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Easy-to-do tips and tricks for hair, skin and nails

A while ago I wrote about things you can do at home to make your own lipstick, extend your make-up’s lifespan, and so on.  In this week’s blog post, I am delving into some more “do-it-yourself” tips, which I found in an old magazine (links to blogs will be added). Hair hacks Want to intensify […]

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Sound therapy

In last week’s blog post, I started to delve into sound therapy.  In this week’s post I am going to look deeper into what exactly it is and mention some of the different therapies used today.  Sound therapy is based on the sympathetic resonance principle.  This principle is derived from the resonance / vibratory rate […]

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The power of sound

In many, if not all, ancient cultures, sound was used to convey a message, as part of a ceremony and for healing.  The Aborigines use sound to heal broken bones, for example.  In the Old Testament in the Bible, Joshua walked 3 times around the wall of Jericho while the people gave a great shout…the […]

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Essential oils

Essential oils have been used for ages.  In ancient Egypt and China, you find records or these oils being used for various reasons.  There is no hard evidence of when it was being used in Egypt, but dates go back to around 3 500 BC. What exactly are essential oils?  Essential oils are compounds that are extracted […]

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Ageing…and all that jazz!

As we age, our hormones change – and so does our bodies.  Many women suffer from premenopausal and/or menopause.  However, there are also other women that never had any drastic changes.   In today’s article I am going to look at what it is and what you can do, naturally, to help you if you do […]

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Do you remember?

In the good old days people had to rely on their memory and/or writing down things (making a shopping list for example), in order to remember dates, places, numbers, and so on.  Today we have a smartphone, laptop, tablet, and/or someone in our family or at work, that helps us to remember these things.  Not […]

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To diet; or not to diet – what do you think?

There are many people who believe wholeheartedly in dieting; then there are those people who do not.  As a nutritionist I am not against it, but I will not prescribe any form of strict dieting unless there is a medical reason for it. Throughout the years many people jumped on the bandwagon and wrote books […]

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Mindful about your thoughts

Your mind is amazing.  Thoughts come up all the time, as well as emotional states.  However, these thoughts actually start to arise at a subliminal level before they come into conscious awareness.  Many times, a thought arises, together with an emotional feeling, before you even know it is there.  When this happens, and you are […]

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Are you really listening?

“His thoughts were slow, His words were few And never formed to glisten. But he was a joy to all his friends – You should have heard him listen.”  Quoted by Wayne Mackey (Oklahoma City Times) In today’s angst-ridden world of fast cars, fast food, fast everything, few of us have the ability to truly […]

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Looking at life from a different angle

I recently read an article of the Tree of Life, by Wayne Visser, who looked at a tree from a completely different angle.  Humans, instinctively, want to be out in nature.  Our inner self knows that, to be in nature, is not only good for the body, but also for the soul and the psyche.  […]

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