Author: Niki

Uncovering the Narcissist

What is a Narcissist? Narcissists are individuals who tend to go through life –  refusing to take responsibility for their behaviour’s and actions. Are quick to blame others for their own short comings. Show a complete lack of genuine empathy for others. Feel they are entitled or special and have difficulty in maintaining meaningful relationships. Types…

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Grow the Sun- get growing sunflowers for well being

Get growing sunflowers for well being Want to get in touch with nature? Want a bit of colour in your life? Then get growing sunflowers for all round well being! Out of all the flowers you can grow sunflowers cannot be beat. They are not just beautiful but they are also so easy to grow. …

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Essential Oils and Winter Health

What are Essential oils? Essential oils are the life essence of plants.  They can be extracted from various parts of plants and used therapeutically to enhance well-being naturally. Essential oils are made up of chemical compounds which have a particular effect on the body systems.  Essential oils are potent. Used appropriately essential oils can have a…

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The Power of Positive Intentions

The Gift of Intention Many of us spend more time in reflection at this time of year.  We are near the end of one year and entering into a new one very soon. Focusing our mind on what we have experienced helps to focus our thoughts – the good, the bad and the ugly as…

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The Pain of Grief and the Road to Healing

Losing People we Love  Grief – One of life’s hardest challenges                              Grief is a very personal journey. There are no wrong or right ways to grieve. Understanding the process of grief can help us support ourselves and others.  There are two certainties in life.  At some point…

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Informal Carers. The hidden unpaid workforce.

What is the difference between formal and informal care? A person who provides care and assistance to another individual such as a family member, friend or neighbour on an “unpaid” basis is defined as an informal carer.  Informal carers provide practical and emotional support to those close to them who may experience disability, chronic illness,…

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Bananas food to stabilize mood

Go Bananas!!!!  The yellow smiley super fruit Bananas are a super food that can help to stabilize mood. When I was pregnant with my son I had a craving for bananas, I reckon my consumption of the things helped to increase the share value of the global banana market!  I would get through about 6…

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