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A health and happiness blog, packed full of natural pick me ups


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Beauty Crush: REN Moroccan Rose Gold Glow Perfect Dry Oil

Feel the glow this summer with REN’s new addition to the award-winning Moroccan Rose Range. Released just in time for the first sunny days, this lightweight oil is intensely nourishing and leaves skin with a radiant, alluring glow.

Nothing feels prettier than dewy, healthy skin. Made from Moroccan Argan Oil, Rosa Damascena Oil and Cranberry Seed Oil this summer skin must have leaves behind a subtle sheen and the delicate scent of rose. Free your limbs from hibernation! Apply onto damp skin to lock in moisture or spray over dry arms and legs for an instant glow-boost.
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Spring Cleaning: Homemade DIY Skin Treats

The sun is shining and spring is upon us! Out with the old and in with the new. The idea of deep-cleaning the house during spring time dates back to traditional Persian and Jewish customs. The Iranian practice of ‘khooneh tekouni’ or ‘shaking the house’ is carried out before the Persian New Year on the first day of spring and Jews deep-clean their homes in preparation for the spring time festival of Passover.

Spring is the ideal time to de-clutter and add more Zen to your living space, but it is not only our homes which can benefit from a thorough clean out – our bodies can reap the benefits too. Spring-clean and detoxify your skin with these natural homemade skin transformers to step into spring all shiny and new.

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3 Ways to Bring Mindfulness to your Day

Some women seem to have it all. High-flying career, babies-in-the-backseat and an enviable social life – annoyingly polished off with a serene smile and a sickly-sweet topping of ‘togetherness’. Not a freak-out in sight. How does she cope? Maybe she’s born with it…or maybe it’s mindfulness.

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Guest blog: How to Make Your Room More ‘Zen’

In need of some more Zen in your life? We all need somewhere to escape to and recharge after a day in the concrete jungle. Creating a relaxing environment where you feel at peace makes life easier to handle. Zen-out your pad with the help of this guest post from one of my favourite blogs The Fairytale Pretty Picture.

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Triyoga Camden, the highs and the lows

The new Triyoga Camden studio opened in December last year. The offer: 30 days unlimited classes at £40 for new members. This is what I loved and definitely did not love about my month at Triyoga Camden [hate is a word I prefer not to use].

Feeling the love…

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  • Think upmarket hippy chic  if you are into Buddha statues and incense you will feel at home here.  The four ample sized studios are well-equipped with good quality, clean yoga mats, straps, blocks and blankets.

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A book review! Treasure Yourself: Power Thoughts for My Generation by Miranda Kerr 

It would be too easy to give this book a bad review for being another book by another supermodel. Yes – the cover is pink and features a pouty Miranda – and the title is a bit naff. But the truth is I like this book. I read TREASURE YOURSELF:  Power Thoughts for My Generation  by Miranda Kerr as a prequel to the more recently published EMPOWER YOURSELF which came out in 2014. Review to follow…

Miranda Kerr clearly wasn’t aiming her book at the academia so to slag it off for being too girly or having slightly larger-than-average print would be unjust. Reading this book was a bit like having a girls night in – minus the wine, ranting about men and girly drama. So really a much more relaxing and soul-nourishing experience.
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Back to Black

A beautiful blog post from a Grumpy Spiritualist. For all the other grumpy spiritualists out there struggling with this time of year. ..

Grumpy Spiritualist

This time of year is almost calculated to make us feel grumpy – the cold, the lack of money after Christmas, the knowledge that there is still a while to go until summer, long nights, seasonal affective disorder caused by lack of sunlight. I could go on….

Whilst I sailed into this year on a high with a new clarity and sense of purpose in my head, I have had an extremely grumpy week in general. Nothing circumstantially has changed dramatically in that time that accounts for it. You see I had become so used to feeling like everything was good, that I think I had grown complacent about it. I started to believe that the rollercoaster had stopped and that I could just remain on my cloud of non-stress.

I haven’t been meditating at all, it has been ages since I have done yoga. Unfortunately, I am starting to feel it. The…

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