When The Wheels Fall Off

“We don’t stop driving to Cape Town just because we get a puncture in one tyre!”, says my infinitely wise friend Zane, “We don’t take the other three tyres off the car and say, ‘Oh, Well Fuck it!’ “.  He has a point. So why then, when we commit to something, do we give up…

Best advice I never gave myself.

Usually we know the answer. It’s whispering to us. Listen. Before the whisper becomes a scream. If you need help ask for it. Before the whisper becomes a scream. If you need to change career/ friends/ diet / medication/ suburb do it. Before the whisper becomes a scream. You can deal with whispers. You cannot…

If you do just one thing – Drink Green Juice !

If you only do one thing to change your health for the better – ADD GREEN JUICE to your life. It’s a game changer!!  It took me a while before I was ready to really bring green juice into my life in a big way, but now that I’ve started I’m so glad I did. It’s glorious…

Have you watered your sunflowers today?

I came across this post in my Facebook feed today: And this was a comment below it: “Pretty sure he knew how to spell. And this isn’t even his quote. If you are looking for the real quote : “If you love a flower, don’t pick it up.Because if you pick it up it dies…

Where’s that bloodie miracle damnit?

Arrrrrrrrggghhhhh!!  Today is one of those days when my monkey mind is screaming,”OH FOR FUCK’S SAKES!! Where’s this bloodie miracle I’ve been promised?” I could write on this topic for hours, but I’ll keep it short – mostly because I’m in a helluva grump. So here it is…. a quick vomit up of my thoughts on…

It may be pink but it’ll put hairs on your chest!

This may be a pink-looking juice… but it ain’t for sissies.  The chilli kick is guaranteed to wake you up and get the digestive system moving and groovin’ 😉 Ingredients: – About 6 or 7 little Radishes – 1 Beetroot – 1 fat red Chilli (Take the seeds out! I didn’t the first time –…

Breaking the Chains of Bad Habits

  “The chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are to heavy to be broken” – Warren Buffett Never a truer word. Cuts like a knife doesn’t it? For any of you who have struggled in the stranglehold of a nasty bad habit (yes, that means all of us!) then you’ll…

Falling in love with food again.

I have just started training as assistant chef (aka apprentice/ Cheflette/ slave/ disciple) at the VegTable Private Dining Room in Rheenendal.  Lord only knows why owner and head chef, Brett Garvie, hired me, as I am a self-confessed novice with nothing more than a fervent desire to re-establish a loving relationship with food.  I am also an…

Hello world!

Welcome to the new NAKED LIVING website and blog! Your host Hels Bels here. I have taken down the old Naked Living website that was super cool, but cluttered and crazy, and distracting and all the things that I am trying to avoid but had managed to achieve despite my best intentions! Life is funny that…