Fabulous Facial to do at Home

Before using a masque you need to do a quick facial to prepare the skin so it can benefit from as many of the wonderful ingredients as possible. It will be a waste of time to have the masque sit on top of dead skin cells waiting to be shed which then prevent the ultimate […]

Self-love present

The Gift of Self-Love

The gift of self-love is the best gift you’ll receive this christmas. As people around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus, I’m catapulted back to my catechism class in Ireland. ‘Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself,’ Jesus said.  And I wonder – did people love themselves 2000 years ago? It seems that in […]

emotional hangover

The Emotional Hangover

With the holiday season now upon us, we generally accept that a hangover or two is likely.  There are office parties, family gatherings and drinks with colleagues to consider. Not to mention that the festive atmosphere will give us an excuse to go to the pub. We usually think about the physical impact that this […]

pea, mint and lettuce soup

Soup can make you thin and keep you thin!

Guest Post Health & Fitness: Weight Loss For many years I have championed the inclusion of soup in my diets for fast, nourishing and effective fat loss and during the colder months of the year they really come into their own as the ideal and delightfully-comforting way to shed some excess pounds.   Based on […]

Yoga stretch

Yoga: Stretch your way to a healthy lifestyle

For years now practitioners have preached the health benefits of yoga. As it has become more mainstream in recent times, those benefits have become better understood. Once you delve into the positives of this ancient practice it becomes pretty clear just how much good it can do and how it can improve people’s lifestyles. With […]

walking fitness

Is walking really an effective form of exercise?

Health & Fitness: How to get a spring in your step… In our society there is an increase in the amount of the population leading sedentary lifestyles. This means we are in need of effective exercise.  Often people choose high impact workouts such as running or cycling.  Why? Because, many believe in the motto – no […]