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Amazonian Trees, Journal

Healing Trees of the Amazon – As Nature Intended

I have long been fascinated with the wonders of the Amazon. The vast expansive forest and rivers are very captivating.  When I was eight, my mum and dad invented travelling through the Peruvian and Brazilian Amazon to meet a woman that made herbal remedies to keep villagers healthy. It took 12 hours of canoeing deep… Continue reading Healing Trees of the Amazon – As Nature Intended

Journal, Natural Building, Permaculture, Social Technologies, Sustainable Living

What to do with your soft plastics?

Stop for a moment and imagine if the rubbish you create was banned from going to the landfill! This may be the future as more and more countries are refusing to take on our rubbish. The average Australian sends more than one ton of waste to the landfill each year. An Aussie family produces enough… Continue reading What to do with your soft plastics?

health, Journal, Sustainable Living

Practical Hints to Overcome Anxiety

In Australia, it's estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime.  In any one year, around 1 million Australian adults have depression, and over 2 million have anxiety. If you suffer from persistent and excessive worry, anxiety, know that you are not alone. Many creative people have… Continue reading Practical Hints to Overcome Anxiety

Journal, Sustainable Living, Travel

Pros and Cons of Being a Child Traveller

I spent many of my childhood years travelling with my parents. Before I had turned ten, I had travelled around the world three times. This horrified some people as they said I needed "routine" while others thought it was the best schooling I could ever have. World Travels My parents met while backpacking so travelling… Continue reading Pros and Cons of Being a Child Traveller

Sacred Space Organics Love and Co
Journal, Permaculture, Sustainable Living

Creating Sacred Space

In the last twenty years there have been many improvements in women’s lives. For example, life expectancy has increased, the number of girls in school and the number of jobs for women. Many countries have introduced laws to protect women’s rights. However, there are still many injustices. Women are half the world’s population and perform… Continue reading Creating Sacred Space

Bamboo Amazonia Skincare Organic Love and Co
Journal, Natural Building, Permaculture, Sustainable Living

Why Everyone Should Use Bamboo

Even though bamboo was first used in China around 118 B.C. and pandas have been eating it forever, it sort of became sexy with Colombian architect Simón Vélez at the turn of this century. Simón stated that bamboo was better than steel, and his style of building shook the world of architecture. This tremor was… Continue reading Why Everyone Should Use Bamboo

health

Thyme To Drink Tea | Child Friendly Cough Remedies

It's that time of the year, as the season changes,  our loved ones may start developing coughs and ongoing colds. If that's your case, here's a few home remedies that are easy to make and are child friendly. Medicinal Qualities of Thyme I always have thyme growing in my garden. It is an essential plant… Continue reading Thyme To Drink Tea | Child Friendly Cough Remedies