Spring Revitalization Cleanse

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Spring, the time of renewal and rebirth is the perfect time to complete a gentle, nourishing cleanse.

Winter sees us head indoors, and stay indoors; we rug up and hide under layers of winter woolies. Our body’s needs change and we find ourselves turning to heavier, more dense meals to ground us and insulate us as the days get colder. Winter is the time for deep rest; just like bears hibernate, we too turn inwards, our energy drops and we slow down. We need this time to allow our bodies, and our spirits, to rest and rebuild their strength and their energy.

As spring rolls around, our energy starts to lift, and we get the urge to shake off the heaviness of the past winter, in preparation for the aliveness of summer. Undertaking a cleanse at this time helps to support this process on an energetic level. It’s like an old house that has been shut up for the winter. Once the spring tenants move in, they’ll fling open the doors and windows and get to work clearing out all the gunk that’s crept in and settled over the colder months. Once that clearing is complete, the house feels new again; ready for the fun of the next 6 months.

Spring cleansing helps you leave winter in the past, and prepares you for the light, the excitement, the fun and the joy of summer. You know the feeling you get when you have the first hot day of the season – that Oh shit, I’m going to be in a bikini real soon! feeling. This is the last thing you want to do at this time, due to the heavy, sludge-like energy that builds up over winter! A cleanse now can help banish that feeling; it will take a load off your body, and allow your systems and organs time and space to refresh and replenish. This in turn means energy will flow more easily through you, your digestion improves, your metabolism forces up, your eyes sparkle and you feel just gosh-darn amazing!

I am running a 3 week, oh-so-simple-yet-deeply-effective spring cleanse this November to help support you in shaping off winter and leaping heart-first into summer. I’m really excited to share this with you, and to journey with you over these 3 weeks. I know there’s some stale energy I want to shake off so I can be as big as a vibrant as I want to be this summer, and I’m sure you feel the same!

Now, before you freak out and write this off as Just another one of those cleanses, let me assure you, this cleanse is different.

  • No juice fasting, powdered shakes, pills or potions
  • No shoving a hose up your butt to flush you out
  • No weird or expensive food, or excessively restrictive meal plans
  • No crazy exercise
  • No selfies of my (or your!) abs, butts or boobs on Instagram #dontnobodywanttoseethat

Just real food, powerful energetic practises and personal insights.

I’m running an in-person option for those of you in Sydney, as well as an on-line option for those who live elsewhere – no matter where you are, we’ve got you covered.

You can check out all the juicy details right on over >> HERE <<

I can’t wait to get started, and I hope you’ll be joining me

My Favourite Homemade Body Scrubs

 

My Favourite Homemade Body Scrubs

I love getting in the shower and buffing my skin with a natural, homemade body scrub, so today I wanted to share 2 of my favourite recipes with you.

Spring is well and truly upon us here in Sydney; we’ve had some absolutely glorious beach days, and using these scrubs ensures my skin is sun ready and delicious. I swear they help me tan better too!

So here they are; my 2 favourite body scrubs. I hope you’ll use them and love them as much as I do!

Simple Sugar Scrub

  • 1/2 cup sugar (white or brown)
  • 1/2 cup oil (olive oil/coconut oil)
  • Your fave essential oils (start with 3-6 drops and add more from there

Coffee and Coconut Scrub

  • 1 C Ground Coffee
  • 1 C Sugar or Salt
  • 1/2 – 1 C Organic Coconut Oil (melted)

Why coffee? Coffee is fabulous for increasing circulation, can help reduce the appearance of cellulite, and does wonders for mental alertness

No need to buy the coffee – I get mine from my local cafe – they simply keep their old grinds from the day, and give them to me instead of throwing them out! Ask if yours will do the same for you, or, if you have your own coffee machine, just use the grinds once you’ve done making your morning brew.

For both recipes, simply mix all the ingredients together and store in an airtight container.

There’s no rues when it comes to making your own body scrubs. Now you have the basic idea, play around with any ingredients you like, and see what you come up with. I’d love to hear about your creations, so please share them in the comments below.

Happy scrubbing!