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Power Napping: An Ultimate Guide

If you feel tired and drained during the day, you don’t need to reach for coffee or an energy drink; a power nap can leave you refreshed and ready to go.

Grounding Exercises to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Have you ever felt less drained after spending some time in a garden or a park? Or when last did you take the time to hug a tree and feel the bark beneath your cheek and palms? Perhaps you’ve taken some time to lie down on the ground to just stare at the clouds (or...

10 Herbal Teas to Relieve Headaches

Headaches are “one of the most common neurological complications in the general population”1 and a complaint that most of us will suffer with at least once during our lifetime. Although there are various  medications that you can get on prescription or...

Top 12 Natural Supplements for Relaxing Muscles

Throughout our lives, we may experience tightness, spasms and soreness in the muscles of our physical body on a regular basis. The causes include overexertion, exercising, accidents or falls, pregnancy and the overall aging of the body, as well as specific diseases...

6 Ways to Catch Up On Lost Sleep

The number of hours a person needs to sleep will vary across ages and are especially impacted by lifestyle and health. To function optimally, it is suggested that most adults need between 7-9 hours of sleep each night. About thirty percent of people say that they...

8 Exercises to Increase Your Attention Span and Help You to Focus

If you find yourself trying to work or study but failing to keep your attention on the task at hand, you’re not the only one. These days it’s becoming more difficult to keep your attention on one thing only for a fixed period. Indeed, a 2019 study has shown that our...

7 Different Types of Massage

When you are feeling tired, stress, sore, or overwhelmed, which massage techniques would give you the most benefit? One of the main goals of massage is homeostasis or balance. When you are balanced in body, mind and heart, you feel lighter on your feet, your mood is...

Tantric Massage Techniques & Poses for Beginners

Massage is one of the best ways to get rid of redundant tensions in the body, improve the circulation of the blood and spread healing good-vibe energies all throughout the body. In the case of tantric massage, there's the added benefit of sensually turning on your and...

A Beginner’s Guide to Earthing

Earthing, also known as grounding, is the simple act of consciously connecting our physical bodies in direct contact with the Earth. In other words, earthing is making the effort to touch our skin (our biggest organ by far) to the soil, sand, water---any conductive...

The Benefits of Dry Skin Body Brushing

On the surface, dry skin body brushing is an effective and quick addition to any self-care routine for smoother skin. But the effects can go deeper. Dry skin body brushing, or garshana, is a cleansing ritual performed in Ayurveda, the natural healing system...
Grounding Exercises to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Grounding Exercises to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Have you ever felt less drained after spending some time in a garden or a park? Or when last did you take the time to hug a tree and feel the bark beneath your cheek and palms? Perhaps you’ve taken some time to lie down on the ground to just stare at the clouds (or...

10 Herbal Teas to Relieve Headaches

10 Herbal Teas to Relieve Headaches

Headaches are “one of the most common neurological complications in the general population”1 and a complaint that most of us will suffer with at least once during our lifetime. Although there are various  medications that you can get on prescription or...

Top 12 Natural Supplements for Relaxing Muscles

Top 12 Natural Supplements for Relaxing Muscles

Throughout our lives, we may experience tightness, spasms and soreness in the muscles of our physical body on a regular basis. The causes include overexertion, exercising, accidents or falls, pregnancy and the overall aging of the body, as well as specific diseases...

6 Ways to Catch Up On Lost Sleep

6 Ways to Catch Up On Lost Sleep

The number of hours a person needs to sleep will vary across ages and are especially impacted by lifestyle and health. To function optimally, it is suggested that most adults need between 7-9 hours of sleep each night. About thirty percent of people say that they...

8 Exercises to Increase Your Attention Span and Help You to Focus

8 Exercises to Increase Your Attention Span and Help You to Focus

If you find yourself trying to work or study but failing to keep your attention on the task at hand, you’re not the only one. These days it’s becoming more difficult to keep your attention on one thing only for a fixed period. Indeed, a 2019 study has shown that our...

7 Different Types of Massage

7 Different Types of Massage

When you are feeling tired, stress, sore, or overwhelmed, which massage techniques would give you the most benefit? One of the main goals of massage is homeostasis or balance. When you are balanced in body, mind and heart, you feel lighter on your feet, your mood is...



Power Napping: An Ultimate Guide

If you feel tired and drained during the day, you don’t need to reach for coffee or an energy drink; a power nap can leave you refreshed and ready to go.

Grounding Exercises to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Have you ever felt less drained after spending some time in a garden or a park? Or when last did you take the time to hug a tree and feel the bark beneath your cheek and palms? Perhaps you’ve taken some time to lie down on the ground to just stare at the clouds (or...

