Ancient traditions of tongue scraping

Ancient traditions of tongue scraping

Tongue Scraping is a vedic ritual I grew up with from the moment I had a full set of teeth and I am so grateful for these old Indian traditions that have become so essential at a time where gut health has never been more important to our wellness. Read more about the benefits of this morning cleansing ritual.

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Ayurvedic Perspective on Mental Health

Ayurvedic Perspective on Mental Health

Do you know what doesn’t add up for me? When we are physically unwell we take time to allow the body to recover, so why do we not do the same for when our stress levels increase or our mood and emotions fluctuates? Fluctuation to our mood is an inevitable part of life and we must understand our mind just like to body to know where our vulnerabilities lie.

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Transforming SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) with SAD (Seasonal Ayurvedic Dina-Charya)

Transforming SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) with SAD (Seasonal Ayurvedic Dina-Charya)

When the sun is shining we may feel warm and happy but with shorter days, longer evenings, colder climates, many of us suffer from the winter blues or a type of depression also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) that can affect your daily life. Though you may be feeling ‘SAD’ we can turn it around with Ayurveda by embracing our ‘Seasonal Ayurvedic Dinacharya’.

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Your Ayurvedic Guide to Winter Wellness

Your Ayurvedic Guide to Winter Wellness

Winter is here, the temperature has dropped, the festive indulgences are underway and soon we will be thinking about setting new intentions and getting healthy for 2018. Ayurvedic self care practices and seasonal regimes can keep us aligned to our mind-body type and optimise our winter health. Save the detox for the Spring!

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Combating back pain with Ayurveda

Combating back pain with Ayurveda

From shoulder aches and pains to chronic repetitive strain conditions such as sciatica, back pain has affected many of us through numerous causative factors. Back pain or ‘kati shoola’ as it is known in Ayurveda is a common condition where the one or more dosha becomes imbalanced, and of these, vata (air + space element) would be commonly responsible.

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