Do you remember that movie from the 90s: The Crow? Although I haven’t seen it for many years, I remember some passages well and I will possibly watch it again soon. And what do The Crow and Yoga have to do with each other? Well, nothing, except in my cinephile imagination, but Crow is also… Read More Yoga Teacher’s Course: The Crow!
Ana Remelgado is a Naturopath who also works with the Anura Method. I was recommended Ana some time ago to assist me with internal struggles that I was having at the time. I had a consultation with Ana and I was extremely satisfied with the positive and efficient result. Today I would like to share with… Read More Interview with Naturopath Ana Remelgado
The first day of the Course was great! Getting to know everybody, doing a general Yoga sequence in the morning, being in this paradisiac island by the sea and being served delicious vegetarian meals all day. What else can one want? The second day though, it was very hard on me. I was totally depleted… Read More Yoga Teacher’s Course: Beginning!
Master Iain Armstrong is the heart behind Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat in Pai, Thailand. He and his wife founded the Retreat in 2007 in this magical location where Master Iain lives and teaches. Master Iain Armstrong has over 35 years experience in Kung Fu. He was trained by Grand Master Tan Soh Tin in… Read More Interview with Kung Fu Master Iain Armstrong
I wrote this post shortly after I visited Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat for the first time: I could’ve never imagined as I walked into Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat in Pai how those days, merely 8 days in a Qi Gong and Meditation Retreat, would change my life forever! It is hard to describe… Read More My Week at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat
Earlier this year, I shared this post for the Oscars Ceremony: Following last year’s article on What do the Oscar Nominees Smell Like, this year I bring you once again the same subject as the oscar race is counting down. We had remarkable presences last year and some repeat the nomination again. This year one… Read More Oscars 2018: and the Oil goes to…
Meditation will allow you to get from a place of scarcity – so common in the modern societies we live in – to a place of abundance where you feel infinity. If you read my post How Meditation is Changing My Life, you are probably wondering how can you improve your concentration during the meditation practices… Read More 7 Essential Oils for Meditation
My journey with meditation begun a few years ago. Working at a job I didn’t like and having an unfulfilling daily life was quite tuff and I found in meditation the refugee that I needed. I started with what is still to this day my favourite way to meditate: the Boho Beautiful Guided Meditations. Meditation… Read More How Meditation is changing my life
Jet Lag is something that whoever took a plane for faraway places has most likely experienced. Some of the jet lag symptoms are fatigue, dizziness, somnolence or indigestion. The circadian cycle takes 24h and it’s influenced by the perception of light. When night falls, we receive less light and therefore we produce less melatonin, the… Read More How to Avoid Jet Lag
In the beginning of the year, I wrote this post: Cinema makes us dream and it makes us travel without leaving the place which makes it – therefore – an inspirational resource as I referred in How To Deal With Fear! More than the language, it’s often through art that human being better expresses! As… Read More One Movie a Month
Skin at Heart has the pleasure to interview Filipa Galvão, a physioterapist with a wide experience. Throughout her career, Filipa has treated all kinds of muscular problems, especially in athletes. In this interview, we will understand better the role of physiotherapy in wellbeing. 1 – What are the main issues that you usually treat? What are… Read More Interview with Physiotherapist Filipa Galvão
Skin at Heart has the pleasure to interview Sofia Vieira, the creator of VeganCare, a portuguese brand of natural products, whose Olive&Rose hand cream I’m a huge fan! I mentioned some of my favourite VeganCare products in this video. In this exclusive interview, Sofia Vieira tells us about the concept of the brand and the news that are… Read More Interview with Entrepreneur Sofia Vieira, founder of VeganCare
Andrea Heller is a great friend of mine. For many years she suffered with sugar addiction. This year, Andrea decided to change her life when she saw her health deteriorating. She decided to quit sugar once and for all. Sugar is so common that it’s still a taboo. For that reason, Andrea’s path was not easy… Read More Interview with Andrea Heller on Sugar Addiction
I would like to praise the information that Anthony Robbins presents in this book and share some of those points here. Awaken the Giant Within is a self-development book, extremely well written and, above all, very practical, inspiring the reader to take action now! Robbins explains why – most of the people – has the giant… Read More Awaken the Giant Within
If you read How A Gratitude Journal Changed My Life, you must be wondering how you can implement gratitude in Your daily life. Here are three easy suggestions: 1 – Start a Gratitude Journal where each day you write at least one thing that you felt grateful for. As you get more and more into… Read More 3 Easy steps to implement Gratitude in your life
