We have gathered together in our Crystal Cabinet a little group of beautiful crystals. All are linked to a positive vibration and all attract good fortune. Here is a description of the first of this group of specially selected crystals which, as you will see, has many other attributes
Do you suffer in summer due to hayfever? Allergies to pollen can really put a dampner on enjoying the brief British sunshine, so why not try these natural remedies for hayfever so that you can get back outside and breathe easy! Essential Oils to Use: Lavender, Geranium, Peppermint or
Mrs. Abbasi was a force for change in making Liverpool and the world a better place. Together with pioneers such as Muhammad Akbar Ali, she contributed to the Muslim and the wider community in many ways. She was an Islamic educator for children before Liverpool enjoyed its mosque. She
Chances are, when you read the word “meditation” the following image springs to mind: a person sat cross legged in lotus position, finger and thumb touching, wearing a blissful expression and humming “om.” You probably also feel that you don’t have the ti
Henna has been in use as a cosmetic for 9,000 years, and even historical beauties such as Cleopatra are supposed to have worn it. Originally, henna was used on the feet and palms of desert dwelling people to help them to keep cool in the hot sun. Patterns were developed over time, and
This book is food for the soul. In each chapter, Clarissa Pinkola Estés explores a fairytale or myth from around the world and applies it to common problems or challenges that may accost us at various points in our lives. Through these stories she offers not only hope, but also tools
What is a Pendulum? To put it simply, a pendulum is a weighted object suspended by a cord. Some superstitions have pregnant ladies suspending their wedding ring on a piece of ribbon above their tummies to learn the gender of their child. Modern pendulums are often made of brass, wood
We are all becoming increasingly aware that the world we live in is precious, and so in order to encourage global awareness and appreciation of our environment, we decided to share with you a much loved meditation inspired by Julian of Norwich. Julian of Norwich was a 14th century Chr
Reading the ingredients list of your favourite lotions and potions can be a harrowing experience – if you can’t pronounce it, should you really be putting it on your skin? An easy way to drop the drama is to make your own products using natural, wholesome ingredients. So i
St John’s Wort is a natural remedy that can be used to treat symptoms of mental health problems such as depression, mild anxiety, troubled sleep and even Seasonal Affected Disorder. The botanical name for St John’s wort is Hypericum perforatum. It contains the active ingredients
People take up yoga for a whole host of reasons: to improve their health or reduce stress being the two most common. Alex recently decided to begin a yoga practice and has put together a blog post to share her experiences with you. My reason for taking up yoga was for stress. I know w
There are many ways to store and take care of your cards, and unfortunately a few of them conflict with each other. However, this blog post aims to illustrate a few different ways of looking after your deck, and we recommend that you pick the one that feels right to you.
Ear candling is a natural therapy and was used by many cultures since ancient times for spiritual cleansing, purification and healing. The Native American Hopi Indians of Arizona ( Hopi means 'Peaceful'), used this traditional practice. Their use of Ear Candles in both therapy a
Here at The Olive Tree, we understand that it can be difficult to squeeze a satisfying meditation into your busy schedule.
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