Happy Category

October Favourites

A little of what I was loving in October HEALTHY Loving Earth Raw Chocolate I don’t eat chocolate too often these days (I like it, it unfortunately doesn’t like me much).  I can seem to get away with a little taster here and there but if I have too much or too often, my stomach […]

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A Hygge Happy Glow

Autumn is definitely upon us…  the days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder and the leaves on the trees are turning all colours of red and gold.  While I do love this time of year I normally dread the drudgery of winter (I’m a cold creature).  But this year I’ve decided I’m going […]

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September Favourites

September Favourites

Here are a few things I was loving in September: HEALTHY Bone Broth from Alchemy Juice As the weather is changing to being a bit chilly, I’m craving warming foods.  Bone broth is like a warm hug in a mug and it’s so nutritious – loads of health benefits.  It’s pretty easy to make but […]

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10 Healthy Movies To Watch This Weekend

Favourite Films

Looking for something to watch this weekend?  Check out some of my favourite healthy movies below. Supersize Me I can’t believe that this film is over 10 years old!!!  It was the first documentary I watched about food and health.   Morgan Spurlock filmed his experience of eating nothing but McDonald’s three times a day for […]

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August Favourites

HEALTHY Viridian Sports Electrolyte Fix During and following my Clear Passage therapy I’ve been instructed to drink isotonic sports drinks to help with oedema and to replenish my electrolytes.  The only thing is that a lot of those sports drinks are full of sugar which I hated drinking because of the high sugar and they […]

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July Favourites

Here’s what’s been making me healthy, happy and glow in July! HEALTHY Nobo Ice-Cream It’s the middle of summer (for Ireland that means a lot of rain!) but we did manage to get some scorching hot days in July.  On those days it’s nearly rude not to have ice-cream.  I love the healthy, dairy-free, refined […]

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Get Happy! Eat More Fruit and Vegetables

A new study from Australia which will be published in the August issue of American Journal of Public Health claims that eating more fruit and vegetables may actually make you happier. Researchers found that people who switched from eating almost no fruit and vegetables in their daily diets to eating eight portions of fruit and […]

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How Touch Can Lead to a Greater Healthy Happy Glow

How Touch Can Lead to a Greater Healthy Happy Glow

In a bid to avoid surgery to deal with strictures (narrowing of intestine) due scarring from Crohn’s disease inflammation I am going to travel to the UK in a few weeks to undergo physical therapy which is supposed to break down the scar tissue.  I’ll blog about my experience and why I chose to try […]

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June Favourites

June Favourites

I love looking at other people’s monthly favourites so thought I’d start a monthly series of my own under the headings healthy, happy and glow.  Here we go: Healthy Irish strawberries There’s nothing like an Irish strawberry – sweet and juicy with the most amazing smell!  It’s one of my smells of summer that transports […]

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Can a Spring Clean Lead to Greater Happiness?

Spring Clean

Thankfully spring has sprung and we’re starting to see the end of winter.  I often feel like I’m coming out of hibernation at this time of year and am ready to start afresh.  I itch to spring clean my home, open doors and windows to let fresh air in and the stagnant energy out, plant […]

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