How To Keep Your Breasts Healthy

October is breast cancer awareness month and the information given on websites and pamphlets emphasizes statistics on women contracting breast cancer, finding a cure and treatment options, there is very little information teaching women what we can all do to prevent it in the first place. In the words of Dr Christian Northrup, a New York Times best-selling author, […]

World Alzheimer’s Month

Did you know yesterday (September 21st) was World Alzheimer’s Day and September is World Alzheimer’s Month? Alzheimer’s disease is growing with 2 out of 3 people diagnosed with dementia have Alzheimer’s Disease. The number of cases are increasing every year More women than men are affected As you age your risk increases For more information and how […]

The 5 side effects of kindness

Last week I discovered a book that I really enjoyed, called The 5 side effects of kindness, by Dr David Hamilton. This book shows how kindness alters the brain, improves the cardiovascular system, is an antidote for depression and slows aging! Being kind doesn’t need to involve doing big huge things, but rather be kind […]

Vitalise Spring Revive!

It’s no secret that we live in a toxic environment. Every day we encounter toxins from the air we breathe, the water we drink, car exhaust, industrial pollution, plastic containers, pesticides, herbicides and chemicals in our food and personal care products. Not only do we need to rid ourselves of these toxins, to achieve true […]

Margarine vs butter: Which is healthier?

Taking a close look at butter and margarine, which is more likely to elevate our physical risk for disease? Butter Butter has a rich history dating back at least 4,000 years, cherished for it’s many benefits including boosting immunity and supplying nourishment in times of need (Douma, 2008). How is it made? Butter is made […]

2017!

2017!!  Here we are!!  Oh my goodness what a year it’s going to be.  It’s like standing at the bottom of the mountain and thinking ‘how the hell am I going to conquer that’!  But like with everything it’s all about the baby steps and breaking those big audacious goals down into bite size pieces.. […]

The power of smell

Arrhhh, Christmas is nearing and all those beautiful Christmas aromas are amongst us, I thought it would be a great reminder of the benefits of aromatherapy oils to further aliven your senses over this Christmas period.   This blog was written by Denise. Hippocrates the father of modern medicine said that, ” the way to health […]

Stretch and flex

This week I finished my degree, that has taken 4 years of study, and while it is fantastic to have completed it, I have observed just how much my fitness has taken a dive!  As 4 years has left virtually  no time for exercise.  So in my true style, I thought right I will throw […]

The healing power of the sun

This week I thought I would put up a blog that Denise wrote back in January, as we are heading into our days of summer I thought it would be fantastic to remind ourselves about practicing sensible sun exposure.   By doing this it can actually help prevent skin cancer, as well as provide other health […]

Anxiety: The Lowdown

Everyone at some point in their lives has felt anxious, and there are times when this anxiety is beneficial, we need a certain amount in order to survive. Anxiety can warn us of potential danger and negative events. When you feel anxious your body becomes aroused, you become more focused, muscle tension increases, your heart […]