Distraction, Stress and Mindfulness

A woman practising mindfulness and dealing with stress through yoga on a beach

Mindfulness-based stress reduction can help conquer the stresses of modern-day living Have you ever had the experience of driving somewhere and at your destination you honestly cannot remember the trip?  (I mean, who was driving the car ?)  Or maybe you left your desk for an errand and found yourself on a detour? Or (my favourite): coming to … Read more

A Holistic Menopause Plan

Healthy woman of menopausal age stretching and exercising

Make sense of your hormones and beat the menopause blues with natural remedies, herbal tonicsand DIY techniques. The dynamic interplay of hormones keeps you feeling young and vibrant – or not, as the case may be. Hormones, symptons and you As a woman, your hormone levels begin to change around your mid 30s: both progesterone … Read more

The adrenal glands

Young woman with eyes clothes calming herself down

The move to work-from-home has technology infiltrating every corner of our lives and can have severe consequences for these two little glands. The adrenal glands sit on top of the kidneys, and they’re responsible for releasing stress hormones – cortisol, epinephrine and norepinephrine – and for keeping the stress response in check. The adrenals are … Read more