10 Herbal Teas to Relieve Headaches

Headaches are “one of the most common neurological complications in the general population”1 and a complaint that most of us will suffer with at least once during our lifetime. Although there are various  medications that you can get on prescription or...

Top 12 Natural Supplements for Relaxing Muscles

Throughout our lives, we may experience tightness, spasms and soreness in the muscles of our physical body on a regular basis. The causes include overexertion, exercising, accidents or falls, pregnancy and the overall aging of the body, as well as specific diseases...

6 Ways to Catch Up On Lost Sleep

The number of hours a person needs to sleep will vary across ages and are especially impacted by lifestyle and health. To function optimally, it is suggested that most adults need between 7-9 hours of sleep each night. About thirty percent of people say that they...

8 Exercises to Increase Your Attention Span and Help You to Focus

If you find yourself trying to work or study but failing to keep your attention on the task at hand, you’re not the only one. These days it’s becoming more difficult to keep your attention on one thing only for a fixed period. Indeed, a 2019 study has shown that our...

7 Different Types of Massage

When you are feeling tired, stress, sore, or overwhelmed, which massage techniques would give you the most benefit? One of the main goals of massage is homeostasis or balance. When you are balanced in body, mind and heart, you feel lighter on your feet, your mood is...

Tantric Massage Techniques & Poses for Beginners

Massage is one of the best ways to get rid of redundant tensions in the body, improve the circulation of the blood and spread healing good-vibe energies all throughout the body. In the case of tantric massage, there's the added benefit of sensually turning on your and...

A Beginner’s Guide to Earthing

Earthing, also known as grounding, is the simple act of consciously connecting our physical bodies in direct contact with the Earth. In other words, earthing is making the effort to touch our skin (our biggest organ by far) to the soil, sand, water---any conductive...

The Benefits of Dry Skin Body Brushing

On the surface, dry skin body brushing is an effective and quick addition to any self-care routine for smoother skin. But the effects can go deeper. Dry skin body brushing, or garshana, is a cleansing ritual performed in Ayurveda, the natural healing system...

The Many Benefits of Foot Massage

Foot massage is an ancient art, having been practised across many different cultures for hundreds, probably thousands of years. It dates back to Ancient Egypt, India and China, but was introduced to the Western world only in the early 1900s when Dr William Fitzgerald...

The Joys of Head and Scalp Massage

I love the art of massage. Truly, absolutely, entirely. The anticipation if I book a professional treat for myself, the amazingly profound sensations during the time with the therapist, and the feeling afterwards – so calm, so serene, such great sleep that night, such...

Antiviral Herbs & Plants: How to Fight Viruses at Home

Viruses are crucial to many of the ecosystems on the planet and key to maintaining its wonderful biodiversity. Of course, the microscopic particles have also historically caused health challenges for humanity. A large collection of herbs and plants are shown to have...

How to Choose The Right Mattress

In a world that loves staying awake, sleep often goes overlooked. Sleep is wonderful, we all know and feel it intuitively, and the best thing you can do for your sleep is getting a good mattress. While there are many great mattresses to choose from, the question,...

Tools for Facial Self-Massage in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional holistic healing techniques from the East are fast being adopted by the modern West to address a range of skin and healthcare concerns. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has incorporated self-massage and tools to gently manipulate the body and skin for...

How to Forage Healing and Medicinal Herbs and Plants

People have used plants for healing and medicine for millennia. There is a large amount of knowledge and information that has been lost over the last several decades with the rise of a more commercial pharmaceutical industry. There are safe and practical ways we can...

Self-Massage and Essential Oils

The therapeutic qualities of physical touch have been used in healing and medicine throughout human history. Massage - or "The Therapy of Touch" - can bring about a state of deep relaxation within the body. When we are stressed (physically or emotionally), the body is...

All About Rosemary and Its Benefits

Rosemary is the jewel of the herb garden. Versatile and aromatic, it’s a favourite ingredient for jazzing up dishes like lamb, chicken and roasted potatoes. It’s native to the Mediterranean and belongs to the mint (Lamiacea) family alongside other culinary herbs such...

How to Grow Your Own Natural Medicine

Plants have been used for centuries as natural medicine and much of the medicine we are familiar with from the pharmacy have their roots in trying to simulate traditional elements from the plant world. Often the active ingredients in medications are synthetic versions...

All About Basil and Its Benefits

There are few more inspiring herbs than basil and I cannot think of any dish that is not improved by using it. A favorite with tomato and Italian dishes, it actually originated in India and is widely used around the world for its wonderful culinary uses. It has many...

12 Things To Try Out If You’re Struggling With Sleep

Are you spending your nights counting sheep instead of drifting off to dreamland when you go to bed? Insomnia is not just irritating, but too little sleep is really bad for your health as well. That’s why we’ve compiled 12 things you can try to end your struggle with...

