"Baby, where'd you get your body from? Tell me, where'd you get your body from? I got it from my Mama" Will.I.Am A lot of my friends and readers (friends readers...) are mothers with little people and although there are no two mums alike, no two kids alike and no two families alike some common ground is helpful … Continue reading One for the mothers of young children
Start the day as you mean to go on. We've all heard it but in truth this advice is worth its weight in gold. How you prepare for your day every morning from the moment you wake to the moment you start - be it your work, school, productive activities of the day - that … Continue reading Creating a morning routine
The word Prana has become somewhat mainstream if not for the famous yoga clothes brand also for its actual Sanskrit meaning of life energy. A word you may not be so familiar with from the yogic world is Ojas which describes the essence of immunity and vitality in the body. Ojas is closely related to Kapha … Continue reading Ojas: the essence of life
I'm lucky enough to have extended my summer by a couple of sunny weeks in the South of France but I'm quite aware that after a most glorious summer, Autumn has been knocking at our door early in the UK and other parts of Europe. The change of seasons are taken very seriously in Ayurveda … Continue reading Time to cleanse
"With access to better information people invariably make better choices for their health" David Wolfe - Food Matters There's a very good reason why this post is called Choosing Health and that is because it is the exact title for a White Paper the National Health Service (NHS) published in 2004, one that concluded with the … Continue reading Choosing Health
Chai has become my morning go-to. I love the smell of the spices and it seems to refresh me and get me started for the day like nothing else. You might be familiar with it and have your own recipe but here is one you can easily make at home. It's a very grounding … Continue reading Chai tea
A back to basics post but a much needed one. With all the enthusiasm I have for Ayurveda it is still sometimes problematic for me to explain clearly and simply to newcomers what Ayurveda is, and this of course has to do with just how vast the wisdom of Ayurveda really is and the scope … Continue reading Ayurveda, what’s that?
Amazing what you can learn on a children's programme aka how to open your 7 Chakras (click on the link you'll be surprised)