Posts tagged green living
How Hiring A Health Coach Can Help Get Your Health Back On Track In 2017!

Make A New Years Goal To Improve Your Health

Looking after your health is one of the most important things you can do, but why is it so hard for so many? We all come up with excuses as to why we don't have time to exercise, don't have the money to buy healthy, organic food or justify the need to have a glass or two of wine at the end of a stressful work day. People forget it's the little things you do every day which affect your long-term health. The New Year is a perfect time to re-assess your health goals and make a plan to achieve those goals. Whether you live in and around Amsterdam or anywhere else in the world, Helen can help you to get your health back on track! Helen encourages small maintainable changes to your lifestyle that do not take much effort to achieve and are therefore easier to continue for the future.

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INFNTI AMSTERDAM: Leggings for every occasion by Funky Simplicity

INFNTI  - 'Where yoga meets fashion'

My favourite yoga and lifestyle store INFNTI in Amsterdam has recently started stocking a new brand of activewear by Funky Simplicity . I recently went to view the range and loved the range of patterns and designs! They are great for any occasion, be it relaxing in your comfy sweater at home, your weekly yoga class, brunch date with your friends or even a night out in the city. Here are some pics of some of the styles and different ways you can wear them. 

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The Kokedama Craze! My Sunday workshop in Amsterdam.

My Sunday afternoon was spent learning about and making my own Kokedama. The workshop was taught by the entertaining and informative Mahalia and Sirus from 'We Smell The Rain', a local design studio specialising in crafted greenery.  The Hoxton Hotel on the Herengracht hosted the workshop in their lovely apartment setting. It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience and a great activity to do with friends or maybe get someone as a birthday gift.

So what is Kokedama?

Kokedama is a Japanese tradition and literally means 'moss ball'. It is a variant of the Japanese Bonsai and have become somewhat 'trendy' as indoor plants and are a favourite with interior designers and in eco friendly offices and working spaces. They are also great for those of us living in city apartments and have no garden or outdoor area at home. 

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