Christmas time is a truly magical time.
London is getting ready for Christmas, with all the streets decorated in beautiful shining Christmas lights.
Before the new year starts, it is an excellent time to reflect on the year that just passed thinking about our achievements during the year and decide our goals for the next one.
Read more: Inspiration for the New Year
Handmade gifts – Beeswax candles
While I was celebrating Hanukkah, I felt inspired by the Hanukkah candles to make unique Christmas gifts.
Handmade candles, in the shapes of Christmas cookies!
Handmade candles are beautiful personal gifts to give.
Find the Diy Recipe for the candles HERE.
With the seasons we need to adjust our diet, while in the summer the meals are light and quick to make, in the winter it is recommended to nourish our body with more warm and slow-cooked meals.
In the winter eat more warm hearty soups and casserole dishes, roasted nuts, herbal teas and steamed winter greens.
Support your immune system.
How to support your immune system during the wintertime?
- Vitamin C helps to protect your immune system during the wintertime.
Vitamin C protects the immune system and helps fight off infections; it reduces the duration of cold symptoms.
- Echinacea is beneficial for the immune system.
Echinacea is a traditional herbal remedy that supporting the immune system and helps to maintain the body resistance.
- Honey and bee products can also support the immune system.
For a sore throat make a syrup: mix 3 tsp of honey with one lemon and drink a few times during the day.
Honey has good antioxidant and antibacterial properties that help to boost immunity.
It is very important to nourish the skin with a moisturiser during the winter because of the cold and dry weather the skin reacts and tends to be drier.
When you choose a moisturiser, always look at the ingredient list.
Look for a body butter that contains more nourishing oils like avocado oil, rosehip oil, macadamia and evening primrose oil.
That’s all for now
Until the next time,