Posts Tagged ‘detox’

3 life lessons from a Japanese Bath House

It’s cleansing season again and here I am in Japan! The last time I was here it was cleansing season too and during my first trip to a Japanese onsen (public bath) I was surprised and delighted to discover a few simple but powerful ways to look at and make the most of a practice…

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The Ultimate Ayurvedic Guide to Spring!

There are few seasons more anticipated than spring, am I right?  If you’re a fan of the warmer months (and even if you’re not), you’ll be quite familiar with the feeling of waiting, and waiting, at the end of a long winter for those first hopeful signs…  The slight increase in temperature, crocuses or daffodils popping…

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The Ultimate Ayurvedic Guide to Autumn season

No matter what’s going on where you are, there’s no denying we’re in transition.  Soon the air will be cooler and a little more crisp, the days will be getting increasingly shorter, and pumpkin spiced everything will be…everywhere! Yep, autumn is in the offing and what better time than now, when you can see it…

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The Soup that’s as good as a holiday… for your digestion!

So if you know anything about me by now you’ll know that I LOVE SOUP! Lots of reasons, but most importantly because it ticks all the boxes: Tastes good Easy to make Satisfying Easy to make Not too heavy (unless you really want it to be) Easy to digest Great when you need a break…

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Talking Toxins… Part Deux

And so where were we….?   Oh yes we were talking toxins! So by now you might be familiar with your own toxic situation (if you filled out this questionnaire). Perhaps, based on the symptoms you’re experiencing, you’ve even identified some areas where you’ve flown past the red flags and are heading straight on into…

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Let’s talk toxins…

Raise your hand if you’re familiar with any of the following… Feeling tired, sluggish, lethargic, Trouble concentrating and staying focused, Headaches, Joint pain, Catching colds easy, Trouble sleeping, Bad breath Unpleasant body odor Frequent gas, bloating or indigestion Allergies and/or food sensitivities Skin problems like acne, psoriasis, eczema Constipation and other gastrointestinal irregularities Depression Irritability…

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Clean up your act…in minutes a day!

You know the New Year has arrived when the advertisements for detoxes and cleanses start to come out (present company included). Everyone’s ready to wash off the old year and try on the new. And that’s not a bad thing… necessarily. Cleansing is a critical part of the Ayurvedic approach to creating health and healing…

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