Why Living Near the Ocean is Beneficial to Your Health

Beach front property is some of the most expensive in the country; if you are lucky, you might find some remote beach front spot somewhere in the world that hasn’t been developed but usually you will pay a high price for an ocean view. However, apart from the lifestyle that beach side living offers, there […]

How Owning a Dog Can Improve Your Health

Working from home, my dog is my constant companion for much of the day. He is always there, at my feet or at the door, ready for the next adventure! However, apart from the companionship that he brings me each day, my dog is taking care of my health in more ways than one. Dogs […]

The Different Flowers That Make Up Bach Rescue Remedy

Bach rescue remedy is one of the most popular, and most well known, flower remedies for naturally treating conditions such as shock and stress; it is useful to have a bottle handy if you are going for a job interview, just received bad news, taking a journey, speaking at a public event or attending a […]

The Therapeutic Benefits of Writing

I write. I write for money and I write to share my passion and knowledge for certain subjects. However, I also write for therapeutic reasons. This may sound a little strange to a non-writer but writing, like other creative outlets such as art and music, can really help to maintain a balance in your life […]

Using Aromatherapy As A Treatment For Shock

Shock has a debilitating effect on your body; whether you have just received the news that someone has died, been involved in a car accident or suffered a fall, your body responds in a certain way. The emotional response to shock often has physiological effects on the body. There are a number of ways to […]

Valerian And Valium

Anxiety is a condition that is suffered by many people – and it is a condition that many people also seek help with; there are several ways to deal with anxiety, one of which is the use of synthetic prescription drugs such as valium (diazepam). However, there is a natural alternative to such drugs, including […]

Use of Alkanet in Natural Cosmetics

Have you ever wondered how to get color in your natural cosmetics, such as lip balms and lotions, without using a synthetic product? I recently came across a plant extract which can add a red tint to your home made cosmetics. Alkanet is a plant that is alternatively known by the names dyer’s alkanet or […]