In a holistic sense our ‘wellbeing’ as humans refers to all aspects of ourselves, the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. Whilst we know that exercise can benefit our physical wellbeing along with many other lifestyle factors; and that practices such as mindfulness and yoga may help to improve our mental wellbeing – how do we measure… Continue reading Emotional health: how fit are you?
The use of massage is believed to date back as far as 5000 years. Many well known ancient therapies such as Shiatsu and Ayurveda demonstrate the use of massage in varying forms. The intention with massage therapy is typically to relax the soft tissues and to increase the delivery of blood and oxygen to massaged areas,… Continue reading Five reasons to try massage therapy
As a big lover of hot beverages I am constantly infuriating my partner with an ever increasing array of herbal teas that seem to be gradually taking over an entire kitchen shelf! Although he would rather a plain English breakfast tea (nothing wrong with that) I tend to lean towards slightly more daring and vibrant… Continue reading Just my cup of Ayurvedic tea
I’m currently reading a fantastic book called Ayurveda and the Mind by Dr. David Frawley. For anyone who is interested in Ayurveda and the psychological aspect of this great system – I highly recommend this book! Dr. Frawley has been described by Deepak Chopra (another hugely influential global leader and pioneer in the field of mind-body… Continue reading Ayurveda and the Mind