Journal

Art for Small People | Creative ideas for making with kids

Art for Small People | Creative ideas for making with kids

Children

Kids are creative beings: their capacity for imaginative play stretching oceans beyond what we adults often possess. On a rainy afternoon (or even a sunny one), what better thing to do than sit down with a child and set sail across the wild sea of art-making? Photographer and art teacher Deborah Smith has a lifetime’s experience in working with children and art, and believes wholeheartedly in the benefits of making. Here’s one of her projects to excite the wildest and brightest of little people in your life.

The Caretaker | Why pH matters

The Caretaker | Why pH matters

Holistic

Think of your body as a playing field. There’s a match being played out on your insides; the two teams – acid and alkali – rallying to-and-fro in a perfectly balanced game. Body Ecology practitioner Maria Hunt offers up some expert advice on winning the quiet battle towards internal and external balance.

Sans Woman | Katherine Lonsdale-Cooper of Tonic Room

Sans Woman | Katherine Lonsdale-Cooper of Tonic Room

Sans Woman

A beautiful boutique space focused on natural health and beauty, Tonic Room offers a revolutionary holistic health-care experience never seen before in New Zealand. We speak with founder and naturopath Katherine Lonsdale-Cooper about her experience, inspiration, and what we can do to enhance inner and outer health.

Shine a Light | Tips for Radiant Skin

Shine a Light | Tips for Radiant Skin

Beauty

With the wear and tear of daily life, it’s easy to neglect our biggest organ. Dry, uneven skin appears dull and flat; and seasonal temperature changes don’t help. How then to keep skin looking bright and luminous when the environment hits our skin hard?

Foraging | Where the Wild Things Are

Foraging | Where the Wild Things Are

Holistic

Forager-extraordinaire and author Johanna Knox sat down with us to share her expertise on gathering wild food, along with a simple recipe for a naturally cleansing tea.

Sans Sustenance | Mango Sorbet

Sans Sustenance | Mango Sorbet

Sustenance

The highly fibrous flesh of mango fruit ensures it will hold a thick texture when pulped or whipped – perfect for a cold, creamy treat! This super easy recipe will be our go-to for summer and offers your body more than just a delicious taste…

Sans [ceuticals] How-To Video | Evening Yoga

Sans [ceuticals] How-To Video | Evening Yoga

Holistic

Busy lives deserve a little wind-down at the end of the day. And there’s no better way to relax into a restful sleep that than with a series of gentle, meditative yoga poses, as beautifully demonstrated here by friend of Sans [ceuticals], Nikki Ralston of The Ralston Method.

Feet First | Taking steps toward foot care

Feet First | Taking steps toward foot care

Beauty

In every step we take throughout our daily lives, our feet lead us. Here we ask Hannah Evans Scott, manager of Lucy & the Powder Room, how to keep our toes feeling and looking tip-top: