Kava: a healing herb for finding peace amidst challenges (personal experience)

Kava is one of nature's secret little 'yes, yes, yes' herbs with its ability to induce a powerful state of calm relaxation, whilst allowing your mind to stay focused and clear (yes, I did say relaxed AND clarity of mind in the SAME sentence). How long have I used kava for? I first discovered kava [...]

“Deeply Letting Go” meditation by Trinity (free meditation)

We often store energy and emotions throughout our bodies, which can hinder the flow of chi or life force through our being. This meditation is all about gently letting go of the blockages that we are ready to release in order to restore our flow and vitality. Sharing this meditation from my heart to yours. [...]

Why does ‘making food with love’ skyrocket your spiritual health?

You’ve probably already noticed that being happy or peaceful in the kitchen, mysteriously makes your food taste delicious. Well, there is a good reason for it. I consistently get comments from guests that eat my food on retreats like... 'I can really feel the loving energy in the food when I eat it' 'your food [...]

7 Boundary Exercises for Empaths and Sensitive People

As empaths, we often forget that boundaries are our birthright. The concept of boundaries might even sound restrictive and limiting to some. Yet the paradox is that boundaries actually mean freedom. To draw that line means freedom to fully feel the innate beauty of our innermost selves - the freedom to be who we truly [...]

Travel Tips for Empaths & Highly Sensitive People

Travel can enrich the soul and broaden horizons, opening our hearts and minds to new possibilities. In today’s busy world, however, it can be somewhat overwhelming for those of us who are empaths or sensitive as we sense and feel everything around us, within ourselves. If your senses are on over-drive and your awareness is [...]

Life will challenge us to the core! So how do we actually find peace?

As I've gotten older in years, I've realised that the challenges of life don't escape any of us. Life tests us to the core. It can thrash us around in a whirlwind of torrents.  It can even feel like we have very little choice in the matter. Yet do we? We can't control what is [...]

Are oats gluten-free or not? Does it make a difference to you?

I often hear people ask if oats are gluten-free or not. It's a hot topic amidst those who are either have a gluten allergy, a gluten sensitivity or have coeliacs disease. This article is all about looking at whether or no oats are gluten-free and why 'some' oats might even be contaminated with other gluten [...]

Seven Healing Herbs for Anxiety & Stress (and anxiety in a nutshell)

Anxiety in a nutshell... Anxiety is a normal response to a stressful situation. It is an emotion that we all experience at some point. It keeps us alert and ready for action as a survival mechanism, allowing us to react quickly to life-threatening situations. In short, a marvellous medley of hormonal changes and physiological responses [...]

The importance of grounding for empaths and sensitive people

Coming back to Earth As an empath, I have always been somewhat 'ethereal' in nature. Being ethereal can feel rather blissful, expansive and free - a welcomed relief from the intensity of being an empath. The ether is the space in which pure energy flourishes. It's where life-force, chi, manna, universal life energy flows. Since, [...]

The mystery of unconditional love – healing ourselves back to wholeness

Love is somewhat of a mystery to most of us, because it’s kind of intangible and undefinable. It’s difficult to grasp with the intellectual mind. We can point to it, yet, it’s only when we experience it that it begins to fully make sense. To truly love, we have to let go, feel beyond the [...]