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My yoga story;
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My yoga story

Happy Easter to those who celebrate! I’m taking the day off too, which is rare and challenging when you work freelance. So here’s something from the archive… a post about my personal journey into yoga that was written last summer and published in the British publication Yoga & Health Magazine. Enjoy… namasté. As I sit …

Are you hungry for change?;
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Are you hungry for change?

Always on a diet? Did you know that you’re statistically more likely to end up heavier after dieting? And that all those ‘fat-free’ foods are loaded with sugar and chemicals to make them palatable? And that the more processed, packaged food we eat the more we starve ourselves of the essential nutrients our bodies need? …

Easy digests it…;
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Easy digests it…

Every now and then I suffer from bad digestion. Not indigestion, just total digestion failure… or so it feels! Imagine concrete poured into your stomach that slowly settles its way through your colon and intestines completely blocking the entire region between the ribs and pelvis. It’s not pleasant. Unsurprisingly these periods of ‘blockage’ often appear …

Bathtime yoga…;
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Bathtime yoga…

Whenever I move house – and I’ve moved a lot over the years – I have a few requirements: outside space, a place for all my books, a full-sized oven for baking, a separate bedroom and… a bath. For someone who loves baths so much, I’m really not very good at them. I find it …

Loving living without shampoo;
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Loving living without shampoo

You may have read my post last month about saving your skin, the environment and your pennies with homemade bathroom recipes. Diving straight back into the story… things were going well and my bathroom was starting to look more zen as I found multi-tasking, natural options for the innumerable products. But I was still struggling …

More green cleaning ideas;
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More green cleaning ideas

Continuing from Monday’s post on Spring cleaning the organic way… here are some more tried and tested ideas to help you get green at home. Enjoy! Natural cleaning power When it comes to the hardcore cleaning, a bit of elbow grease is always a better option than strong chemical products. I’ve tried a few versions …

Get eco-friendly in the bathroom;
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Get eco-friendly in the bathroom

Confession time… I used to be a product junkie. I just couldn’t get enough of the beautifully-marketed but chemically laden products that promised to make you look like a movie star. Part of the excitement of a trip was shopping for new products to smooth, tan and sparkle my skin. But life in the countryside …