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How to Beat the Monday Blues

It's a feeling that most of us will have experienced during our school days and many of us still feel on a regular basis; a looming sense of dread that usually begins sometime on Sunday morning and continues to creep up on us until we crawl into bed in the evening. If that sounds familiar, you may be reassured to know you’re not alone; a staggering 81% of adults experience what’s commonly known as the ‘Sunday Fear’, according to a recent survey by The Sleep Judge. The result of a combination of fun-filled weekends and the worry of a week ahead brimming with responsibilities, lengthy to-do lists and unanswered emails, the Sunday night blues mean that for many of us, we start...

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Scent for your Dosha

Once you know your dosha, you can begin to recognise the imbalances in your physical, mental and spiritual health and understand how to restore balance for better health and wellbeing.  Take our quiz to find your dosha and discover how scent can help balance your dosha.   Vata (Air and Ether) Vata Dosha is characterised by the movement of energy, linking it to the element of Air (and wind). It is generally described as cold, light, dry, rough, flowing, and spacious.  You are most commonly creative, adaptable and a free-flowing spirit. You work well in short, sharp bursts and love learning new things but sometimes you struggle to retain knowledge and need change. You’re known to think outside the box but can...

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How to Use Essential Oils

Essential oils have many different uses in aromatherapy, but did you know that they can also be used in different ways in everyday life? Essential oils can work to transform a space in your house, be used in a homemade body oil or room spray, and help in aiding a good nights sleep. Read on to find out more.  In a Steam Diffuser  Adding a few drops of an essential oil to a diffuser can transform the energy in a room in your home. To create a spa-like atmosphere at home, try adding a few drops of a lavender or clary sage essential oils to your diffuser.  Our Soothe Essential Oil is a deeply relaxing therapeutic grade essential oils including...

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Discover your Dosha

We can often experience anxiety, tired or restlessness which can cause us to feel out of balance and unlike ourselves. Granted the past year we’ve had, we may be feeling imbalanced (mentally or physically or spiritually) a little more so than usual. This balance and  all-round health can be restored by understanding your dosha. Dosha is all about balance and keeping things in proportion in order to help us achieve a healthy lifestyle.  The term ‘dosha’ originates from Ayurveda (translates to ‘the science of life’), one of the oldest healing sciences - dating back over 5,000 years ago - it combines physical, psychological and spiritual health. It’s practise in based in the world being made up of five elements: aakash...

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How to calm the nervous system

There are many factors of everyday life, work pressure, keeping up with family and friends, constantly being tethered to a screen that can cause us to feel stressed and overwhelmed. Often this leaves our nervous system feeling overworked and out of balance, resulting in burnout and fatigue.  A frayed and fatigued nervous system can be calmed and restored through practises of inner work and self care. Here is our guide to calming your nervous system, helping you reconnect to your mind and body. Meditation  Adopting a meditation practice in your everyday life can help lower stress, improve focus, and reconnect to you.  Start by trying to find 5 to 10 minutes each day to practise meditation. Take a seat, set...

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