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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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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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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Connection to Yourself – Connection to Others

Christmas is fast approaching. This is the time to connect with family and friends and enjoy each other’s company. During this time of a year, many people are stressed; there are so many more things on the schedule than usual: getting gifts, wrapping, decorating the house or organizing parties and family dinners. Many people have […]

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Breathing Naturally

Breath is essential to life! It is the first thing we do when we are born and the last thing we do when we pass on. We cannot live more than a few minutes without it. With the inhale, we take oxygen into our body, and with the exhale, we expel the waste product, carbon […]

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Kneipp’s Hydrotherapy for Natural Immune Support

“He, who doesn’t want to spend a bit of his time for his health every day – will one day sacrifice all of his time for his sickness.” – Sebastian Kneipp (1821-1897), German Priest and Physician In the 19th century, the German priest Sebastian Kneipp developed the water therapy system. Today, it still represents a […]

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Busy Life

How was your last week? Are you already overwhelmed and stressed by the many daily tasks? Driving the children to school, taking them to their after-school activities, having dinner ready on time – or taking up your own classes, going to meetings, getting involved in volunteer activities …  Summer is over and getting into the […]

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The Truth about Back Pain

It is known that a sedentary life style may be causing or contributing to recurring back pain. The fact that exercising and sports may also be a contributing factor is often overlooked:  Misalignment of the body while exercising or doing any other daily activity may cause compression of the spine and may create serious long […]

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Selecting Bach Remedies for Yourself

The Bach Remedies is a healing system with 38 natural flower essences. It is simple, safe and effective – and it is used as a self-help system. Bach Remedies help to gently restore emotional balance and are very helpful in times of stress and high demands. They are suitable for all ages, all members of […]

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Improving Lymphatic Health

Spring is the perfect time to cleanse and revitalise the body. The lymphatic system plays an important role in cleansing the body and is our personal waste disposal system. It is probably one of the most overlooked system of the body. However, efficient lymphatic circulation is absolutely vital to both prevention of illness and general […]

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Self-Care in Holiday Season

We all wish for a happy Christmas time, but for many people the Holiday Season is quite hectic and stressful. Social gatherings, decorating the house, baking, shopping, wrapping gifts … all this takes time. Then there is the rest of life, too! By the time Christmas comes around, we may be very exhausted. It is […]

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We need Good Sleep

If we don’t get enough and restful sleep, we don’t perform well during the day. Lack of sleep affects our personal life; we may get “grumpy” and we might not get along with others as well. It also affects our professional life as our productivity and work quality decreases. Sleep also affects our health tremendously: […]

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