Wellbeing

A ritual for spring equinox

Welcoming in the Spring Equinox

Since ancient times, people have celebrated the arrival of spring or autumn at the equinox.  Every six months, in March and again in September, an equinox splits the Earth’s day almost in half, giving us around 12 hours of daylight and 12 of night. This year, our spring Equinox falls on 23 September. Bernadette Bekker, …

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Time to start fitting out

Is it time to start fitting out?

How often do we live our lives trying to fit in?  Striving endlessly to be that person we think we should be? Rather than being our real authentic selves?  Is it time to start fitting out?    Living our life in ‘fit in’ mode is detrimental to our wellbeing.  It can be downright tiring, adding …

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Wine being poured

How to thrive during Dry July

I was recently asked, Can I go through a detox when I stop drinking every day, and how long will it last? The answer is yes and it will be different for everyone. So if you’re thinking #dryjuly, you might want to read on! It’s not just our physical wellbeing that is affected. Often we use …

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Blueberry and Almond muffins in muffin trays

Blueberry Almond Muffins

GF DF RSF   These yummy muffins are super simple, and easy to make vegan/egg free by swapping out the egg with a chia or flax egg. Perfect to make in the weekend for the week ahead. Store in an airtight container or freeze and whip one out in the morning for a snack at work.  Being …

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Two people holding hands, hands covered in mud

How deep is the mud?

Earlier this week, more than ever I was reminded of the importance of reaching out to others for support. We are now in uncharted territory and will all be coping with the stormy waters in different ways. I had encountered a situation which was difficult for me, and this was compounded by other current realities. …

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Women reaching out receiving a flower

A surprising component of wellness

Often as woman, we’re great at offering to help others whenever we can. We’re great at giving and doing helpful and considerate deeds for others – no questions. But turn that situation around, and we’re not so good at receiving or we have trouble accepting help or asking for it. Saying things like “I’m OK, …

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Seriously good seedy bread, gluten and dairy free, vegan

Seriously Satisfying Seedy Bread

Gluten free, Dairy free, Vegan This bread has become my favourite “go to” bread. Super easy to make, and flexible depending on what ingredients you have, and what you like.  Highly nutritious, packed with plant based protein and fibre, this bread will keep you going in more ways than one!  Bake, slice up and keep in …

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