Healthy Category

How Meditation Can Help You Get A Healthy Happy Glow

How Meditation Can Help You Get a Healthy Happy Glow

As a kid I was always a worrier and I believe it’s probably one of the (probably many) reasons I developed IBS and eventually IBD problems.  I didn’t realise it at the time but looking back I can clearly see that I totally internalised stress and worries which would result in awful stomach problems (spasms, […]

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My Favourite Places in Dublin to get a Matcha Latte

Matcha Green Tea Lattes in Dublin

In my previous post I talked about why I love matcha lattes so much.  While there are more and more options popping up around Dublin, the following are my favourite places as they offer a wide variety of non-dairy milk options (coconut is my current favourite) and I’ve always been happy with my lattes! Photos: […]

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Move over Joe there’s a new brew in town and it’s green

Matcha Green Latte

I love the idea of coffee – the frothiness of lattes and cappuccino’s, the undeniable rich aroma, the social element of ‘going for a coffee’ and of course the caffeine induced pick me up.  Unfortunately I just don’t like the taste of it which is probably a good thing as a cup of joe could […]

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How to Stay Healthy over Easter

Have a Healthy Easter

Easter is up there with Christmas and Halloween as a holiday with a lot of sweet temptations which may see even the most healthy person over indulge in the hard-to-resist array of chocolate eggs, chocolate bunnies and other treats on offer.  And oh, did I mention all the chocolate? But it can be easy to […]

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Spotlight on Stress: Tips for Managing Stress

Top Hacks for Managing Stress

So in my last two posts, I talked about what stress is, what can cause it in modern daily life and how it can mess with your healthy, happy glow. Chances are you are going to experience some level of stress on a day to day basis unless you decide to become a monk and […]

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Spotlight on Stress: What’s Stressing Us Out

What is stress

So my last post talked about stress and why it can mess with your healthy, happy, glow. This post I thought I’d talk a little about what stress actually is, what causes it and how can you tell if you are stressed. What is stress? The physiologist Hans Selye coined the term “stress” in the […]

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Spotlight on Stress: How Stress Can Mess With Your Healthy, Happy, Glow

How Stress Can Mess With Your Healthy Happy Glow

The American Medical Association has recognised stress as the basic cause of more than 60% of illnesses and diseases and it’s thought that 75% – 90% of all doctor’s office visits are for stress-related complaints.  I don’t know about you, but to me that seems a lot!!  And whether or not you live in the […]

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Get Some Nutrient Bang for Your Buck with Glorious Greens

I’m Irish, it’s March, it’s nearly St. Patrick’s Day so I thought I’d talk about greens. As a kid my mum was always telling me to ‘eat your greens’ and I have to say sometimes I saw it as some sort of punishment –cabbage, sprouts or broccoli boiled within an inch of their life weren’t […]

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Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day 2015

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

  When I was younger, Mother’s Day usually consisted of me making my Mum breakfast in bed.  French toast, orange juice and a cup of tea was the menu of choice and the card was pretty much always home-made.  I lost my Mum to cancer when I was 17 so I haven’t celebrated Mother’s Day […]

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5 Natural Cold & Flu Remedies

A Healthy Happy Glow Cold and Flu Remedies

Seems like everybody has a cold or flu this week.  I can’t move without someone coughing, sneezing or wheezing over me.  It really is cold/flu season!   So if you are trying to get over a cold or flu here are five of my favourite natural remedies.   1. Kick the sugar habit At the best […]

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