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Guest Blog by Sam Harrington-Lowe of Title Sussex Magazine

This week's guest blog is from the incredibly productive Sam Harrington-Lowe, magazine editor (Title Sussex), media lecturer, events company MD, author, mother, foodie, intermittent faster and all round inspiration. We wanted to know how she…
Puyssentut Retreat Centre

Guest Blog by Puyssentut Retreat Centre

Bloom Holistic Retreats for open to everyone - regardless of age, gender, body size or shape, level of experience in yoga, cooking or nutrition or for those in full health or diagnosed with a serious illness or condition. These are real retreats…
nutritionist reviews

Why come on a Bloom course?

There is nothing new about cooking courses and now there are many cookery courses available focused on nutrition, whole foods and healthy eating. So why come on a Bloom Cookery Course and what makes it so different from the rest?First we…
Abundance Bowl Recipe

Abundance Bowl Recipe

Abundance bowls are in essence simplicity, but you can also get really creative, versatile and individual in the kitchen. It all depends on what you have in stock, what is available to hand and what YOU want to put in YOUR bowl, what you feel…
Vagus Nerve

Food for your vagus nerve and gut health

What is your vagus nerve? The vagus nerve is actually a pair of nerves that connects the brain to most of the internal organs, and has a calming influence on the heart and digestive system. It has been called the superhighway between the brain…

Apple & Hazelnut Butter Cake - Vegan & Gluten Free

This nutrient dense vegan and gluten free cake uses only natural sugars. I love to make it with buckwheat flour which has a nutty and slightly bitter taste that I really enjoy. If buckwheat is not for you then feel free to substitute it with…
You can experience low energy at any age

Low energy: “Why am I so tired all the time?”

Low energy is one of the most frequent complaints I hear. “I’m fine in the mornings, but then I crash around 3/4pm.” “I can’t get out of bed in the mornings.” “I wake up tired, and push myself through the day and by the evening…

Tips for Mindful Eating

HOW we eat is as vitally important to us as WHAT we eat.Eating mindfully helps support a healthy digestive system which needs a calm and tranquil environment to function at its best. If we are feeling stressed, in a rush or full of…

Stress: is your diet stressing you out?

Whether you are following a particular diet for weight loss of for health reasons (or both), we have one important message for you: don’t let your diet stress you out! The effects of stress The effects of stress on your physical and mental…

Sharing a retreat with a sibling

Often on our retreats people come with members of their family. This is something so special to witness for us. Seeing mothers and daughters (and even sons), sisters or the closest of friends sharing a retreat together is a beautiful sight to…