How to clear your space with Sage

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I first learnt about using sage to clear my space (or smudging) from a friend, Kim Millar. She described to me a process where she would burn a stick of sage and waft it through all four corners of each room of her house while calling in fresh new energy.  Going to her home always felt like visiting a safe sanctuary (and she had four kids living in the house!).  This simple … [Read more...]

Healthy Pregnancy and Gentle Birthing Using Natural Methods

Acupressure & a Gentle Birth

My husband, Edward, who is an acupuncturist, and I will be teaming up next month on 11th May to offer a workshop designed for couples on Acupressure & A Gentle Birth.  The workshop is free and designed for couples to learn some acupressure points as well as deep relaxation techniques to mentally prepare the mother's mind and body for a gentle birth.  In order to promote the … [Read more...]

Motherhood and mindfulness with Marisa

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I was interviewed by Elina Eriksson as part of the Fifty-Two project for the Lusaka Wordpress blog.  In 2016, 52 Zambian bloggers scattered all around the globe get to interview one other blogger and in term also be interviewed by one other blogger.  This is one of the most personal interviews I have ever shared.  The week after this blog was published it was my turn to … [Read more...]

What is Scaravelli Inspired Yoga?

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You may have heard me mention Scaravelli yoga before, or you have looked at the Retreat Yoga & Wellness Studio's timetable and wondered what this type of yoga is.  To answer your questions I have dedicated a blog post explaining my interpretation of this incredible woman’s teachings. Vanda Scaravelli was a concert standard pianist who had two children and tragically … [Read more...]

Homemade Almond Milk

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As much as I love dairy, it's really not a friend of my tummy so I have resorted to shop bought coconut and almond milk. A glass of this doesn't quite hit the milk quenching spot for me, until the other day when I made almond milk at home with my new nut bag. I felt so chuffed with myself! Today on the blog I share with you how I made homemade almond milk in about 5 minutes and … [Read more...]