Not-Mothers Day

Mother’s Day I’ve been trying to find the words or the right time to write this post. As you know, we’ve just celebrated Mother’s Day in Australia and parts of the world. For weeks my inbox and social media went crazy with offers, deals and outpourings for the special day. Buy slippers, make-up, jewellery, movies, Read More

But I Can’t Afford a Massage!

But I Can’t Afford a Massage! But I can’t afford a massage or other luxury items, you say? So here are two things I want to say about that statement. First, there are real and tangible physical, physiological, emotional and measurable benefits of massage. Seriously. There have been loads of studies. Professional massage can manage Read More

Meditation – May Cause Miracles

I had been restless and irritable for days. Lately I had been rather busy. I was desperately craving alone time yet didn’t seem able to create any. Finally I found 18 mins in the house alone in my massage room to meditate. I sat on my meditation stool, took some deep breaths and started shuffling Read More

How Essential Oils Found Me (and I became an Oily Goddess)

How Essential Oils Found Me (and I became an Oily Goddess) (aka My Essential Oil Story) A Nose by Any Other Name I was a snotty kid. By the time I was about 8, it was known in the family that I had upper respiratory “allergies”. I couldn’t stand perfumes, reacted to many flowering plants Read More