We love talking to holistic trailblazers about their work and offerings, and one of the names we spoke to in our Winter 2020/21 issue was Terra Health Essentials. This one is a must-read if you suffer from digestive issues!
short & sweet
We loved this piece by Emmett Mullaney and Alison McEvoy, on the amazing Rhiannon community in Ecuador, which appeared in our Summer 2020 issue. Read it and be inspired!
In this extract from our Spring 2020 issue, our co-editor Alison McEvoy discusses how we can maximise our brain health naturally, using principles from the ancient healing practice of Ayurveda. Read on to learn more!
Who doesn’t love a sweet treat every now and again? When that sweet treat is also nourishing, healthy, and free of chemical additives, it’s bound to be a winner. In our Spring 2020 issue, we were excited to interview Noele McEvoy of Supernature. Supernature specialises in crafting impossibly delicious chocolatey treats, which are composed of just four ingredients! Read on to learn all about them.
Looking for a way to kick-start your creativity? We can highly recommend the creative writing classes and workshops offered by Siofra O’Donovan. We were thrilled to feature her work in our Winter 2019/20 issue – read on to learn all about it!
If you’re looking for a nutrition brand that will help you to improve your health and energy levels, while also bearing the needs of the planet in mind, look no further than One Nutrition! We had the chance to interview the founders, Darragh Hammond and Dominic Galvin, for our Winter 2019/20 issue.
Ria Cusack is an amazing kinesiologist, postural alignment specialist and fitness practitioner, based in Greystones, Co. Wicklow. We were honoured to feature her in our recent Winter 2019/20 magazine! Read on to learn all about her work.
Avondale Retreat provides an amazing space to unwind, get away and attune to your true nature. This wonderful article (which appeared in our Winter 2019/20 issue) by founder Helen Holt offers a beautiful description of the driving force behind the Retreat’s offerings: helping people to feel Alive, feel Loved, and to Belong. Read on to learn all about it.
This Thursday, we are hosting the amazing ‘natural rebel’ April Danann at Positive Nights, for a revolutionary talk on climate change, ascension and shifting our consciousness. We are marking the occasion by sharing this short but beautiful piece she wrote on the nature of love, which appeared in our Winter 2019/20 issue. To read the full magazine, pick up a copy or subscribe.
By Alison McEvoy
I began seeking out a healthier lifestyle in my early teens. Reheated stew was my weekly fare and my family relied way too heavily on canned and frozen food that I just couldn’t stomach anymore. Almost overnight, at fourteen years, it dawned on me that I had the power to choose.
Much to the consternation of my family, I turned vegetarian, began a yoga practice that has stayed with me through thick and thin for the past seventeen years and decided to go organic – venturing into what health stores I could find and pestering my father (which he secretly loved) to drive me out to farmers’ markets on Saturday mornings. It was on my travels back in 2005 that I first came across Ayurveda. The word mysteriously hung in the air when I spoke it to myself, beckoning me into deeper discovery. In 2016, eleven years and much googling later, I joined the first Ayurvedic Studies Diploma being taught in Ireland.
The intelligence and simplicity of Ayurvedic knowledge feels like home. It gives me a world-and-health-view that I can feel the truth of. The more I learn, the more appreciation and gratitude I experience, for the perfect potential harmony that exists between Mother Nature and her human child. It is amazing to learn how the food and herbs provided by the natural world are so attuned to our body’s requirements and needs, and about how to come back into rhythm with our body’s nature which is itself a part of Nature as a whole. The journey continues as we delve into year two…. wish me luck!