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CULTIVATING SELF-COMPASSION DURING MEDITATION AND WHY ITS IMPORTANT

There is a common misconception by people that meditation means clearing the mind and stopping our thoughts. The reality couldn’t be further from this. It’s impossible to stop your thoughts if you are a living being, but what is possible…

Winter Skin Soothers from VClaire Natural Cosmetics

In winter, our skin becomes easily dehydrated & tight due to the diverse temperatures it is exposed to. Outdoors, cold air, wind, rain & snow leave the skin feeling cold & can feel irritated, & indoors, heat rises drastically…
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New Podcast Interviews

Hi Wellness Warriors, I'm delighted to be have been featured on some incredible podcasts lately. I hope you enjoy them. From The States: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-courageous-life/id1336144086?mt=2&uo=4 https://www.mindfulmamamentor.com/blog/care-and-keeping-of-mum-alison-canavan-134/ https://player.fm/series/sandra-reas-fiercely-spiritual-podcast/episode-31-the-path-to-awakening-with-alison-canavan Shine…
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HOW TO MAKE YOUR GUT HEALTHY AND HAPPY

SPPONSORED BY When I first began studying nutrition in 2009 there was pretty much no mention of gut health. I took the deep dive into nutrition to try and help my own health and in particular my mental health.   Since then a lot…

Returning To Nature To Dance With Life

Mother nature has incredible healing and destressing powers. Nature creates an internal settling almost like a natural Valium in an otherwise synthetic world. We might have forgotten but our heart remembers. All she asks of you is that you spend…

Back to School Nutrition Tips for Kids

Nutrition for kids is based on the same principles as nutrition for adults. Everyone needs the same types of nutrients — such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, protein and fat. Children, however, need different amounts of specific nutrients…
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Keeping Yourself Safe in an Electronic World

A growing chorus of doctors and researchers warns that electromagnetic fields from many of the hallmarks of modern life have been linked to a wide variety of health risks ranging from sleeplessness to cancer.   Wireless technology…

*WIN* a LifeForce hamper and a pair of tickets to Vitality Expo

I am so excited to be part of the incredible line up of speakers for this year's Vitality expo! I hope you can be there too so I am running a fabulous competition! I have a first prize of a delicious Lifeforce hamper and a pair of tickets…

5 Top Lies People Tell Themselves

The brain is a wonderful, weird and miraculous organ. We still understand so little about it, however we do know that we have the power to work with it and even alter its current structure and function. We are brought up to believe certain…

SIMPLE BREATHING MEDITATION TO HELP EASE ANXIETY

BREATHING MEDITATION: For this meditation we are going to use the breath as a support. I find it helpful to take 3-5 really deep breaths as I start to help calm my system down (as most of us are always rushing around) So Chose a quiet…