Outdoor Living

Four Easy Ways To Treat Your Body Like A Temple

Four Easy Ways To Treat Your Body Like A Temple

Your body was given to you to take care of. Your confidence and self—esteem is often based upon how you feel about your body and if you aren’t taking care of it, you won’t feel too good about it. The truth is, it’s hard to have low body image if you are taking good care of yourself. It doesn’t matter how much you weigh, you should treat your body with the respect it deserves. If you eat how you always eat, you will weigh what you’ve always weighed and this is so true for understanding how to love your body. If you are unhappy with your complexion, weight or strength it’s time to make changes to those things.

Tiny Lifestyle Changes That Will Help You Look Your Best

Tiny Lifestyle Changes That Will Help You Look Your Best

Tiny lifestyle changes can make a BIG impact in your life. And by tiny I don’t mean buying a new lipstick, a different face cream, or trying the latest ombre hair colour style. Beauty has to come from within us, and how we feel on the inside is represented on the outside. This is why tiny lifestyle changes can have such a huge impact on our overall appearance. Just getting more fresh air, drinking more water, or giggling with friends is scientifically proven to make us look and feel more beautiful. If you’re feeling a bit down, or you just want to pep up your style, make some of these little changes and see the huge difference it makes.

Nature Is My Medicine – Healing The Natural Way

Nature Is My Medicine – Healing The Natural Way

Nature is my medicine. Would you like to know why? Let me ask you, are you tired of feeling tired? Maybe you find yourself coming down with illness after illness, are sluggish and are generally walking around in a bit of a daze? It doesn’t have to be this way. A few lifestyle changes can make a dramatic difference. The truth is, nature is a wonderful healer, and there are so many inexpensive and natural ways you can improve your life and feel so much happier and healthier. Here are a few ways you too can embrace the mantra “Nature is my medicine”.

Positively Glowing : How To Keep Yourself in Top Condition

Positively Glowing : How To Keep Yourself in Top Condition

People who are positively glowing exude strength, confidence playfulness, and a harmony with life. You probably know people like this. But how do they get that way? You know when you are on a plane and the flight attendant says “When the oxygen mask is released ensure your own mask is secure before helping others”? Well, that’s an adage for life. Unless you are OK and healthy you can’t help others. And that’s the same for every adult and every parent. You can’t effectively care for your children if you aren’t positively glowing. So what can you do?

Get Ready for Winter : Firepits

Get Ready for Winter : Firepits

Firepits are the greatest invention for enjoying glorious evenings outdoors in the winter. They are flexible in design, available as wood-burning or gas, and create a feature for entertaining. Now that I live in the beautiful Mount Lofty Ranges, in a quaint English-style village, I know what it’s like to be cold in the winter. Sometimes the temperature difference is 10 degrees between the city and the hills. That’s great for summer heatwaves but not so fabulous when it’s 9 degrees in winter.

Upgrading Your Home Improvement Philosophy

Upgrading Your Home Improvement Philosophy

Does your home improvement philosophy need an overhaul? What I mean by that is, that you may have set thoughts in relation to redecorating, room use, comfort, safety, and home improvements. Home is where the heart is, so the cliche goes. However. the family home should be a place of love, security, and happiness. So it’s no surprise that virtually every homeowner considers home upgrades to be a key priority. From single homeowners to serial home buyers, most people complete a wide range of home improvements over the years. But the chances of success can be diminished when the home…

Feel Confident and Look Fabulous

Feel Confident and Look Fabulous

Do you still feel confident in the way you look after enjoying the festive season?The beginning of the year is always tricky. We’ve just emerged from the excesses of Christmas, and many of us don’t feel our best. We may have gained a little weight, and our clothes are a little tight. While we’re working through our New Year’s resolutions, we still want to look great. It’s possible for everyone to look and feel good if they’re comfortable in their own skin. But how do you achieve this?

