All posts tagged: healthy lifestyle

Instant Mood Boosters

”Don’t be eye candy. Be soul food.”   Brighten your day in no time with these simple mood boosters. What’s your favourite way to cheer yourself up? Remember, it’s the little things in life… 50 simple ways to boost your mood   Bake a cake. Watch a funny movie. Play with your dog. Call a friend. Exercise. Drink a cup of coffee. Take a walk in the forest. Go to the beach, and enjoy the ocean. Practise yoga. Dress up and go out for a nice dinner. Dance to your favourite song while cleaning the apartment. Play with your kids. Make a painting. Have sex. Do something nice for another person. Make dinner with friends. Pour your heart & soul on a piece of paper. Enjoy a delicious, good-quality piece of chocolate. Make a green smoothie. Laugh. Write ten things you love about yourself. Let your friend/better half/family member write ten things they love about you. Make homemade bread. Book a weekend trip. Cuddle on the sofa with your ❤ Take a bath. Write a …

Dear June…

…you’re my favourite month. ”You’ll turn out ordinary if you’re not careful.” June is for waking up early. For staying up late. The Midnight Sun screaming for attention. June is for restless nights. June is for magic. Young and green. June is for miracles. For feeling alive. June is for picnics and counting stars. June is for beauty in its purest form. June is a wild child, a summer child. Growing into the adolescence of autumn. June is for believing everything is possible.  June is a month when I feel most alive. I blame the sunlight, the long days and short nights. I sleep a lot during winter, but could stay up whole June. The nature – pure, fresh and clean. June might as well be cold and rainy, but it’s still June. It’s still magic. My deepest desire is to spend every waking moment underneath the Sun. Close to the Sea. Close to the Heart. ”To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong”   This June is all about balance, practicing …

Healthy foods to always have in your kitchen

A healthy lifestyle is about planning. It’s a lot easier to cook a healthy meal if you have the kitchen stocked with nutritious, healthy foods. Here’s a list of foods that are always good to keep in the kitchen. 1. Cold-pressed coconut oil and olive oil. Healthy fats for both cooking and baking. 2. Organic eggs. Packed with healthy protein this food is excellent when baking, for breakfast as well as for lunch. A quick and perfect lunch; make an omelette with two eggs and one egg white, fill it with veggies such as spinach, broccoli, onions and feta cheese (or some vegan friendly soy-cheese product). 3. Organic honey, agave or dates. If you want to cut down on refined sugars. Use as sweeteners when baking and cooking. Honey, and especially manuka honey, is also good when you’re having a cold. 4. Berries. Fresh or frozen. It’s always handy to have the freezer stocked with berries of all kinds. Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, sea buckthorn etcetera. Filled with vitamins and antioxidants they will boost your immune …