In the beginning of 2017, I started a Gratitude Journal! Now that the year is coming to an end, I will share how did it go for me and why a Gratitude Journal is something everybody should have. First of all, I realized that you can’t be grateful and upset at the same time. The… Read More How a Gratitude Journal changed my life
– Free Water Water in Norway is free for everybody! The land of the fjords does have a lot of rain and amazing glaciers. The quality of the water is so high that I come to miss its flavour when I travel. Water is life so being in a country where the water is free is… Read More 6 Beautiful things I’ve learned in Norway
My good friend Ihuaku Ndukwe is a psychiatrist who currently works in Norway. She will give us a quick overview on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and why Aromatherapy can be effective. I have addressed this issue in an earlier post, thanks to the tips this dear friend and excellent professional gave me on the subject. 1… Read More Interview with Psychiatrist Ihuaku Ndukwe
First of all I would like to thank Katie Bressack for putting together this amazing interview series: Happy Healthy Hormones. All the women that Katie has interviewed (including Katie herself) are brave for sharing their stories and experience with all of us and what has led them to explore Women’s Health and Hormone Balancing. The… Read More Happy Healthy Hormones
Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself is one of the best books I’ve ever read. This book made quite an impression on me as you can watch in this video! Dr. Joe Dispenza begins by describing quantum physics and it is indeed curious that even though we know that all that surrounds us (including what… Read More Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself
I have previously addressed emotional eating and how can essential oils assist in letting go of those patterns. I also shared a few recipes with essential oils that may help with food craving and weight loss! Today I would like to share the videos from Dr. Susan Peirce Thompson that I’ve just discovered and that… Read More The Relationship with Food!
The recipes used to treat the skin and the environment of Chica, from Chica’s Story are: Ingredients: Oregano Lemon doTERRA On Guard Lavender doTERRA fractionated coconut oil Note: all the oils used to treat Chica were doTERRA. It is important that you chose a brand of essential oils that you trust and that has quality,… Read More Recipes to Treat Pets Allergies
“Hi: I’m Chica! When I was still very young I started to have a lot of problems all over my body: pimples that would become wounds, paws would swell and they would become red and that was uncomfortable and made me feel pain. I had to do some exams to see what was going on… Read More Chica’s Story: how essential oils helped a dog with skin allergy!
With summertime a lot of us enjoy vacation time and packing for travelling may be a bit challenging. When it comes to essential oils, I have selected a few essentials of my own. Even though I usually carry more than these to give out to the “friends along the way” while travelling, the ones I… Read More Travel Basics Essential Oils
I was at doTERRA Europe Convention that took place in Amsterdam at the RAI Conference Center. It was my first time in this type of events and I didn’t know exactly what to expect. I can say that it has not only reached but overflowed the expectations. It was a brilliant Convention with lots of useful… Read More doTERRA Convention 2017
Skin at Heart had the pleasure to interview Jessica Deggerone, a naturologist who works in Sao Paulo, Brazil and has a wide experience with essential oils and aromatherapy. 1 – How did your contact with essential oils started? My first contact with essential oils was during my graduation in Naturology and, since then, the love… Read More Interview with Naturopath Jessica Deggerone
What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? Cognitive behavioral therapy is a goal oriented psychotherapy treatment that focus on practical behaviors to solve the issues it addresses. The aim is to change thought patterns and therefore behaviors that are under the person’s life needs. This embraces a wide variety of emotional situations such addictions, phobias, anxiety, depression, difficulty sleeping or relationship challenges, just to name… Read More Aromatherapy & Psychology
I wrote this post last year, following the Food Revolution Summit that I attended. In the last days it was the worldwide online event Food Revolution Summit. This event is hosted by John & Ocean Robbins, curiously, son and grandson of the founder of the ice-cream brand Baskin Robbins, but that now dedicate themselves sharing… Read More Food Revolution Summit
1 – Emotional Relief Ingredients: Bottle of your favorite essential oil for emotional eating Diffuser To get the best out of the emotional benefits of essential oils for emotional eating the best way is to smell them. You can either hold the bottle of the essential oil to your nose and deeply inhale the aroma… Read More Recipes for Emotional Eating, Diet & Weight Loss
If you – like most of us – suffer from emotional eating, even if it’s occasionally, here are the top oils that can assist you and how to use them. To read more what’s behind emotional eating, read this post. Note: most of these essential oils are fit to ingest, so be aware of the quality of the… Read More 9 Essential Oils for Emotional Eating & Diet