Does your immune system hold the key to your illnesses?

The one thing we don’t often think about when trying to get better is to treat the source of the illness; instead, we tend to treat the symptoms . Does it not seem obvious to treat the underlying cause? Additionally, we don’t consider the effect our immune system can have on our overall health, from our skin to our tolerance…

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‘Fall in love with taking care of yourself: Mind, Body and Spirit’

What makes you feel good? Is it freshly painted nails? Fresh bedding? A large glass of your favourite wine? Or a combination of all three? The thing about what makes YOU feel good, is that it isn’t something I can teach you. I can’t tell you what makes you feel good, but I can tell you what makes ME feel…

My morning drink for de-bloating

My stomach and I have never really been friends. With a gluten and dairy intolerance and unpredictable IBS I seem to spend most of my life bloated and with some sort of discomfort. The few mornings that I wake up with a flat, non-distended stomach, feel like a blessing and I’m slowly finding ways to ensure that they come around…

Primark and Tiger homeware haul!

Ok, I’ll admit it, I used to be a bit judgemental of Primark. Obviously, it was all awful quality, trashy and so not my style, but over the years I’ve developed a new appreciation for the brand and have found some amazing pieces of clothing, jewellery and homeware that have lasted the test of time, and gained me a few…

Is your car trying to tell you something?

I’ll confess, I like cars. I may not be a full blown petrol head but I certainly appreciate the roar of an engine and that feeling of pure adrenaline that races through your body when you’re having a really good drive. I’ve been driving for a little under five years now and in that time have become very in tune…

How to optimise your blog images for SEO

Having beautiful images on your blog is only the beginning, learning how best to make them work for you to gain your blog traffic and followers is the next stage. Here are my 4 quick tips to optimising your blog images for SEO and followers. Pinterest hover button  Pinterest can be a very handy tool to help you grow your…

How to live gluten and dairy free – on a budget

The standing joke amongst students is leaving home and realising how expensive cheese is. Well, imagine leaving home and also finding that bread, pasta, oats, milk and butter were also going to be breaking your budget every week.     Living free-from for choice, health or necessity comes with a price tag. When thinking of budget meals, pasta, oats, beans…