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18th March 2018

Our Favourite Wellness Guides of 2018

Whether you are sick of scrolling your phone, want to get motivated or feel happier, here are our top picks of wellness guides in 2018. These picks offer realistic advice on how to live a healthier life! The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck – Mark Manson Blogger, entrepreneur and author Mark Manson’s generation-defining self-help guide is the self-help book for people who hate self-help. Manson’s no-nonsense approach tells readers how they can truly become better, happier people by stopping trying to be ‘positive’ 24/7. Though that may sound counter-intuitive, the 2 million copies sold in its first year alone tell a different story. This book is about learning how to give a f*ck about the few things that truly matter in life. Make Your Bed – William H. McRaven Based on Admiral William H. McRaven’s commencement speech for the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin, former US […]
20th November 2018

#GutHealthy Lemon Herb Crusted Salmon

What does it take to keep our bodies healthy? Usually, we end up taking our body’s health for granted until something goes wrong. However, digestive issues such as bloating, stomach pains, or flare-ups of common chronic illnesses such as IBS CAN be soothed by food! Consider skipping probiotic supplements and getting these nutrients naturally with this gut healthy recipe! Constantly hosting these beneficial probiotics in your body can help keep your immune system healthy and prevent unnecessary illnesses. Lemon Herb Crusted Salmon Salmon is one of the most nutrient-dense foods and is a natural anti-inflammatory. Omega 3’s in salmon boost metabolism and prevent sugary cravings. Serve this with a leafy green salad or tender broccoli for a healthy meal. Ingredients Serves 4 1 pound salmon, fillets 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon flat leaf parsley, chopped 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper Method Preheat […]
23rd November 2018

Raw Vegan Lemon Cheesecake

A gorgeous no-cook cheesecake that is dairy and gluten free! This recipe incorporates a little agave syrup to sweeten it up! Garnish this with lots of fresh berries and enjoy! Ingredients Serves 12 For the base 30g coconut oil, plus extra for greasing 100g blanched almonds 100g soft pitted dates For the topping 300g cashew nuts 2 ½ tbsp agave syrup 50g coconut oil 150ml almond milk 2 lemons, zested and juiced Method Put the cashews in a large bowl, pour over boiling water and leave to soak for 1 hr. In the meantime, blitz the ingredients for the base with a pinch of salt in a food processor. Grease a 23cm tart tin with coconut oil, then press the mix into the base and pop in the fridge to set (about 30 mins). Drain the cashews and tip into the cleaned out food processor. Add all the remaining topping ingredients, reserving a […]
29th November 2018

Tips to Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Mental Health Ireland defines ‘Seasonal Affective Disorder’ or ‘SAD’ as a form of depression that is estimated to affect approximately one in fifteen people between September and April. Experts contend that SAD is caused by seasonal changes which disrupt the circadian rhythm: the 24-hour clock that regulates how we function during sleeping and waking hours, causing us to feel energized and alert sometimes and drowsy at other times. With the depths of winter settling in, we provide some tips to combat SAD. Light Therapy These specially designed lights can be bought which are designed to mimic outdoor light. These help improve mood and ease other symptoms of the ‘winter blues’.  Experts recommend that you buy a lightbox which is a minimum of 10,000 lux and use it for 30 minutes every morning. You’ll also want to make sure the light filters out UV rays, which can be harmful to your eyes! Aromatherapy Aromatherapy involves therapeutic […]