From the author of ‘Pause, Pause Every Day, Sleep Meditations an Morning Meditations,’ Danielle North.
Walking meditation, also known as Kinhin meditation, is widely practiced in many forms of Buddhism, blending the physical experience of walking with the focused mindfulness of a meditative state. This can be done anywhere, from a few steps at home to a short walk on a bustling street, or a longer hike in the countryside.
Danielle North’s Walking Meditations will guide you through the process of finding inner peace while on the move, with a selection of meditations for every season, long and short walks in both a natural and an urban setting, and meditations for creativity, calm and focus. It includes:
- 10-minute mood boost
- Coming off auto-pilot
- Walking with your senses
- Extended meditations for every season
LEARN TO LET GO: A GUIDED JOURNAL
By Bestselling author of ‘The Power of Letting Go’ John Purkiss
If you learn to let go, your life will take off.
How is negative thinking affecting your success? Are you holding on to a story about your life? Are you allowing judgement and pain to weigh you down?
Learn to let go and turn your dreams into reality with this beautifully illustrated, guided journal with exercises from the bestselling author of ‘The Power of Letting Go’. Learn how to stay present, let go of the thoughts that keep you stuck, and tune into something far more intelligent than your brain using the creative exercises, writing prompts and techniques in this journal – and start living a life of freedom and success.
John Purkiss began his career in banking and management consultancy, in London and Chicago, and worked in sales and marketing in the UK and Continental Europe. John then learned to meditate, which made his intuition much stronger and enabled him to move into executive search.
Available from: octopusbooks.co.uk
SHILAJIT: THE AYURVEDIC ADAPTOGEN FOR ANTI-AGING AND IMMUNE POWER
By Wolfgang Windmann, Ph.D.
Known as the “black gold of the Himalayas,” Shilajit, or mumijo, is a traditional Ayurvedic remedy little known in the Western world. In this practical guide, Wolfgang Windmann, Ph.D., explores how to use Shilajit for a strong immune system, enhanced cognitive performance, protection from toxic stress, healing inflammation, and anti-aging benefits. Some researchers believe Shilajit may prevent or slow the progression of Alzheimer’s.
Along with revealing the long standing tradition of Shilajit, Windmann also presents scientific analysis of the many cellprotecting, antioxidant, and vitalizing compounds found in Shilajit an even recommends dosages and its combination with other health supplements. The book reveals Windmann’s deep knowledge of the properties of this fascinating substance, based on almost thirty years of experience and his background in natural science and pharmacy.
Available from: Inner Traditions (https://www.innertraditions.com/books/shilajit)
THE HEALING WORKBOOK
By Amanda Maples
This is a profound and insightful tool for anyone seeking healing and transformation from past trauma. With compassion and expertise, Maples guides readers on a journey of selfdiscovery and self-healing.
The workbook is thoughtfully structured, providing a step-by step process that gently encourages reflection and understanding of one’s own experiences.
Inside the book, you will find:
- A relaxed and supportive approach, allowing you to calmly complete the exercises at your own pace
- A hands-on attitude towards understanding your trauma, offering a wealth of tips and advice for working through your worries
- Clear and actionable advice on making lifestyle changes to support and improve your mental well-being
- Exercises grounded in researchsupported CBT techniques
The Healing Workbook is an invaluable resource that provides support, guidance, and validation to those navigating the complex path of healing from trauma to be used on its own or alongside therapy.
Summersdale Publishers: 8 June 2023, priced £12.99, ISBN: 978 1 80007 768 3
THE YOGA BOX: 50 ASANA CARDS TO PERFECT YOUR POSES
Use yoga to relax, improve your flexibility, focus your mind and connect with your spiritual side just by gently easing your body into poses that boost your physical and mental wellbeing. With 50 poses to choose from and guidance on how to select the poses that suit your needs and how to move between them smoothly, as well as relaxing breathing exercises and meditative mantras that help you inhabit your body, The Yoga Box will help you incorporate yoga into your life as a daily practice, a warm-up, or just a moment of relaxation.