How Lack of Sleep Affects Your Mental Capabilities

We’ve all had nights when we don’t sleep well and feel groggy and irritable the next day. But did you know that sleep and our sleeping patterns have far-ranging effects on our mental health and capabilities? In this article we’ll have a look at the effects that too...

How to Breathe Properly During Meditation

Many newcomers to meditation think meditation is mostly about controlling and manipulating your breath, i.e. a breathing technique that delivers one to the desired meditative state. Although there are many kinds of breathing techniques, both in yoga and other sources,...

All About Turmeric and Its Benefits

Turmeric spice is easily identified by its golden yellow colour and warm, earthy flavour that often brighten and base South Asian and Middle Eastern curries. Aside from culinary use, the plant is well noted for its anti-inflammatory properties and has been a staple of...

Natural Remedies for Acne

Acne - we've all heard of it, and most of us have experienced it; it is one of the most common skin conditions, traditionally associated with puberty and adolescence, but can also extend into adult years. In fact, in western societies, acne affects 79-95% of the...

Body Positivity: 5 Tiny Activities & Lessons For Big Impact

The internet is overflowing with photoshopped and filtered images of people whose true personalities we know so little about, and yet the entire world worships them, we compare ourselves to them, and we try to live up to their unrealistic and equally filtered...

14 Vegan Foods that Strengthen Your Immune System

The best defense against illness is the dietary choices you make on a daily basis. This list is packed with information on what you should be eating to get the nutrients needed to remain healthy throughout the year. By incorporating these vegan superfoods into your...

All About Chamomile and Its Benefits

There’s nothing more soothing to the soul than a patch of chamomile. It’s part of the daisy family, with a yellow disk, white petals and feathery leaves. And if you bend down to inhale it’s sweet scent, don’t be surprised if you catch a whiff of apple. Chamomile is...

Top 10 Digital Detox Getaway Destinations in the World

It’s true that most modern travelers’ most urgent question upon arriving at their destination is, “What’s the wi-fi password?”. Yet, there is a growing movement of people seeking the opposite  on their vacation—an escape from modern technology. Hence, they...

The Best Vegetarian Foods to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

You have the power to change your life by making small changes in your daily life. These small changes become habits and can eventually improve your overall mental and physical health. Your lifestyle is in your control and eating a diet plentiful in vegetables,...

Natural Remedies & Medicine for Overcoming Addiction

At one stage or another, we have all been addicted to something, whether it was a time we couldn’t stop eating too much, smoking or drinking, taking drugs, or having too much screen time or excessively relying on technology. Each of these things on there own or in...

All About Aloe Vera and Its Benefits

Aloe vera is one of the most healthful plants on earth. Many of us think about it as an ingredient in skin and hair care products, and we might use it if we get a sunburn. The truth is aloe vera has been shown to have exceptional properties good for the inside and...

Pranayama: 9 Breathing Techniques to Balance Your Energy

The importance of the breath in spiritual practice cannot be overstated. For centuries, countless Buddhists, yogis, and Eastern healers have turned the simple act of breathing into the foundation of their daily practice. For this reason, most meditation styles and...

30 Mantras That Can Induce a Good Night of Sleep (Fast!)

Sweet sleep doesn’t always come easily. There’s nothing worse than counting the minutes passing while thoughts flood your mind when all you crave is the rest and reprieve sleep brings. Over time, lack of sleep can take a toll on your mental and physical health. A good...

All About Oregano and Its Benefits

Some of the most popular culinary herbs have incredible medicinal properties and oregano is exceptional in both areas of use. In cooking, oregano is used by a multitude of cultures and could be one of the reasons why the Mediterranean Diet is so healthful. Its strong...

Best Teas For Relaxation, De-Stressing and Anxiety Relief

It’s tea time - the perfect way to come back to yourself and find your center. It has been shown the simple act of making tea decreases stress. This article goes a step further to provide you with information on the best teas for relaxation, de-stressing, and...

8 Medicinal Herbs and Their Benefits

Natural medical herbs and plants have been tested and found to have the properties needed to — at the least — relieve symptoms. Here are just a few.

How to Combine Yoga with Self-Massage

Yoga and self-massage are two great ways of taking care of our wellbeing. In an age where most people routinely sit on rigid chairs for the biggest part of their day, being able to move and to bring comfort to our bodies has become essential to our overall health and...

Pilates: An Introduction for the Beginner

Body and mind come together in this low-intensity full body workout that is fabulous for core strength, flexibility, postural alignment, balance and mobility, and amazing for reducing stress, releasing emotional tension and practising mindfulness. Many people have...