Transforming Your Home On Any Budget

Transforming Your Home On Any Budget

Transforming your home with budget-friendly ideas may be important if you feel it needs a little sprucing up. Well, you are not alone. We tend to re-decorate some of the rooms in our house between every 5 and 10 years. Living in the same surroundings year after year can become stale and not in keeping with your needs. This is especially common if your decor is trend-specific. Even if you’re planning on selling your house, it’s still worth considering giving it a style makeover.

Three Easy Ways to Breathe New Life Back Into Your Home

Three Easy Ways to Breathe New Life Back Into Your Home

Do you have moments when you want to breathe new life into your home? Like, take a big fan and just blow away all the cobwebs? You’re not alone. If you’ve been living in your house for a long enough time, it can often feel like you’re not getting the full magical experience that you first got when you moved in. So these three easy tips will think you’ve moved to a new house.

Transforming Your Wasted Outdoor Space

Transforming Your Wasted Outdoor Space

We all have them, that one area that’s wasted outdoor space. Regardless of how big or small the outdoor area, there’s usually a way to maximize the space and make it more useful; if not prettier. I have two areas in my one-acre garden that are begging for redevelopment. I have built-in seating and a fire pit in mind for one area and a Balinese-style deck and spa design for the other. This got me thinking about different ways homeowners can maximize wasted outdoor space and create something useful, and pretty.

Ethical Living : Green Is The New Black

Ethical Living : Green Is The New Black

Ethical living isn’t only about food and fair trade homewares. If green is the new black, is it possible to have a stylish home and be ethical? Yes! Of course it is. Architects have mastered some of the most beautiful homes in the world using ethically sourced products and sustainable materials. From simple touches such as a living roof to solar heating and upcycling. It is now easier than ever to create a stylish ‘green’ home and enjoy ethical living.

Why You Need To Plant More Trees

Why You Need To Plant More Trees

The environment needs you to plant more trees. Why? Because the environment YOU breathe and live in will be a much better place with more trees on the planet.

Eamon Fennelly is an expert with Capital Garden Services so I asked him to explain, in simple terms, the power of trees and how their life source gives us ours.

Design Build. Five Must-Have Features You’ll Love

Design Build. Five Must-Have Features You’ll Love

Just the words ‘Design Build’ conjure up images of your dream home. So, if you’re lucky enough to design and build your own home, you want to make sure that it’s perfect in every way.

If you’ve spent time researching building a property from scratch, you will have different ideas about what you’d like to include in construction. Many of these things may be luxuries, such as a walk-in steam shower, but what about the features that will make daily life easier – have you thought much about them?

Three Simple Garden Makeover Ideas for a Scintillating Summer

Three Simple Garden Makeover Ideas for a Scintillating Summer

Simple garden makeover ideas can easily transform your outdoor space no matter how small it might be. From balcony to courtyard, and beyond, you’ll reclaim those long warm summer evenings for outdoor relaxation and entertainment.

Is your backyard ready for the change of the seasons? When winter comes around, we neglect our gardens completely. You might not know that, in the winter, grass actually stops growing so there’s no need to cut it. We don’t look after the plant life either because we’ll probably catch a seasonal chill. There’s also going to be very little chance to go out in the garden, so there’s no point in keeping it looking stylish. But all that changes once the first signs of spring start to show. It’s never too early to think about how you’re going to make your garden sensational for summer.

Fun Outdoor Activities To Do This Summer

Fun Outdoor Activities To Do This Summer

Our friends in the northern hemisphere might be shivering their way through a freezing cold January, but here in Australia, it’s the best time of year – right in the middle of a scorching summer!

Which can only mean one thing; getting in touch with nature and making the most of outdoor activities. With Christmas and the New Year done and dusted, it’s time to start planning some fun activities. Meeting up with friends, visiting new places, and generally having an awesome time. If you’re looking to make the most of summer, here are a few outdoor activities you should have on your bucket list.