The Science of the placebo effect, Mind Over Medicine book review, healing with the power of the mind.

How many times, have you eye rolled so hard at that quote you've given yourself a headache. Me, about thrice daily for two years, until recently. The author of this book, Lissa Rankin M.D, summarised so well in this book exactly what I had been feeling, seeing the sentence describe my thoughts in black and… Continue reading The Science of the placebo effect, Mind Over Medicine book review, healing with the power of the mind.

He-Shi one hour tan, DHA “free”, non toxic, vegan, cruelty free, paraben free review

Soooo there are hidden dangers to sunless tanning. I mean wow, fuming but ok will deal with that, read more about the dangers here or just believe me and read on for a tan review. The biggest issue with false tans is the DHA, so I am on the hunt for a safe to my… Continue reading He-Shi one hour tan, DHA “free”, non toxic, vegan, cruelty free, paraben free review

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Living alkaline, toxin free, natural – taking my health into my own hands with NF2, the beginning.

If you managed to make it through my previous post (hats off to you its huge), you'll know in desperation after more bad health news, I decided to see if like some people have claimed, it really is possible to cure your own disease. Being much more desperate to be well, than I was sceptical of… Continue reading Living alkaline, toxin free, natural – taking my health into my own hands with NF2, the beginning.

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Why I changed, what I changed, and what that changed!

This might be a little bit long and may be sad too, I'll be talking about illness and a lot about food too if it's not for you that's ok. Here goes! WhyI changed I've lived with a condition called Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2 for short), for at least 20 years, Well I found out… Continue reading Why I changed, what I changed, and what that changed!

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Why Alchemy By Amy?

I have blogged for 2 years as Swish My Swag, I covered all kinds of content, never really discovering my "niche" (hate that word!). I think now, I may have found it though, by accident I guess. Because I wanted a part of my life that was just about Amy as a person. not the… Continue reading Why Alchemy By Amy?

5 Things You Need To Know About Amsterdam

Soooo, it was a culture shock visiting Amsterdam, and that's from someone very open minded about the weed and sex trades of the city, it wasn't those things that shocked me I visited for two nights recently, and honestly it was not what I expected Heres what is good to know, before you go: The… Continue reading 5 Things You Need To Know About Amsterdam

Dermaloch Review – Vegan, Gluten Free,DEA free skincare

If you believe in the power of the universe, or even just coincidence, you'll believe that sometimes, the stars just align. Thats how I've felt recently, when Dermaloch kindly agreed to share some of their products with me for a review. This post is not sponsored, or guided in any way - images and opinions… Continue reading Dermaloch Review – Vegan, Gluten Free,DEA free skincare

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Primark Haul Spring 2019

I can't help myself, I LOVE TO SHOP. Primark is the black hole of shops, I have never met anyone who has just popped in to Primark and left with all they went in for. This weeks episode of "I'm only popping in to Primark for a pair of pyjamas", ended a little bit like… Continue reading Primark Haul Spring 2019

Walker Art Gallery – Leonardo 500, A Life In Drawing

These days, at the utterance of the name Leonardo, our minds tend to drift towards the hot Leo of our time, not philosopher, artist, inventor, engineer and all round historic icon, Da Vinci. I won't pretend to be super knowledgeable about Da Vinci, or history but even anyone with the most limited of knowledge must… Continue reading Walker Art Gallery – Leonardo 500, A Life In Drawing

The Body Shop 3 in 1 Brow Definer First Impressions

* post contains affiliate links* I'm baaaack, with another completely original post that I haven't ever done before, it's dun dun dun BROW PRODUCT REVIEW. This time, it's a 3 in 1 brow pencil from my favs The Body Shop. This brow definer comes with a handy spoolie attachment to the lid, a hair colour… Continue reading The Body Shop 3 in 1 Brow Definer First Impressions