International Women’s Day – Why Balance is Better

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, while focusing world attention on areas which still need improvement, and calling for action to accelerate gender parity. On this day, we look back at the Suffragette movement, where women before us fought for the right to work. To the…

World Thinking Day

It’s been a long time since I was a Girl Guide and as it’s World Thinking Day, I wanted to pay my respects for the work that Girl Guides and Girl Scouts carry out to make a difference in their local communities and for raising awareness on a global scale. In 1926, Girl Guide and…

Book Review. Fiction… Jerry’s Vegan Women by Ben Shaberman.

In this fun and heart warming book, Ben Shaberman leads us through the life of Jerry Zuckerman, via the vegetarian and vegan women he meets along the way. It would be easy to think that this book would be crammed full of heavy vegan manifesto, but that’s far from the truth. In fact, Shaberman cleverly…

Get A Boost with Solgar Female Multiple

It’s lovely to be able to get all of our nutrients from foods, but even when eating a whole-food, healthy and balanced diet, it’s not always possible. Many foods just don’t have the same levels of goodness in they used to because our soils are often highly depleted. Sometimes it’s nice to have a little…

Female Health… 4 Great Reasons to use a Menstrual Cup!

Friendly warning: For those of you who are a little squeamish about period talk, blood or vaginal terms, you may want to navigate elsewhere! There may be a little too much information in some places, but for those looking for a true review, this is essential! — For everyone still with me, I hope you…

Random Awareness… World Stroke Day 2014

Did you know, that 1 in 6 people worldwide will have a stroke in their lifetime? It can happen anywhere, and just by knowing the signs and what to do, you could help to save someone’s life. This simple graphic from the American Recall Center, shows you the signs to look out for. Just remember to call…

Random Stuff I Like … Jewels to make you look and feel good!

It’s Friday afternoon, and all I really want to do is look at sparkly stuff on the internet, and hope that someone nice will buy it for me. Here are the lovely things I’ve found so far (they are all either fair trade, ethically sourced or made in Great Britain). So not only do they…

Life Choices… On Not Wanting Kids!

I am a married woman of 32 and have known for many years that I never want to have kids. Firstly, I have no mothering tendencies and think I lack any kind of biological clock. Secondly, I want to enjoy my life, and hauling around a kid for the next 16-18 years doesn’t personally fulfil…