Flu season is here... joy to the world! And while it's fun to snuggle down under the sheets with a book and a steaming hot cuppa, it's not half as pleasurable to have the chills, fever, body ache, headache, cough, cold, fatigue and the zillion other maladies that accompany the flu. And like ... Read More about The DIY cold and flu tonic that will keep you healthy all season long!
These past few weeks that I've been in Provence, the region literally seems to glow bluish-purple. The color of soft lavender bushes shimmering against a blue sky... rolling up balmy country days and the soulfulness of summer into one pretty package. But as I've come to realise through talking ... Read More about The (many) beauty benefits of lavender: Ultra-easy DIY recipes included!
The most commonly known ways to lose weight: 1. Cut the calories 2. Eat nutritious food and ditch the processed junk 3. Exercise But what if you've done all that and still can't budge as many pounds as you would like? Or, like me, you're way too busy/lazy/unmotivated to stick to a diet and ... Read More about The slacker’s guide to weight loss: 34 super-easy ways to lose weight sans diet or exercise
My recent quest for a healthier existence took me to a yoga school yesterday morning. Where I realised (much to my horror) that it's quite different from simply strolling into a gym, water bottle and towel in hand. Yoga requires a certain amount of prep-work even before you step into the class ... Read More about The essential guide to prepping for yoga
Ever since my last blog post on coffee, I've been inundated with questions on how to distinguish the different kinds of cuppas out there. And how to recreate them right at home. Because if coffee comes loaded with so many health and beauty benefits, we should be exploring multiple ways to enjoy ... Read More about The hot coffee glossary: How to brew up all those cool caffeine cuppas right at home