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Yoga nidra translates as yogic sleep
Nadi shodhana pranayama (alternate nostril breathing)
**NADI SHODHANA PRANAYAMA** (alternate nostril breathing) **Description:** A pranayama tech...
Asana for the second trimester of pregnancy (part 2)
In my previous article I wrote about the benefits that yoga during this stage of pregnancy can bring...
Asana for the second trimester of pregnancy (part 1)
Second trimester of pregnancy
Natural insect repellents
I never liked the idea of putting mainstream insect repellents on my daughter's skin as the scent sm...
Vegan Bangladeshi curry
This is my favourite vegetable curry ever which I recently learnt how to make
Why we should use shea butter
Shea butter is derived from the seed of the shea tree which is native to Africa and has been used by...
Essential oils to avoid during pregnancy
When used in a vaporiser, essential oils in general are enjoyable and safe to use during pregnancy
Choosing the right yoga teacher training for you
If you have been practicing yoga regularly and feel confident that you have enough experience and kn...
Oils for stretch mark prevention
Some women seem to be under the impression that stretch marks are due to our genetics and that there...
Only now becoming popular in the Western world, this simple Ayurvedic morning ritual has many benefi...
Yoga and technology
I have come across many articles lately both online and in yoga magazines about the pros and cons of...
Hoopdance is a blend of hula hooping and dancing
Essential oils to support menstruation
Menstruation is a time of the month that varies for every woman
Ayurvedic abhyanga for DIY health and wellbeing
Abhyanga is an ancient and powerful daily self-massage technique which one can perform to gain many ...
Buddhism for mothers
Buddhism is often mistaken to be a religion, when it is in fact a simple and beautiful way of life
Ayurveda for pre-conception
When planning to have a child, Ayurveda (traditional and holistic medicine of India) sees this as a ...
Metta (meaning loving kindness), is a type of meditation with the goal to increase our compassion fo...
The power of compassion
Most of us learn from a very young age that kindness is a wonderful virtue
Whipped body butter
Making a home-made body butter is fairly simple to do and is a truly luxurious product to have at ho...
Natural hand sanitiser
Commercial hand sanitisers contain toxic ingredients, some of which have been linked to cancer
Homemade cocoa lip balm
This homemade lip balm leaves your lips feeling nourished and soft, and leaves a subtle chocolatey t...
Ginger and cinnamon body scrub
This scrub is especially good for the colder months, because of the warming ginger and spicy smells ...
Dry Skin Brushing
Dry body brushing has become popular in the last couple of years due to it’s wonderful health benefi...
40 Steps to Greener Living - Part 2
Hopefully you have made some small adjustments to your routine by incorporating some suggestions fro...
40 Steps to Greener Living - Part 1
This past year, I personally have undergone a spiritual shift as well as emotionally adjusting to be...
Introducing Your Child to Yoga
For anyone practicing yoga with a baby, it can be a challenge to combine the practice properly with ...
10 ways to use Cinnamon
Latin name: Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Plant family: Lauraceae Plant part used: Dried inner bark Cin...
The Power of Affirmations
Affirmations are about re-training your mind to think differently
Harmful Chemicals in Baby Products
We all want what is best for our children
Hypnobirthing The philosophy of ‘hypnobirthing’ was created by Marie Mongan
How to make a Clay Face Mask
Clay is a method of healing, and the way it works is truly wonderful
Fluoride-Free Homemade Toothpaste
This is a guide to making your own toothpaste