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

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

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

Healthy Tips This Festive Season

What a year! This is possibly one of the weirdest festive season you’ve ever experienced, to top off one of the weirdest years ever. Restrictions, limitations and uncertainty. Add to that the usual festive season frustrations of over indulging, interacting with family members and dealing with stress. So enjoy yourself as much as possible, enjoy READ MORE

Moringa, What Is It and Why Do We Need It?

Moringa is a tree that was originally native to India, other parts of Asia and Africa. Due to it’s health benefits it is now grown all over the world. Locals in the lesser developed communities, who do not have access to pharmaceutical medicine, use this plant to keep them healthy. Moringa is also known as READ MORE

Why Lemon Water Should Be Part of Your Daily Routine

​​I’m sure you’ve seen people drinking lemon water and wondered why someone would want to drink something so sour. And you may think that if you drink lemon water you won’t have any enamel left on your teeth. Here are some of the benefits of lemons and why you should be drinking more lemon water.  Lemon READ MORE

Magnesium, why it is so important for us

I heard a fantastic story from a friend about someone they know who started taking magnesium. He had chronic insomnia and just going into the bedroom at night would give him a mild panic attack. He was very emotional, had temper issues and was overweight. After taking magnesium his mood improved, his insomnia cured, his READ MORE