Not long ago I read and chuckled at a post by Mammasaurus where she lashed out at the word ritual and its "all-trendy" status making it the rage these days. Now, I love the word ritual. I loved it all the way back when it was not the hype and puff it is now, blame the Owens … Continue reading Abracadabra!
Working on my online course today, I am writing about evolving and creating new healthy habits, starting by considering our "crimes against wisdom" or Pranjapradha as Yoga and Ayurveda calls it. It sounds very serious and scary but basically why do we continue to do what we know is not good for us? All this … Continue reading Make it a habit
"Baby, where'd you get your body from? Tell me, where'd you get your body from? I got it from my Mama" Will.I.Am A lot of my friends and readers (friends readers...) are mothers with little people and although there are no two mums alike, no two kids alike and no two families alike some common ground is helpful … Continue reading One for the mothers of young children
Start the day as you mean to go on. We've all heard it but in truth this advice is worth its weight in gold. How you prepare for your day every morning from the moment you wake to the moment you start - be it your work, school, productive activities of the day - that … Continue reading Creating a morning routine
I am slowly waking up from my deep winter hibernation to wish you all a happy new year. And so you'd have guessed I'm not referring to a new colour scheme for your wardrobe but mouth hygiene. Where's the glamour in that? Better health begins this January. If we want to start the year the way we mean to carry on … Continue reading Start the year with a fresh palate
This beautiful picture of organic Bangalow Bush lemons is my inspiration this week and it comes credit to Lorien Waldron from Wholesome Loving Goodness all the way over the pond in sunny Byron Bay, Australia. I absolutely love this picture and from now on it will be my blog profile picture and a banner on … Continue reading When life throws you lemons
Do I have your attention yet? It sounds a bit kinky but a very innocent post afterall. Snehana is the Sanskrit word for oleation or lubrication - and Sneha expresses a feeling of "stupendous love and immense tenderness" (Maya Tiwari). For years now I had been meaning to introduce daily Abhyanga (warm oil self-massage) but life taking … Continue reading Self-love in the shower