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A Remedial Journey; Reconnecting At Ananda In The Himalayas

Sounds ebbed and flowed, dispersing before I managed to get a sense of what they were. Like a kaleidoscope, aromatic colours flooded my eyes and the hot, heavy air ran through my fingers. There was no grey. The dull hues of London had been left behind, along with the all-consuming abandonment that comes with the loss of a loved one. …

Ilapothecary shop

What is it about Ilapothecary

Sometimes you come across people in life who make you feel at one with yourself in that present moment; Warm and comfortable. Denise Leicester is one of these humans and her distinctive attributes emanate through to her business and products.  Now the CEO of an award-winning international spa and beauty brand, Denise is an inspirational figure for women in business, …

TOP 5 sustainable gifts for the main men in your life

1. Vitruvian Man Care Bundle The winter skin essential I think it’s about time that men started to take care of their skin and learn that whole body wellbeing is more than going to the gym and eating lean protein, apologies for the stereotype. While many men will argue that exercising the completely “au natural” route (using NO products) is …

Medicetics Hydrafacial

A few days ago I was lucky enough to experience the ever-trendy HydraFacial treatment thanks to The Medicetics Clinic in Connaught Village. With several accessible London locations close to Oxford Circus and Marble Arch, as well as a spot in Cirencester, Medicetics is one of the most acclaimed locations for the treatment, which originated in Los Angeles.  What is a …

Me Time

Growing up I always associated Philips with lightbulbs and TV’s but have since learnt that they are one of the pioneering companies in beauty tech. 
Offering a range of devices that improve your wellbeing and make your life that little bit easier, I am extremely happy to be working with them to help share the importance of “ME” time for your …

How a little can go a long way

Always on the look out for something a little diverse, I love to find and share stories about people and companies making a difference and initiating changes, however small or large.  Sunbites is a company that makes the UK’s only veg and multigrain snack – Sunbites Veggie Harvest. They use 100% renewable energy to power their production line, have been …