Category Archives: Relationships

Be genki Winter Ritual + Free Candle

This winter … please take a moment to nurture you. Even if it’s a teeny tiny 15 minutes to chill-out on the couch to enjoy your free Be genki candle, scented with organic essential oils. Yes it’s free. Keep reading for details.

The ‘big thing’ that we talk about with Be genki is self-care. Taking the time to nurture YOU. Yes, I’ve been rabbiting on about this for 10 years now. Why? because I know that making even the teeniest tiniest small change to your everyday lifestyle choices can make a HUGE difference to your happiness and state of wellbeing.

Since first launching Be genki there are 2 responses that stand out amongst all others Continue reading

Ripples of Change

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As Be genki approaches its 10th birthday, I’m on one hand extremely excited and grateful to still be doing what I love to do – providing you with the inspiration and possibility for more energy, less stress, a better relationship with yourself and loved ones, and the possibility of a good night’s sleep.

On the other hand we’re taking the time to look at the way we do what we do, and to question if there is a better way we can help Be genki touch the hearts and lives of those who are seeking more holistic health, happiness and wellbeing.

Why? because every time I receive a letter from one of our customers about how a Be genki product has changed their life, a little tear of joy wells up inside my eyes.

The most recent one was as follows:

Thank you so much for my last sample. I have been massaging the Be Genki Serene body oil into my 2 year old and for the first time in many many months she is sleeping through the night. It is a relief to find a product and blend of oils that has helped with Georgie’s restlessness at night and my own anxiety surrounding it.  – Melanie Continue reading

Sometimes we have shit days.

Sometimes we have shit days. The other day was one of those for me. You know the drill … wake up with a thumper of a headache for no apparent reason. And then be inundated with various crap throughout the day. It’s bound to happen, even to the most joyful, positive and sprightly of us.

And it always make me giggle a little, when I see people painting their lives as this “picture perfect” illusion, when in reality, we’re all one and interconnected. We have our ups. We have our downs. Yes, some more than others. But I’m sure you catch my drift. Life happens. Continue reading

Japanese Beauty Secrets


Blue skies and cherry blossom in Tokyo … sometimes all you can do is “look up”.

Maybe I’m delusional, maybe I was given a few extra shots of wishful thinking, or maybe I just hope that my ‘rabbit hole thoughts’ can’t possibly be true … but as long as I’m here I’ll continue to look up and seek for, ask and implement different possibilities so that the beautiful planet that we live upon can one day be restored to exactly that, and free from the insanities that pollute the earth, oceans and air we breathe.

Travelling as much as I do it never fails to shock me when observing the state of the world. Tokyo is no exception. Whilst it is seductive to write about the devastation of the reality that is right in front of me, as I sit here feeling the tension of the Earth in the joints of my knees, I would like to suggest something different … to make conscious choices in our daily actions and look for the beauty in all moments. Continue reading

Be genki Ritual


Become aware of your self-talk and introduce stress-relieving, self-nurturing, and beautifying rituals to help promote happiness, beauty and wellbeing.

This month, when going about your day-to-day tasks, can I please request that you do so without judgment?

So often we do things on ‘auto-pilot’ and without conscious intent. Or we do so with a sprinkle of not-so-nice self-talk. For the next few weeks please become aware of the reality and frequency of the way in which you judge yourself. Not so that you can judge yourself for judging yourself. But more so, for the purpose of becoming aware, so that you can turn those thoughts 180 degrees, to create new habits that serve you better, helping to create a happier, healthier and more beautiful you. Because we all know that the most irresistible beauty is a happy smile.

If you would like a little helping hand, we’ve created three different Be genki boxes for morning, daytime and evening. Combining products that work in harmony together so as to bring about a little more stress-relief, beauty-care and happiness to your day. Continue reading

A Birthday Wish


It’s no secret that I love to travel. But whilst I jump for joy at the short visits to exotic destinations that take my breath away, what I love more so is immersing myself in a different culture, questioning, wondering and exploring so that I can see things from other people’s perspectives. So that I can fully appreciate the sounds, the tastes, the smells, the feelings, the culture of that country. Wondering why certain cultural norms exist. Wondering what these people love to cook, eat, do, feel, love and think about. My desire to learn, grow and become more flexible is unquenchable.

