Health

Tooth Soap Recipe

Tooth Soap Recipe

    Yep, you read that right, Tooth SOAP! Many parts of the world use soap as a teeth cleaner and you might have noticed that people from some of the poorer parts of the world have lovely white teeth! How is that so? Well they are not eating processed sugars and white...
Ten Ways to Simplify Your Life

Ten Ways to Simplify Your Life

 People really underestimate the value of simplicity. Simplicity allows clarity to flow freely, makes it hard to hold on to worry, and all around helps us to feel more focused and better. Yet we spend so much of our lives complicating things for ourselves that one...
Is anxiety leading you to keep things you shouldn’t?

Is anxiety leading you to keep things you shouldn’t?

  We all get into having a bit too much stuff every now and then. It’s natural. But for some of us, hanging on to things and becoming attached to them holds a deeper significance. It means they’re having a fear or anxiety that’s actually driving that need to buy....
Gratitude: The answer to frustration

Gratitude: The answer to frustration

  Are you finding yourself frustrated a lot? Your kids, your home, your job, your technology… none of it seems to be going your way? There may be something you can do about it, even without changing the situations you’re in, and it involves changing the things you’re...
You really do have all you need

You really do have all you need

  Read the phrase above. Think about how happy you’d be if you actually embraced the idea. Now think about your life. If you’re sitting on a computer, with an internet connection, chances are you’ve also got a roof above your head, clothing to cover your body, and...

Turmeric Golden Honey – The Strongest Natural Antibiotic

  Many of you have had experience using turmeric as a spice, someone for preparation of the widely known Golden Milk and the other recognized it only as a strong yellow powder found in healthy food stores. Only few know that the Golden Honey (turmeric combined with...

The Cheapest Shampoo and Conditioner

    These recipes have been around virtually since bicarbonate of soda was discovered! They really do work but they do take time for your hair and scalp to get used to so persevere for results. Once you have the mixtures to suit your hair you’ll never look back....

Miracle Ailment Tonic

    This remedy has been around for ages and it is still one of the best anywhere in the world. It has amazing anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-parasitic qualities without any bad side effects. (Unless you’re sensitive or allergic to the ingredients of...

Curing Gout

  Gout is something that torments a significant portion of our population, but it can be treated. This article is going to overview a little bit about what causes gout, and how to treat it at home. Understanding the cause of gout Gout causes problems when the...

Aging at Home

  Aging is a natural part of life, but so is the desire for independence. Seniors tend to experience a mix of both, wanting to stay in their own homes while simultaneously needing a bit of extra care. Fear not, there are ways to make this happen. This article is going...

Saving on Health

When you’re looking to cut down on expenses, every little bit helps. From skipping that second coffee of the day to assessing current insurance coverage and holding garage sales, there’s a lot that you can do to cut down on your expenses. That being said,...

The Safety Net

Healthcare costs can really add up when you have more than one prescription. Many people don’t realise until it’s too late how much a family’s worth of prescriptions can add up to. That being said, there is assistance available. Safety Net is a catch...

Keeping Your Aging Parents Safe

  As you move further into adulthood, a remarkable thing happens, your parents do too. And as your parents age, it’s important to balance their desire for independence with your desire for their safety. Aging brings a host of new concerns, from more risky falls...

Spicy Cough Syrup

  2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar (preferably Bragg’s, if available) 2 tablespoons honey (raw honey is best, if available) 2 tablespoons water 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger   Place all the ingredients in a small jar and shake to...

Wet Sock Treatment

  Okay it sounds weird, but give it a try before you make fun of it…When we get sick around here one of the first things we give a try (at least on the kiddos) is this Wet Sock Treatment. I had a lady teach me this method a few years ago. She said it was considered to...

Homemade Ice Pack

  2  cups of water 1/3 cup (80%) alcohol- rubbing alcohol or vodka, etc. Zipper- top plastic bag Combine water and alcohol in a zip lock bag. Seal top and freeze. The alcohol keeps it from freezing solid and creates a gel-like ice pack.I like to put this in another...

Nighttime Cold Remedy

  This remedy will help you sleep soundly when you have a cold. Juice of 1 lemon 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup hot water 2-tablespoons brandy Mix lemon juice with the 1/4 cup maple syrup. Then add 1/4 cup hot water, and 2 tablespoons of brandy.    ...

Hand Sanitiser

  1- cup Aloe Vera gel (or you can make your own) 1- teaspoon Isocol (Isopropyl Alcohol) 2- teaspoons vegetable glycerin 8-10- drops tea tree essential oil or lavender essential oil Simply blend all of the ingredients together and store in a pump bottle.    ...

Homemade Cough Syrup

  Ingredients 1½ cups pure honey ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 1-5  lemons, juiced (the more the better) Instructions Add honey, olive oil and lemon juice to a small saucepan Stir over medium heat just until steaming Remove from heat and let cool completely Place into...

The power of smell, a guide to aromatherapy

  Aromatherapy has been gaining a lot of popularity in recent years, and for good reason. Did you know that scents have the power to effect your mood? That’s right, that’s what I said, they can relieve stress, relax you, and even help you get to sleep at...

Shea Butter – All it’s Cracked up to be?

It seems so. Shea butter has been used in Africa for centuries with outstanding results for skin benefits. In fact, it is believed that Cleopatra and the Queen of Sheba used Shea butter as part of their beauty routines.Shea butter comes from the nut of the fruit from...

Natural Foot Care for Diabetics

It’s very important for diabetics to keep their feet in healthy condition. Because of the disease damage can be caused to blood vessels and nerves and then circulation can be impaired and infections can form on the feet without the person realising. This can...

Looking After Your Skin As You Age – Naturally

Without a doubt the over 50’s are far healthier, happier and more body conscious than previous generations of the same age. This ‘vanity’ has proven to be beneficial in that we are now expected to live longer than our parents, and guess what? we want to look good...

Eco-Friendly Skin Care with a Homemade Twist

Natural skin care can easily be overlooked in an eco-friendly lifestyle but when you consider how many chemicals and preservatives are used in commercial skin care products then perhaps you should take a closer look at the alternatives. With no regulations on how the...

Dealing with Mild Eczema, Naturally

Eczema is a general term for rash-like skin conditions. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis, which is an allergic reaction. Eczema is often very itchy and when you scratch it, the skin becomes red and inflamed. It occurs in adults and children,...

Better Coffee for life Organo Gold

Do you enjoy a good coffee? Maybe a green tea is more your thing, possibly an occasional hot chocolate? Well we have a business which covers all those delicious drinks and caters with more… Tenelle Bond is an Independent distributor of Organo Gold and she sent...

A Happier You Tip

    It’s simply this: enjoy the habit. That might seem obvious to some of you, but you’d be surprised how many people try to force themselves to do things they don’t enjoy. They try to instill “discipline” because they think it’ll make them a better person or give...

A Fresh Start – Every Day

    “Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” ~ Buddha Every year, January brings renewed optimism for change, for a better life, for a better you. And that’s a wonderful thing. It’s wonderful, because this fresh start gives us a chance...

Financial Stress

Coping with financial stress can reduce the stress you feel in many areas of your life. Financial stress affects the whole family and the sooner it is dealt with, the sooner it can be managed. Denying financial strain can and will only make the problem bigger. If you...

Are You Coping?

The work/life balance can get out of hand quickly, sometimes without you even realising it. Don’t despair though, there are ways and steps to take that can get you on an even keel again! Remember, one step at a time – you’ll be going in the right...