Join us on a positively Blis-ful journey with Percy the polar bear to find your inner Blis…

Click on the countries to find some festive inspiration and wellness
tips from Blis team members around the world.

Recipe

Aimee’s festive salted almond and walnut toffee

Check out Aimee’s favourite festive treat to satisfy your sweet tooth this holiday season! Find the recipe on her food blog and much more to keep your tummies full this holiday season. Put on your aprons and get ready to eat!


Get your baking on

Wellbeing and self care

Diane’s tip for a long and happy life

Ever since Diane’s friend told her about the Japanese concept Ikigai, she has been telling everyone about it! If you’re interested in finding some inner passion and flow check out this book. After all, everyone could do with a bit of Ikiagi in our lives, especially after the tough year we’ve all had.


Find out more

Film

Courtney’s favourite festive film

It’s always a good time to watch or re-watch Home Alone over the holiday period, which is Courtney’s favourite festive movie. Filled with merry settings and family fun (and chaos!) it’s the perfect film to cosy up with by the fire. Let us know what you think, you filthy animals!


Check it out

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Recipe

Kim’s Christmas Sangria

Kim has given her favourite summer tipple a holly jolly Christmas makeover…

  • 1 bottle (750 ml) red wine, 2 cups pomegranate or cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1/4 cup honey Arils from 1 pomegranate
  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 1 green apple or green pear, chopped

Wellbeing and self care

Chris’s source for daily inspiration

Chris recommends his favourite Instagram account dedicated to quotes from stoic thinkers!
Check it out and sign up for daily inspirational emails.


Find out more

Podcast

Jess’ foodie-focused podcast

Check out Jess’ podcast “What We Ate,” where people share their favourite dishes they never want to forget…think Desert Island Disc for foodies! There are lots of winter warmer recipes featured on the website too.


Get listening

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Recipe

Jimmy’s warming winter melon with dried bonito and pork soup

Fancy trying something a bit different in the kitchen this festive season? In need of a warm bowl of delicious comfort food? Then you are in luck with this seasonal recipe from Hong Kong… the melon will give you a nice reminder of warmer weather that some of us over in colder climates are desperately missing at the moment!


Get the recipe here

Wellbeing and self care

Ed’s favourite forest-bathing

Did you know that in Japan doctors actually prescribe ‘Shinrin-Yoku’, or forest-bathing, as an antidote to the stresses of urban life? Activities such as listening to bird song, kicking through leaves and even hugging a tree are all thought to improve mental health, so much so that other countries around the world are taking a leaf from Japan’s book.


Learn more here

Exercise

Jing’s Singaporean film of choice

‘7 Letters’ is a great introduction to Singaporean cinema. Seven of the most illustrious directors in Singapore use their creative storytelling and filmmaking to write heartfelt ‘love letters’ to this place they call home. So if you’re looking to immerse yourself in Singaporean culture this festive season check out the film.


Check it out

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Recipe

Laura’s Aussie pavlova recipe

There is an age-old argument about whether the Aussies or Kiwis invented pavlova. But one thing we can all agree on is the light, creamy dessert is absolutely delicious! Learn how to make this iconic holiday dish with our ultimate pavlova recipe.


Whip up the recipe here

Wellbeing and self care

Don’s relaxation tip

One of the many things New Zealand is famous for is its natural spas. While not all of us have access to natural hot springs, we can all replicate the feeling by visiting our nearest spa, for a relax and unwind.


Learn more here

Book

Lela’s Favourite Book

One of Lela’s favourite books to sink into is “Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia”, which tells the colourful and confronting stories of family, country and belonging from the perspective of a number of First Nations individuals, including footballers and authors.


Find the book here

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Recipe

Lucas’ oatmeal banana pancake recipe

Let’s be honest, everybody loves pancakes! Check out this recipe recommendation from Lucas for a fabulous twist on the original recipe. Not only is it a delicious breakfast or snack, but as it’s gluten-free, it’s healthy too!


Gek op pancakes?

Wellbeing and self care

Farah’s yoga exercises

Yoga has become a worldwide phenomenon in recent years, and for good reason! Countless studies have proven the mental and physical benefits that come with the activity. Farah loves yoga and encourages all of us to give it a go for ourselves. 


