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Meditation techniques for living in the present.

4 minute read “If you have time to breathe you have time to meditate. You breathe when you walk. You breathe when you stand. You breathe when you lie down.” – Ajahn Amaro How to include meditation in your daily life For meditation to be successful, it is important that it is kept simple, comfortable, effective and produces results that ensure you want to sustain it. There is no right or wrong method, only what makes the individual feel comfortable. This article provides a brief, but effective summary of some methods that you can implement into your life. How do you know which method is best for you? We have selected some of the most popular and accessible methods for...

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More evidence that sleep loss can lead to weight gain.

2 minute read   Ever wondered why you’re gaining weight but not eating badly? You’re exercising but not seeing any results? Losing hope and giving up? Well there is a solution that is probably a lot simpler than you could have ever imagined. Get more sleep. Sounds like the best cure ever, right? Even as little as getting 30 minutes less than the required 8 hours for adults can significantly increase your risk of obesity and diabetes, according to a study presented at the Endocrine Society national meeting. We’ve all been there, what does one more episode on Netflix hurt? Well, you’re actually doing more damage to your body than you think, and there’s scientific evidence to back it up....

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Simple evening ritual to a better sleep and a better you.

2-3 minute read “The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine” – Mike Murdock Many people have a morning routine and highlight it as an important way to start the day. But having a dependable evening routine can be just as important, if not more. It can be the difference between having a restful or restless sleep, setting you up for the morning after, hopefully refreshed and revitalised. But why is this? Why is having an evening ritual so important? Having a routine provides a sense of structure and familiarity to your day. Ayurveda, the science of life has strongly advocate the importance of daily routine and ritual for optimal health and functionality for 5000 years. By...

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5 dangerous cosmetics ingredients, you should stop using now!

3-4 minute read Does your current skin care contain these harmful ingredients? It is important we take care of our skin, after all it is your body’s largest organ. We all want to appear well maintained, look youthful and healthy, so like all things that require time and effort, your skin should be catered to. Giving your skin some TLC and providing it with proper treatment can invigorate your body and slow the aging process, keeping skin healthier, longer. Our skin is our number one defence mechanism. It is our shield from all that is bad in the outside world. It is a miraculous protector that we often take for granted, we don’t consider that it is working tirelessly to...

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10 Tips to Improve your Sleep

3-4 mins readWe all know how important a good night’s sleep is in ensuring we feel alive and active the following day. So why do so many of us struggle? It could all be down to your habits before bed that determines whether you have a restless or restful slumber. Many of us seek short-term fixes like caffeine in the morning to enable us to perform throughout the day, often not considering the full effects of what sleep deprivation is doing to our bodies on the inside. Let’s take a look at some of the potential implications... Skimping on Sleep Maybe you already know how a good night's rest can benefit your energy levels, metabolism, and moods. However getting a...

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