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conscious choices

0 In QUOTES

My relationship with my body has changed. I used to consider it as a servant who should obey, function, give pleasure. In sickness, you realise that you are not the boss. It is the other way around. / Federico Fellini /

How many of us have experienced this? We push our bodies to their limits. We think we are indestructible. We think we are eternal. The reality is that our bodies can only take so much. Drinking, smoking, poor food choices, stress, exposure to toxins, strenuous physical activity, lack of sleep…these all contribute to our bodies eventually screaming out. “STOP” Much like Federico Fellini, my relationship with my body has changed. I have absolutely pushed my body beyond it’s limits, and…

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0 In HEALTHCARE (ADULTS)

Pills – love them or hate them?

I have a love hate relationship with pills. I recall coming home after my gall bladder operation and I felt excruciating pain like nothing before and all I needed was for it go away, so I could rest and recover. The problem was that by taking the painkillers I was in minimal pain; however, I was hallucinating and couldn’t sleep as a side effect. I stopped taking them after 8 days of no sleep (plus I had started seeing some…

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0 In Inspiration/ QUOTES

Successful people start before they feel ready / Richard Branson /

How many times have you thought: “I’ll start eating better tomorrow.” “I would love to do something about the extra weight I’m carrying.” “I’ve got a great business idea!” “It’s time to look for a better job.” “I’d love to start using better skincare.” And you do nothing and just go back to normal everyday life. Sound familiar? Ever wondered why? It might be a whole range of reasons. But often it’s because we feel fear. Fear of rejection, fear…

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0 In FOOD & DRINK (KIDS)/ HEALTHCARE (KIDS)

What’s in my Nappy Bag?

I often get asked what products I use on Juliet, as there are so many on the market. It can get confusing to know what to use or choose, as so many products contain harmful toxins and fragrances, which can cause harm to our little ones. ⠀ I always stick to products where I can understand the ingredient’s listing, they are ideally certified organic, or have recognizable ingredients at the very least and I go with a less is more…

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0 In FOOD & DRINK (ADULTS)/ FOOD & DRINK (KIDS)

The Organic Butler Fresh Produce

I am a big believer in manifesting (combined with taking action) to get what you want in life, and I have a little story to share.⠀ It was Sunday morning last month, and hubby and I were chatting about how time is so limited now with all our work and family commitments. One of the things we have been striving to do is minimise – minimise our material stuff, minimise our commitments (I’m currently failing at that lol!!), minimise where…

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1 In FOOD & DRINK (ADULTS)/ FOOD & DRINK (KIDS)

Leda Banana Bars

It’s morning or afternoon tea time and you really need a pick me up. And plain fruit isn’t cutting it. So in the past, I would have a biscuit, some salty chips, lollies, anything to give me a spike in sugar or salt (or both) and I was happy for about 30 minutes. ⠀ Nowadays, I have improved my snack choices so my energy levels last a lot longer and I usually munch on a Carman’s Kitchen muesli bar, some…

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0 In FEEDBACK

Aromababy Barrier Balm – thanks from Rochelle

I can’t tell you how much it warms my heart getting feedback where my posts and product recommendations are helping you make healthier buying choices for you and your families.⠀ Rochelle, from Melbourne shared with me, ⠀ “Thanks for putting me onto the Aromababy barrier balm, it’s so much nicer for my little girl than the stuff I was using!”⠀ I just placed my third order this week for my little Juliet – she just turned 16 months. This stuff…

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Free range vs caged eggs

Sundays are for a free-range eggy brekky. 🍳 If you try non-free range eggs and compare eggs from chickens raised in a backyard or farm which free roam, you’ll notice in the free range option: The colour of the yolk will be a vibrant yellow rather than a pale yellow, the taste will be incredible as opposed to bland, and you will know they are better for you as they are fed food scraps, are allowed to free roam to eat…

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0 In BEAUTY (ADULTS)

Karen Murrell Lipsticks

Love bright lips? Me, too! For the longest time, I searched for a bright vibrant lipstick that didn’t have all the junk in it, which is not an easy thing. I had read that lippy’s that had deep hues such as reds, pinks, etc., (my faves) were typically tested on animals and most commercial brands contain traces of lead. So I’ve stayed away. Until now. Enter Karen Murrell Lipsticks. Designed in New Zealand and made in Australia. Karen Murrell Lipsticks use…

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2 In BEAUTY (ADULTS)

Andalou Naturals Hairspray

Are you like me and need to tame that frizz and keep your locks well under control? It’s been the story of my life. Flyaways, frizz… I’ve been dealing with it for years. And I have gone through a lot of hairspray cans in my time. Yep, you know the ones – where you have to scrunch your nose, and hold your breath for fear of breathing in and choking, until the hazy residue gently settles all around, all over…

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