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Salt Lamp Benefits

At madebyzen, we believe that salt lamps could help you not only breathe cleaner air but feel good as well. The recent article by Emma Pritchard in the online issue…
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Labour and Aromatherapy

The Marton Suite (co-loctaed low dependency labour suite at the James Cook University Hospital) is a 7-bed facility of individual en-suite rooms.  The ethos of the unit is to provide…
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Easter Fun

How can it get much better than having a four-day weekend and short weeks either side? Here at madebyzen HQ, we cannot wait for our Easter break as it holds…
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Your Sleep Ritual

As it is World Sleep Day, we are sharing some tips to help you get some blissful shut-eye. It is essential to get the right amount of sleep to maintain…
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Celebrate the New Year with a New You

 Start the New Year with a new you and restore your inner balance for the year ahead. Boost your mental wellbeing and clear your mind of the clutter that has…
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Why should we use a diffuser

Whether you are a clinical aromatherapist looking at the most effective way for your client to use their prescriptive blend or you’re looking for a safe way of using essential oils…
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Surviving Christmas Stress

‘Christmas comes but once a year and when it does it brings good cheer’. Well that’s the theory – in practice the cheery stuff can be in woefully short supply.…
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Searching for the Happy Place

  I really, really want to win the lottery. I’m not greedy just two or three million would do.  All the things I’ve ever wanted  would be within my grasp…
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Lagom – it’s just right

There are two kinds of people – those who believe ‘more is better’ and those for whom ‘less is more’. For some people, if one pudding is a good thing…
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Lavender – what’s not to like!

Fields brimming with purple abundance – riotous swathes of floral delight. Plum-hued herbs decorating our gardens and patios. A glorious scent filling the air with its heady fragrance, each waft…
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Fragrance and mood

“A fragrance is like a cat burglar in your brain, it has the key with which to pick the lock and unleash your memories.”  – Roja Dove All our senses…
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Nature’s Aroma Diffusers

When we fill our homes with fragrance, whether it be with an electronic device, a reed diffuser or simply a drop of essential oil on our pillow, we can sometimes…
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Christmas Fragrances

Close your eyes and think of the word ‘Christmas’ – what comes to mind?  The mental image will probably be two things – vivid and happy.  It’s a time for…
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The Art Of Hygge

The Danes have a superpower. No, it’s not the ability to fly through the air – it’s hygge (pronounced ‘hoo-ga’) – possibly the biggest Danish export since Lego. There is…
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Things we love about Autumn

Even though the leaves are falling, we see fewer hours of sunlight and there is a definite chill in the air, we are so excited about the arrival of Autumn!…
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Dream Holidays

Coming down in the morning for my cherished ‘me time’ before the house bursts into life, a ray of sunlight shines through the window and warms my feet – suddenly…
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