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Keeping Relaxed over Christmas Time

Warmer weather, blue skies and summer approaching inevitably means one thing … its that time of year again… Christmas. Whilst the holiday season is something that most of us look forward to with elation, it can also be quite stressful.

Do you find yourself with a massive ever-growing to-do list as the end of year comes closer? Somehow convincing yourself that all those “things” must be done before December 25. Do you say ‘yes’ to every invitation for a night out? Do you get carried away with all the champagne and celebratory nights out at this time of year? Do you notice your stress levels rising at the thought of Christmas approaching? Why is it that we load so much extra pressure on ourselves at this time of year? The season when we really should be relaxing and enjoying quality time with our loved ones. Continue reading

Transform Your Mundane Morning Shower into a Heavenly Sensory Experience

I’m a big believer in taking the time to create home spa rituals on a regular basis. Not only is it the perfect opportunity to nurture your self on the physical level, lathering nourishing oils on to your body; it’s also a luxurious and effective way to soak up the emotional benefits of aromatherapy, via bathing in an essential oil enhanced bath; as well as a calming and energizing time to spend curled up on the couch sipping on a cup of herbal tea whilst listening to music, reading a chapter of a book or simply sitting and “be”-ing. For years I’ve been harping on about how important it is to make the time for YOU so that you can be the happier and healthier you that you deserve to be. There is, however, one question that I get asked over and over again… “but how do i create a spa experience if I don’t have a bath?” So, I am dedicating the October ritual to all of you that have showers. Continue reading