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10 Health Benefits of Rooibos Tea

Are you an avid lover of tea or just a casual? Lets discover together what Rooibos Red Tea can do for you and why you should seriously consider incorporating this crimson tea into your own life!

3 Breathing Exercises to Relax and Rejuvenate You

Its time to relax and rejuvenate! Breathing is a great way of doing precisely that. Learn about the three great breathing exercises which you can use to relax, strengthen your body and calm your mind.

The Benefits of Forest Bathing (a Beginner’s Guide)

Have you ever gone in the woods, not to hike but just to be? When was the last time that you just sat in nature, with no phone, no friends and no agenda? When we are busy racing around most of the time, it’s easy to forget to take a break and slow down. We may have...

How to Relax in Bed Before Sleep

Are you having a hard time dozing of? Sometimes the happenings, stress' and anxieties of daily life can be so overwhelming that they won't give you a break just when you need it the most, that is at night right before sleep. It is important to learn to relax and shut...

How to Stay Conscious During Sleep

Consciousness is all we have and essentially are. We perceive all things, the body, thoughts, feelings, the world, nature and what have you. When we sleep, we temporary are switched off to this marvelous miracle of the cosmos which is consciousness. In this guide I'll...

7 Daytime Habits For Better Sleep at Night

Did you know that your daytime habits can help you get better sleep at night? That’s right! What you do during the day makes all the difference both in how quickly you fall asleep and how restful your night is. Let’s explore some of the things you can do during...

How to Breathe More Consciously

Breathing consciously. So simple yet so powerful. Why should become more conscious of the breath? An activity that happens by itself, automatically and naturally? Why not let it work its magic without bothering about it? Aren't there more pressing things to worry...

How to Design & Decor Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

Wouldn’t it be nice to get better sleep by just changing up your bedroom decor? The truth is, it can make a big difference in your ability to feel relaxed and restful. Let’s go through the steps that can go a long way to creating an environment conducive to good sleep...

7 Careers that Focus on Relaxation

How would it feel to go to work each day and not be stressed out or feel like you are in the middle of a rat race? They say that when you do what you love, you never work a day in your life. Well, when you have a career with a focus on relaxation, you stand a much...

6 Herbs & Plants to Help You Sleep Better

Explore these six healing herbs that can assist by providing the tranquility and inner peace necessary for high-quality sleep.

3 Breathing Exercises to Relax and Rejuvenate You

3 Breathing Exercises to Relax and Rejuvenate You

Breath! So essential yet sometimes so overlooked. One can do a lot of things with the breath, or simply do nothing with it and let it function naturally and effortlessly, which isn’t a bad thing either. In fact vipassana meditation is precisely this “doing nothing” to...

The Benefits of Forest Bathing (a Beginner’s Guide)

The Benefits of Forest Bathing (a Beginner’s Guide)

Have you ever gone in the woods, not to hike but just to be? When was the last time that you just sat in nature, with no phone, no friends and no agenda? When we are busy racing around most of the time, it’s easy to forget to take a break and slow down. We may have...

How to Relax in Bed Before Sleep

How to Relax in Bed Before Sleep

Are you having a hard time dozing of? Sometimes the happenings, stress' and anxieties of daily life can be so overwhelming that they won't give you a break just when you need it the most, that is at night right before sleep. It is important to learn to relax and shut...

How to Stay Conscious During Sleep

How to Stay Conscious During Sleep

Consciousness is all we have and essentially are. We perceive all things, the body, thoughts, feelings, the world, nature and what have you. When we sleep, we temporary are switched off to this marvelous miracle of the cosmos which is consciousness. In this guide I'll...

7 Daytime Habits For Better Sleep at Night

7 Daytime Habits For Better Sleep at Night

Did you know that your daytime habits can help you get better sleep at night? That’s right! What you do during the day makes all the difference both in how quickly you fall asleep and how restful your night is. Let’s explore some of the things you can do during...

How to Breathe More Consciously

How to Breathe More Consciously

Breathing consciously. So simple yet so powerful. Why should become more conscious of the breath? An activity that happens by itself, automatically and naturally? Why not let it work its magic without bothering about it? Aren't there more pressing things to worry...



10 Health Benefits of Rooibos Tea

Are you an avid lover of tea or just a casual? Lets discover together what Rooibos Red Tea can do for you and why you should seriously consider incorporating this crimson tea into your own life!

3 Breathing Exercises to Relax and Rejuvenate You

Its time to relax and rejuvenate! Breathing is a great way of doing precisely that. Learn about the three great breathing exercises which you can use to relax, strengthen your body and calm your mind.

The Benefits of Forest Bathing (a Beginner’s Guide)

Have you ever gone in the woods, not to hike but just to be? When was the last time that you just sat in nature, with no phone, no friends and no agenda? When we are busy racing around most of the time, it’s easy to forget to take a break and slow down. We may have...

How to Relax in Bed Before Sleep

Are you having a hard time dozing of? Sometimes the happenings, stress' and anxieties of daily life can be so overwhelming that they won't give you a break just when you need it the most, that is at night right before sleep. It is important to learn to relax and shut...

How to Stay Conscious During Sleep

Consciousness is all we have and essentially are. We perceive all things, the body, thoughts, feelings, the world, nature and what have you. When we sleep, we temporary are switched off to this marvelous miracle of the cosmos which is consciousness. In this guide I'll...

7 Daytime Habits For Better Sleep at Night

Did you know that your daytime habits can help you get better sleep at night? That’s right! What you do during the day makes all the difference both in how quickly you fall asleep and how restful your night is. Let’s explore some of the things you can do during...

How to Breathe More Consciously

Breathing consciously. So simple yet so powerful. Why should become more conscious of the breath? An activity that happens by itself, automatically and naturally? Why not let it work its magic without bothering about it? Aren't there more pressing things to worry...

How to Design & Decor Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

Wouldn’t it be nice to get better sleep by just changing up your bedroom decor? The truth is, it can make a big difference in your ability to feel relaxed and restful. Let’s go through the steps that can go a long way to creating an environment conducive to good sleep...

7 Careers that Focus on Relaxation

How would it feel to go to work each day and not be stressed out or feel like you are in the middle of a rat race? They say that when you do what you love, you never work a day in your life. Well, when you have a career with a focus on relaxation, you stand a much...

5 Ways to Create More Personal Time for Yourself

The older we get, the more responsibilities we take on and the more loved ones we welcome in to our lives, the less time we have for ourselves. But personal time is crucial for overall happiness, stress management and quality connections with others. We need to check...

3 Visualization Techniques to Help You Sleep Better

Are you dealing with sleepless nights? According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, “Studies show that sleep deficiency alters activity in some parts of the brain. If you’re sleep deficient, you may have trouble making decisions, solving problems,...

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...

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...