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What exactly is Reflexology?

Reflexology is a complementary therapy based on the principle that all the systems of the body are mapped out in reflex points on various areas of the body. In my practice I work on the feet. Stimulation of the nerve endings on these areas helps to open up the natural pathways your body uses to…

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Peanut butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 100g caster sugar 65g peanut butter 60g butter (room temp) 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 egg 75g porridge oats 150g self raising flour 100g chocolate chips Method: • Preheat oven to 190°C (fan assisted). • Lightly grease a baking tray. • Put the butter, peanut butter and sugar into a bowl and beat until…

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Reflexology for babies & children.

10 reasons why children should have reflexology! It’s very easy to think that children don’t suffer from aches or pains, and that adults are the only ones that need to be physically pampered from time to time.  However, any parent who’s had to cope with the worry of watching their children teething, fighting off infections…

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Pregnancy: Preparation for labour & birth

Along with batch cooking & constant cleaning, here’s what I had been doing in preparation for labour & birth: 🌿Pelvic floor exercises.. Something all of us women can do throughout our lives to keep our pelvic floor strong and hold our organs in place! 🌿Reflexology.. I was at a slight advantage, I know! Because of…

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Gooey Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients: 95g plain flour 60g cocoa powder 115g chocolate (plain/dark) 170g butter 250g caster sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Chopped nuts or extra chocolate (add in at end) Method: Grease & line a baking tray Preheat oven at 180 degree (fan assisted) •Melt chocolate & set aside to cool. •Melt butter & set…

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Pregnancy: Essential Oils during pregnancy

Supporting yourself throughout pregnancy is so important, and can be a difficult thing to do. I continued to use essential oils during my pregnancy, using them everyday for emotional and physical support. These are a selection of oils that I recommend from dōTERRA: MORNING SICKNESS & NAUSEA: A drop or two of Peppermint oil in…

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Emotional support

I’m beginning to see a trend when it comes to queries about essential oils recently. Over half of these people are asking for emotional support more than anything else. Whether it be worry, stress, resentment, anger, sadness or holding on to the past; there’s an oil that can help you overcome these feelings and encourage…

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Migraines… What a pain!

There are many types of migraines but one thing they all have in common is that they can absolutely knock you. They are a perfect illustration of how stress can affect our bodies. Think about how you feel after having a migraine – upset tummy, lethargic, foggy? Well that’s how a stressed body can feel.…

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It’s officially Winter!

It goes without saying that 2020 has been a strange one. Being in lockdown didn’t seem so bad during the summer months, when we could get out and enjoy all that sunshine we had, boosting our vitamin D intake and maintaining a strong immune system. But I remember thinking to myself, what will our winter…

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