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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Braham & Murray- Good Hemp Food – REVIEW

   A short while ago I was contacted by ‘Good Hemp Food’ to see if I would like to review some of their products. As I have never tried any hemp products, I was keen to taste and test. Good Hemp Food produces and sells a number of healthy products packed full of OMEGA 3. They sell a nutritious and delicious cold-pressed hemp seed oil,  packed with natural goodness; also hemp milk, a range of…

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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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Review: Otherwise Trading & Find Out What Is Behind Halloween (Samhain)

I love nature, I love the seasons we have in the UK, and while I do not consider myself to be a follower of any one spiritual path, I do love the Pagan and Wiccan ways of living. To me, giving thanks, releasing and blessing different parts of the year in time with the seasons, makes the most sense to me. And one of my favourite celebrations is Halloween (or…

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Review : Sweet Freedom – A Fruit-Based Alternative To Refined Sugar

LOW GI/GL – SWEETENS LIKE SUGAR – SUITABLE FOR DIABETICS (as part of a healthy balanced diet) – GREAT IN BAKING – TEA- COFFEE – MILKSHAKES – And much more! Well as many of you who have been following ‘Kelly Martin Speaks’ will know, I am always on the look-out for not too-unhealthy refined sugar alternatives, so while I have tried many now, I was still looking for something that was…

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The Antidote – Happiness For People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking – by Oliver Burkeman – Book Review

Title: THE ANTIDOTE – Happiness For People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking. Author: Oliver BurkemanPublished: 2012Publisher: Canongate Pages: 236 Price:  £8.99 ( Paperback Purchase HERE) £8.99 (E-Book Purchase HERE)Other parts of the world   Various Prices (Purchase HERE) Genre: Self Help     Having spent many years practising ‘positive thinking’, following the advice of the gurus of this new wonder-path to instant happiness, fulfilment and abundance, using visualisations, vision boards, affirmations and…

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Orzo Coffee – Organic Ground Roasted Barley – Review

   This is a guest post by Michael Doherty from The Michael Files For anyone looking for analternative to coffee, who wants to give up caffeine for health reasons, but who still enjoys the whole coffee experience, there’s a drink that’s very popular in Italy, made from ground organic roasted barley. It’s so popular in Italy that you can get it from their coffee vending machines. Taste Test I was given the task of…

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The Art Of Communicating by Thich Nhat Hanh – Book Review

Title: The Art Of Communicating Author: Thich Nhat Hanh Published: 2013 Publisher: Rider Books Pages: 165 Price:  £10.99 (Purchase HERE) Other parts of the world   $25.99 (Purchase HERE) Genre: Buddhism/Psychology “One of the best known and most respected Zen masters in the world today, poet, and peace and human rights activist, Thich Nhat Hanh has led an extraordinary life.” Thich Nhat Hanh Facebook page A little while ago I was introduced…

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