CBD has attracted a lot of attention in recent years, but one under-explored area of this subject is the unique synergy that can come about through the use of this product: how it interacts with other herbs, and amplifies their healing effects. In our Winter 2020/21 issue, we spoke to Cara Long of Alta CBD to find out more.
The many health benefits of hemp are becoming more and more widely known. Kama Hemp produces the only organic hemp juice grown in Europe, so we were thrilled to speak with the company’s co-founder Kate Mullaney for our Winter 2019/20 issue. Read on to learn all about Kama Hemp’s philosophy.
“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”
Events, Workshops, Training, Inspiration, Treats & More for Summer 2017
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Help on the Healing Journey
Aisling Fitzgibbon wants to empower you to become the best version of yourself. Reach out to receive support, advice and clarity on how to reach your full potential with Aisling as your nutritional and holistic guide. She knows her stuff, she’s walked the road herself and knows the signposts to take.
Natural Body Care
Natural Rebel Body Care is made by April Danann in the wilds of West Cork. We tried her hair pomade and loved it. It contains all the good stuff, clean well water and all natural, organic ingredients. It leaves your hair feeling soft, shiny and super healthy. To top it off, April is also a medical intuitive and will give you a full check-up with all natural solutions offered.
A quick low-down on the ABC of feeling suitably chilled this summer. Try Feldenkrais, for dislodging stiffness and feeling the freedom of movement. Craniosacral therapy, to gently release and loosen up any tight spots. Ever hear of ‘the Mozart effect’? Great for getting emotion in motion and activating your creativity. Joe Dispenza’s Blessing the Energy Centres meditation, for inside-out transformation and healing. We hear they’re the bee’s knees!
Essential Minerals for a Summer Glow
To help make sure we’re getting all the minerals we need, Diatomaceous Earth are mining and grinding mineral rich compounds into a fortified powder. It’s also a powerful cleanser, so go easy initially. With summer on the horizon, this powder’s naturally occurring minerals help keep our hair and nails shiny, and skin blushing with health.
Actively Whitening Toothpaste
It’s all about teeth with the Georganics natural, organic and fluoride-free range of mineral-rich toothpastes. We especially like the Activated Whitening charcoal toothpaste which acts as a mild abrasive, cleansing and whitening the enamel of your teeth and restoring their natural white. Leave it on for longer and you actually remineralise your teeth. Toothpaste doesn’t get much more holistic than this.
Healing for Humans and Animals
So many ailments come under the healing radar of CBD oil – from your pet’s joint pain, to your own digestive problems. RecoveryCBD, with the promise of “No pesticides or herbicides, non GMO, no growth enhancers,” offers topical creams, juices and oils, all infused with the positive benefits of the cannabis plant. Why not try a cup of their CBD tea, helpful for pain relief, mood regulation and encouraging natural sleep. Ah go on, go on, gowan…sure you’ll have a cuppa tea, just a little drop!
Delicious Health Bars
Try Near to Nature’s new, sugar-free Turmeric Bar. We’ve tried it, and we love it. It’s so satisfying to know that you’re getting a dose of super-foods in just a few tasty bites. Near to Nature specialises in infusing their bars with anti-oxidants like spirulina, hemp and our fave, turmeric. Go on, give it a bite…
Vegan Barbecue Time
What better way to watch the dusk simmer down on a hot day than with a barbie. Fry’s vegan burgers are tasty, protein rich, and give you that fix when you just want to munch into something substantial like a burger bite, alongside your salad and roast veggies. Their range includes traditional style, chicken style and Asian spiced burgers.
Chopped is bringing salads to a whole new level with their Training menu. Check out the Vegan Body Builder Salad. Added to a choice of greens are muscle promoting foods like brown rice, tofu and broccoli. Perfect to cool you down after a workout, while keeping the bulk in those freshly pumped muscles.
Gorgeous Raw Honey
Leinster Honey is home to real deal, raw, untreated, unheated (and unsurprisingly, award winning) local Irish honey. Buying Irish is a way to love our native bees. The fruits of their industrious springtime labours is now available. It’s tricky to find but we hear it’s at The Hopsack in Rathmines, and of course, online at Leinster Honey.
Vegan Food with a Twist
You’ll find creative and scrumptious vegan dishes well worth the wander down to the Veginity truck….and restaurant. With sassy recipes like plantain with avocado salsa, peanut caramel nougat cake, and watermelon & lime green tea kombucha, just reading the menu is a fun experience. Going vegan is getting easier and more exciting with places like Veginity popping up around the city.
Retreat to Recharge
Friday 30 June, 6pm – Sunday 9 July 4pm Weekend Option Friday 30 June, 6pm – Sunday 2 July 4pm, Co. Cork Join world renowned Buddhist teacher, and author of the classic Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, Sogyal Rinpoche, for Dzogchen Beara’s main event of the year – the summer retreat. Soak in teachings, guided meditations and contemplations in an atmosphere of calm, majestic beauty by the cliffs of the Beara Peninsula.
