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

We All Need Someone To Talk To, It’s Important to Reach Out

About 9 years ago I was not dealing very well with a situation happening in my life. I was stressed and anxious and slumped into a depression. I was binge eating to numb the pain that I was feeling. And I couldn’t digest the food properly because I was feeling so anxious which didn’t make me 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

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

What Are Your Love Languages?

Why is it beneficial to know your love language/s? We all express our love in different ways. Once you are aware of the way you express it, it can really benefit you and the people around you. Romantic relationships can be challenging and anything that will help to make things easier is always welcome. But 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