Hemp: Friend or Foe?
Nov30

Hemp: Friend or Foe?

By Katarina Smythe I got curious about hemp when hemp seeds came up on my ‘Foods to Eat’ list as a 5 smiley food. I started doing a little research about hemp as food and where I might be able to buy it and the more I read, the more interested I became, due to it high nutritional content. I am going to try to incorporate hemp seeds into my diet and will keep my eye out for all the other hemp uses. It certainly is a fascinating plant....

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Sugar – Friend or Foe? Not all sugar is equal!
Nov29

Sugar – Friend or Foe? Not all sugar is equal!

by Pam Lob Confused by the media and health advisers messages not to eat sugar and carbs?  Scared to ‘eat an apple a day to keep the doctor away’? Nearly every animal, bird, insect alive on our planet today loves something sweet.  Not only does it taste good but it’s also a good source of energy. Plants reproduction had adapted to this love by providing sweet nectar to encourage insects and birds to disperse their...

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Embrace yourself
Nov24

Embrace yourself

‘Be true to who you are.’, ‘Just be yourself.’, ‘You do you!’ We have all been given this advice, or something similar to it, at one point or another in our lives. This concept of being your true self seems to come up in situations where we lack confidence. It could be the nerves of a first date, the apprehension about tackling a challenging task at work, or the anxiety over making important life decisions. Self doubt is something we...

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Listen to Your Body
Nov17

Listen to Your Body

Our bodies are miraculous things, but how often do you listen to yours? Many people are disconnected from what their body is telling them, as they are been ruled by their minds, listening to endless stories of guilt about the past or worrying about the future and the only time they become aware of their bodies is when something is not working correctly and they experience pain or breathlessness. One reason so many people struggle with...

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A Season for Balance
Nov16

A Season for Balance

How balanced is your life? Is it all work and no play? How often do you have fun? Life for many people today is stressful and busy.  One of the first things often to go is time to have fun, the time to play and connect with the child that is always within you, who is longing to get out and express herself. Having time to play, have fun and be creative are great ways to reduce stress, anxiety and boost your health and well being....

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