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Wellness

Off Balance, Wellness

Water – Wiser

By: Melissa Baird I met the Japanese author and researcher; a natural “scientist” Dr Maseru Emoto in 2008, the same year I launched Life in Balance , South Africa’s first conscious-consumer, lifestyle publication. His research in to the power of…

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Food, Game Changers

Cricket Flour Power

By: Melissa Baird I recently attended the Pioneers 18 conference in Vienna, Austria. This slickly produced, high tech conference won the event of the year last year and they sure put on a show. The co-host was a humanoid robot…

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Food

The Urban Hunter Gatherer

Charles Standing is a multi-faceted man, a modern day Renaissance guy if you like. He chops wood with an axe, has been mountaineering in the Andes, was a school teacher and even portrayed Father Christmas at a children’s party…….and he…

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Food, Recipes

The Urban Hunter Gatherer – Spanakopita

Charles Standing’s Dune Spinach Spanakopita puts a lovely local twist on that Greek favourite we all struggle to pronounce.  Instead of English spinach, opt for a foraged dune spinach, failing that, store bought will work just as well. INGREDIENTS (4…

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Wellness

Healing naturally through Phytoalchemy.

In recent years, since about the early 90’s, alternative medicines have really begun to popularise, slowly releasing western society from the clutches of the Biomedical Model of medicine as the one and only solution for physiological healing. That’s not to…

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Wellness

No prescription needed

  It has become fairly common practice that at the first signs of illness a prescription for antibiotics is handed out, like M&Ms with little thought to the consequences of what they may be doing to other, healthy parts of…

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Food, Uncategorized, Wellness

SUPA Wraps – Reusable Food Wraps

A colourful and longer-lasting, zero-waste solution for covering leftovers and dishes, wrapping sandwiches in lunchboxes or covering cheese and butter – just like cling film. Except SUPA Wraps (Single Use Plastic Alternative) are vibrantly printed fabrics infused with locally harvested…

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Wellness

Olgani Detoxifying Charcoal Toothpaste

Detoxifying Charcoal Toothpaste contains Olgani’s signature NutrireB base, coconut shell activated charcoal and bentonite clay among its ingredients. This non-abrasive, bleach-free formula, gently cleans without any damage to tooth enamel. Essential oils of Peppermint, Spearmint and Tea Tree will leave…

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Wellness

Something About Aida

I was invited to meet and have a reading with a psychic healer called Aida who comes from Iran, the lost world of Persia with its exotic overtones and vivid history; now out of bounds to most of us due…

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Food, Need to know

Addicted to Sugar

By Melissa Baird In the last issue of Green Home magazine I ran a review on the book that offers an 8 week programme to kick the sugar and carb habit. I never believed I would write about this issue…

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Gardening

Abundance of Water

In this video, Alosha shares his knowledge of the current water situation in a drought-stricken South Africa. He also provides us with some great water wise tips and practical solutions for our own gardens and homes so that we too…

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