A Year of Wellness – The home front

From plastic oceans to record air pollution, the headlines would have us believe that we’re on course to leave this planet in a bit of a mess. Eminé Rushton believes that there’s still hope – and that our homes are the best...

Natural wisdom with Lea Tierney

Lea Tierney is co-founder and chief maker at Rosemary & Robert Chocolate, producing artisanal products from highest grade cacao, wrapped without plastic and sold only in small independent outlets and online. What one piece of seasonal wisdom helps you in...

A Year of Wellness – The laws of energy

It’s not as simple as ‘sleep more’ – when it comes to energy, there’s a lot going on beneath the surface. Eminé Rushton looks into the sapping effect of stress and how we can help ourselves restore the spring into our...

A Year of Wellness – The Truth About Stress

Eminé Rushton gets real about the serious health dangers of sustained stress  – and suggests how to bring essential balance back into our busy lives. In 2016 the World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Burden of Disease Survey estimated that by the year...

Natural wisdom with Sophie Parker

Sophie Parker is the founder of Betony and Sage, creating organic scented candles, incense, room mists and smudge sticks to keep your spaces (rooms and head…) naturally clear and fresh. Sophie is a keen environmental conservationist, passionate about the natural...

How to age naturally

What does it mean to embrace the passage of time – gently, holistically and positively? asks Eminé Rushton. Ageing – as natural as breathing. So, why do we strive so very hard to stymie the passage of time? The Western take on...

Restore Your Feminine Wellness

:: SPONSORED CONTENT :: As a result of childbirth, and the natural aging process, experiencing looseness, dryness, and other symptoms in your vaginal area is common. The side effects of which can be diminished physical sensation during intercourse and urinary incontinence. Stress incontinence (releasing...

Pillow Talk

We are all born knowing how to do it, but can get worse at it as we age – Eminé Rushton takes a look at the all-important function of sleep and how to improve it We’ve all been there, desperate...

A Year of Wellness: Combatting colds

Don’t let continual coughs, colds, splutters and sniffles derail your child’s health (and the family’s equilibrium) this winter – it’s time to introduce some naturally bolstering remedies We rarely feel prepared for it – one moment we are caught in late...

Natural wisdom with Jennifer Cockcroft

Blogger, crafter and maker, Jennifer Cockcroft, focuses on creating Everyday Creative Moments – bringing brightness into every day (and especially in autumn) What one piece of seasonal wisdom helps you in autumn? Autumn feels very much a turning point in the...

Natural wisdom with Ali Roff

Ali Roff is co-founder of The Remedy Retreats with her husband James Farrar. Combining Eastern yoga and mindfulness with her degree in psychology, she aims to create a safe retreat space to rest, de-stress and improve physical and mental wellness....

A Year of Wellness September: Back to nature

The human skeleton evolved to spend days wandering over the land looking for food, not peering down at a smart phone – or even sitting in a chair. Eminé Rushton advises how to safeguard your spine from modern life. Our...

Wellbeing Wisdom from Pip Lawrence

Pip Lawrence, the founder of Maidstone-based personal training company, Day One Wellness, shares her feel good favourites What one piece of wellbeing wisdom helps you most? I love active commuting – whether you park your car a little further away,...

Face off winter

Treat your skin – and yourself – to regular, renewing masks says Josephine Fairley “There is a huge amount to be said for the TLC a face mask delivers to our busy souls” As friends, family (and my old teachers)...

Natural wisdom with Ella Carey

Ella Carey is a qualified Natural Nutritionist, a certified GAPS Practitioner and qualified Kinesiologist, who runs Full Spectrum Health. What one piece of seasonal wisdom helps you in August? This time of year is a favourite for foraging, so many delights can be found...

Skin Care

There is a lot more to our complexions than meets the eye. Our wellbeing editor, Eminé Rushton, tackles holistic skin health, from the inside-out Skin has always fascinated me. I think that’s why I circuitously made my way from beauty...

