As This Commodity Becomes Scarcer, Should You Consider A Personal Water Target?

Added May 31, 2018, Under: Environment, How To

Over the years, I have experienced drought conditions in different areas - South Africa, East Africa and Southern California. It makes you appreciate the English climate for its gentle rainfall. But even the UK is at risk from drought The Environment Agency here in the UK has recently warned that people need to use less water and companies must curb leaks to prevent future water shortages and damage to rivers and wildlife. They added that many sources of water supplies are already overstretched and, ...


A Safer Sunscreen to Protect from the Summer Sun

Added May 28, 2018, Under: Health, How To, Vitamin D

In recent decades, we have been scared off enjoying sunlight and coerced into slathering on sunscreen for when we do go into the sun - and the manufacturers of commercial sunscreen have loved their high sales figures as a result. But the higher the SPF, the more synthetic chemicals are used in the sunscreen and the less the possibility of any vitamin D being manufactured. We might slap them on several times a day for “our time in the sun” but, ...


This Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show Reflects Common Skin Conditions

Added May 22, 2018, Under: Skin Conditions

Probably the most popular Garden Show in the world, the Chelsea Flower Show is back again for its annual May extravaganza. And there is something featured this year that is very different. The Skin Deep Garden It is the "Skin Deep" Garden where the designer has used nearly two hundred concrete blocks to represent those people who have various skin conditions at different times in their lives. This Garden is saying that our outer skin layer reflects our life story - and reveals to ...


How Can You Deal With Pain in a More Natural Way? Our Top Ten Tips

Added May 20, 2018, Under: Arthritis, Headaches & Migraines, Health, How To, Inflammation, Natural remedies, Top 10

We all suffer from pain at some stage.  It can be minor pain or it can be chronic. But do we always just reach for the pain meds without a second thought? It could be that we don't think enough about trying something more basic and natural. Something as simple as water! Water Water reduces body temperature which is beneficial for those working in hot climates. Water will replenish the fluids your body has lost - and help cool your body down. Drinking more water is a simple preventative measure to protect ...


Go Barefoot If You Can for These Top Ten Health Reasons

Added May 17, 2018, Under: Environment, Exercise, Headaches & Migraines, Inflammation, Insomnia, Top 10

Do you make a habit of going barefoot when you can?  It can be very liberating but it can also be very good for you. We can share as many as ten good reasons why going barefoot is a healthy choice Earthing or grounding (as it is known) means that your bare feet draw electrons from the earth.  Different studies have found many benefits from these electrons such as changing the electrical activity in the brain to lessen pain, improving skin conductivity, ...


Healing Natural Oils & Me!

Added May 11, 2018, Under: Arthritis, Environment, How To, Insomnia, Natural remedies, Vitamin D

Of course I am a fan of the products at Healing Natural Oils too! Here are the different ones that I use, and why... H-Arthritis Formula As I have a bit of arthritis in my hands and knees, I am a firm believer in applying a few drops of this product a couple of times a day. It helps to prevent that feeling of tenderness and aching during the night.  I also have a daily dose of turmeric in supplement form.  If inflammation and ...


Butterbur is a Natural Remedy for the Allergy Season & More

Added May 9, 2018, Under: Environment, How To, Natural remedies

It is that time of the year again when sneezing, sniffling and itchy eyes become a daily occurrence for those who suffer from seasonal hay fever. Antihistamines are a popular pharmaceutical medication taken by those sufferers but they come with extensive side effects - especially feeling drowsy much of the time as well as dry mouth or nausea. Is there something more natural you can take? Yes, there is - butterbur is one such natural remedy. A natural antihistamine, butterbur was used to treat ...


Carrots Are Not Just For Seeing In The Dark!

Added May 8, 2018, Under: Health, Nutrition

But they can certainly help with boosting your eye health with their 3 crucial nutrients of beta carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin. Vitamin A is vital for reducing the risk of macular degeneration and other eye disorders. One cup of chopped carrots will give you 400% of your Vitamin A daily requirements Carrots also provide: High amounts of vitamins C, D, E and K. Many minerals such as magnesium, potassium and calcium. Carrots are highly nutritious and cleansing due to their high fiber content. ...

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