Try a beginner’s lesson

Book

Lucas’ favourite book

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is one of Lucas’s favourite. This powerful book promotes the idea of pursuing your dreams and living life to the fullest. With countless bestseller records and rave reviews, give this book a go and let it inspire!


Find it here

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Recipe

Milva’s mildly spiced pork vindaloo

No Christmas is complete in Milva’s house without having this hearty meal! This curry is tangy and mildly spiced and is made with no added water other than palm vinegar and ground spice masala. Put an Indian twist on your festivities this year…


Find the recipe here

Wellbeing and self care

Ishika’s sun salutation for inner zen

Surya Namaskar, Salute to the Sun or Sun Salutation, is a practice in yoga incorporating a flow sequence of twelve gracefully linked asanas. The asana sequence originated in the Hatha Yoga tradition during the 9th century in India. If you’re in need of some inner calm this festive season try this relaxing flow sequence…


Find out more

Art

Rajesh’s guide to finding your inner Picasso

Feeling a little frazzled? Want to unwind? Turn on the classical music and set the scene for a serene canvas painting session. If you are in need of some painting inspiration look around you, or look here for some of Milva’s favourite inspiring designs…


Find inspiration here

Mumbai bridge illustration

Recipe

Arianna’s Risotto alla Milanese

One of Arianna’s favourite recipes to cook around the festive season is risotto. A rice-based dish, the grain is cooked in a broth until it reaches a creamy consistency. As the broth can be derived from meat, fish or vegetables, it’s perfect for every diet, simple to make and absolutely delicious at the same time!


Recipe here

Recipe

Pietro’s crema al mascarpone

In true Italian style, we have another great recipe as no meal is complete without dessert right?! Check our Pietro’s crema al mascarpone recipe. At Christmas, it is normally served as an accompaniment to pandoro and panettone.


Deliciousness awaits

Exercise

Arianna’s dynamic planks

Planking can not only strengthen your physical health but also your mental fortitude. Like all resistive exercise, it may feel horrible whilst you’re doing it but you feel great after! Arianna recommends a series of plank variations not only to strengthen different muscles but also to break up the monotony of doing the same exercise. 


Try them here

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Recipe

Kim’s Christmas Sangria

Kim has given her favourite summer tipple a holly jolly Christmas makeover…

  • 1 bottle (750 ml) red wine, 2 cups pomegranate or cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1/4 cup honey Arils from 1 pomegranate
  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 1 green apple or green pear, chopped

Wellbeing and self care

Chris’s source for daily inspiration

Chris recommends his favourite Instagram account dedicated to quotes from stoic thinkers!
Check it out and sign up for daily inspirational emails.


Find out more

Podcast

Jess’ foodie-focused podcast

Check out Jess’ podcast “What We Ate,” where people share their favourite dishes they never want to forget…think Desert Island Disc for foodies! There are lots of winter warmer recipes featured on the website too.


Get listening

uk

Recipe

Aimee’s festive salted almond and walnut toffee

Check out Aimee’s favourite festive treat to satisfy your sweet tooth this holiday season! Find the recipe on her food blog and much more to keep your tummies full this holiday season. Put on your aprons and get ready to eat!


Get your baking on

Wellbeing and self care

Diane’s tip for a long and happy life

Ever since Diane’s friend told her about the Japanese concept Ikigai, she has been telling everyone about it! If you’re interested in finding some inner passion and flow check out this book. After all, everyone could do with a bit of Ikiagi in our lives, especially after the tough year we’ve all had.


Find out more

Film

Courtney’s favourite festive film

It’s always a good time to watch or re-watch Home Alone over the holiday period, which is Courtney’s favourite festive movie. Filled with merry settings and family fun (and chaos!) it’s the perfect film to cosy up with by the fire. Let us know what you think, you filthy animals!


Check it out

usa

Recipe

Jimmy’s warming winter melon with dried bonito and pork soup

Fancy trying something a bit different in the kitchen this festive season? In need of a warm bowl of delicious comfort food? Then you are in luck with this seasonal recipe from Hong Kong… the melon will give you a nice reminder of warmer weather that some of us over in colder climates are desperately missing at the moment!