Taking a moment

Wellbeing and beauty editor Eminé Rushton, tells us about her own beauty routine Do you have a beauty regime? I do a little skin ritual when I wake up and before I go to bed. My routine is all-natural; I...

Small is Beautiful

Josephine Fairley – a chronic over packer – rejoices in the beauty of travel mini kits. While I have every admiration for light travellers, I am personally incapable of going anywhere with less luggage than someone embarking on The Grand Tour....

Natural Protection

These days it can feel as though you need a PhD in biochemistry to navigate the suncream shelves. Wellbeing editor, Eminé Rushton, breaks down what the labels mean, and how to keep skin safe, naturally. My skin has always been...

Natural Wisdom with Lucy Parker

We chat to Lucy Parker, co-founder of Flow Tunbridge Wells – a holistic wellbeing haven that offers yoga, osteopathy, sports massage, therapies, workshops, courses and retreats. What one piece of seasonal wisdom helps you in summer? Taking a walk in the...

Come on, you beauty!

Don’t miss out on the mini treatments and other beauty bounty at the Fenwick Beauty Hub at Wealden Times Midsummer Fair

Gut Instinct

Wondering exactly what your microbiome is – and why you should be worrying about it? Eminé Rushton explores the crucial link between a happy gut and a healthy body and mind

Natural Wisdom with Lauren Barber

Lauren Barber is a yoga and meditation teacher and writer who lives in Hildenborough with her husband and dog Pickle. When she isn’t teaching a class at Kingdom in Penshurst, she loves walking in the local countryside, meditating in her...

A Gentle Cleanse

The last thing our bodies need when it’s still cool and damp is a brutal detox with raw food that is hard to digest, much better work in harmony with your body and the season says Eminé Rushton

The Big Mind & Body Spring Clean

Our bodies are pre-programmed to spring clean themselves if we let them, as Julie Simpson explains...

Scrub away winter

They say a summer body is made in winter, so if you’re currently hiding that winter skin behind the 80-denier now is the time to start prepping. With this in mind, we’ve been incorporating LouLouBelle London’s Mango & Lime Himalayan...

Get fit in three months – Month Three: Home Workout

It’s the third and final month of our get-fit-for-spring programme. This month we up the effort that little bit more and make another nutritional tweak. Keep going!

Nature’s Bounty

We chat beauty regimes with makeup artist and co-founder of Votary skincare Arabella Preston

Get fit in three months – Month Two: Home Workout

Personal trainer and nutritionist Sarah-Jane Holt has developed a fitness programme especially for our readers. This month she increases the fitness sessions from two to three sessions a week to ensure that you’ll feel fit and fabulous in three months....

New Year’s Resolutions

Alison Derrick of BeeInspired Natural Skincare shares her beauty secrets

Get fit in three months – month one: Home Workout

Personal trainer and nutritionist Sarah-Jane Holt has developed a fitness programme especially for us. Starting with two weekly sessions in month one and building to three sessions over months 2 and 3 we promise it’ll help you feel fit and...

DIY Beauty – Argan eye serum

Natural skincare and fragrance expert Karen Gilbert shares her recipe for Argan eye serum

DIY Beauty – Chocolate orange lip pots

Natural skincare and fragrance expert Karen Gilbert share her recipe for Chocolate orange lip pots

Beat The Bloat

Hang up the Christmas hangover and combat the uncomfortable bloat with a few simple, natural tips from Helen Barton

H2O

Nutritionist Katie Peck explains that our bodies are biological machines which thrive when well-nourished with water.

Nurture in November

Stylist and singer Helen Barton talks us through her beauty regime and more

Healthy Eating For The Family

We asked nutritionist Julie Clark for her top 7 tips for helping children to eat a healthy, balanced diet.

Pumpkin Seeds

A Pumpkin is not just for Halloween...

Slide into September

We talk to health and wellbeing coach, Alison Nixon