Aroma & Fragrance - Caution!

Aroma & Fragrance - Caution!
What do you think about when you hear the word aroma or the word fragrance?
 
Beautiful fresh smells  - Heavenly floral scents   -   Vanilla candles  -  Your favourite skincare & personal care products   -  Your precious perfume

More and more people are becoming aware of the dangers behind the words aroma and fragrance. If you aren’t aware or a little confused,  let me help you understand this a little more deeply. 

I have researched this during the course of the last 12 years due to my child having major personal care product intolerances, and then my own cancer journey. 

In fact, when I asked why I got it the type of cancer I had, when otherwise healthy, no doctor could explain, except the last one I asked - who said go home and look through the personal care, skin care, and makeup products you use. I’m sure you’ll find your answer there. 

She was correct - EVERY SINGLE PRODUCT I had been using had at least 1 ingredient (most had many) linked to cancer, and one ingredient that was throughout all of them - fragrance/parfum/perfume. .........

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3 ways NOT to become a life list statistic!

3 ways NOT to become a life list statistic!
80% of women believe they will not fulfill their potential.

I truly find this so sad. In an age of repeatedly hearing ‘you can be/do whatever you want’.....why is this percentage still so high?

Are you in that percentage?
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Top 6 focus foods for exam time - and other support suggestions!

Top 6 focus foods for exam time - and other support suggestions!
For many of our students doing their exams from their home environment due to world circumstances, this is a calming place and they feel more secure. Then there are those who are even more stressed right now because there are many distractions.

Below are my top choices for foods to have around during exam times. However, I know many may say I’ll never get my child to eat them. Three things to do to increase the chances they won’t argue the point with you are also below. 

It’s not easy for our precious children to go through the stresses of study and exams, especially because many are online and that adds an extra layer to it all - and it most definitely isn’t easy for us as parents and guardians. So take it easy on yourself as well, make sure you have some self-care time, and ground yourself daily - and include the foods and aromas I’ve mentioned above in your daily routine too!


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Fragrance & Candles.....do you enjoy or ache?

Fragrance & Candles.....do you enjoy or ache?

Oh, those sweet aromas of the ocean breeze, strawberry fields, and citrus bliss.  Light that wick and your home is instantly transformed into a place of beautiful aromas, happiness, and comfort.  Your guests will feel instantly at ease and welcome. Although some will get an instant headache and need to leave as soon as they can politely finish their cuppa and chat. Why? 

Unfortunately, many of the candles created these days are full of synthetic ingredients and fragrances. 

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Why I'm so interested in Self-Care

Why I'm so interested in Self-Care
The awareness around self-care is something I focus on a lot.  
One of the reasons is that some women feel that self-care is being able to go to the toilet without a child coming with them.  Yes, I heard someone say that once. 

Whilst that can be seen by those of us who are mums as a 'luxury' (think about my bath mentioned above), it isn't self-care time. In my book I give you a lot of ideas for self-care, however, today I simply want you to embrace even the most basic to see that you can fit something into your day, even if you are reading this in your lunch break!
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