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Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well – Chapter 1: Inner Intelligence

Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well   Chapter 1: Inner Intelligence By Pip Atherstone-Reid   This book is designed to introduce you to some different Traditional dietary principles that may help you to either transition to a Vegetarian diet or to improve your already existing Vegetarian diet.  It is not a comprehensive read by any [...]

By | 2018-10-18T10:48:04+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Healthy Diet, Healthy Food, Yoga & Meditation, Yogic News|0 Comments

Adopting a vegetarian lifestyle

Adopting a vegetarian lifestyle by Pip Atherstone-Reid   One of my teachers, Prof. Wang, used to tell me that being Vegetarian was not only about avoiding meat but was also about your lifestyle. Adopting a Vegetarian lifestyle meant that you practiced Ahimsa; non-violence.  Not just non-violence to the animals by not eating them, but also [...]

Ayurveda for the Spring

Spring is traditionally a time for new life and renewal.  Envision spring to be a time for weeding the garden (de-cluttering and cleaning) and for sowing the seeds and establishing roots (setting intentions and new routines) for the season ahead after the months of hibernation and stagnation that is winter.  The Earth is getting closer [...]

By | 2018-03-28T13:54:39+00:00 October 14th, 2015|Ayurveda, Uncategorized, Yoga & Meditation, Yogic News|1 Comment

A Chinese Medicine Approach To Stress & Emotional Health

Stress is an inevitable part of today’s modern lifestyle. Whether it is a result of work pressures, relationship problems, financial worries or other aspects of your life, one thing is clear – if it builds up excessively it affects both your emotional and physical well-being. How Stress Affects The Body Stress has long been the [...]

By | 2018-05-17T12:56:12+00:00 August 9th, 2012|Healthy Diet, Traditional Chinese Medicine|1 Comment

Supporting yourSelf through detoxification

Like the rest of us, you probably feel a little bit sluggish and bloated after over-indulging through the Christmas/New Year period.  You might have stacked on a few kilos or you could be surviving on caffeine to get you through the day.  It might be time for a bit of a Detox to recharge the [...]

Food for the Brain – Omega 3 DHA

The Western diet has changed a lot in the last 20 to 50 years, not only with the choices we make about what to eat, but how the food is grown and manufactured.  Increasingly our soils are being depleted of essential minerals and our food is heavily processed which robs it even more. The animals [...]