Things I Didn’t Expect to Heal When I Changed My Lifestyle

Back in 2007 when I was working in the corporate industry, my health was at its lowest and I had many issues that I needed to heal. Thankfully with some research I found the tools to do it naturally and my journey to health started. What I didn’t expect was a much calmer mind. Just eating a READ MORE

Signs you’re not getting enough zinc

Zinc is one of the most vital nutrients we need for our bodies. It is used in so many of our bodily functions and if we do not top up on our reserves of zinc we can show signs of deficiency and even become seriously ill. Zinc deficienty can look like: a weakened immune system READ MORE

How To Listen To Your Body

Our bodies want us to be healthy. They have the ability to get back to a healthy state when given the correct fuel; in the form of rest, food and drink, exercise, outdoors, fun, less media or more happy media, people we surround ourselves with, and the ability to manage our stress. Think of your READ MORE

What Is Lycopene and How Does It Benefit Our Bodies?

I was looking up the nutrient profile of grapefruit the other day because I have been adding it to my juices.I felt really good consuming it so I wanted to know what was in it and share this information. What I found is that it has lycopene in it. I remember reading about lycopene a READ MORE

4 Benefits of Spending Time in Silence

When last did you give yourself time to just be? I spent some time right by the ocean last week. Although I live about 15 minutes from the ocean anyway, this was a lot closer and I could walk there. Instead of getting stuck in the hustle and bustle of life I took the time READ MORE

How Have You Invested In Your Future?

Your Health is Your Wealth, Invest in Your Future We’re taught from a fairly young age to save for our future. Which is good advice, we don’t want to be left with nothing and have to struggle in our later years.  But what about ‘saving our body for our future’? My sister and I were READ MORE

Chickpea “Tuna Mayo” Recipe

The Thrive & Shine Chickpea “Tuna Mayo” I’ve seen this recipe all over social media so I thought I would give it a try, and it really was yummy.  I altered it slightly because I didn’t have any plant based mayo on hand so I made up my own version and it really works for READ MORE

How Is Being Unwell Serving You?

Have you tried to heal your body of whatever ailment you are plagued with, only to revert back to being unwell again? You just don’t seem to be able to get over it and move on?  Do you offload to friends and family and perhaps even on forums about how bad, tired or ill you’re READ MORE

Why Does Health Seem To Be So Confusing?

I know there are many people who have been ‘trying everything’ for years and still haven’t reached their health goals. I can understand, it is really confusing out there. There are so many diets which are so restrictive that by the time you’re done you can’t wait to get back to ‘normal’ life. All the READ MORE

Did you know that your body loves you?

Did you know that your body loves you? Every moment of every day it is working hard to keep you alive, to keep you functioning as best it can. It is sorting through all the food and drinks you consume. It’s filtering the toxins from the atmosphere, the toxins from the ‘body care products’ you READ MORE