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How to avoid boredom when Meditating

It can be difficult to slow down in life let alone stop and sit in silence but meditation is hugely beneficial for mind, body and spirit. It is a way of steeping ourselves in “beingness”,which is who we are at … Continue reading

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Benefits of using a Neti Pot

A good diet, exercise and adequate sleep are a few of the more obvious ways to maintain good health. Your nose is another vital pathway to a healthy body as nasal passages are the first line of defense against pollution, … Continue reading

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Could Daily Chocolate be Good for you?

If you love chocolate is it possible eating it every day could be healthy? It might sound too good to be true, but research shows that there are some excellent health gains associated with eating dark chocolate. There are, however, … Continue reading

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Why a Daily full body Oil Massage is good for you

A daily ritual so luxuriously relaxing and comforting as a full-body warm oil massage is recommended in Ayurveda for a healthy body and mind. Ayurveda, the 5,000-year-old holistic healing tradition from India, has an explanation for the seeming contradiction. Accumulated … Continue reading

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Treating Stress with Ayurveda

Body, mind, heart and spirit are all subjected to the ravages of day-to-day stress. Worries about security, economic difficulties, emotional trauma, stressors like these can take a toll on health and longevity if not addressed in a timely fashion. To … Continue reading

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Natural Alternatives to Hormone Replacement

Recently hormone replacement therapy has become a well-publicized and highly debated topic, and many women are looking for natural alternatives to “standard” hormone therapy. In the reproductive years, varying cycles of estrogen and progesterone, as well as their effects on … Continue reading

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The Importance of Chakras

The Sanskrit word Chakra means to wheel or disk and in yoga, meditation and Ayurveda this term refers to the wheels of energy throughout the body. There are seven main chakras, which align the spine, starting from the base of … Continue reading

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Ojas and Authentic Beauty: Find Your Inner Glow

According to Ayurveda, our inner glow is fueled by ojas (pronounced oh-jus), a term that refers to the body’s internal energy reserves. “Plentiful ojas results in a juicy suppleness, a lusciousness,” says Larissa Hall Carlson, dean of the Kripalu School … Continue reading

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