Let me set the record straight. Following a rigid diet, contrary to popular belief, does not promote a sustainable weight loss or weight maintenance or body acceptance and instead has been linked with weight gain, emotional distress, development of eating disorders, and more! Hence the obsession with being thin and constant restrictions as a path to better health, longevity, and happiness is simply flawed. Yep, you read it right!
Yippee! My favourite month - April - is finally here. With Spring here it feels almost as if a blanket of lethargy has been magically taken off. I feel a shift happening in my energy, do you?
With this article, I want to show you that the benefits of real chocolate are real and delish! Plus I asked some of my fave health-conscious peeps in China to share mouth-watering, gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free, and dairy-free chocolate recipes.
Happy Lunar New Year! May the Piggy Year bring you OINKS of happiness, peace, and health. Over the New Year holidays, I went to Siem Reap in Cambodia and want to share my experience with you.
Now that 2018 is truly behind us and we’re in the thick of 2019, with this article I hope to provide you a few tips on how to stay afloat without drowning in the ocean of your New Year’s resolutions.
At the beginning of November I fasted for 120 hours… You may ask: “Why would you do that?”, “Are you crazy?”, “Is this healthy?” Keep reading to find out more…
To take full advantage of autumn it is important to nurture your body and mind in alignment with nature’s rhythm. Keep reading to find out what I mean.
This time, I’m posting a 7-minute VLOG instead of my usual article. This is all about earthing, also known as grounding. If you want to know what it is and know about its health benefits, then watch this short, sweet, fun, and informative video!
If you’re based in Shanghai and are ready to learn how to take excellent care of your mind and body then keep reading…
This post is all about Health Boundaries - while you might think boundaries are just a bunch of annoying rules you couldn’t be further from the truth. Boundaries are as unique as every individual and they grow and expand to serve us.
If summer for you is about food and socialising then these three delicious, simple and light recipes will help you savour not only the flavours of summer but also the time you spend with friends.
In this post I share my TOP ways to stay sane despite feeling like a crushed sardine in a tin can
Today I’m sharing 2 drool-worthy primal birthday cake recipes. Click on the post and be transported to healthy sweet cake heaven!
In this article, I explore the WHYs behind cravings. Can you relate to the unproductive habit of overeating, aka eating too much food?... then continue reading
I hope you are all having a great week! Today’s post is all about my morning routine, which I seriously LOVE not only because I’m a morning person, but also because it helps me start the day on the right note. This chilled and stress-free routine puts me in the right frame of mind.
I am finally so happy to announce the launch of my first ever cosmetic product… Nature’s Bite lip gloss.
This blog post is about your relationship with SELF, FRIENDS, SOULMATES and DATES!
If you haven’t gotten on the sweet potato bandwagon already, you might want to start with these simple recipes!
This article is my interpretation of the knowledge gained from the lecture on the complexities of the good life.
This article is a light-hearted and fun introduction to essential oils (EOs). If you are interested in improving your physical, mental, emotional wellness or just love smelling beautiful then keep on reading!
Going grain free around 3 years ago changed my life. Migraines, after meal bloating, afternoon sleepiness, brain fog, and sugar cravings are all gone… YAY! You might ask, “Why did my body rebel against GRAINS?”... keep reading to find out!
If you are interested in boosting your energy and productivity during the day and increasing your melatonin production for a better sleep, then this article is definitely for you. Enjoy!
Beets & chocolate - the Yin & Yang of flavours, the sweet and the bitter. Best desserts are all about contrasting flavours and textures and the combination of beets and chocolate gives you just that.
A SHANGHAI GUIDE TO STRENGTH AND FOCUS
Since the heat of summer is finally here and with it the abundance of fresh strawberries, blackberries, gooseberries, and blueberries, this post is all about berry ice cream.
I don’t know about you, but my iPhone with all the notifications and messages from social media often reminds me of Shanghai’s People Square Station during rush hour. That being said......
There is something incredibly romantic about cooking with your partner.
In the process of becoming a ‘Shanghai’ Hippie one of the hardest things was ditching all synthetic perfumes and toxic make-up products. I became my own experimental guinea pig.
Here are two ideas for tasty and quick weeknight dinners the whole family will enjoy.