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Want to lose weight? Add these spices to your daily diet

Cinnamon / Dalchinni Widely used in Indian kitchens, Cinnamon can help you to lose weight quickly.  It is packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.  Drinking a spoonful of cinnamon in water, or adding it to your porridge, will also increase your metabolic rate, which will aid in weight loss.  Diabetics, who are insulin resistant, the […]

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As the seasons change, so too does your beauty-routine

Some of my readers are getting ready for cold, winter months.  Others are getting ready for warm, sunny days (myself included!).  When the seasons change it is important to make a few changes to your health- and beauty routine.  As mentioned in a previous blogpost, making sure to up your intake of vitamins C and […]

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Seasons are changing

It is that time of the year again, when seasons are starting to change.  Many are getting ready for warm, sunny days; others are getting ready to curl up in front of a fire, with a hot chocolate.  It is important to look after our health this time of year.  Make sure to take extra […]

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Less is more – or is it?

Most of us like to spring-clean our house and office at least once a year.  Due to lack of space in many homes, there are 2 options for many home-dwellers:  you either pack away your clothes when the season changes and swop it with your winter / summer clothes; or you don’t keep things you […]

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Grounding or Earthing

More and more people are realizing that we, as humans, are part of nature.  Nature not only plays an integral part in our survival, but it also is needed in order to bring about balance and harmony.  Unfortunately, a lot of nature is being destroyed due to pollution, deforestation and the like.  In today’s blog […]

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Feeling stuck or at a dead end?

Often, through life, you get to a point where you feel stuck.  Whether it is in a personal or professional relationship, a job, or the place where you live, you do reach a dead end at times.  I don’t know about you, but there were times in my life where I thought: this is it; […]

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Immune boosting-plants

There are many plants, for example herbs, that most of us use in our kitchen’s almost on a daily basis.  Many of these plants have wonderful immune boosting-qualities in.  As you know, maintaining a strong immune system is key to your health and well-being.  When it is “out of sync,” then dis-ease manifests.  Here are […]

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Biorhythms

How you feel each day, depends on your biorhythms.  Biorhythms is the body’s natural “body clock;” it is the natural cycle that the body goes to each and every day.  Our biorhythms are influenced by our mood, the weather, a certain time of year / month and our overall outlook in life.  Our mind also […]

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Healthy tips from Leonardo da Vinci

Recently I came across a short article, describing the wonderful artist, Leonardo da Vinci.  Although times have changed tremendously and our world is filled with electronics, electricity, and so on, maintaining a healthy lifestyle has not changed. I have written about healthy eating habits, exercising and general well-being before.  Today I decided to share, with […]

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Creating a bedroom-oasis

Recently I read an article, by Kim Williams (a creative behaviour strategist), who said that people create spaces on an intelligent subconscious level.  Whether it is the bedroom, bathroom, living space or kitchen in our homes, each space should align with what we like and be inviting, yet peaceful, at the same time.  Bedrooms are […]

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