The brain, natural healing and covid

These are strange times we are living in and it is hard to separate the wheat from the chaff, the truth from the propaganda. However, throughout these uncertain times we can bolster our immune system to help prevent catching covid. We often forget about our silent immune system battling away to keep us healthy andContinue reading “The brain, natural healing and covid”

Addiction isn’t a dirty word…

For the past few months I have gone quiet in the world of blogging. My time has been taken up establishing my dog walking business and starting a new job as a Fund Manager for a Community Interest Company called ReBourne Recovery. ReBourne Recovery was started by Simon Bashford in October 2020 after he grewContinue reading “Addiction isn’t a dirty word…”

Farming matters

Farming has changed dramatically over the years. The farming systems used all over the world now are destructive to the planet and us. The way we produce food destroys the soil, mows down rainforests, depletes our freshwater resources, and drives massive loss of biodiversity. We have lost a lot of our insect population and approximatelyContinue reading “Farming matters”

Healthy fats, what are these?

Lipids Lipid definition: Greek: Lipos = fat Lipids are an important component of living cells Lipids include fats, oils, waxes, steroids and fatty acids Eating too much fat, the wrong type of fat as we know can lead to weight gain However, including lipids in the diet is essential to health What are the functionContinue reading “Healthy fats, what are these?”

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Today I want to talk about Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder. What is PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder?) Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) is a very severe form of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), which can cause many emotional and physical symptoms every month during the week or two before you start your period. It is sometimes referred to as ‘severeContinue reading “Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder”

How do we detox?

Today I want to think about how we can rid our body of harmful toxins. Firstly where do toxins come from? Water: Did you know tap water contains an array of chemicals including chlorine, ammonia, flouride and hormones? It is always best to filter your tap water Food: Our food contains heavy metals, pesticides, herbicides,Continue reading “How do we detox?”

Chinese medicine. Why I am a fan.

As many of you will know from my previous posts, I suffer from migraines. It has been a long journey learning how to cope with this debilitating disability of the brain. Today I want to talk about Chinese medicine and in particular Chinese herbs and acupuncture for healing. I first discovered my Chinese herbal practitionerContinue reading “Chinese medicine. Why I am a fan.”

Pesticides, the danger to human life and the planet

As anyone reading my blog will know I am almost religious in following a more sustainable, organic lifestyle. We all know if we carry on consuming in the way we are, the planet and us will become extinct, it’s that serious. We can make changes and give back to our beautiful world. I have justContinue reading “Pesticides, the danger to human life and the planet”

The sweet danger of sugar

As you will know from my previous post, I am studying a course in nutrition with The College of Naturopathic Medicine. I don’t believe anyone is past learning and even though health and nutrition is an area I am well read in and passionate about, I want to learn more from the experts in theirContinue reading “The sweet danger of sugar”