Veggie of the Week

Lavender as an Anti-depressant?

What is Lavender? This shrubby member of the mint family has been used for centuries for its odour-masking scent and health properties. Used in the public baths by Greeks and Romans, the word lavender is derived from the Latin word lavare, or to wash. The essential oils and the dried flowers are most often used, but occasionally lavender is used…

Happiness Health

Why Insomnia Makes me a Better Therapist

8 Steps to Cure Your Insomnia For years I have suffered with insomnia. Many sleepless nights, or nights of lying awake for hours, just to fall asleep a half an hour before the alarm was due to go off. When I was a toddler, my mother would sneak upstairs to check on me while I was sleeping. Having been such…