Two trees shaped as heads signifying dementia

Reducing your risk of Dementia

Over the last few weeks, we’ve spent many hours getting the right level of care sorted for my mother-in-law, who has dementia.  This is round two, as my adopted mum also went on this difficult journey. As everyone knows, it is not an easy or fun road for anyone; the person with dementia or their …

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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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Dish of lemon honey chicken

Lemon Honey Chicken

Not only is this recipe super quick, easy, and delicious, it contains the anti inflammatory spices ginger and tumeric, which  support your immune and digestive systems. Yellow and orange fruit and vegetables provide carotenoids and the most common one in yellow plants is beta-carotene. This is easily converted into vitamin A when ingested; vitamin A …

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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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