I Have Something Exciting To Tell You!

I’ve been away from the social media world for nearly two months, and if you’ve been wondering if I’m OK, yes, I’m more than OK. I actually have something very exciting to share with you! Our lives are about to change profoundly because… I’m pregnant!!! My husband and I are expecting our first “kitten” (that’s […]

How To Stop Shallow Breathing with One Simple Exercise

When I went to my first acupuncture session, the acupuncturist mentioned that one of my main issues was poor breathing techniques. I’m a notoriously shallow breather and have been told this by numerous people, including my own husband and mum. If I consciously try to breathe deeper, my diaphragm tenses up and I get out […]

What I Eat in a Day (incl. Spanish Tortilla) + Day in my Life

Last Sunday, my husband and I woke up bright and early because we wanted to go hiking. As the summer heat is still intense here and the African sun is brutal all year long, we can only do that if we leave early. So that’s what we did! We had a lovely porridge (or oatmeal […]

10 Incredible Benefits of Cold Showers + Yin & Yang Stimulating Shower I Take

If somebody told me that I would soon be taking cold showers, I wouldn’t have believed them in a million years. But when a few months ago, my husband and I went to a spa, it dawned on me that at least half of the things on the spa circuit were out of reach for […]

I Tried Acupuncture for the First Time

Three days ago, I went for my first acupuncture treatment and today I’d like to share with you how it went, what I felt, what I got done while I was there, and the improvements I felt in the first three days after the treatment. I don’t know why but I’d always been reluctant to […]

How I Balance a Dual Vata-Pitta Constitution – Practical Ayurveda

Dealing with a dual nature isn’t easy, especially when they are two very different (almost opposite) constitutions: Vata and Pitta. A few years ago, when I was still in the grips of diets and fearful of certain foods, I discovered Ayurveda and read tons of books looking for answers. It helped me learn how to […]

One Thing I’d Say to a Twenty-Year-Old Me: Start Budgeting Now!

My parents never tried budgeting, and schools don’t teach personal money management either, so unfortunately, like most of us, I started my adult life with zero money management skills. I started earning money but regularly overdid it with shopping. I often wandered how money just disappeared from my bank account, literally just flew away through […]

Debunking the Lectin-Free Diet Myth

First, there was fat and cholesterol. Then gluten. Now the lectin-free diet! Seems that the media keeps trying to make people fear food when in reality all food is good food as long as it’s real food. It’s time to debunk another diet fad because I don’t want you to spend another minute of your […]

Spelt Sourdough Bread with Fennel Seeds – Mediterranean-Inspired Sourdough Recipe!

I’ve been in love with fennel seeds for a while. I make tea out of them every single day, and the next natural progression was putting them in my sourdough bread. I also used spelt flour for this bread because its nutty flavour goes so well with the seeds. Fennel seeds are very traditional in […]

How To Overcome Estrogen Dominance Naturally – Hormonal Balance #2

This video is about the 10 ways how you can overcome estrogen dominance naturally, without resorting to birth control pills or any other terrible options that conventional medicine still pushes every single day. From reducing stress and eating a nutritious diet to using beneficial herbs, there are lots of ways to bring your hormones back […]