waist?”.   In general, men are less likely to perceive themselves...

I have been a fan of Mediterranean-style diets, both for my clients and myself, for many years. In fact, the results of a recent Spanish trial should get everyone interested in this healthy way of eating.   Until now, evidence that the Mediterranean diet reduced the risk...

Monday 29th May is World Digestive Health Day.   While a disease like Irritable Bowel Disease IBD requires medical treatment, you can manage a wide range of digestive complaints, like IBS, yourself.   Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common, chronic disease. IBS occurs in 10-20% of the population in the UK,...

Sweet Potato Burger with Griddled Pineapple & a Chilli salsa If you like a good burger you will love this ultimate vegetarian burger. The pineapple and chilli provide a bite and a kick.  Beware, this is seriously delicious! Sweet Potato Burger   Serves: 4 Preparation: 10 mins Cooking: 40 mins   Method   Step 1...

LEARN HOW TO BREATH PROPERLY!   The effects of breathing techniques on anxiety have been studied at length, and I use them with my clients to encourage using the breath as a means of increasing awareness and mindfulness. Regular deep breathing slows the action of the heart,...