How to Overcome Food Cravings…

Craving certain foods (and usually the unhealthy variety), is one of the big issues you face when trying to change your eating habits to something more healthy. So, how do you overcome this age old problem?  In this article, Ben Nowlan give us some answers…   We have all experienced hunger and cravings. Something we […]

High Cholesterol?

 A friend of mine emailed me this article some time back and I’ve since Googled it and found the site where I think it originally came from.  I thought it was interesting and helpful so wanted to pass it on.  I have no idea as to the medical claims it makes but hey, it can’t […]

How Diabetes Returned Me To Wholeness…

Being diagnosed with a life-long or life-threatening illness has a profound affect on a person. Some battle their whole lives to try and understand, some stay in victim mode, and others rise above it and come out the other side with lessons learned, stronger and wiser than before. Jess Ball is one of these inspiring […]

Learning Meditation and Yoga from a Fifth Generation Balinese Priest

So, after my profound healing experience with Mangku Mastra yesterday, he came back today to teach me his special Bayu Sura Yoga and Meditation. Since I don’t ‘do’ yoga (I find it extremely difficult and my back hates it so I don’t do it), this was going to be interesting… . Even though Mangku Mastra […]

New Research on Beauty Products and Cancer…

So you know by now that I’m a fierce advocate of safe, natural (and preferably organic) skin care and beauty products. Well, finally there’s some excellent research being done to back up the discussion, and it’s not just skin care and beauty products you have to be wary of.     I recently came across […]

Eat MORE to Lose Weight!

How many of you skip meals or starve yourselves in the hope of losing weight?  What if someone told you this way DOESN’T work, in fact it does the opposite…here Joelene Ranby from Resolution Retreats give us the low down on the magic formula to help you LOSE WEIGHT…       What would you […]

Amazing Clove Oil – How To Use It

Cloves are one of the common spices used in cooking, but did you know they have an amazing array of other uses and health benefits? When I was in Bali in 2013 I stayed in Sideman and remember watching men climb clove trees to pick the tiny buds, and then while riding through local villages […]

EFT and Cancer

Have you heard of EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique)?  I have been blessed to have had the help of  one of New Zealand’s best (if not THE best) EFT practitioners – Jasmina Kovacev, in dealing with a wide range of emotional issues that had me stuck – from my bird phobia, to relationship issues, to business issues, you […]

A Little Bent, A Little Beautiful…

In 2011 I had the absolute pleasure of meeting a beautiful young woman at Rick Pursell’s Heart Mastery Retreat in Bali.  Cheri’s journey has not been easy and she has used her art as part of her healing process. She has amazing talent and here she shares her very personal and inspirational story of courage […]

Simple Home Made Skin Rejuvenators…

Making your own chemical free body/bath products is not only cost effective, it’s also a lot of FUN and very rewarding!  With Christmas just around the corner, I’d like to share some simple home made skin rejuvenators that you can whip up in no time – fantastic for Christmas gifts for your friends and family […]

It’s All About Love…

2013 is the 20th anniversary of my diagnosis of early menopause.  As I think back through those 20 years, I slowly shake my head in wonder at the journey I have been on. My heart feels full – with joy, purpose and fulfilment. Never in my wildest dreams would I have imagined the life I now live […]

Is Butter Bad?

I’m a butter girl.  The thought of eating something as man made and adulterated as margarine or some of the oil based concoctions just makes me squirm.  Butter – cream and salt, pure and simple.  I know, I know, you’re saying “but what about all that saturated fat, it’s BAD for your health!”  Is it?  […]

Birth By Choice, Not By Chance…

Most of my readers will know that entering Early Menopause at the age of 29 cut short my opportunity to give birth and enter the realm of Motherhood to my own children. However, I’m absolutely sure if I had had the opportunity to give birth, I would have opted for as ‘natural’ a birth as […]

The Chakra System – Your 7 Keys to Freedom

Whether we are conscious of them or not, we all have chakras – bright wheels of energy, spinning within our bodies. We have seven major chakras, and each of them has a different function and energy.  And, while they exist within our bodies, their influence extends far beyond the physical.  Natalie Southgate from Chakradance explains […]

Smart Phones, Unhealthy Humans?

Here is a very interesting article about the health dangers of cell phones.  Of course there is huge debate about this topic and it’s a fact that cell phones are here to stay.  This particular article, written by Dr John K. Char and Seth Char of  the Holistic Wellness Centre in Hawaii, explain the very […]