Review : Moving From Emptiness – The Life and Art of a Zen Dude

After seeing the trailer for this documentary/movie I was keen to see more. I fell in love with Alok Hsu Kwang-han as I watched, I wanted a Zen art class near me, I wanted the freedom to create from presence, from whatever wants to be expressed through my paint brush. Alok Hsu Kwang-han, a Zen calligraphic painter, takes the viewer on a journey through his history, his life story, how…

View Post

Review: Rio Rosa Mosqueta Cleanser & Firming Serum

As many of you who follow my blog will know from my posts, I have experienced skin issues in my life so far including acne and rosacea. Having sensitive skin sucks big time and finding the right products to match such sensitive skin can be a challenge. My own rosacea has been soothed dramatically and calmed down a lot since using Rio Rosa Mosqueta Rosehip Seed Oil  and I do find…

View Post

Review: The Art of the Intuitive Healer – Wayne Lee

Title: The Art of the Intuitive Healer   Genuine real life case studies of intuitive healing that will captivate your heart. Author: Wayne Lee Published: 2013 Publisher: emp3books Pages: 200 Price: £6.95 at time of posting ( Purchase HERE) USA : $9.04 at time of posting (Purchase HERE) Genre: Mind, Body, Spirit Healing has such far-reaching effects that as channels for healing we can sometimes think that it’s a simple process of laying our hands on…

View Post

Review: Green People ‘Help At Hand’ Hand Cream & WIN Organic Body Care Sets

Having had the pleasure of reviewing Green People Sun Lotion this past summer, I was keen to share more of their products with my readers. As I had such a great response to their products with my sensitive rosacea skin, I knew that this was a company that really considers the individual in terms of what they need. So this Christmas season Green People sent me some beautiful hand-cream to…

View Post

Review & WIN Vintage Roots – In The Press – Winter Wine Selection

Welcome to Kelly Martin Speaks Christmas review and giveaways, and it’s my pleasure to introduce the amazing Vintage Roots once again. Vintage Roots – The Organic Wine People – were kind enough to offer a case of wine, with a great selection for the Festive and Winter period this year for review, and for one lucky winner again. At Christmas we all love a good glass of wine, but more…

View Post

Review : Introvert Power – Laurie Helgoe

Title: Introvert Power   Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength Author: Laurie Helgoe Published: 2013 Publisher: Sourcebooks Pages: 290 Price: £11.50 at time of posting ( Purchase HERE) USA : $10.77 at time of posting (Purchase HERE) Genre: Self Help Being an introvert in an extrovert world can suck sometimes, and it must suck even more if you are an introvert in the land of the extroverts – the…

View Post

Review: The Gifts Of Imperfection – Brene Brown

Title: The Gifts Of Imperfection   Let Go Of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are. Author: Brene Brown Published: 2010 Publisher: Hazelden Pages: 137 UK Price:  £10.95 Purchase Here The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are   USA : $8.47 at time of posting (Purchase HERE) Genre: Self Help/ Emotional Health This book was on…

View Post

Green People Scent Free Sun Lotion for Sensitive Skin & Rosacea – REVIEW

Finding sun lotion for my rosacea skin has been such a trial in the past. I have tried many different types, from natural sun lotions to more chemical rich lotions meant for sensitive skin, and most of them cause further flair ups and increase my sensitivity. Generally when I go into the sun, if I sunbathe, my skin goes red almost immediately. I get this sore burning feeling and people…

View Post

Live Life In Colour – The Healthy Back Bag® Spring/Summer Review

Sometimes a good comfortable bag is so essential for a day out or when going on holiday. I remember when I travelled around Australia, a comfortable bag, especially for going through crowded areas or when in the airport, would have come in so handy. This is why I love the Healthy Back Bag. This season’s new range has been unfortunately making me yearn for warmer climates (grin) but the colours…

View Post

Top 10 Self Acceptance Books For Living A Compassionate Life

We all need a bit of encouragement in life and many of us are brought up into a life where we have no vocabulary for kindness. We may have been abused, bullied, neglected as children, or we may have been domestically abused in our adult lives. All of these factors can leave us with no idea about how to have compassion for self, or to even think kinder thoughts. And…

View Post