Recent Articles


How a lack of sleep affects your brain – and personality

Feeling tired? Not quite yourself? Here’s what’s happening inside your head when you don’t get enough sleep.

Feel the heat – the benefits of a sauna

Taking a regular sauna can help boost circulation and immunity and speed the elimination of toxins from the body. Here’s what you need to know about making a sauna part of your regular routine.


Chickpea shakshuka

This classic Middle Eastern dish is spicy, hearty, uses inexpensive and healthy ingredients and can be made in a single pan. What’s not to love!?

Harmony juice

Perfect for when you’re feeling hot and bothered (and not necessarily with the weather!).


Is Roundup killing our honeybees?

Evidence is growing of a link between the world’s most widely used herbicide – Roundup – and Colony Collapse Disorder in bees. Is there a human health threat too?

Q&A: Why should I worry about non-food GMOs?

It’s a question that needs to be asked: if you don’t eat them are GMOs OK? The answer is definitely NO!

Health Tips

‘Text neck’ – it’s a thing

This form of repetitive strain injury is now being seen in older and younger people as we all spend our days hunched over our phones and other handheld devices.

Neutralise garlic breath naturally

Science proves the folk wisdom was right – if you want to combat garlic breath naturally keep some mint on hand.


Herbal relief: Pregnancy and birth

Several herbs can help relieve uncomfortable symptoms that are common to pregnancy and birth. Here’s what you can – and can’t – use.

Herbal relief: Women’s health

Herbal remedies have a long history of use in treating a range of discomforts and health problems that women experience throughout their lives.

Life Lessons

Change your life: Busy vs. Productive

There’s a very clear distinction between being ‘busy’ and being ‘productive’ – can you spot it in your own life?

Change your life: Emotional bank account

A thought for ‘Blue Monday’: Depression is just one of many things that can result from a denial of the interdependent nature of our relationships.

Q and A

Q&A: Does St John’s wort interfere with the Pill?

Potential interactions between herbal and conventional medications mean you should always tell your healthcare practitioner what you are taking.

Q&A: Fluoride in tea?

Tea plants naturally accumulate fluoride as they grow – but is it the fluoride or something else that we should be worrying about?