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Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well – Chapter 9: Ayurvedic Sun Foods, Ground Foods & Earth Foods

Ayurvedic Sun Foods, Ground Foods & Earth Foods by Pip Atherstone-Reid Another way of choosing your food is by considering where in the environment they grow.  Foods that grow more than 1 metre above the ground are considered Sun foods, they absorb the maximum energy from the sun.  And are considered very high, etheric foods.  [...]

By | 2018-12-11T14:35:34+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Ayurveda, Healthy Diet, Healthy Food|0 Comments

Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well – Chapter 8: The Nature of Food

The Nature of Food by Pip Atherstone-Reid   WARMING OR COOLING Different foods are considered warm or cooling to our systems in Traditional Medicines.  Warming and hot foods; warm the body and cooling and cold foods; cool the body.  Cool foods are generally harder to digest than warmer foods if not eaten in balance as [...]

By | 2018-11-27T14:41:59+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Healthy Diet, Healthy Food|0 Comments

Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well – Chapter 6: So what Dosha are You?

So what Dosha are You? by Pip Atherstone-Reid                             KAPHA: EARTH & WATER Larger build Tendency for weight gain Slow to learn, slow to forget Sweet and even tempered Dislikes cold and wet weather Sluggish temperament   Foods: Sluggish and cool Kapha [...]

By | 2018-11-15T11:22:16+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Ayurveda, Healthy Diet, Healthy Food, Mental Attitudes|0 Comments

Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well – Chapter 5: Ayurvedic Doshas Simplified

 AYURVEDIC DOSHAS SIMPLIFIED By Pip Atherstone-Reid Doshas are the force or energies that create the physical body and mind. They determine conditions of growth, aging, health and disease.  We are born with Doshas called Prikruti (our constitution) and then the Doshas that are aggravated by our lifestyle and diet; called Vikruti.  In selecting the right [...]

Kundalini Running with Doug Wilson

Kundalini Running with Doug Wilson About Doug and the workshop Join us for an inspiring & motivational workshop with Doug Wilson. At the age of 31, Doug was diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumour. After undergoing a 14-hour operation, and suffering extensive cranial nerve damage, he battled surgically induced meningitis, had to learn to walk [...]

Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well – Chapter 4: What about my Body Type?

What about my body type? CHINESE MEDICINE BODY-TYPES SIMPLIFIED By Pip Atherstone-Reid   The terms Yin and Yang are central to Chinese Medicine theory. They describe the duality of life and are therefore moveable and opposing in nature.  We can say that: Hot is Yang, Cold is Yin but Cold water is more Yang in [...]

Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well – Chapter 3: Traditional Medicine

Vegetarian Diet: Staying Healthy and Well   Chapter 3: Traditional Medicine By Pip Atherstone-Reid Traditional Medicines such as Classical Chinese Medicine or Ayurvedic Medicine believe that there is no one true diet choice for every person.  Someone’s ideal diet depends on their individual constitution, lifestyle and age; what is right for one person may not [...]

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 | 2018-10-25T12:44:34+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Healthy Diet, Healthy Food, Yoga & Meditation, Yogic News|0 Comments

Doing more than just surviving Hayfever….

Doing more than just surviving Hayfever…. by Beth Ladwig   Blissful spring with a constant runny nose, sneezing and itching eyes is not that blissful. Here are some practical, at home tips for reducing your allergy symptoms. Change your clothes as soon as you get home on windy, high pollen count days. If you are [...]

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 [...]