Natural Remedies for your Holiday With the holiday season’s arrival, here are some natural remedies to choose from to keep up with Mother Nature even when you’re 2000 miles from home! 1. Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea)   This is top of the list because it’s just so useful! Echinacea helps...

We are having an amazing Summer in London - I can't quite remember the last time we had a sustained length of sunshine like this! Even with my slightly olive skin, I have to be extra vigilant with good quality SPF protection.  Sunburn is not a...

With all of the hot weather that we have been having recently in the UK, it always helps to know how to breath to cool yourself down. The word "sheetali" means cooling in Sanskrit, it is taken from the original word "Sheetal" which means soothing or cold. The...

"You can't stop the waves, but you can learn how to surf!"   How are yoga and surfing related?   The best training for surfing is surfing. However, it demands a lot from the body and can tighten-up, and close-off, specific areas in the body. In particular pressure is...

On June 21st, the Sun reaches its highest altitude of the year on the summer solstice. The colloquial term "midsummer" refers to the day on which the solstice occurs. And as far as NEW BEGINNINGS is concerned it is the most auspicious date of the year! Recently, I have...

8 Easy ways To Eat more Fruit and Vegetables   The British Nutrition Foundation’s Healthy Eating Week this year is on 11th – 15th June.  This week is all about raising awareness for the charity, and how to eat more healthily, and thanks to this, live a better...

I loved waking up this morning and making my Sunday Morning Wheatgrass Smoothie! Did you know that 1oz of wheatgrass juice has about as much nutrients as 2.5 lbs of vegetables?     Wheatgrass has become one of the worlds most widely used heath foods. It contains chlorophyl (nature's...

Do you want to be meat-free?   #NationalVegetarianWeek 14-20 May is the annual awareness-raising campaign promoting inspirational vegetarian food and the benefits of a meat-free lifestyle.  It is setting out to prove that going veggie is surprisingly simple, and tasty. National Vegetarian Week   Being vegetarian is not only good for the environment,...

In recent times, we have been hit by a near perfect storm of fast food, chemicals, commercial advertising, and stress.  All of these factors have contributed negatively to the health of our immune systems which in turn has produced more allergies and food intolerances. At a...

Thousands of years of empirical research has lead Ayurvedic massage to become a key component of Ayurvedic therapy. It is a euphoric experience for people who are lucky enough to have experienced it. The body loves to have the skin soothed as it is always...

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