Get the recipe here

Wellbeing and self care

Ed’s favourite forest-bathing

Did you know that in Japan doctors actually prescribe ‘Shinrin-Yoku’, or forest-bathing, as an antidote to the stresses of urban life? Activities such as listening to bird song, kicking through leaves and even hugging a tree are all thought to improve mental health, so much so that other countries around the world are taking a leaf from Japan’s book.


Learn more here

Exercise

Jing’s Singaporean film of choice

‘7 Letters’ is a great introduction to Singaporean cinema. Seven of the most illustrious directors in Singapore use their creative storytelling and filmmaking to write heartfelt ‘love letters’ to this place they call home. So if you’re looking to immerse yourself in Singaporean culture this festive season check out the film.


Check it out

asia

Recipe

Lucas’ oatmeal banana pancake recipe

Let’s be honest, everybody loves pancakes! Check out this recipe recommendation from Lucas for a fabulous twist on the original recipe. Not only is it a delicious breakfast or snack, but as it’s gluten-free, it’s healthy too!


Gek op pancakes?

Wellbeing and self care

Farah’s yoga exercises

Yoga has become a worldwide phenomenon in recent years, and for good reason! Countless studies have proven the mental and physical benefits that come with the activity. Farah loves yoga and encourages all of us to give it a go for ourselves. 


Try a beginner’s lesson

Book

Lucas’ favourite book

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is one of Lucas’s favourite. This powerful book promotes the idea of pursuing your dreams and living life to the fullest. With countless bestseller records and rave reviews, give this book a go and let it inspire!


Find it here

netherland

Recipe

Arianna’s Risotto alla Milanese

One of Arianna’s favourite recipes to cook around the festive season is risotto. A rice-based dish, the grain is cooked in a broth until it reaches a creamy consistency. As the broth can be derived from meat, fish or vegetables, it’s perfect for every diet, simple to make and absolutely delicious at the same time!


Recipe here

Recipe

Pietro’s crema al mascarpone

In true Italian style, we have another great recipe as no meal is complete without dessert right?! Check our Pietro’s crema al mascarpone recipe. At Christmas, it is normally served as an accompaniment to pandoro and panettone.


Deliciousness awaits

Exercise

Arianna’s dynamic planks

Planking can not only strengthen your physical health but also your mental fortitude. Like all resistive exercise, it may feel horrible whilst you’re doing it but you feel great after! Arianna recommends a series of plank variations not only to strengthen different muscles but also to break up the monotony of doing the same exercise. 


Try them here

Italy

Recipe

Milva’s mildly spiced pork vindaloo

No Christmas is complete in Milva’s house without having this hearty meal! This curry is tangy and mildly spiced and is made with no added water other than palm vinegar and ground spice masala. Put an Indian twist on your festivities this year…


Find the recipe here

Wellbeing and self care

Ishika’s sun salutation for inner zen

Surya Namaskar, Salute to the Sun or Sun Salutation, is a practice in yoga incorporating a flow sequence of twelve gracefully linked asanas. The asana sequence originated in the Hatha Yoga tradition during the 9th century in India. If you’re in need of some inner calm this festive season try this relaxing flow sequence…


Find out more

Art

Rajesh’s guide to finding your inner Picasso

Feeling a little frazzled? Want to unwind? Turn on the classical music and set the scene for a serene canvas painting session. If you are in need of some painting inspiration look around you, or look here for some of Milva’s favourite inspiring designs…


Find inspiration here

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Recipe

Laura’s Aussie pavlova recipe

There is an age-old argument about whether the Aussies or Kiwis invented pavlova. But one thing we can all agree on is the light, creamy dessert is absolutely delicious! Learn how to make this iconic holiday dish with our ultimate pavlova recipe.


Whip up the recipe here

Wellbeing and self care

Don’s relaxation tip

One of the many things New Zealand is famous for is its natural spas. While not all of us have access to natural hot springs, we can all replicate the feeling by visiting our nearest spa, for a relax and unwind.


Learn more here

Book

Lela’s Favourite Book

One of Lela’s favourite books to sink into is “Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia”, which tells the colourful and confronting stories of family, country and belonging from the perspective of a number of First Nations individuals, including footballers and authors.


Find the book here

Australia

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