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Breathe Green

Green is the New Black – How the food Industry impacts our Environment!

By On May 16, 2016

  Green is the new black is a part of an ecological project that Orla contributor, Nicole, is doing for Radio ARA Graffiti as part of her service volontaire civique. The aim… Read More

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Mindful Life

Fear or What if?

By On May 12, 2016

  Fear is an emotion that all of us have experienced at sometime in our lives. Fear is actually something that our culture actively encourages. We are told to be fearful of… Read More

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Conscious Foodie

Good Eats: Coconut-Almond Macaroons

By On April 22, 2016

Hey Everyone, I wanted to share this recipe with you all. It’s fresh out of the oven and I love it, can’t get enough! The recipe is so simple, it just takes a… Read More

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Breathe Green

DIY Gardenista : Handmade Herb Markers

By On April 15, 2016

Spring time is garden time! Yep! Let’s celebrate the new gardening season and let’s get our green thumb on this spring! So why not start with an easy DIY-project to spice up your… Read More

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Conscious Foodie

Healthy Snacking: Energy balls

By On March 31, 2016

It has been a few years already that I am into natural and mostly vegan cooking and I must say that this change to healthy vegan cooking and eating has been a… Read More

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Mindful Life

Life Light: The mudra of love

By On March 24, 2016

  A few years ago, one of my yoga teachers taught me a very special variation of a mudra with which I fell in love with right away. I’m unable to explain why… Read More

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Mindful Life

Letting go of Anger

By On March 17, 2016

  “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned” – Buddha   As a… Read More

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DIY Lust

DIY: Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs!

By On March 11, 2016

  Did you know that you can dye your Easter eggs with what you already have in your kitchen? There are many simple ingredients that can be used as natural, non-toxic dyes… Read More

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DIY Lust

Bathroom Cook: DIY Coffee Scrub

By On February 19, 2016

  LET`S MAKE A SCRUB! I have tried to think of some great and “bloggy-ish” entry for this post but nothing relative comes to my mind besides than just saying LET`S MAKE… Read More

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Conscious Foodie

Good Eats: Delicious Salted Coconut Caramel

By On February 14, 2016

  My latest culinary obsession has been about experimenting and finding healthier alternatives to beloved comfort foods and things that remind me of my childhood.   One of those things is “confiture de lait”, which means milk jam… Read More

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Conscious Foodie

Good Eats: Super Healthy Bread

By On February 3, 2016

  We know it, eating bread isn’t always the healthiest choice, it often contains gluten, it makes your belly bloat, its full of refined flour and we are never sure which one… Read More

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Breathe Green

A Healthier Home with Natural Candles & Cleanser

By On January 29, 2016

  Being healthy isn’t just about eating healthy and organic food but it’s also about the environment in which you’re breathing. We can’t really avoid breathing the badly polluted air outside especially… Read More

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Conscious Foodie

Good Eats: Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free & Lactose-Free Chocolate Brownie

By On January 24, 2016

  Oh yes, that’s a long title but it works, it is easy and it is delicious. I’ve adapted the recipe from a gluten free recipe in Vegetarian Living and we all love… Read More

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Mindful Life

Keeping Calm

By On January 19, 2016

  So, I started on what I call my ‘mindfulness journey’ some weeks ago now. The intention was to slow down, ‘smell the roses’ kind of thing and so the challenge began.… Read More

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Conscious Foodie

Good Eats: No-Bake Chocolate Breakfast Cookies

By On January 13, 2016

Breakfast is our favourite meal of the day, it gives you the energy you’ll need for the day plus its one of the first healthy habits that you can make! But healthy breakfast… Read More

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Mindful Life

The Natural Birth (Or Life Has Other Plans For You…)

By On January 7, 2016

  Three weeks ago today I gave birth to sweet little J.   I am going to share something rather personal here. I pondered if it was a good idea for a… Read More

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Breathe Green

Clean Out Your Bathroom Routine, with NUOO

By On January 3, 2016

  Happy New Year, lovely people! Today’s post is going to be dedicated to all you mindful and eco-conscious beautistas. As some of you might know, in 2015 I have been in quite… Read More

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