What wild animals can teach us about stepping out of the mind and into the heart

‘How do the geese know when to fly to the sun? Who tells them the seasons? How do we, humans, know when it is time to move on? As with the migrant birds, so surely with us, there is a voice within, if only we would listen to it, that tells us so certainly when [...]

Everything you need to know about Turmeric – the golden spice

Turmeric has a rich and colourful history with records of its use dating back over 4000 years. Originating from Southeast Asia, it is one of the most beneficial spices known on this Earth for health and wellness. Turmeric is grown both as a kitchen spice and for medicinal purposes. With its peppery, playful and somewhat bitter [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]