Recipes: Dinner for Vegetarian Child

A Simple Affair    It is no secret that children don’t like fussy food.  Especially when they are younger they often prefer mono foods i.e. to eat one type of food at a time.  This is a simple yet nutritious recipe for a growing child.  It will give slow burning fuel, plenty of fibre and protein rich.  […]

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Recipes: Raw Elderflower Cordial

The elderberry tree is in bloom across the countryside at this moment, lining the roadside as far as the eye can see. It gives us a heavenly lemon scent, feeds the bees and provides us with free food and medicine. Some things are really free, especially when you purchase from nature’s bounty. When your out walking […]

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Conditions: Adrenal fatigue & Electrolyte Balance

Adrenal fatigue is not generally a recognised medical condition, plus it can throw out a myriad of different and confusing symptoms.  It often affects a person with fast metabolism and high energy or someone living on a hectic timetable. The Adrenal Cortex releases mineralcorticoids (a class of steroid hormones) which regulate body fluid concentrations. E.g. aldosterone modulates […]

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Musing on Mindfulness

Mindfulness seems to be the new buzzword popping up everywhere, Schools, Hospitals and local community centres. Mindfulness is a translation from the Sanskrit word Sati, meaning to be in the moment and aware of the present.  It seems a contradiction that the translation was interpreted as mindfulness as opposed to mindlessness or perhaps Embodied Living […]

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Breathe, Move, and Meditate with Siobhán Shinnors

“A yoga practise increases vitality when it is reflecting our current needs, whether this is to cope with an injury or support a stressful period, an athlete looking to improve performance or a student undergoing exams. On completion of a beginners yoga course with Siobhán Shinnors (YogaHerbalist), a student will have enough knowledge to do […]

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