Tag: self love

Doubt – friend or foe?

Dancers can seem like quite extroverted people, immune from the insecurities and doubts of mere mortals. Yet like most artists, the doubt is just as present in our everyday practice as our need for self-expression. We put ourselves out there for all to admire or judge and in the same breath we are wondering if anyone can notice that we are trembling on…

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Healthy eating – has it gone too far?

Healthy eating and nutrition can seem like a really bad green smoothie – bitter to taste and hard to swallow. Too many ingredients all chopped up until you don’t know what’s what anymore. The resulting indigestion and fullness but wanting for something else to actually chew. There’s sharp bits that scratch your throat on the way down but you swallow…

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Burt’s Bees – a natural answer to Lipsmackers

Remember the days when we all collected Lipsmackers and showed them off at school? Teenagers the world over were obsessed with coating their lips almost constantly with the latest flavour. So many flavours…. Lip Balm used to be a young girl’s entry to the make up world – just quietly, I think things have moved a little beyond some fruity flavoured…

Natural Therapies + my awesome Wellbeing Circle

  Along my health journey, I have been opened up to a whole lot of natural therapies and met some of the most inspiring health practitioners. Instinctively, I knew I couldn’t heal from Hashimoto’s without the gentle guidance of others who were experts in their own field. I read books and more books but you can never underestimate the power of…

Adrenals – what are they + what is Adrenal Fatigue

It’s that time of year with everyone rushing around, the year winding up, feeling like there’s never enough hours in the day to do it all, stumbling our way through December and just hanging out for some time off over Christmas. You can feel the frazzled energy in the air, you can hear it in people’s voices and it’s contagious…

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Cacao and chocolate

The Cacao bean or the raw cacao powder that comes from the bean is traditionally named after ‘the food of the gods.” In the modern day, it is considered a ‘superfood’ due to the high density of essential nutrients, very few side effects and proven health benefits. Raw cacao comes in many forms: whole cacao beans, cacao nibs, cacao powder, and cacao…