Whether you want to include a pose or two in your morning routine or want to combine the poses into a custom flow that’s uniquely yours, The Yoga Box will help you find the poses you need to stretch your body and support your spirit.
The Wellbeing Journal has been thoughtfully crafted and designed to improve your mental wellbeing by providing a space for you to mentally unwind and reflect. The Journal enables you to be creative and reflect on your life which can be both powerful and positive. Journaling has been known to improve mental health and this book will aid you in doing this.
Many of the pages are aimed to develop self-awareness, relaxation and help in improving your mental wellbeing. There is plenty of free space throughout the journal for you to elaborate on or if you do not have enough space for one day of journaling, you can use this space to continue.
✓ Mood Tracker
✓ Mindfulness Activities
✓ Daily Gratitude
✓ Inspirational Quotes
✓ Cognitive-Behavioural Worksheets
DREAMI SLEEP MASK IN CHAMPAGNE (£59.95)
DREAMI Silk Sleep Eye Masks and Pillowcases are beautifully designed, handmade, crafted from silk, and gentle on your skin. If you add these luxurious items to your beauty sleep routine, you’ll protect your skin from the lines that can form – those pesky signs of premature aging can be put at bay with such decadence!
Velcro adjustable to get the perfect fit.
Colour: Champagne (also available in several other colours)
Size: Adult One-Size
Fabric: 100% 22-Momme 6A Grade Mulberry Silk
Certification: Oeko-Tex® Certified: Safe, Eco-Friendly And Non-Toxic
Price: Sleep Eye Mask £59.95
GREEN PEOPLE RAISES THE BAR WITH THE LAUNCH OF 3 NEW SHAMPOO BARS
Presented in plastic-free packaging, these dry, concentrated version of liquid shampoo bars are rich in high performance key actives and nourishing plant oils to promote clean, strong hair and a healthy, balanced scalp, without the need for conditioner. A waterless way to cleanse the hair, the trio of travel friendly bars are a zero waste hair care product perfect for those who wish to reduce their impact on the planet. Whilst smaller in size than a liquid shampoo, they offer just as much value – a 50g Green People shampoo bar equates to 250ml of liquid shampoo or on average 60 washes.
- Scent Free Shampoo Bar – for those prone to sensitivities – deeply conditioning properties of Babassu, Pracaxi and Bisabolol to fight frizz and strengthen hair.
- Citrus & Ginger Shampoo Bar – conditioning properties of Babassu, Pracaxi and Bisabolol and infused with a light citrus aroma for frizz fighting and a healthy shine.
- Eucalyptus & Mint Shampoo Bar – mint scented and properties of Celery Seed Extract, keeps hair fresh and scalps calm Best for itchy and flaky scalps.
Available from www.greenpeople.co.uk
Price: £16.00 (50g) each
SALT OF THE EARTH: 100% NATURAL DEODORANTS
Finding the right deodorant can be tricky, but the new refillable stick deos from Salt of the Earth ticks many – if not all – of your requirements:
- A formulation that delivers results without using pore blocking ingredients
- 100% certified natural by COSMOS
- Certified Vegan by the Vegan Society
- Beautifully fragranced without being overpowering
- Buy once and then purchase zero waste refills (RRP £8.90 for 75g refill)
- This deo stick itself (without packaging) is 75g while many competitor brands offer refills of 40g; great value for money
- Made in Hampshire, UK, by a family-owned, independent business
- Salt of the Earth has been creating natural deodorant formulations since 1993 and is one of the biggest brands in this category in the UK and Europe
Try the Ocean & Coconut for a fresh and unisex fragrance with ocean notes blended with a touch of melon, citrus and coconut – or opt for the Neroli & Orange Blossom, fragranced with top notes of orange and lime and base notes of neroli.
Available from https://saltoftheearthnatural.com/ and many local health food stores. Price: £9.99
NURSE JAMIE NUVIBE RX AMETHYST MASSAGING BEAUTY ROLLER
Nurse Jamie’s innovative products are VIP favourites amongst A-list celebrities including Jessica Alba, Kate Hudson and Reese Witherspoon (plus many more!). Nurse Jamie’s innovative skin care and game-changing beauty gadgets work to stimulate cell health and help diminish depth of lines.
