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Health Matters

Do Chakras Really Exist?

Do chakras exist and what does it mean to “balance” , “open” or “activate” them? Let’s face it, it’s unlikely the chakras exist the way they are depicted in most images but if we can suspend our disbelief for one moment, we could accept that many ancient cultures were incredibly sage. It appears they managed to work out […]

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How Breathing Affects Our Weight….

Strangely – or not! – as someone who is quite small, I am often asked what I eat. The answer is, pretty much whatever I want! But what do I want to eat? Yesterday I wrote a post about how the majority of health stuff will come back to the breathing. I wrote: “…Our diet […]

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How does our posture affect breathing?

How we breathe affects EVERY SINGLE ASPECT of our health so it’s incredibly important that we see this as a firm foundation on which to build on. Of course everything is cyclical so just as the way we happen to be breathing (hyper-ventilating for example due to intense exercise or sickness) can change the composition […]

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What Causes Stiffness & Physical Tension in Our Body?

What causes physical tension in our body and what kind of chain reaction can occur? Obviously these things are cyclical just like the chicken and egg, but to offer a few examples, physical tension may be caused by unnatural posture such as sitting for extended periods, or tasks that require constant micro-movements. It’s also the […]

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Yoga, Gut Health & What the Ancients Knew…

Being Human The best – and perhaps the worst – thing about being a human being is our brain and sense of consciousness. We can think, we have ideas, we imagine, discover, create and evolve. The downside is that human consciousness is at the source of ego. And it’s our ego combined with our imagination that often totally gets the […]

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Coconut Porridge with Banana & Raw Cocoa Nibs

In the cold weather I want to eat warm food for brekkie and I totally love porridge. This is one of my favourite ways to prepare it. When the oats are soaked overnight, they become a lot creamier in texture and like all grains, they are much easier to digest. Research shows that people who eat […]

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