Happy New Year – tips for a cheery and uplifting start to 2016!

Start this New Year with a scent which makes you feel positive and happy – smells have such a strong influence on how you feel so it’s great way to begin the year. Be conscious of aromas you like and if you have a favourite fragrance, find out which notes you particularly like. You can then buy them as oils to use at home or purchase other natural products which include them, for example a… Read more »


Beat colds and flu bugs

Everyone I know seems to have caught a cold or flu bug right now. There’s something nasty going round…..everywhere you go, people sniff and cough! Now it’s winter, we all have to find a way to protect ourselves. Public transport or in the office, it can feel as if you’re surrounded by a barrage of germs on every side! People snuffling into handkerchiefs, sneezing through scarves and coughing behind coat sleeves. Prevention is better than cure, of… Read more »


How to protect against and treat colds & flu naturally

Many of the symptoms of colds and flu are the same – sneezing, feverishness, aching limbs, sore throat, catarrh and sinusitis. Although flu is invariably initiated by a filtrant virus, just what brings on a cold still remains rather a mystery. This week I’m sharing ideas with you to protect against and treat the symptoms of colds and flu – something so many of us suffer from at this time of year. If you’d like… Read more »


Natural ways to treat winter ills

With healthier lifestyles and advances in medicine, in many ways our health is improving. Of course we’re not invincible, though, and still suffer from illnesses like colds and flu, especially during these winter months which can be extremely debilitating. Essential oils can be tremendously helpful for keeping such ills at bay, and for treating the symptoms too. Nowadays people often feel stressed, juggling work, family and running a home – demands that were unknown even… Read more »