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… View Post

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… View Post

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,… View Post

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… View Post

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… View Post

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… View Post

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… View Post

The Mindful Way through Anxiety – Book Review

  Title: The Mindful Way through Anxiety Authors: Susan M. Orsillo & Lizabeth Roemer Published: 2 Mar 2011 Publisher: Guilford Press Pages: 308 Price:  £11.99 ( 20% discount for UK readers using MINDKMS13 code  – Valid from 1st August – 30th September) Click HERE  Other parts of the world : $16.95 RRP Genre: Self Help As someone who has experienced anxiety since I was a small child, I am always looking for real tools and books that… View Post

Reviber Bodywave Pro – A Wave Of Relaxation and Health Benefits – Product Review

So you may be looking at this blog post thinking ‘What on earth is a Reviber?’. And yes it looks a little strange until you understand what it actually does.   A little while ago I tried a Reviber at a Mind, Body, Spirit festival and was so blown away I just had to experience more and see what else it could do.   So What Is The Reviber Bodywave?… View Post

SweetLeaf Liquid Stevia – Chocolate & English Toffee – Product Review

As summer set in this year I had this incredible urge for ice-cream, and as I was past 6 months of my sugar-detox I was wondering how on earth I could have ice-cream without sugar? I was blessed with finding a few ways to enjoy my favourite summer treat and then I came across some fabulous recipes on-line that indulged my ice-cream love even further and instead of sugar they had liquid… View Post