Water Filters – Why?

When we began our kitchen renovations nearly 2 years ago, I commenced a more detailed enquiry into drinking water solutions. I thought it was time to find the best options for water filters considering water is essential for every biological function of the body including circulation, assimilation, digestion, elimination, temperature […]

Simple Home Detox Tips

  She’s our ‘Detox Guru’ in The Wellness Hub. Nutritionist and Founder of The Cleanse Shop, Rebecca Rowe, shares with us today, Simple Home Detox Tips Using Australian Bentonite Clay.   Bentonite clay has been used for thousands of years as an effective way to aid in body detoxification. Derived from […]

Be careful if you ‘eat pretty well’

                        NOTE: This is not to be unkind to people or companies trying to do good. It is simply a message of education. A message to remind us that it is our job as individuals to know exactly what […]

Are you eating less to lose weight?

  So many women are still eating less in an attempt to lose weight, living their days with a negative relationship to food and their body. I filmed this video especially for those women. Eighteen years ago, I learnt how the body functioned through traditional university education. During the time […]

Dried Fruit Free Muesli Bars

This delicious dried-fruit free muesli bar arrives courtesy of my friend Liz Sefton, at The Nourishing Home INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups of nuts of choice 1/2 cup coconut flakes 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1/4 cup sesame seeds 1/4 cup chia seeds 1 tsp vanilla powder or […]

Anchoring Self Compassion

We often underestimate the power of Self-Compassion in shifting unwanted behaviours and thought patterns. Research indicates that Self-Compassion is one of the greatest sources of strength and resilience that we have available to us, and helps to increase intrinsic motivation to change. For most of us, Self-Compassion is a foreign […]

Cranberry Cookies

Gluten Free. Dairy Free. Freezable. Indulgent.   Ingredients: 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts 1/2 cup flaxseeds 1 cup of almond meal 1 cup desiccated coconut 2tbs honey or maple syrup 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/2tsp bicarb soda mixed into 1tbs water   Method: Combine all ingredients well Shape into small […]

My Top 4 Essential Oils For The Busy Woman

As a woman these days there is an expectation, often created by ourselves through comparison and the consequent deficit mindset, that we are to be the successful working woman, the nourishing and nurturing mother, kind-hearted and emotionally supportive friend, hot stuff wife and well, despite us all knowing that this […]

What have you changed your mind about?

In the short clip below, SoulPancake brought in people ages 0-100 to answer some of life’s big questions. In this episode, they asked the question, “what is something you have changed your mind about?” There are 2 reasons I really love this. Firstly, I believe every now and then, we need to […]

Are we getting it wrong as parents?

Wow. This animated short film Daniel Martínez Lara & Rafa Cano Méndez really got me thinking. In our home, we play a game called ‘society says’. It’s a game that runs constantly and helps me as a parent to question what ‘society says’, and choose which items I wish to […]

Questioning Beliefs

“Sunday is ‘family-day” Interesting. Isn’t it funny how traditions and beliefs continue to show up, regardless of their relevance or useful-ness, when we just go along with everyone and fail to question them. I question everything that is ‘common practice’ these days. And I don’t partake in several things that […]

Micro-Moment #8 – Big Beware….

I am shocked multiple times a week with the lengths companies go to to promote and mislead their consumers. When did humans begin acting out of intentions of greed and deceit over compassion and contribution? This fortnight’s micro-moment is about taking back control of your physical and emotional health through […]