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- The Holistic Ingredient.

By sharing my thoughts and experiences around the key ‘holistic ingredients’ fundamental in my path to wellness, I hope to educate, inspire and motivate others to better health.

My Living Blog

The top wellness tips from the THI community.

Wellness

Wellness is a popular word these days, and for good reason - it matters how you feel and how you function. Here we've collated some inspiration - the top 20 wellness tips from you, the THI community. 

The health benefits of purple foods.

Health benefits purple foods

Purple foods are not only the powerhouses of the plant world, but some of the most delicious. Here's five of the best and why they are so good for you.

Five simple ways to boost your magnesium levels.

Green vegetables

Magnesium is something we all need but many of us don't get enough. Here's five simple ways to boost your magnesium levels, from the comfort of home.

How letting go transformed my life.

Time to get out of your own way

If you are contemplating change in your life but feel stuck, fearful or too old, know this: YOU are the only person standing in your way; it's time to move aside.

The power of magnesium and why you need it in your life.

Magnesium relaxation mineral

Magnesium is a superhero when it comes to minerals in the body. We don't need a lot of it but it has a big job to do in supporting and protecting our bodies.

How to make your very own bath salts.

Bath Salt Recipes

Salt baths are a beautiful way to combine the therapeutic benefits of baths with the powerful mineral-balancing effects of epsom salts.

My number one food tip for simplifying your diet.

How to simplify your diet

This is best advice I have ever been given in so far as overhauling my diet; a tip that was to change the way I ate for the rest of my life. Might it help you?

This simple gratitude practice could change your life.

The act of gratitude

Practicing an 'attitude of gratitude' has a massive impact on your brain and body’s internal wiring. Here's a simple daily tool that may just change your life.

Natural Remedies for Hay Fever

Spring is in the air! But for some it's not all flowers and freshly cut grass. We've put together some natural remedies to help you manage this sneezy season, naturally.

CTC therapy for weight loss and healing your relationship with food.

CTC therapy for weight loss

The incredible CTC therapy for weight loss program that will change the way you feel about yourself, your body and the food that you eat - for life.

Prebiotics vs probiotics: how to include them in your diet.

Probiotic and prebiotic foodsCombining probiotic and prebiotic rich foods in your diet can allay many mental and physical health related issues. Include these foods to support your health.

The natural shampoo and conditioner (that is not turning my hair to straw).

Natural hair products

Skin is our largest organ and highly absorbent so we should carefully consider what we apply on it, scalps included. Is it time to make a better choice for your hair?

8 ways to work out your body without your wallet.

When did it become so socially normal to spend thousands on fitness every year? Here are 8 clever ways to exercise for free (and have a lot of fun doing it).

Activities to create your morning ritual and set your day on fire.

a morning ritual

Discover what you should be including in your morning routine to unleash it's true power and set fire to your day.

This is why you need a morning ritual.

Importance of morning ritual

A morning ritual is a personal routine of self-care and self-love that is not only motivating and invigorating, but it's the golden key to creating an amazing day.

The benefits of walking (the superfood of exercise).

Benefits of walking

Learn how just 20 minutes a day will give you the full benefits of walking - greater strength, lower health risks and literally more happiness!

Feeling out of sync? Let's talk about your circadian rhythms.

Circadian rhythms

Learn how to stay in sync with your circadian rhythms and how to optimise that time in the day when you're full of beans and rearing to go.

Renewable Plastic 'Grown' From the Sugarcane Plant.

Sugarcane plastic

You read it right. Renewable, recyclable plastic grown from the sugarcane plant. Alternate packaging that is actually good for the environment.

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“Just saying...

... Having an alternating hot and cold shower is better for you than any skin moisturizer you could apply. When you have a hot shower the blood rushes to the skin to keep the body temp down. When cold, it rushes back towards the stomach to maintain the core body temp (of approx. 98.6%) - so the blood is constantly flushing your skin."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Showers.

... Coconut oil is fantastic for skin conditions including eczema and psoriasis and reduces the appearance of fine lines. It also makes for a dreamy hair treatment. Whack a couple of tablespoons into dry hair and let it soak in for about 20 minutes. Beautiful."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Coconut Oil.

... Love the one you’re with and love yourself some more. And if you’re not in a relationship consider how lucky you are that you have SO much love to shower – all over yourself!"

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Living Love.

... A good quality yoghurt containing live and active cultures, contains on average 20 percent more protein than the same volume of milk. Look out for brands that provide at least eight to ten grams of protein per serving."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Living Yoghurt.

... Social support has been linked to a lower risk of heart disease, so keeping your social networks alive may well benefit your ticker over time. No excuses then - go call your bestie quick sticks!"

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Friends.

... Ease occasional indigestion by sipping on peppermint tea after your meal. Peppermint improves the flow of bile, which moves food through the digestive tract more quickly. "

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Peppermint Tea.

... Green tea can help rev up your workout. The antioxidants and caffeine contained within increase the metabolic generation of heat. Drink a cup 10 minutes before exercising. "

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Green Tea.

... To ease stress and prepare for bed, soak in a hot bath spiked with lavender essential oil. Play soothing music and let the day drift away..."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Lavender Essential Oil.

... Dry eyes? Try increasing your seafood intake. Salmon, sardines and mackerel contain omega-3 fatty acids which the body uses to produce tears. Consume higher amounts of these fats and say bye to dry eyes."

There's a yummy recipe for Salmon Pizza in my eBook, A Nourishing Kitchen!

Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Salmon.

... Dry skin? Go Avocado! They’re rich in monounsaturated fat and vitamin E, both of which promote healthy skin. Add half an avo to your smoothie, or smash one up on gluten free toast."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Avocado.