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Why I Don’t Support #BoycottBali

by Leisa on May 4, 2015

Last week it was my birthday. And along with celebrating with my family and friends, I had a promotional special all ready to launch to the readers of Embracing Health, and those interested in doing one of my detox retreats. I was going to do a “Birthday Bali Bonus!” offer, and was promoting a 10%
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Taking The First Steps

by Rhianna on March 3, 2015

Sometimes when you feel particularly unwell, starting on your journey towards health can seem almost pointless. Perhaps you have been to a naturopath or nutritionist and been advised what to do, or maybe you just know what you need to start doing to make your body feel better, but the task is so massive it
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How To Make The Most Of Your Detox Retreat

by Rhianna on February 24, 2015

With our first detox retreat for the year just around the corner, and places in our amazing Bali and Byron venues filling fast, I thought I would post some tips today about how to make the most out of your detox experience. Basically this post should be called “Don’t Do What I Did Before My
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What’s Our BEST Retreat Location?

by Rhianna on August 22, 2014

When people call me to ask about our detox retreats, invariably one of the most common question that comes up is “What is your BEST retreat location?” Now this is hard one for me! So hard in fact, that I often umm and ahh, to the point where the caller doesn’t end up getting any
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Bali Dreaming

by Rhianna on June 12, 2014

Last night I went to Bali. I awoke in an ornate wooden four poster bed, draped with a lattice of mosquito netting. Rising to slide the craved wooden door inwards, I walked outside and tasted the rich scent of incense on the air.  The grass was dewy damp and glistening like a field of perfect
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Finding the Time

by Rhianna on May 20, 2014

After a couple of busy weeks at work, unconsciously full weekends and the sun heading to bed by 6pm of an evening, I noticed I have been feeling like each day is just blurring into the next, whizzing past with no real rest in sight. Ever had that feeling? So much to do, so little
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Leisa’s Diary #6; The Return of Malakai

by Leisa on April 30, 2014

The last week was a very difficult one for me… It had a happy ending, but the outcome was anything but assured. As with any event or incident in my life, I take the time to delve into the experience to see what I might be able to learn or gain from it. Not when in
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A Raw Foodie Does Bali

by Rhianna on April 22, 2014

As the weather gets colder I always start dreaming of warmer climates, tropical fruit, stunning beaches, humidity and cool water. So it’s no wonder that Bali springs to mind! And what should pop into my inbox this morning but a lovely blog post by our guest blogger Kelly, based around her foodie experiences in Bali!!!
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I hate the news, it’s all negative, depressing, fear-based snippets of what the media decide we should hear about. As a result I don’t watch it. But I do watch My Kitchen Rules. And waiting for MKR (what the cool kids call it…) leaves me with little option as far as what do I flick
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Leisa’s Diary #5; Reviewing Beliefs

by Leisa on March 6, 2014

I had a wonderful opportunity to review a belief I was holding onto quite tightly just last week, and it has been a refreshing insight into how easily we can become caught up in beliefs that don’t serve us, or those around us. I’ve written before about the processes I go through to explore negative feelings
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