Fasting for Life

Intermittent Fasting 101 By Nancymarie B.    Fasting seems to be a trend right now, however, the practice of fasting dates back thousands of years and has been done by vast groups of people and countless institutions to conserve energy, restore balance, and gain enlightenment. Hindus, Yogis, athletes, and even animals practice regular fasting of some sort. Fasting is a …

Reconnecting to Nature (and your own natural cycles)

By Nguyet Tran   With the advancement of technology and artificial intelligence, we find ourselves engrossed with phones, computers, and TVs. We have a lot of options to engage in natural approaches. We can order organic, engage in online meditation and yoga. Yet, in this high-tech age, we are able to stay online 24 hours a day, and often we …

Parasites and Your Body

By Rae Hadley   Hey! Hang on a minute! Don’t go!   Before you turn away in disgust and horror at the thought of parasites living in, on, and off us, let’s acknowledge that it is far better to have the knowledge and be prepared than to be ambushed and to find oneself in an unpleasant situation–with a dodgy gut.  …

TCM – Acupuncture and Cupping

By Gystilyn O’Brien Is it for me? The overall concept of acupuncture is to ensure that Qi (chi), the natural flow of energy through the body, can move freely. Acupuncture is a method of Eastern medicine that takes a preventative approach towards health. It’s culturally normal to visit a practitioner regularly and to integrate certain foods and practices into the …

The Importance of Yin and Yang

UNDERSTANDING BALANCE ON A DEEPER LEVEL AND EMBODYING IT IN LIFE By Lyra Joy Almoite   You have probably seen the Yin-Yang symbol quite a few times in your life, but what does it mean? YIN YANG, WHAT IS IT?   Associated with Chinese cultures, practices, and traditions, the Yin and Yang is a concept with roots in Daoism, a …

Four Approaches to a Full Body Reset

By Renee Daly    WHAT IS A DETOX? AND WHY NATURAL DETOX?   Simply put, detoxification is a method used to “reset” our bodies. It gives the body a rest from the barrage of toxins that we take in as part of modern life, from processed and fatty foods, sugary drinks, alcohol, and caffeine, to unexpected sources like household cleaning …

Meditation Matters 

Utilising Meditation for Holistic Health By Nancymarie B.   The world is a noisy place, full of distractions, opinions, and standards. Everyday we are fighting off the negativity that is fueled from different sources and that can take a serious toll on our overall well-being. You are your most valuable asset. Your mind, emotions, body, and spirit deserve to be …

Freeing your Wild Animal Spirit

Discovering Oneself Through Conscious Dance   By Robin Silver   A wonderful and natural approach to cultivate balance within oneself is through the movement of dance. Let’s establish that humans are, in fact, animals. Play is a natural part of the animal experience, from dogs, to elephants, to us. The rigors of modern life often take away from us a …

The Powerful Effects of a Ketogenic Diet 

By Larisa Segida   Are you tired of all diets? Are you fed up with boring lectures, palate books, and wordy online posts on how you are supposed to look and what you should eat? No doubt that you just want to be happy with your comfort food and moderate exercise. Why crazily burn yourself in gyms and torture your …

How to Revitalise Your Energy in 30 Days

By Lissette Maduro   “Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” This Norman Cousin quote caught my attention because, as a consummate professional, there was a nagging element of truth to it. It was easy to recognise why, since navigating daily conundrums, days filled with professional challenges, and …