Listed below are a few of my favorite issues from 2023. I’d love to listen to a few of yours – let me know within the feedback beneath.
Reishi Sizzling Cacao by Blume
That is my go to sizzling chocolate and within the colder climate I’ve one virtually on daily basis. I make mine utilizing Elmhurst Milked Cashews, and froth the milk in our Nespresso milk frother. It’s scrumptious – a sweet-ish deal with that’s not stuffed with loopy sugars.
Whittaker’s 62% Darkish Almond Chocolate
It is a little more durable to search out in Canada because it’s made by a New Zealand firm, however it’s a very long time favorite. I had some sleep points earlier this yr and one change I made was to chop down the depth of my darkish chocolate (from 85% to 70% or underneath). Discovering darkish chocolate that was dairy free at these ranges was slightly trickier, however that is it. It’s common at bookclub and household snack nights too – I like a chocolate and nut combo.
Inexperienced and Black’s 70% Darkish Chocolate
I’ve really been snacking on this whereas I write this put up! I first discovered Inexperienced and Black’s in Australia and was happy to see our native grocery retailer in Canada additionally shares them. It’s easy and candy with no nasties. I’ve been experimenting with lowering what number of almonds I eat (a protracted story involving histamine ranges and migraines for one more time!) so this has come again into common rotation.
Himalayan Ginger and Lemongrass Tea
I examine this tea in a British publication earlier this yr and thought it sounded yummy sufficient to strive ordering. I liked it! I’ve been including in additional unfastened leaf teas this yr and ginger is so good for thus many issues. I’ve a cup a day, usually within the afternoon for slightly ginger zing pep. Once I went to order a refill I used to be happy to search out out they’ve a US/Canadian website too which meant free delivery. For extra natural tea ideas utilizing astrology, pop over right here.
Trilogy Licensed Natural Rosehip Oil
Technically this isn’t a product that’s new to me in 2023 – I’ve liked and used Trilogy merchandise for years. I gravitate in direction of this oil because the climate cools and indoor air will get so dry with heating. I apply it to my face most nights (together with my gua sha), and generally on my ft, neck and decolletage too. I often fill up once I’m in Australia as delivery to Canada is on the excessive facet. Trilogy has stockists all over the world so in the event you’re , poke round google a bit to see probably the most reasonably priced option to get yours.
Rose Quartz Gua Sha
I ordered my Gua Sha in the midst of covid and it’s a type of covid purchases I’ve continued to make use of. I acquired mine from properly.ca however you may probably discover a related one regionally. I discovered some ideas on-line about the best way to use my gua sha and have a brief sequence I do on my face and decrease legs most nights (usually utilizing the rosehip oil!) I discover it calming and grounding to make use of earlier than mattress.
Weleda Sea Buckthorn Physique Oil
That is one other very long time favorite of mine -I contemplate this my winter deal with. As soon as the climate turns in October and the winds start to blow, I wish to lather up in oils and that is my splurge oil. I like the scent and the bottom of almond oil feels grounding and nourishing. My solely slight is that I want it got here in a bigger dimension!
Kiehl’s Richly Hydrating Hand Cream in Lavender
I discover making use of hand cream actually soothing. I usually do it by way of the day, once I’m sitting at my desk and having a considering second. I additionally love this cream on my ft, particularly after a protracted summer time day in my birkenstocks.
Conventional Medicinals Chamomile Tea
I virtually all the time have a cup of natural tea on the go. Chamomile is a perennial favorite. I are inclined to drink it later within the day, and after dinner/earlier than mattress. Chamomile is a herb for the Solar and I all the time really feel heat and revitalised after consuming some chamomile tea.
I put on socks all yr round, and within the winter, I would like tremendous cosy and cozy socks. Icebreaker are my go to for merino wool socks. I get them in various thickness, some for on a regular basis put on, others a thinner model for dressy occasions and others nonetheless tremendous thick for optimum heat. This yr’s pair is linked beneath, however I additionally purchased their sport socks final yr and liked them too.
A studying mild has been a sport changer for mattress time. It means I can preserve studying even after Peter has turned out the sunshine. I take advantage of one from Indigo – it’s rechargeable and comes with a charging cable. I really purchased two, so one is already charged and able to go.
What are a few of your favorite issues from 2023? Share your finest ideas within the feedback beneath!
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