Promising to refresh your skin and restore a youthful look, Nurse Jamie’s NuVibe RX Amethyst Massaging Beauty Tool is the jewel in the crown of any age-defying skin regime. Utilising sonic vibration, these sleek, slimline tool stars an amethyst stone head which vibrates at 6,000 pulses per minute to soften the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles to promote a more radiant, toned complexion. Press and glide the tool around the eyes, nose, mouth, cheeks, jawline and neck for swift results.
TRANSFORMATIVE SAUNDARYA NIGHT CREAM
Brand New from Luxury Indian Ayurvedic beauty brand, Forest Essentials
Promising to be the ultimate product in skin and cell renewal, this age-defying cream was launched in the UK on the 8th March.
Crafted with the purest and most effective nourishers, natural antioxidants and high performance rejuvenators, the transformative cream is immersed in an exceptionally rich Ayurvedic serum, made with 24 Karat Gold. Hand-poured into each jar, the serum helps create a restorative hydration surge to moisturise skin, improving elasticity and firmness. With such a rich blend of superior, naturally sourced herbs and activators, the Soundarya Night Cream works to target the seven signs of ageing.
Available in Forest Essentials’ Covent Garden store (28 James St, London, WC2E 8PA) or
Retail Price: £96
MUNCHY SEEDS – DELICIOUS AND HEALTHY SNACK ON THE GO IN AS LITTLE AS 75P
Munchy Seeds has a flavour to suit all tastes; its sweet and savoury snack packs come in five tasty combos Mega Omega, Mild Chilli, Honey Roasted, Salted Caramel and Warm Cinnamon. Each pack contains a mix of vegan or vegetarian roasted pumpkin and sunflower seeds that are great as a snack or sprinkled over a freshly prepared meal for added texture and nutrition. Packed full of fibre and containing more than 6g of protein in each pack, these flavourful snack packs are a quick and easy way to add more nutrients to your diet.
- Suitable for Vegetarians & Coeliacs
- A source of Protein & Vitamin E in every portion
- No artificial colourings, flavourings and preservatives
Available on Ocado, Amazon and online from https://www.munchyseeds.co.uk/
Retail price: starts from just 75p per snack pack or £5 for the full range snack packs.
ERBOLOGY’S 100% ORGANIC CEREMONIAL MATCHA (£15.99, 40G)
Online wellness shop Erbology celebrates the power of plants and food as a form of preventive medicine. The brands ceremonial grade Matcha is grown sustainable by small farmers near Kyoto, Japan. Ceremonial grade matcha is the highest grade of matcha tea, traditionally used in Japanese Tea Ceremonies, an elaborate ritual in which the host treats their guests to the finest quality matcha.
Matcha is well-known for its impressive health benefits. It contains catechins, which fight free radicals and oxidative stress. This grassy, almost creamy, matcha also contains naturally occurring l-theanine, a nonprotein amino acid which has shown promise in reducing stress related symptoms. Matcha makes an excellent alternative to coffee. It provides a similar boost of energy without giving you the ‘jitters’ or an upset stomach.
100% plant-based. Gluten-free. No additives. Certified organic and nonGMO.
RUCKAS 14L BACKPACK
Carry Light and Smart
From the urban carry experts, Chrome Industries, the new Ruckas 14L backpack is all about access. Easily get to your gear through the side or top with it’s 3/4 length main zipper. This is a small bag that could hold daily essentials and would look good around town or in the office or on a day hike. Stow the daily essentials, and be ready for the day.
- Lightweight, easy access backpack
- Expandable, gusseted water bottle pocket
- Ergonomic adjustabe shoulder strap design
- Made from recycled materials – PFC free and hardwearing 900 denier
- Padded pocket fits up to a 13″, actual size:13.75″ X 10″
- Three hues: Oil Green, understated Natural Stone or Classic Black.
- Price: £90
All Chrome Bags carry a lifetime warranty for any material or workmanship defects. Can be found at selected specialist retailers across the UK.
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