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Braving the Cold: 5 Reasons to Get Outside this Winter

The cold is no excuse to hibernate. Here’s why you should get going and enjoy the great outdoors. Up the Exercise. If you are active outdoors the rest of the year but take winter “off” you are missing out. This is because the cold weather makes your body work harder to warm itself so activities

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5 Natural Ways to Boost Your Mood and Energy Levels

The days are short, dark and cold, its winter and all you want to do is curl up in front of a fire, veg out and wait for summer. We get it. But notice how the more you do that, the more you need to do that? Vegging out is good for you on occasion,

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Our Favourite House Plants for Cleaner Air

  It’s no secret that pollutants are everywhere, but did you know they are also inside your home? No matter what you do, you can always find something in your air. Whether you or a family member smoke indoors, use chemical cleaning products, cook, or even simply open the windows now and then, the air

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5 Resolutions For A More Natural New Year

If you are looking to live a more natural life – for yourself, your family and the planet – here are some simple resolutions to make for 2017. 1. Use less plastic. Plastic items are so convenient and are pretty much everywhere you turn. From food containers to kids toys, toothbrushes to shopping bags, there are

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The Holiday Season: Entertaining with Pets

The holidays are a merry time filled with get-togethers, food, decorations and gifts. And while all these things are great, they can lead to confusion with your pet. In order to get the most out of the holiday season for yourself and your pet, here are some points to consider.   Watch for signs of

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Holiday Gift Guide, Pet Edition

Wanting to spoil your furry family members this holiday season? Look no further than this gift guide. We highlight 5 gifts every pet is sure to love. 1. Toys. Every pet deserves a good toy to cuddle and play with. Toys help calm pets, keep them busy and offer mental stimulation. You don’t have to go

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Nature’s Aid Gift Guide: 10 of our favourite products

For those who love nature, all things natural, and giving back this list is for you! There are so many amazing companies out there trying to make a difference – for people, animals and the planet. Not only will the gifts on this list bring joy to those who receive them, but will also make

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Winter Hair Care: 5 tips to keep your hair hydrated and healthy

The cold, the wind, the snow and freezing rain… none of these are good for your hair. The good news is, with 5 simple tips, you can avoid months of ‘bad hair days’. 1. Visit a stylist for a winter cut. Not only will this get rid of any split ends and help promote healthy

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Gourds of Goodness: Health Benefits of Winter Squash

You admire them, use them for décor, but do you cook with them? Winter squash – pumpkin, butternut, acorn, spaghetti, delicata, and kabocha – offer so much more than a pretty, if slightly misshapen, exterior. 5 reasons why winter squash should be added to your meal plan 1. Carotenoids are plant pigments responsible for the

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Natural Remedies for Coughs, Colds and Flu

Tis’ the season of sharing, and no matter how hard you try to prevent it, germs will be passed around. Colds and flu are never fun, but they are especially trying over the holiday season. There is too much cooking, cleaning and shopping to accomplish, not to mention all the gatherings with friends, family and

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