Review: Reversible Healthy Back Bag From The Healthy Back Bag Company (Competition Ended)

  2013 Competition To Win A Healthy Back Bag   A short while ago I was introduced to The Healthy Back Bag. At the time I did not believe a bag could make such a difference to my posture, body and comfort when carrying a bag, but I was pleasantly pleased when I received a spring/summer bag to review (see Healthy Back Bag Review HERE for earlier review and in…

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Review: Ellie Poo Gift Set from The Exotic Paper Company (Competition Ended)

  A lovely selection of products from the ethical Exotic Paper Company   Okay so I hold nothing back when I say I love nature, I love animals and I love elephants, so what on earth is Ellie Poo?     About The Exotic Paper Company Ellie Poo is one of many products from a fabulous company called ‘The Exotic Paper Company’ based outside Taunton, UK. A small family business…

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Review: WWF (World Wildlife Fund) Stag Tote Bag & Elephant Mug (Competition Ended)

  Supporting The WWF At Christmas Is A Really Rewarding Gift To Someone     It breaks my heart when I hear on the news the list of animals nearing extinction, and more recently I was shocked to hear that our beautiful elephants, rhinos and Siberian tigers were added to the list. To me we do not own this planet, we are here to be loving guardians of planet earth.…

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Review: Honey Bee Beautiful Christmas Gift Hamper (Competition Ended)

Gorgeous natural beauty hamper prize for 1 lucky winner! As many of you may know I am a real lover of bees, rescuing them from spider webs, my home, anywhere I can and getting the word out about how important bees are to this planet. It felt only right to celebrate the beautiful bee here by introducing a lovely UK based company. Honey Bee Beautiful ‘Honey Bee Beautiful’ is a…

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Review: Thich Nhat Hanh 2014 Diary from Vision Antics (Competition Ended)

  At Christmas, receiving a beautiful diary or calendar is part of preparing for the new year. I feel that a diary must not only be useful but inspire me into new beginnings and bless my coming year. I like reminders of the best way to live my life, and if life gets a bit hectic or stressful, organising my time with words from a great spiritual teacher can make…

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Review: Le Belle Natural Oil Cleanser & Hydrating Toner (Competition Ended)

  A little while ago I reviewed some beautiful Le Belle products I use, and I decided to ask the owner of Le Belle if they would like to be part of my ’12 days of Christmas give-away’. Victoria graciously agreed and I was blessed to experience a new formulation of a product I had yet to try as they re-launch their range, and Victoria offered a lovely moisturiser and…

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Review: The Raw Chocolate Company (Competition Ended)

“We make our products with love, and that is not said in a glib way, it is really important to consider the mood you are in when approaching anything in life. If you are making chocolate, then you certainly need to be thinking thoughts of love and laughter as this will infuse the chocolate.”                                …

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Review: Organic Wine from Vintage Roots – The Organic Wine People (Competition Ended)

   ‘Tis the season to be merry and there is nothing like a good quality wine to get me in the merry mood. I am not a big drinker but I do love wine and for me quality is better than quantity. A few years back I discovered that some of the normal wines out there aggravated my skin condition of rosacea, and that a bottle of red would send…

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Book Review: Mindful Compassion – Using the Power of Mindfulness and Compassion to Transform Our Lives by Paul Gilbert & Choden

Title: MINDFUL COMPASSION – Using the Power of Mindfulness and Compassion to Transform Our Lives. Authors: Paul Gilbert & Choden Published: 2013 Publisher: Constable Robinson Pages: 354 Price: £20.00 Hardback £11.99 E-book £8.99 Kindle Edition – Purchase from HERE Other parts of the world: Various Prices Genre: Self Help      Publisher’s ‘About This Book.’ “This ground-breaking new book combines the best of Compassion-Focused Therapy with the most effective mindfulness…

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Review: Chakra Workout – Balancing The Chakras With Yoga by Mary Horsley

WIN  ~Chakra Workout~ Balancing The Chakras With Yoga Author : Mary Horsley Publisher: GAIA Books “Subtle energies course through our bodies like an electric circuit—and the areas where the energy concentrates are our chakras. Each chakra opens the door to a different stage of development, and with this complete practical workout you can influence them all, and raise your consciousness to the next level. Using breathing techniques, yoga postures, meditation,…

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