How an untidy bedroom can affect your weight

57362715 - messy room of the teenagerYour mother may have told you to tidy your room, and she was right. Sleep guru Alison Francis, who is better known by her guru name, Anandi confirms the reasoning behind keeping the bedroom free from clutter.

A lack of sleep can come down to a number of contributing factors such as stress and an unbalanced diet.

The bedroom should be a place for sleep and relaxation, however a cluttered or dusty setting will not lead to a good night’s slumber. The feeling of being soothed and refreshed when entering a tidy beautiful space allows the build-up of the day’s stresses to diminish. Continue reading


Warming Roast Garlic and Squash Soup, full of nutrients to keep you at your best!


Roast Garlic and Squash Soup

  • 2 whole garlic bulbs (outer skin removed)
  • 5 Tablespoons olive oil
  • A few fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1 large butternut squash (halved and seeded)\
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1tsp ground coriander
  • 1-2liters of organic vegetable or chicken stock
  • 2tsp fresh oregano or marjoram (chopped)

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Stressed adrenal glands

Adrenal glands. Are yours stressed out?

The adrenal glands are our stress glands that sit on top of the kidneys. There are two adrenal glands which are situated on top of the kidneys. They are chiefly responsible for regulating the stress response through the synthesis of numerous hormones. Continue reading