We are thrilled to bring you the latest instalment of our Positive Vibes newsletter, featuring some of the best and brightest picks from the holistic world this season! This appeared in our Winter 2019/2020 issue – click here to find your nearest stockist, or subscribe to receive a copy direct to your door.
‘Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”
– Edith Sitwell –
This winter, we recommend checking out Glendalough Hermitage, Co. Wicklow, for a peaceful getaway. We visited during the autumn, and loved every moment of it! It’s a stunning location, with plenty of cool lunch spots, magical scenery and walks.
Space of Freedom
The Space Between is a fantastic new yoga studio in Dublin that offers a mixture of yoga- and non-yoga-related events. It aims to be ‘a canvas through which new things may emerge’, and will host talks, make shops, exhibitions, experiences, community initiatives and more. It’s dog-friendly too!
Vita Plantae offer delicious fruit pots with a Christmas-pudding taste, composed of ingredients such as raisins, raisin vinegar, carrots, orange peel, blueberries, parsley and lemon juice. They also provide you with an efficient way to get a wide range of probiotics and prebiotics into your gut.
Beet Kvass from The Cultured Food Company is a probiotic drink that originated in Russia over two hundred years ago. It is very beneficial for the immune and digestive systems. This veggie tonic is also rich in iron, vitamin C and antioxidants. Take it in the morning to give your body the nutritional boost it needs.
The lovely folks behind The Hemp Company know all there is to know when it comes to hemp and CBD. Drop in to their café on Capel Street, Dublin, for a CBD coffee. Make sure to sample their fresh hemp milk, or check out their many other hemp derived products.
Om Nibbles produces scrumptious, all-natural treats, lovingly crafted and wrapped in Dublin, using Earth-friendly compostable packaging. They are a perfect guilt-free snack to enjoy at home, in school lunches, at work, or on the go. We love the fact that Om Nibbles are enabling people to embrace healthy, vibrant, minimum waste living!
If you’re looking for a movie experience with a difference over the festive season, why not check out ‘Mantra: Sounds into Silence’? This beautiful documentary explores the healing power of sound. We screened it during a recent Positive Nights event, and enjoyed every moment. The DVD was just released, so it could also be a great Christmas present!
Want to start the New Year with a bang? If so, check out the Fresh Resolutions summit on January 4th, 2020: a gathering of pioneering health and wellness leaders that is sure to inspire. This years’ participants include Pat Divilly, Niall Ó Murchú, Jo Hemmings and The Happy Pear.
The annual Pendulum Summit – which brings together some great minds – is always one to watch. This year’s event, which is taking place on 2020, promises to be a powerhouse experience. Some of the speakers will include Joe Dispenza, Bear Grylls, Kelly Holmes and more.
Tengu Ireland is a personal training centre which aims to ‘change the concept of fitness’. There, you’ll find a community of people who care about the way they feel physically and mentally, a coach who cares about your pain free journey to reach your goals, and an amazing facility with innovative methods. Give them a go!
‘How to Save the Planet’ by Luke Eastwood is – as the title suggests – aimed at anyone who wants to preserve our world, offering ten helpful suggestions. It’s printed on recycled paper, and 50% of the proceeds go to Greenpeace. It’s available on Amazon, a few bookshops and on lukeeastwood.com
We love the dedicated folks behind The Yoga Room, and we highly recommend their Yoga Teacher Training course: designed to help you create a life where your beliefs, thoughts and actions flow from your core values. These internationally accredited, 200-hour training courses accept students in March, July and September.
Looking for a healthy alternative to mass-produced deodorants? We highly recommend Indeora. This amazing company has created a healthy magnesium deodorant spray which keeps odour at bay for 24 hours, scented with natural coconut and vanilla oils. The deodorant is never tested on animals and is produced in Ireland to the strictest manufacturing standards.
Balade en Provence skincare products are an amazing way to give your skin a nourishing treat, while also helping the planet. Their cold-pressed soaps, shave, cleanser and shampoo bars are produced using organic, ethically sourced vegan ingredients. They have a range especially for men too!
Revitalise Your Life
Water is life. According to famous teacher Sadhguru, your relationship with water benefits your physical life and enables your spirit to “dance with joy.” Dublin Vitality Centre takes these words to heart by offering FDA approved colonic hydrotherapy, deep body cleansing and gut health treatments.
If your period is a constant pain, Lisa de Jong can help. Lisa is a menstrual coach and educator, helping women to understand and work with the cyclical nature of their menstrual cycle for physical and emotional wellbeing. Her work is based on supporting the body’s endocrine system and nervous system.