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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

Displaying articles across all categories tagged 'Healing'.

5 steps towards healing from emotional pain.

5 steps to healing from emotional pain

Emotional pain and suffering comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes and the process of healing doesn't come in an all-size-fits-all formula. Here's 5 steps to support you on your healing journey.

My top health hacks to make 2017 your best year yet.

Health Hacks

Health hacks you can easily sneak into your everyday to transform your health and happiness. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

How one cocktail evoked a transformation.

Anita, a Perth writer, speaker, fellow health coach and CTC client has asked me to share her words on how one CTC session impacted her life. It may inspire you.

The Healing Benefits of Crystals

There are thousands of different crystals on the planet but few are used in crystal healing. The easiest way to understand the powers of different crystals is to learn the properties of their colour.

The Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat and a Beautiful Giveaway!

There's many reasons why I loved my stay at The Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat but the proof in the pudding was the amazing way I felt when I hopped on to the bus to come home.

Goodbye! (advising of a brief hiatus from the world).

Just in case you're wondering, that's not me. But it will be in about 48 hours. In fact I am going to strike that pose and see if I can get a photo in exactly that spot!

An Affordable, Effective and Transportable Water Filter + a Discount for THI followers!

Say hello to an affordable a water filter that not only purifies and alkalies your drinking water, but it's easy to install and even simpler to use.

What is the cost of burn-out?

Countless times the universe presented me with a virus that would send me crashing, but I chose not to slow down. I became so addicted to the adrenalin rush I felt throughout my career that life felt quite dull without it.

Are You Waiting to Get Happy?

Have you gone through life waiting, waiting for happiness to hit you in the face, to burst into your heart? Give up the wait, be happy now. Find happiness in your every day.

My Thoughts on Creativity, Engagement and Balance - a Live Podcast

Earlier in July I had the absolute pleasure of being interviewed by Kate James from Total Balance.

Transform Your Life, and the Lives of Others, in Two Hours

If you knew that you could free yourself from everything holding you back from being amazing - all of your fears, limiting beliefs, negative emotions – you would wouldn't you? 

Far-infrared Sauna, I heart you (there's really no need to dread winter).

Here in Melbourne, it's getting cold but when that 'chilled to the bone' feeling sets in and doesn't want to budge, I have just the answer.

Mindful in May + Ten Steps to Bring Mindfulness into Your Daily Life

 

The brain child of Melbourne's Dr Elise Bialylew, Mindful in May is a 30 day international meditation campaign delivered to your inbox every day in May.

A post illness 'body restoration' program commences...and with it a whole lot more self-love.

I recently commenced a post chronic illness 'body restoration' program in an effort to restore my body shape to a point where I feel at my absolute peak.  Two weeks in and I'm already feeling so much more in control and at peace with my body.

Shan Cooper chats about exercise and shares her stunning Key Lime Tart recipe.

I've invited Shan Cooper, one of my very favourite 'instagrammers', to share her thoughts on health and exercise. This lady is nothing short of inspirational.

Alphabet Adventures

Yesterday marked the beginning of the Alphabet Adventures challenge. This is a an exercise in lightening up, reconnecting with my inner child, having FUN and learning to belly laugh again.

Sacking the Fun Police

Join me on a A-Z fun generating activity. Who knows, maybe we'll all end up belly laughing at each other's silly activities.

Being the ball.

I've been thinking a bit recently about how much has changed in me and my life over the last 12 months and how much I have learnt. It's actually quite extraordinary.

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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.