The day of love, Valentine’s Day, approaches. While we don’t need an excuse to celebrate this universally uniting force, there’s no greater heart opener than practising self-love or getting up close and personal with the person you hold dear.
One of our favourite healthy treats is whipping up some jellies spiked with mushies and these juicy raspberry and Cordyceps hearts deliver big Valentine’s Day vibes.
Libido is sometimes a topic that we shy away from talking about, or even contemplating within ourselves when the desire for intimacy might be low. Our desire can take a major hit when we’re subjected to stress, with the body placing emphasis on survival rather than procreation and pleasure. Sexual energy is an expression of our overall energy reserves and a reflection of a state of balance and inner vitality. This powerful, life-creating energy is something to be expressed and harnessed.
To nourish the free flow of energy we look to Cordyceps which is not only famed for cellular energy production but has long been linked to supporting libido.
Energy is the currency of life and something many of us wish we had more of. Low energy can feel like you’re battling through life with a weighted vest.
Conversely when we are primed with energy and have internal reserves to draw from, we are given the opportunity to make the most of every day moving from one task to the next with a sense of vigour and focus.
Many medicinal mushrooms are prized adaptogens and can be utilised to help balance the body and promote our own production of energy. In this journal entry we dive into our top 3 medicinal mushrooms for energy support.
We often get asked about the best mushroom for sleep support and stress relief, and our answer is first and foremost Reishi. Reishi receives a great deal of attention for its superior calming qualities, and it’s noted as the ultimate herb for stress management with good reason.
Read on to discover how working with Reishi can help cultivate a state of steady calm.