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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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Bottom Line: Being Mindful of Small Business

What is the real difference between “big” business and small business aside from financial turnover? I am no Business graduate but I have run my own small business for more than 10 years now and as I see it, small businesses are usually started by people who are either passionate about their product or actually […]

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Hearty Vegetable Soup with Pearl Barley

We’ve had some beautiful warm and sunny days this winter, but no matter what the day brings, the evenings are always cold enough for soup. It’s my staple at this time of year and you may as well make enough for later.. This is one of my favourites. It’s deliciously thick and hearty and nobody […]

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