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365 days of yoga and how yoga changed me

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Practicing yoga for 365 days wasn’t something that I had planned before hand. It happened due to my love for yoga and the benefits that it has brought into my life. For me, yoga is much more deeper than making fancy poses and shapes. It is going inwards to unite my body, mind and soul to become one and finding peace within myself. Yoga is where I go to find peace, to rejuvenate my mind and to find

Fermenting 101: How to make spicy sauerkraut

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I have been making my own sauerkraut (fermented cabbage) for the past 2 years and it has been a great journey. The first time I came across sauerkraut was via a youtube video. I was quite amazed about how a simple recipe can be packed with so much vitamin and goodness. I remember trying out my first saurkraut and being real antsy about it not turning out great.Well, long

7 Ways to cultivate peacefulness

Peacefulness and peace of mind  is an attribute which is essential to everyone’s well being. Today, we live in a world where stress, anguish and restlessness is seen as the norm and those who strive to find peace and make peacefulness a priority in all that they do are looked at in a certain way. There are a lot of ways to cultivate peacefulness into one’s life and here are few tips that I practice regularly.

4 simple ways to show compassion to others

When was the last time you showed compassion or carried out a simple act of kindness to make someone feel better or good about themselves? When I think about how much anguish and pain there is in this world, the more I realise how much the world is in dire need of compassion and love. Having an attitude of compassion is a beautiful way to live because you get to contribute to

My night time self-care routine

Having a self-care routine is a way for me to turn inwards and de-stress from the day’s activities. I love practicing daily acts of self-care as that is my way of filling my cup back up at the end of each day.  I believe that inorder for me to take care of others, I need to take care of myself  first because no one can pour from am empty cup. As I become more aware of my being and self, I

5 ways turmeric can change your life

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Turmeric is a brignt yellow aromatic spice used frequently in chinese medicine and Indian cuisine. The first time I came across turmeric was about four years ago which was also about the  same time I began my health and wellbeing journey. I had no idea what turmeric was but being a naturally curious person I went online and had an extensive read about the origin of turmeric and

5 reasons to practice warrior III (virabhadrasana 3)

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Warrior III also known as virabhadrasana 3 in sanskrit is one pose I would recommend to anyone seeking to cultivate balance on their yoga mat and in their life. Warrior III is a balancing pose which can be mentally challenging  but extremely invigourating when done correctly. I can remember the first time I attempted virabhadrasana 3- my legs and arms were wobbling like  jelly on a

Green juice for glowing skin

 

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There has been a lot of buzz about green juice in the health and fitness industry. But are you aware that making green juice is as easy as ABC contrary to how most people make it seem? The truth is that you do not need some super fancy  juicer before you can reap all the amazing health benefits of green juice. Do not get me wrong, if you can afford a fancy juicer its all good I have one

My road to self-discovery

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What to you understand by self-discovery ? self-discovery is simply a process of learning about yourself and who you truly are. If someone asked you “How well do you know yourself ?”, you would probably say “I know myself very well” without paying attention to what the question really means. Some of us might even take it as an offence and reply in a confrontational manner.