Healing Herbs – Turmeric

 Recently there has been a surge of interest around turmeric and the health benefits of this spice. It is now common to see turmeric lattes or turmeric-infused smoothies on cafe menus. Is this just a fad, or is there something special about turmeric? It is certainly not a fad! There are certain spices in Ayurvedic […]

How to Boost Melatonin for Better Sleep

Good quality sleep is the foundation to health. Eating well, exercising optimally and general wellbeing are all affected by sleep. Melatonin is a critical chemical in the sleep cycle and it is important to understand how to increase melatonin levels and “zzz” quality. What is melatonin? Melatonin is a chemical produced in the brain that […]

The Misconception of Meditation

The term “meditation” is heard more and more these days and is becoming a popular practice. While this term was often used in the past to describe the lifestyle of monks, it is now not uncommon to hear that co-workers and friends are meditating on a daily basis. Because of the spiritual association and the […]

Nutrition according to Ayurveda

Nutrition can often seem complex and overwhelming. There is a lot of information available and each “expert” contradicts the other one. Ayurveda provides some advice that takes health back to basics and the natural way of being, and can be super helpful when trying to understand the body. Back to Basics I often write about […]

How to Optimise your Sleep

We have all heard that sleep is extremely important for wellness and health. It is also important, however, to understand that it isn’t about sleep quantity necessarily, but rather about sleep quality. There are a few ways to optimize our sleep quality. Firstly, how do we know if we are not getting optimal sleep? • […]

Try This Amazing Eating Challenge

Paleo. Keto. Atkins. There are so many diet and meal plans out there that it is hard not to get completely overwhelmed. Studies have shown that there is one thing you can do, regardless of your eating plan, that will create a healthier way of eating. The Psychology of Eating Mindfully When we look at […]