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  • 13 Jun 2014

    10 ways to deal with anxiety and depression

    Ups and downs are a natural part of life. But what happens when the lows seem to come more frequently than the highs and each day we have to drag ourselves out of bed? Even in its mildest form, anxiety and depression can be frightening and have a miserable impact on our family life. We might find ourselves pushing through even when we know we should rest and take time out, simply because admitting we feel emotionally bleak feels like a kind of failure. […] more

  • 12 Jun 2014

    Five essential oils for back pain

    There’s something deeply empowering about taking your family’s health into your own hands. Essential oils – derived from the flowers, leaves, bark, seeds and fruit of plants – allow you to have a pharmacy of healing in your own home. The practise of using essential oils is called aromatherapy and can be dated back to Ancient Egypt. Aromatherapy Awareness Week runs from 9 to 15 June and is a great opportunity to find out more about this healing art. […] more

  • 15 May 2014


    Pitta Patta ( was founded by two sisters who are both qualified Naturopaths and mothers to young children, so they are passionate about using the finest ingredients in their award winning products. All the products support babies' skin, helping to keep all skin types nourished and moisturised. Plus they work on the heart and soul of little ones, through the action of the spiritually active ingredients, gem essences. […] more

  • 15 May 2014


    BigGreenSmile sell a range of natural and organic beauty, baby and household products online – visit to find all your favourite brands such as Green People, Burts Bees and Earth Friendly baby at the most competitive prices. None of our products are tested on animals, our products contain no parabens, Phthalates, Sodium Laurel Sulphates or Petroleum and contain a full list of ingredients to give you extra peace of mind. We also offer free samples with orders over £10. […] more

  • 1 Apr 2014

    Natural Ways to Beat the Bugs

    7th April is World Health Day, and also celebrates the founding of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Since 1950, this day highlights an area of concern for WHO, calling for education and awareness on a worldwide scale. This year’s World Health Day focuses on vectors - organisms that transmit infections from one host to another – with the emphasis on ticks, mosquitoes and other bugs such as sandflies. Though we are fortunate in the UK not to have to worry too much about diseases transmitted by these creatures, for some countries they pose serious risks to the nation’s health. […] more

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