I used to be completely unaware of how my daily habits were affecting the earth and environment around me. I used to buy without thinking, without asking questions, filling my home (and trash bin) with a ton of stuff, for my own pleasure and convenience. Until something shifted and I started noticing the bigger picture.
Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) is one of my all-time favourite herbs and I wanted to introduce you today to its wonderful benefits, so you can fall in love with it too.:) I like to think it’s no coincidence that nettle is one of the first plants to emerge from the frozen ground in the Spring.
Cold and flu season is here, so I’m sharing today an all-natural remedy that you can easily make at home to strengthen your immune system and hopefully keep colds and flu at bay this season. Elderberries have long been studied for their ability to boost the immune system and prevent and treat colds, flu, cough
The days are getting shorter and cooler. We’re slowly moving away from the hectic, fun, careless days of summer to fall back into a routine, a slower pace of life. Leaves are starting to change colours and to slowly make their way to the ground. Fall has started to settle in already, as a reminder of the
I discovered the amazing benefits of medicinal herbs a few years ago and I’ve been using them regularly in my life ever since. Herbs are truly wonderful. They can help treat and heal so many issues and imbalances. Today, I’m sharing with you a few of my favourite herbs to promote a naturally restful sleep. The moment our sleep pattern
If you’ve been following my blog since the beginning, you’ve heard about the incredible benefits of oil pulling, a crucial step in my daily morning routine and a ritual that has improved my health tremendously. Today I want to introduce you to another practice that is also part of my daily ritual: dry skin brushing. You’ve probably heard of dry brushing before, but maybe you’re
Hello friends and Happy New Year! I’ve taken a little break from the blog as I was enjoying my last few days at home with the family. I’m now back in the big city and slowly easing into my routine and into this new year. I’ve been setting small and big intentions for 2016. One of them is
Today I’m switching things up a little. I’m not offering you a recipe, but I’m instead addressing a topic that is close to my heart and that I’ve been meaning to talk about for a while here. I have a lot to say, so I apologize in advance for the long post! BUT, I also have
Forging good habits and building a healthful lifestyle at home is relatively easy if your mind is set up for it and you surround yourself with the right tools. When at home, we get to control the food we fill our pantry with, how many times we’ll eat out in a week, we have access