Can you believe that Mother’s day is just 10 days away and if you haven’t got an idea as to what you can get that special lady (or for yourself……let’s face it we probably will shop for our own gifts), here is a list of what Mum really wants based on a poll done through our Pure Home Body socials. Read More
LOW TOX VS NO TOX or is it really
SIMPLE VS COMPLICATED
Does the whole toxin free revolution drive you to confusion?
Well, let me shed a bit of light on this after recently being asked over why I call the PHB Lifestyle a 'Low Tox' lifestyle. The simple fact is.......you cannot be toxin free. I don't care what that hippified greenie may tell you (and I've been there), it is impossible.
I have recently become aware of the 'journalling' phenomenon that is becoming the new hype. I decided to start an 'ideal day' jounral because of the perfectionist in me. I can vouch that doing so makes your day run smoother. In fact, so much so I decided to include an entry below to show you how I plan my ideal 'health guru' #isolife day. Read More
The reality is no one should be wanting to boost their immune system, it’s a term used throughout the health industry to mean improve, prepare and support. If our immune system was to ‘boost’ in anyway it would actually do more harm to our body than good over time unless it is boosting for the right reasons. Read More
I am constantly asked about my opinion on Sunscreens. It’s a common product that many react to especially children. Fortunately, we live in beautiful sunny Australia that unfortunately has a hole in the ozone layer over it. Which means we need to uber careful about protecting ourselves even on overcast cooler days. Here are my best natural sunscreens.
When patients walk into the Pharmacy with a freshly diagnosed disease, they ultimately are given a choice. The choice to continue down their current path, where homeostasis has been overridden and they can hope for the best. Or, they can choose to change. But change, my friends, is not easy. And I’d be the first one putting my hand up claiming I failed. No matter what disease or illness, there is a level of perception and choice. If you could have help finding the right pathway for your health wouldn't it be easier? See how I am discovering mine and my families.
Spring is just around the corner. And it's that time of year for some that suffer from allergies. Allergies are the most common reason why people tend to switch out their chemical based products with plant based, natural cleaners. Read More
For many of us the house cleaning is something we don’t want to do, but kind of have to. Arrrrgggh! Read More
We postpone it as long as we can, and then we rush through it quickly, using harsh detergents and whatever else will help us finish the dreaded task faster.
On the 20th June this year, commonly used baby skin care line, Gaia, was fined $37,800 by the ACCC for misleading the public. An article published in the Sydney Morning Herald on the 20th June 2018 about the fine brought to light my concerns with greenwashing. Gaia made claims that their natural Baby bath and body wash, baby shampoo and baby moisturiser are ‘pure, natural and organic’ despite having synthetic chemicals in it. Read More
Gut health wasn’t as big as it is now when I first started practicing as a Pharmacist well over 10 years ago. It was considered a 'hippie' phenomenon. I myself, had not yet been on my journey to discover the power of wholefoods, our gut, the underworld of Big Pharma and believed that medicine was the cure for everything. So you can imagine how eye opening the journey was. Read More
The dreaded lurgy, the sniffles, the days off school. We all want our kids to stay healthy over winter and see through the colder months with ease. So what can be done to help get them winter ready? Read More
This recipe is my wholesome go to for the family during winter. I call it the Goodness Packed Chicken and Vegetable Soup. It is a light, vege packed fusion style recipe (don’t go yuck just yet) where I have combined Asian herbs, spices, garnishes in a Mediterranean style soup. Read More
We can often become overwhelmed with the number of products in stores promising germ-free, sanitised and sweet-smelling homes; but is using 101 different products going to guarantee you and your family a healthy home? Read More