Research shows that spending time in nature helps with mental health issues including anxiety and depression

Not only are there physical benefits but there are also many mental health benefits to be found in nature as well. Spending some time in the sunlight outdoors releases serotonin from the pineal gland in the brain, this turns into melatonin, and when it gets dark, is what helps regulate sleep. So at night when you go to bed you will sleep much better if you’ve have spent some time outside during the day.

HUMAN-NATURE RELATIONSHIPS

Spending time outside is good for you, you may have a vegetable garden, or grow some amazing flowers, or you may just be taking your dog…


Calling all insomniacs, this one’s for you.

Do you often wake up tired? Waking up tired occasionally is not usually a cause for concern but frequently waking up tired can be a sign that you’re experiencing some sort of sleep disruption at night. This may be especially likely if you continue to feel tired throughout the day.

You know the feeling. As the alarm goes off in the morning after a sleepless night, dragging yourself out of the bed can be a chore. A disturbed night’s sleep is not only annoying, but it can also leave you irritable and unable to concentrate at work the next day…


This has to be the best TikTok viral food I’ve come across: baked oats. It’s a high-protein healthy breakfast that feels like you’re eating cake, but has no sugar at all! I loved it so much, I thought that this recipe could use a bit of a CBD twist, and voila we have VAAY’s CBD baked oats, inspired by the viral tin Tok hit.

A slice of this heavenly cake pairs well with the s lightly citrus & earthy hemp flavours of our nourishing CBD gummies!


So, what did you have for breakfast? If you’re like us, it was probably something like a bowl of Corn Flakes and a strong cup of coffee. But what if the first thing you did in the morning was to get a shot of stem cells in your creaky joints? And what if, after that, just for good measure, you took an ice bath and got a blood transfusion to help lower your biological age?

This probably sounds like a sci-fi film starring Will Smith, but it’s actually already a reality. In fact, there are some self-proclaimed biohackers out there…


A good night’s sleep should leave you feeling energetic, alert, and ready to take on the day

Sleep is essential to healing the body and recharging the mind, and its central role in the way we function makes it all the more frustrating when it becomes elusive. If you’re desperately seeking the sandman after an occasional or even frequent losing battle with your consciousness, you’re probably considering using a sleep aid and want to know what the natural options are before turning to something more serious. In this article, we give you the lowdown on herbal sleeping aids and other options to help you get back on track to a good night’s rest.

When is it okay to consider using natural sleep aids?

Before reaching for (herbal)…


Facts & Myths about vaping CBD

Vaping doesn’t have to be vapid (lacking in flavour, zest, or delight). In fact, CBD vape accessories might represent a perfect opportunity to experiment with cannabidiol — an exciting hemp compound with purported wellbeing benefits. Sometimes, the world of vaping seems like it’s filled with smoke and mirrors. In this article, we’re setting the record straight on CBD vape products. Be sure to read to the end for a lightning round of ‘fact or fiction.’

What is CBD?

Rather than holding our breaths, let’s take a moment to introduce CBD — a substance which we’ll refer to frequently throughout this text. As you…


Pain can be a real… well, pain! When you’re in the throes of discomfort, it can disturb all areas of your life: from work performance and social interactions, to your stress and anxiety levels. But did you know that CBD is making a huge ripple effect in the world of hemp-inspired wellness? In this article, we’ll explore how pain works in the body, and teach you how to comfort yourself with something simple, such as a soothing soak and a CBD bath bomb.

You’re probably already familiar with bath bombs — those fun, fizzing spheres that first splashed onto the…


Through plants and minerals, both rich in natural principles, we try to heal; The human body is a combination of energy, psyche, and body, and only in nature we can find its well-being. Disorders and dysfunctions have always been attributable to incorrect habits, both food and lifestyle; all this involves accumulating toxins, both harmful and natural elements.

Naturopathy, also called naturopathic medicine or natural medicine, represents a path on a natural solution through which we can maintain or achieve overall good health.

Naturopathic remedies don’t consist of a single technique. It’s about the use, concepts, and methods of Chinese medicine…


Cannabis isn’t exactly known for its motivational properties, but what about CBD?

Do you find your mind wandering when trying to complete your tasks? Do you have trouble focusing on the task at hand? Are you already wondering what you’re going to have for dinner tonight? Don’t worry — we’ve all been there at one time or another! Unfortunately, we all need to be productive in our lives, whether that be at work, or looking after the kids — the to-do list is always there, looming over you in the background of your current tasks. So, what can be done about it? Luckily, there are ways of naturally improving your productivity and…


Cooking with terpenes is a wonderful way to enhance your edibles, here’s our tips

Here at VAAY, we love terpenes- not only because these fragrant and flavoured molecules may have the power to relax, heal, and benefit the body and mind, but because, without terpenes, CBD wouldn’t be as important as it is today. That’s right: terpenes are versatile, aromatic, and, most importantly, the perfect little assistants to potentially promote CBD’s effects.

You might have heard of terpenes before- and if you haven’t, we’re pretty sure you’ve tasted and smelled many. This is because terpenes are present in pretty much every herb, fruit and vegetable we eat. In fact, these aromatic little hydrocarbons are…

Alyssha Bal

Cannabis connoisseur | Philly native | based in Berlin, Germany

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