The longest day of the year has just passed, but we have a few dark and cold months left until spring. So, let's look after ourselves with these simple and effective tips.
Fresh air is free and a vital part of our mental and physical health. Let's get out more.
Sage and honey to the rescue
Head cold? Running nose? These two simple things (which you probably have in your kitchen) will save the day.
Thyme, thyme and more thyme
This little beauty of a plant is nature's most effective way of over-coming viruses and infections. Use it regularly.
Snot, watering eyes, an aching skull and a sore throat are no match for this head cold remedy. It is a simple, effective cure and you’ll have most of the ingredients in your kitchen already.
Galle was a tropical paradise. The Indian Ocean shimmered through the palm trees. The walls of an ancient fortress rose above us. The fortress surrounded everything - elephants, people selling fish and me with my head cold. Even a paradise like Sri Lanka can seem hellish when you’re sick.
A local man drove us to a hut that sold papers and sweets. He bought a little packet of strong spices - a cold remedy. After swallowing it with some water, my head felt like it was on fire. But, my cold was on its way out. I’m not in Sri Lanka now but the same principles apply when curing a head cold.
I work with people to bring greater health, happiness and meaning into their lives. I write about the things I learn along the way. My name is Níall Ó Murchú.
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