Strengthening Your Immune System

Have your children already brought a cold home from school? Have you picked up a virus in your yoga class or on the bus? Are you constantly struck down by colds, flu or other infections? Do you easily get sick after a stressful event or on the weekend after a stressful week? Your immune system […]

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Getting back into the Swing of Things

The days are getting shorter. This is ‘back to school’ week. Summer is coming to an end and with it all the activities that we enjoy in the summer such as traveling, going hiking, spending more time with family and friends, going to the beach, enjoying BBQs and lazy afternoons on the deck … These […]

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Exploring Your Breath

    Right at this moment, turn your attention to your breathing.   What do you notice? Are you breathing freely? Does it feel restricted?   Do you hold your breath? Is your breath shallow and rapid?   Where do you notice the breathing in the body?   Do you notice it in the chest? […]

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CRAB APPLE – The Cleansing Remedy

You already got into spring cleaning? Do you have the cleaning bug? You want to get the whole house tidy and sparkly? Do you even have an obsession with details and order? Are you too fastidious? Do you want your house to be perfect?  – Then this remedy is for you! Or are you obsessed […]

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Detox Your Body

Spring is the perfect time for a body cleanse. In spring, we often have more energy and more motivation to change our life-style than at other times of the year. Do you want to feel better? Do you want to increase your energy, sleep better, lose weight, decrease pain in our body, or improve mood […]

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Feeling Gloomy?

It seems that this is a particularly bad winter with lots of grey skies and rainy days. Are you affected by the dark and dreary weather? Do you feel gloomy or depressed?   Some people only feel a little down or depressed. It may show in loss of interest, irritability, sleep problems, loss of energy, […]

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Creating New Habits

Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution … and by January 15 you realize the changes are not happening?! You were determined to go for daily walks rain or shine … but then on rainy days you stayed home on the cozy couch watching TV anyway? Or you wanted to change your diet and […]

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Balance during Christmas Family Celebrations

Christmas holidays are a wonderful time to reconnect with our family. However, this is not always easy and often brings conflicts and mixed emotions. We love our family and want to see them, but spending time together around Christmas may be very challenging. Do you ever feel a family member is driving you crazy? Do […]

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Your Little Helpers in the Gut – Microbiota

Do you know that you have trillions of bacteria in your guts that help you stay healthy? The so-called microbiota, accounting for 3 to 5 pounds of bacteria per person, helps to control the immune system and regulate our digestion. The gut provides shelter to the largest collection of bacteria in a person. Other areas […]

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How much exercise do I need?

  A sedentary life-style and inactivity is becoming increasingly prevalent which is a great concern of many health professionals. According to the WHO 60 – 85% of the population worldwide does not engage enough in activity, making physical inactivity the fourth leading risk to mortality! Physical activity reduces the risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, […]

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Living According to the Seasons

Living in rhythm with the season means adapting ourselves and our lifestyles to the Earth’s natural cycles. Taking the seasons into account and listening to our body’s needs supports our health and allows us to make use of our energies to the fullest. In former times, it was natural to live in rhythm with nature. […]

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10 TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR SLEEP

“If you are having a lot of trouble sleeping, your body may be trying to tell you something about the way you are conducting your life. As with all other mind-body symptoms, this message is worth listening to.”                       Jon Kabat-Zinn, Creator of Stress Reduction Clinic […]

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Beating the Winter Blues

Winter can be a gloomy time of the year with grey skies and lots of rain in this part of the world. Many people are affected by dark weather and shorter days in winter and get depressed or feel weary. Some people only experience a mild case of winter blues and just feel a little […]

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Natural Body Cleanse

Living in a modern society takes its toll. Our environment and our life-style compromise our health and create a gathering of toxins in our bodies. Waste products accumulate in our bodies from polluted air we breathe, environmental toxins in our homes (carpets, plastic etc.) or personal health care products (shampoo, lotion, laundry detergent). High stress […]

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Thriving at Older Age – Bach Flower Remedies

The Bach Flower Remedies is a natural system of healing that helps to gently restore emotional balance. There is a great need for Bach Flower Remedies in the later years of life. As you age, you become more sensitive and may find it more challenging to handle stress. The subtle effect of the Bach Flower […]

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