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Heal your life with laughter

Heal your life with laughter

Written by Alison Bell I have just returned from a very special experience, a week long retreat with the fabulous Kim Morrison of Twenty8 Essentials and 11 other wonderful souls. The retreat was set in Byron Bay and was aptly named the Sensory Retreat. I learnt so many incredible things about self care, self love, rituals in daily life, aromas, oils and varying personality types, but most importantly I learnt to laugh. Most of us have forgotten how to laugh whole heartedly, unashamedly and continuously. I'm not talking about just for a moment, I'm talking about multiple times a day, every...

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How To Beat Hayfever Hell

How To Beat Hayfever Hell

Written by Alison Bell While some are enjoying the change of season, the warmer temperatures and new life with vigor, the rests of us are bunkering down with nasty symptoms of hayfever, cursing the new blooms and pollens in the air. I can really relate to this, as I used to be one of those people. You could always find me with the red, swollen itchy eyes. I looked like I was trying out for a Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer competition with my bright red nose starting to flake from so many tissues, so much sneezing and some asthmatic coughing....

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Do you have a Leaky Gut?

Do you have a Leaky Gut?

Written by Alison Bell Gut health. It's at the top of everyone's list today as the cause behind so many ailments. It seems to be the latest buzz word and is becoming quite the epidemic! But how do you know if you have a leaky gut? And how did you get one? And what is it anyway??? What is a Leaky Gut? The official definition of a leaky gut is "Intestinal Permeability". So what's that? Our intestine wall is permeable, meaning it allows fluids and gases to pass through. When we have a leaky gut, there may be a hole...

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Why Use Organic Bones?

Why Use Organic Bones?

Consumption of bone broth is increasing, which is a fantastic thing. It is gaining popularity in mainstream media and is recommended by the GAPS and Paleo diets, along with many health practitioners. However, health benefits can be missed when NOT using organic bones, and it can in fact become damaging to your system. Animals used for bone broth must be healthy to pass on maximum health benefits to you. When looking at a marrow bone, check the colour of your bones. The bone and the marrow should be all white. If the colour is grey or brown, this indicates that the...

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