rich emollient used in the management of eczema, psoriasis and other dry skin conditions.

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About Lorna

Lorna is a registered nurse and former speech and language therapist (BMedSci MNurs RN MRCN) who also blogs about how eco-living could make us happier and healthier.

#ZeroWasteWeek – Waste Less, Live Better


As we all know, anything that’s good for the planet is also good for our health. Why? Because human beings don’t exist alongside the environment, we are a part of it. We have an impact on it and, in turn, … Continue reading


What Does Healthy Really Mean Anyway?!


“Healthy”. That word is everywhere. But what is and isn’t “healthy” seems to change from one day to the next. You know what I mean… Once upon a time, fat was the enemy, low-fat was the way forward and half … Continue reading


5 Ways To Get Happy This Spring


March 20th is both International Day of Happiness and the first day of spring! There is so much to smile about now spring is finally here and studies show that happier people live longer and enjoy better overall health. So, here … Continue reading


Eat Real Food: The Plant-Based A-Z (Part 2)


Hello and welcome to the second part of my plant-based A-Z! If you missed part 1, you can catch up by clicking here. We all know we should be eating more fruit and vegetables, beans and pulses, nuts and seeds… but … Continue reading


Eat Real Food: The Plant-Based A-Z (Part 1)


It’s taken me a while to realise this, but the secret to a healthy, balanced diet is simple. Eat real food. In the words of Michael Pollon: “If it came from a plant, eat it. If it was made in … Continue reading