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A renewed journey in the new year

It is already the seventh day of the New Year and I am not doing too great with my New Year’s resolutions. My number one New Year’s resolution for 2015 was to have a daily yoga practise this year and so far my yoga mat has gone untouched sitting pretty in all its pink glory in… Continue reading A renewed journey in the new year

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The wonder but not-so-wonderful tasting juice

The freezer door opens and I am hit by a pungent smell that rushes out to met my nostrils. It is not what I suspect. It is the smell of a handful of noni fruits recently picked from Nature Seychelles (organic) Heritage Garden.  “I have not had a glass of my noni for a few… Continue reading The wonder but not-so-wonderful tasting juice

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Which August Green Health Challenge will you turn into a habit

The Green Health Challenge has come to an end. Here is a look at it at a glance. We by no means covered every aspect of living healthier and happier by connecting with nature. There are numerous ways we can connect with nature, from the simplest of actions such as simply looking at a flower.… Continue reading Which August Green Health Challenge will you turn into a habit

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Day 26 August Green Health Challenge

Day 26 ‪#‎AugustGreenHealthChallenge‬ Exercise in or with a view of nature. We all know exercise is good for us, see how we can even get a bigger health and happiness boost by taking it outside http://buff.ly/1vgQhUl

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Day 24 August Green Health Challenge

Day 24 ‪#‎AugustGreenHealthChallenge‬ Watch the stars. It can be truly beautiful, captivating and magical, lying quietly and looking up at the stars

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Day 23 August Green Health Challenge

Day 23 ‪#‎AugustGreenHealthChallenge‬ Plant something A mangrove seed here at the Sanctuary, out in the garden or a small pot plant for your window sill, whatever it is, it can make you feel great. Read more on horticultural therapy here http://buff.ly/XzOUVY

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Day 22 August Green Health Challenge

Day 22 ‪#‎AugustGreenHealthChallenge‬ Have some local fruits or nuts. A fond childhood memory of mine is of going with my family to a pick-your-own-fruit place. One for the basket, one for the belly, two for the basket, two for the belly…What fruits are ripening up in your backyard?

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Day 21 August Green Health Challenge

‪#‎AugustGreenHealthChallenge‬ Eat a local meal From a snack to a three course meal, try to buy as much local produce as you can, if you’re wondering why you should give this one a go check out this article http://buff.ly/1AxtUgo

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Day Twenty – August Green Health Challenge

Day 20 ‪#‎AugustGreenHealthChallenge‬ Smell a plant. “One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.”– Diane Ackerman

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Day Nineteen – August Green Health Challenge

Day 19 ‪#‎AugustGreenHealthChallenge‬ Give something back …save water, have a shower not a bath, stop the shower as you lather up, turn the tap off as you brush your teeth, only put the water you need into the kettle. Feel good for doing something good, lower your water bill and keep the reservoirs high.