How look after your houseplants this winter

As well as looking pretty and bringing the outside, inside, houseplants can help improve air quality by trapping pollutants which means we can breathe more easily. However, just as you look after yourself when the winter sets in, you need to do the same for your plants, or they won’t …

Drink herbal teas to keep the bloat away

Our bodies are brilliant machines that not only work to keep us alive and safe, but they also alert us when something isn’t right. As we zoom at full speed towards the festive season, there is more temptation than ever to eat rich foods, but these salty snacks and heavy …

Avoid burnout by practising self-care

Self-care is quite simply any activity we do on purpose to help take care of our own mental, emotional, and physical health. It sounds like a super simple concept, but it’s something that is often overlooked. The reality is that self-can isn’t a luxury, but something that is vital for …

Natural ways to winter proof your mood

While winter is a great time for spending time at home, one dark, quiet night after another can take its toll on your mood. Many people struggle with various levels of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) but there are ways you can deal with this. When it comes to SAD, it …

Ease your way into autumn

As much as the warm summer months and carefree holiday season are fantastic, there is something soothing about the arrival of autumn and the promise it brings. As the leaves turn amber and the temperature cools, now is the time to take stock and look after yourself before the festive …

Easy ways to relax when stress builds up

While the idea of switching off and doing nothing sounds like bliss, being able to fully power down isn’t always possible, but if we don’t slow down from time to time we can burn out and that’s no good for anyone. While it is hard to jet off and lie …

Happiness hacks to feed your mind

Tired? Overwhelmed? Tearful? Anxious? We know how it is, and send out group hugs. While 21st century living gives us so many more opportunities than ever before, it can also have a downside when it comes to your mental wellbeing. Expectations mean we are switched on 24/7, and let’s face …

Get summer ready

As the sun shines and warms our skin taking away the bitterness of winter, many of us want to get on top of our lifestyles and ensure we are ahead of the game as the temperature heats up. Let’s cast aside the winter blues, and look at the small changes …

How to chill out at home

This might sound like a funny question, but how often do you actually relax and chill out when you are at home ? With endless jobs to do, DIY to finish, meals to cook and people to look after, home isn’t always the restful place it is meant to be. …

New Year, New Self Care Routine

According to the experts, self-care is “the actions that individuals take for themselves, on behalf of and with others in order to develop, protect, maintain and improve their health, wellbeing or wellness”. January is a time that we all reassess how we’re doing things and we think that there’s no …