About Sheila Hicks Balgobin, MBFVEA, MIFPA

I am a flower essence practitioner and producer of Spirit of Makasutu Flower & Vibrational Essences as well an aromatherapist with over 15 years' experience. I use essences and essential oils "to open the eye within to see the world without" to address the root cause(s) of stress.

Feel Full, Look Good: Healthier Living Series Pt 1

Feeling Full and Looking Good

It doesn’t necesssarily follow that eating more calories make you feel full….you could actually say that eating more calories just makes you….well, fat – especially if you are not indulging in enough activity to burn off the additional calories!

Feeling more full doesn’t mean you … (More)

Junk Food: Junk Body and Mind?

Junk Food:  Jinx on Body and Mind

bacon-burgerA recent study undertaken at the University of Queensland suggested that a diet rich in saturated fats and carbohydrates showed signs of osteoarthritis (the wearing over time of the cartilage between joints). The study, conducted on rats, also indicated that the junk food (More)

Dying to Look Good: Cosmetics and Breast Cancer

If You Can’t Pronounce It, Don’t Use It!

BreastCancerUKPosterThe amount of chemicals in cosmetics is truly astonishing — and all of them unpronounceable – I don’t know about you, but I like to know exactly what’s going in or on me!  There are so many chemicals in common cosmetics these … (More)

Help Support The Each One Teach One (EOTO) Mentoring Programme

Each One Teach Ome (EOTO) Mentoring Programme

I hope you’ll support this worthwhile programme,which I started seven years ago, which provides support for Black and Asian psychotherapy and counselling students.

The EOTO Programme Explained

In this short video, find out a bit more about EOTO and how it works:



No Pain, All Gain: Exercise without Injury

Stretch Your Body – Not Your Limits!

Whether you do yoga or run marathons, training in the RIGHT way is vital — what’s the use in making all that effort, to end up spending weeks or even months out of commission because you pushed yourself too hard — or in … (More)