Essential Oils – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Essential oils have become all the rage and whilst this is a good thing, there is a bad and an ugly side to this realisation. The good includes therapeutic benefits, alternative medicines and safety precautions. The bad are full of false claims, marketing jargon and incorrect education from inexperienced sellers. The Ugly is this lack of education has led to an outbreak of bad information and sometimes even dangerous advice.

Frankincense. Not just an aromatic oil….

Frankincense, also known as Olibanum is an oleo-gum resin that is obtained from the trees known as Boswellia which are found in Oman, Yemen, North Africa and Somalia. The resin is obtained by tapping the Boswellia tree using a process called striping, whereby the bark of the tree is cut allowing the oleo-gum resin to … Continue reading Frankincense. Not just an aromatic oil….

Coconut Oil…healthy or unhealthy???

Coconut oil. It’s all the rage as a super food but what I wanted to know is…why? What’s so ‘super’ about Coconut Oil? Why has it become so prevalent in today’s modern society when it’s been used for thousands of years in traditional cultures?  Why the sudden turnaround from being unhealthy to being exceedingly healthy? … Continue reading Coconut Oil…healthy or unhealthy???

What does Christmas mean to you?

Christmas, this wonderful time of year means something different to everyone. For some it’s a religious time, for others it represents family time with a magical visit from St. Nick. There is definitely no wrong or right way to express your joyous excitement as the days creep closer to the period reserved for merriment. As … Continue reading What does Christmas mean to you?

Why it’s time to get naked with your desires

Another insightful blog post from Pam Grout. Instead of writing my own this week, I thought I would share this wonderful piece of writing with you all. Enjoy!!

Pam Grout

“Become committed—fully committed—to the experience of happiness.”—The Way of Mastery

Today, I want to talk about innocence and vulnerability and one of the sidewalk cracks we stumble over when claiming the largesse of the universe.

I call it a sidewalk crack because it’s very subtle. There’s an underlying belief that we shouldn’t admit we want riches, joyous relationships, rewarding work. What if people think we’re selfish? What if we piss God off?

So we’re in conflict. We have desires, but we don’t want to admit them. We pinch them off. We hide them under the bed. Desire, after all, is a blot on the spiritual path. Isn’t it?

But what if desire IS the spiritual path, what if it’s the animating force that propels us forward, that effects beautiful transformation on the planet?

What if desire is actually God in action? And by suppressing our desires, we’re actually crippling God.

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From Poor Health to Vibrant Health – How we helped our Golden Retriever using an Holistic approach

I’ve had a few people asking how my gorgeous girl, Bella is in such great health after a ‘not so good’ prognosis in the first few years of her life. Mostly, it is from people who have animals who are suffering with similar prognosis, so here is my personal story. As with everything, this is … Continue reading From Poor Health to Vibrant Health – How we helped our Golden Retriever using an Holistic approach

The Nitty Gritty of Dreams

Last time we looked at how your dreams are a gauge of your emotional state. Today we expand on this by looking at the symbolic meaning behind the dream. I’m going to do this by answering some questions that some people recently sent me. The way you feel in a dream and upon waking is … Continue reading The Nitty Gritty of Dreams