H e l l o…

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H e l l o   e v e r y o n e…

Just a reminder whilst I’m not offering treatments, I’m still here for you as your therapist and Weleda Wellbeing Advisor.

No doubt we’re all feeling a little frayed around the edges and in much need of  some balance and harmony within our lives, especially during these uncertain times.

Should you require any advice on essential oils or If you’ve any skin concerns; need some help on the best products for your needs or would just like a chat! I’m here for you – feel free to get in touch!

Mairead x

F l o r a l L o v e…♡

I love sowing some seeds and the last few years I’ve grown these amazing Cosmos flowers – just on my windowsill.  I normally put two to three seeds per pot as not all germinate and you can then prick out and pot on the strongest seedlings.

If you want something dramatic and tall for your border which keeps on giving blooms from summer into late Autumn, then have a go at growing cosmos – you’ll not be disappointed! Oh do let me know how you got on if you grow any Cosmos. Happy gardening!

Mairead x

Sugar and spice and all things nice – Hot Cross Buns

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Hello and Happy Easter…

 

I hope you’re all keeping as well as possible… I’ve been spending my time taking things slow, baking and pottering in the garden and trying to keep as positive as possible! I find during these challenging times or any tough period, filling my life with all the things which bring joy and make me happy leaves less time for worry!

So yesterday I got my apron on and made these Hot Cross Buns, which always is an Easter ritual, I didn’t intend changing. Yes they’re a bit of work but nothing compares to homemade and the achievement of making your own! So long as you have strong flour and dried yeast!! As I’d planned to make these yummy buns I made sure to save enough yeast, which I know is in such short supply!
This is a recipe from my other blog – My Yellow Jumper, go have a look and happy baking. If you decide to have a go at baking them over the Easter period, I’d love to know how you got on with this recipe.

Stay safe, be kind to yourself and one another and get creative with whatever you love!

Mairead x

S K I N | F O O D…♡

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S K I N   F O O D…💚

Formulated with soothing natural ingredients such as organic sunflower seeds, wild pansy, chamomile, and calendula, this intensively rich cream, instantly gets to work, nourishing dry chapped hands that feel tight and close to cracking.

That’s particularly great news for hands that are constantly submerged in disinfectant or hand sanitiser and require an intensive hand treatment to soften them up.

If your hands are suffering, apply throughout the day and a thick layer of Skin Food before bed can provide some relief and comfort. Have a look on my Web Shop and help support a small business.
If you have any questions or need any help please get in touch!

Mairead x

MONDAY THOUGHT…♡

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Very often we’re on a quest to seek out happiness, as if it’s a tangible thing.

We may feel it is necessary to strive and struggle in order to obtain this magic feeling but really it’s right in front of us! It’s about finding small moments in our lives, simple, uncomplicated that gives us that feeling of contentment.

Once we slow down, pausing every so often to notice what is around us – it may be a beautiful flower, the sun shining or enjoying our favourite cuppa, we start to experience true happiness – no expectations or judgements.

The more you find time to do the things you love, it leaves little space for worry! Making time for a de-stressing treatment is alway a perfect way to enjoy some time alone and escape into deep relaxation.

Mairead x

Clean beauty… Weleda

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You Are Nature… Everything you are has its complement in nature.

You know the feeling when you are out in nature and you instantly feel more alive? No wonder. Nature is in us; we are a part of nature. We share the same origins, we grow, we thrive, we blossom, we shine.
A closer look reveals that plants and human beings have many similarities. That‘s why nothing makes us look and feel better than reconnecting with the natural world. 

You and nature – it’s a match!
At Weleda we believe that everything you are has its complement in nature. Ever wondered what your natural skincare match would be? Experience how you can balance your current skin phase and discover healthy skin – naturally. 
Book your complementary 1:1 skincare consultation with me today or if you have any questions get in touch and I will happily help!

Mairead x

Selfcare… at Christmas

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During this busy festive period, we’re often so focused on getting the correct gifts for others that we can totally forget and neglect ourselves, meaning when Christmas arrives we’re left feeling totally exhausted and lacking in energy!

Taking time to slow down and make time for yourself is vital, otherwise things past by and you miss all those little moments.

If you would love some quiet time to yourself and really in need of something to soothe those niggly aches and pains; with the added bonus of relaxation – then get in touch so I can give you advice on the best treatment suitable for you. In the meantime you can have a look to see which treatments you fancy!

Mairead x

Thoughtful Gifting… this Christmas

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Treating ourselves to an experience gives us much more fulfilment…

If you’re looking for a thoughtful experience for a friend, loved one or even for yourself this Christmas…

Then Gift Vouchers make the perfect choice – so you can come and enjoy a treatment most suited to your individual needs.  

You can find what treatments I offer on my website – https://harmonizingtherapies.co.uk/treatments/ 

Just a little reminder – my last day to offer you space away from the busiest of the festive period, to take some quiet time to yourself – is Thursday 19th December..

However, should you require Gift Vouchers – then get in touch!

Mairead

 

Monday Thought…♡

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When we are grateful for all the little things in our lives we suddenly realise how much we have. I know it is not always easy as life can be challenging. I find even taking a few minutes before bedtime, to acknowledge to myself all what I have in my life and or the small things which give me joy during the day – I then go to sleep feeling much more content!

I do have a journal which I occasionally write in, but only when it feels right to do so with no pressure, but mostly I just acknowledge what I’m grateful for. I think the important thing is doing what is right for you and not what you think you should be doing. After all it’s not meant to be a task, but rather something which you enjoy and comes naturally, as and when you feel! We are all learning what works for us!

Have a lovely week and I would love to hear if you practice gratitude and if you find it helpful.

Mairead x

Hello Autumn…

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Autumn…

What can I say –  my absolute favourite season! Magical colours with rich tones, comforting food and the opportunity to really slow things down. I move into Autumn full of enthusiasm and ready to embrace the longer nights, using this an opportunity to take care of myself and enjoy all the things I put by the way side during the summer months!

Summer can be a busy time for many, so as we shift towards Autumn our bodies are ready for this change – time to take things easier and to recharge and replenish both our body and mind. So, I can’t think of any better way to unwind and move into the new season with ease, than enjoying a treatment, allowing time to myself with no distractions! If I’m reading your mind – then get in touch!

If you have never had any form of wellbeing treatment before or would like to try something new, then I will happily discuss the most suitable treatment for your needs. In the meantime have a look at my website for the full list of treatments I offer!

Mairead x