Our eyes need regular exercise in order to keep them healthy, just like any other muscle in the body. 5 Exercises to strengthen your eye muscles and improve your vision Blinking – Computer users and television watchers tend to blink less, especially when they are intently focused on something. Palming – Palming gives you the opportunity to rest your mind and your eyes for a … Continue reading Boost your eyesight with daily exercise
Smudging is the (ceremonial) process of cleansing and purification. A collection of herbs are put together to make a smudge stick. These are lit up and the smoke is used to clean negative energy. These ceremony has been done throughout our societies for Centuries with records back to Egypt in 1530 B.C.E and Israel in the 5th Century B.C.E. Interestingly there have been some scientific … Continue reading Smudging…
Our gut is home to approximately 100,000,000,000,000 (100 trillion) microorganisms. Hippocrates said “All disease begins in the gut“. And we’re only starting to begin to understand the importance of the gut flora’s role in health and disease. Gut flora corresponds to over 75% of our immune system. You can read up more about What is a leaky gut? The gut barrier is essentially your gatekeeper to decide what … Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar for leaky gut-
How do you handle adversity… Are you a carrot, an egg or a coffee bean? Here is a sweet story of a girl consoling with her grandmother about a problem she has encountered. The lady asks her granddaughter; “When a problem knocks at your door, how do you respond? Are you a carrot, an egg or a coffee bean?”… One young woman went to her … Continue reading A life lesson; a carrot, an egg or a coffee bean?
Do you remember Dolly? Dolly the sheep made the headlines in 1996 as the first cloned mammal. So what has happened since then? The European Union forbids cloning in animal husbandry practices. However cloned animals are permitted in the food chain in the US. And there’s no labelling requirement for animals which are cloned, or for their offspring. So how does one avoid offspring from … Continue reading Are you eating cloned cows?
My Mother Says that having an optimal PH balance is key to leading a healthy life. 1. Good hydration – this allows us to optimally eliminate byproducts. Remember the importance of water. After all we can survive for a few months without food but we will last only about 10 days without water. Note there are studies which show that drinking a simple 8-10 glasses … Continue reading 3 steps to alkalizing yourself
Our bodies change after 30 (unfortunately!) and my Mother Says that we ought to be willing to make certain lifestyle changes in order to live happy, healthy and long lives. This is a wonderful way to encapsulate 20 lifestyle changes after 30 Stop worrying Sleep and wake up on time Pranayama Avoid getting angry Eat less spicy food Have a bit more of milk and … Continue reading 20 changes after 30
According to the Vedic Culture; the faster we breath, the faster we die. It sounds drastic but studies have indeed shown that longevity is indeed linked with how we breath. We can learn this from the animal kingdom. Why is it that most tortoises live beyond 100 years old whereas worker ants don’t usually live longer than 200 days? A 300-year-old tortoise breathes a mere three … Continue reading Lessons from a Tortoise
A wonderful interpretation of Prayer. Prayer doesn’t just happen when we kneel or put our hands together and focus and expect things from God. *Thinking positive and wishing good for others is a prayer.* When you hug a friend. *That’s a prayer.* When you cook something to nourish family and friends. *That’s a prayer.* When we send off our near and dear ones and say, … Continue reading What is a prayer ?
My Mother Says remember to always eat seeds Raw. If seeds are exposed to heat, they produce toxic substances and the vitamin, mineral and essential oil profiles are denatured. By roasting a seed, its classification moves from a living food to a dead food. 10 healthiest seeds on earth: 1. Chia Seeds 2.5x more protein than kidney beans 3x the antioxidant strength of blueberries 3x … Continue reading 10 Healthiest Seeds on Earth