6 Ways To Be Mindful Right Now

It is easy to take a moment to be mindful when it’s 6am, there is no distraction and you can sit quietly for 10 minutes. It is a whole lot harder to live out mindfulness through the day, when there are phone calls, emails and uninterrupted noise. We need to find a way to go […]

Important Supplements On A Vegan Diet

Veganism involves a way of eating where no animals products are consumed. This means no meat, no dairy products and no fish. While plant-based diets have many benefits, we have to ensure we are getting all the nutrients our body needs. Supplements There are a few nutrients we need to be careful of when it […]

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 […]

A Few Ways to Simplify Healthy Eating

The trends of diets and healthy eating seem to change all the time. There is a new fad diet out every week and everyone has a different opinion about what the “best” one is. There is so much information out there and it can be overwhelming when we have to decide what is right for […]

How to Recognise Imbalances in your Body

We live in a state of constant stress, where sleep deprivation is the norm and if you’re not burnt out, you’re not trying hard enough. The relentless competition is daunting and draining, yet we continue to push ourselves. It is no wonder that illness is rampant and anxiety disorders are at an all-time high. It […]