Sunday, 1 July 2012

Healing

I haven't been very well for a few weeks now.  It started with a cold, then a really bad cough and now i'm feeling very tired and run down.  However, with lots of natural remedies i'm gradually feeling better every day.  I wanted to share with you some of the natural ways and remedies i've used over the last week to help myself heal.



Sleep and rest - i've needed a lot more sleep than usual for the last few weeks, and i've rested during the day when I felt really exhausted.

Water and coconut water - i've needed plenty of fluids and these are my favourite hydrating drinks.

Herbal tea with manuka honey - lots of ginger, peppermint and rosehip teas.

Elderflower cordial - homemade.

Flower Remedies - I use olive flower remedy when i'm feeling really drained.

Crystals - I love my crystals and my rose quartz have been very healing this week.

Reiki - i'm attuned to reiki, having just passed level 1, so i've been using it on myself.  It really does help.

Meditation and breathing exercises.

Fresh juices - i've made juices most days, except when i've felt too tired.  Check my last post for one of my favourite recipes.

Aromatherapy - i've been using eucalyptus and peppermint essential oils for steam inhalation to help to unblock my sinuses.

Fresh air - when it's been good weather, i've sat outside for some fresh air - natures medicine.

I've probably forgotten something, but these are what I generally use when i'm feeling like this.  Hopefully i'll be all better soon.  Can't wait!

4 comments:

  1. Hope you are feeling fully yourself very soon x

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  2. Thanks Rose. I did use your inspiration and took Luke foraging for elderflowers. We've made two batches of elderflower cordial this week, it's so delicious. Really soothed my sore throat. xx

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  3. Hi Kelly! I'm sorry you haven't been feeling well. I've had a tough week of feeling exhausted too, but I did what you suggest and had two full days resting over the weekend and I woke up feeling refreshed and like a new person yesterday.

    I hope you're feeling better. The Elderflower cordial sounds amazing! I'd love to try that.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog and I look forward to staying in touch. If you want to do my gardening course, I've just created a payment option to split the investment into two monthly payments.

    Take care of yourself and feel better soon,
    Love, Nicola Chatham

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  4. Thanks Nicola, i'm feeling a little better today. Just taking it easy. Pleased you're feeling better. All this gardening must be wearing us out.

    I was going to post on your blog today, so i'll do that now. Kelly xx

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