When was the last time you did one thing? I know it sounds silly, but really – when did you do one thing, without adding a secondary activity? Can you remember? I […]
The grinding 21st century stress response
I’m grinding my teeth. I had no idea that I was doing it until my last check up at the dentist. She simply said: “Oh I can see your teeth are pretty […]
Do you dare – slowing down?
Does anybody still remember when yoga was just plain weird, potentially dangerous and certainly a devilish Hindu practice? When you’d don your baggy cotton trousers and a shabby t-shirt in order to, […]
Mala Beads – all you need to know!
I’ve always been intrigued by Mala Beads, wherever I’ve come across them – be it at an ashram where they were used for ceremonies, carried around by swamis, or sold at the […]
Juice cleanse – but different!
I had considered doing some kind of cleanse for a while but couldn’t quite find the right thing. Most juice cleansing regimen seemed really full-on, and I’ve been terribly struggling with not getting […]
Organic market shopping? Easy!
Don’t get me wrong – we love going to the farmer’s market. We love buying fresh, organic and seasonal fruit and veg. It’s in line with ayurvedic principles, tastes better because first […]
Luxury cosmetics & practising ‘Ahimsa’
If you’ve been doing yoga for a while, you may have come across the concept of ‘ahimsa’. It means non-injury, but it goes beyond not causing harm to other human beings – it’s […]
Superfoods – growing in your backyard!
Whenever I relocate, one of my main goals is to buy locally produced food. But only recently it dawned on me that this endeavour never reached my kitchen cupboard – which is stuffed with superfoods: […]