Come along to one of our series of ongoing talks arranged by us, for you, set to motivate and stimulate your positive vibes. Topics vary from Astrology and Enlightenment, to discussions on Tantra and Breathanarism. Always upbeat, ever optimistic, we sit together with whatever arises, knowing it’s all ok, all welcome. Expect to meet some seriously cool and like-minded people.
Celebrate Body & Soul
Summer Solstice weekend 2017, Co. Westmeath
Wandering through the magical woodlands of Ballinlough Castle at Body & Soul Festival, you never know what will appear around the next tree trunk. At this enchanted gathering of all things artistic, musical and soulful, anticipate hot tubs, bonfires, disco yurts, pop-up performances and much more!
Diploma in Ayurvedic Studie
Begins September 20th, Co. Clare Join Doug Hyde at Satmya to become an Ayurvedic Practitioner and lifestyle consultant over the course of this two year practical and experiential training. We think this is a fabulous course, expect an emphasis on personal transformation as well as on learning a wealth of Ayurvedic treatments and practical theory to help others “find natural solutions to everyday problems.”
Jazzy June! The festival season is here! We are slowly moving towards the Summer: Planned holidays & the smell of a BBQ are in the air. There is a vibe of summer love and making new friends, being in nature and listening to wonderful music. We love this time! Our incredible bumper issue for Positive Life is out now and we have so many gems! An incredible interview with Eckhart Tolle, the majestic Deva Premal, an exclusive with Brain and meditation expert Dr. Joe Dispenza, a super interview with Kryon’s Lee Carroll and as usual a lot more wonderful content for you all! This month, we have an amazing list of recommendations for you including Positive Nights events, EarthFest, competitions, retreats and more! If you don’t want to miss out on our fabulous Summer magazine edition or any of our next editions, Sign up here to get a hot copy in your postbox!
Chilling with CBD Tea!
RecoveryCBD Sometimes we all need to sit back and chill out with a cup of tea. So why not relax and enjoy their refreshing, mood-enhancing CBD Tea? Recovery will deliver it to your door, one bag of their Chill the Feck Out CDB Tea is sold in loose leaves and is all you need to take it easy and enjoy a cuppa!
Positive Nights event: Astral Travel, a talk with Crotalo Sesamo
An evening of adventure! This evening we will welcome, Astral Traveller Crotalo Sesamo coming straight from the wonderful community Damanhur to our stage! If you’ve ever wondered whether it’s possible for your consciousness to exit the physical body and travel to other dimensions of reality, this is The Positive Nights for you.
Simply a Great Health Store
Down to Earth Simply Ireland’s legendary health store located at South Great Georges Street, Dublin. They supply a comprehensive range of health food supplements, vitamins, organic foods and aromatherapy oils. They also stock natural cosmetics not tested on animals and environmentally friendly household products.
But its the character and vibe we love, pop in:
Positive Nights: Astrological Guidance with Virgo Queen
Date: Friday, June 9th, 2017
The Powerscourt Theatre, Dublin 2
On this evening we welcome Astrology expert Virgo Queen. Astrology is the study of light and the path we follow to return home. In Natal Astrology, we look at the SOUL MAP of each individual, why they came here and how they evolve, guiding them through their hero’s journey. Virgo Queen has agreed to check a few Birth or Natal charts that evening for some of the audience members. If you want your chart to be done that evening, please send us an email to email@example.com with your date, location and time of birth so she can have them ready.
Apricot Kernels & their amazing properties!
An apricot kernel is a single seed found inside the stone of an apricot. We heard they are incredible and a delicious superfood that boosts Immunity, relieves pain, lowers high blood pressure and has detox-enhancing properties.
You can pick them up at The Hopsack and give them a try!
Irish Apple Cider Vinegar!
Ballyhoura Irish Apple Cider Vinegar raw with the “Mother Culture” unpasteurised, unfiltered, naturally antibiotic & antibacterial. There are plenty of known benefits attributed to this product: Reduces Blood pressure, it can assist to balance your PH and much more.
SO get drinking this , the Apple Cider Vinegar from the 100% Irish Ballyhoura Apple Farm.
The Lemurian Wisdom Retreats on the Big Island, Hawaii, offer a unique opportunity to integrate the ancient technique of Pineal Toning, which takes us back to our full human potential of the past and propels us to new heights in our development. Groups ranging from 12 to 30 participants.
Amazing chance to connect with nature on a beautiful island!
Earth Fest Ireland 2017!
We are giving away two tickets for this beautiful event! Simply share this post on your Facebook or Twitter page and tag @positivelifemag so we know!
Earth Fest 2017
Date: 9-11th June
Location: Shalvanstown Organic Farm, near Slane Castle, Co. Meath, Ireland
Bring your new Earth ideas, dreams & projects,, your music instruments & art, your songs (even if you are shy, bring it anyway, you never know!), traditional communal games, poetry & stories, your skills to share (we have healers team, eco-team, kids team) and stuff to sell & exchange for Sunday market (your crafts).