My journey has been a curious one. I grew up in Brazil with my parents in an ecological centre and then as a young adult returned to Australia to further my studies. In my younger years I travelled to some pretty exotic places, homeschooling along the way. To my delight I learnt from Indigenous people… Continue reading Welcome you’re ‘In Good Company’
The Amazon Rainforest holds mystical magic for many of us, stories of pink dolphins, giant snakes, mini monkeys and trees that breathe. The Amazon Rainforest has been called ‘the lungs of the earth’ and its believed that it creates 20% of the world’s oxygen. This rainforest nourishes an incredible amount of plants and wildlife. And above… Continue reading Discover the essence of the Amazon
More than 2000 years ago, the Chinese were known to use food to "get in the mood". It was believed that certain foods had aphrodisiac qualities and would transform any person into a sex god/goddess. Bringing it back to today, various lots of information has been written about food as an aphrodisiac. 'Like Water for Chocolate'… Continue reading Aphrodisiac Foods in Every Day Life
As my final exams are approaching I've started feeling a little frazzled. Late nights and hours of reading and writing can take its toll. So as my finals are approaching I found myself opening my aromatherapy kit more and more.
Hard to believe, but cosmetics manufacturers are not legally required to list any of the hundreds of chemicals used in cosmetics and fragrances. Research shows that many ingredients used in beauty products have links with cancer, congenital malformations, and reproductive problems. These toxic ingredients may also contain neurotoxins and are often recognised as allergens. Your… Continue reading Know The Power of Your Purse
When I was six my parents and I moved to rural Brazil. Even at a young age I noticed that the neighbouring kids owned a lot less toys than kids in Australia. Most children had one toy in their entire room. When it came to Christmas, it was very simple, not many presents but lots… Continue reading How to Talk about Santa to Green Kids
I love watching the spirit of Aphrodite enacting on lovers and friends. The hand movements, the gestures and the looks that are thrown back and forward. Aphrodite's power of love was known to transform the mundane into something beautiful. And who doesn’t love, love! The Myth Aphrodite had an unusual entry into the goddess realm.… Continue reading Embody Love
Delicious Tea The movie The Little Princess based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett made a strong impression on me when I was 8 years old. The novel was written in 1905 and tells a beautiful story of a kind and courageous young girl who believes in magic. I identified myself with the adventurous girl… Continue reading Chai me!