And so begins my love affair with Spain. Continue reading

How to Create Happy, Healthy, and Intimate Relationships

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Whilst I’m certainly far from perfect, and can’t claim to be an expert on relationships, I’ve had my fair share of them and talked to enough people to reach my own point-of-view about what it takes to maintain a healthy and happy relationship.

It has always baffled me, however, the number of relationships that I see that are abusive, disrespectful and disempowering. It seems that more often than not, people would prefer to stay in a not-so-good relationship, than be single, and choose again.

There is no cookie cutter mould for the ‘perfect’ relationship, as we’re all different, and each and every one of us has different ideas about what the ‘deal’ is when it comes to a relationship. Our expectations, understandings, and the type of ‘arrangement’ that we’d like to make with that other person we choose to be with is very individual. However there are common elements that when put in to practice, can truly invite and create happy relationships, irrespective of what the ‘deal’ is.  Continue reading

Holistic Spritzes to Help Balance Your Physical, Emotional and Energetic Elements

Including a daily spritz of Be genki Face Mist to your daily skin and self-care regime is more than a gentle and refreshing way to hydrate and replenish lost moisture. Did you know that each of the 4 scents also target specific skin conditions and emotional states of being? BG-Vital_Face-Mist

Be genki Vital Face Mist SKIN CARE BENEFITS: IDEAL FOR ACNE-PRONE AND PROBLEM SKIN A refreshing and cooling effect with natural antiseptic properties that help to kill bacteria and stimulate healthy skin renewal. Great for all skin types, especially ‘problem’ skin, oily skin and acne. Continue reading

Happy New Year


Whilst down at the beach this morning with my adorable husband … the sun kissing my back, swimming in the surf, and breathing in the beauty of Byron Bay beach and surrounding hinterland, I am completely filled with gratitude.

I believe that heaven really is here on earth if we wish to choose to create it. Every day that I make the intention to be present as I walk on the beach observing the clouds, the mountains, the seagulls, the ocean and the way the waves crash upon the sand; or when I look out our living room window at the birds, butterflies, flowers, plants and dragons all doing their thing in the garden, I am simply in awe at just how beautiful this planet is. It washes away all my worries and concerns about the news ‘stories’ that are designed to fuel our fear. And every time I breathe in the beauty of nature, I am gifted with even more unexpected surprises, whether it be a pod of dolphins swimming by, or a coloured flower that I hadn’t seen before, or a cloud formation that all fill me with happiness, joy and beauty.

Creating my life exactly how I like it is something that I absolutely love to play with. Continue reading

Give the Gift of Allowance

christmasPlease excuse my lack of postings over the past few weeks. There is a good reason for it though. I promise :) I’ve been dedicating my time to reading the thousands (yes, you read it correctly) the thousands of pages of Reference Material notes, so that I could become a Certified Facilitator in Access Consciousness®. You most likely would have heard of Access before, as I’ve been using the tools in my daily life for the past 7+ years, and mentioning a few of them in various Be genki blog posts. Anyway, it’s time to pop the champagne as next year I’ll be offering all sorts of wonderful Access Consciousness courses to share the tools and one of the ‘hands-on’ body processes (Access Bars®) with you. Exciting huh!

But for the now, with Christmas only a couple of weeks away, I have been hearing all sorts of stories about how this time of year can be stressful, traumatic and worrisome for most people. Most of the stories revolve around putting on a ‘happy face’ for the holidays even though throughout the rest of the year there is backstabbing, bitching and unkindness between family members.

What if it didn’t have to be this way? Continue reading

Thank you Sporteluxe


As you well know by now, Sporteluxe is one of our favourite online sites, so what a joy it was to see that the beautiful Sporteluxe girls love and recommend our Be genki Sensual candle. Continue reading

What’s Right About This That I’m Not Getting?


I’m one of those people you read about that does things that you think “who on earth could be that stupid?”  Yep, that’s me.

Here’s a recent example that I’ve been living with the past few days … Continue reading