More Than Stretching – Yoga is helping teens with stress and anxiety.

More Than Stretching – Yoga is helping teens with stress and anxiety. When I began teaching yoga in 2013 I noticed the conspicuous absence of youth involvement. Since then yoga has gained popularity among people of different ages and abilities. The increased interest in this ancient practice may be due to the fact that yoga can calm the mind and increase overall health and well-being. I was in my late teenage years when I began the practice of […]

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Recipe: Banana Bread

Banana Bread Recipe gluten free, sugar free, Packed with minerals such as magnesium, selenium and potassium, rich in fibre. Delicious and simple! Ingredients: 260g oats (blended into flour) 4 very ripe bananas 3 eggs 1 tbsp coconut oil 3 tbsp peanut butter 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 2 handfuls of pecans or walnuts butter for greasing Method: 1. Preheat oven to 250C. 2. Add oats into a blender or food processor and blend until they […]

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Yoga is for every body: Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga is becoming increasingly popular as it is accessible to many students. It’s a go to practice for people who work long hours at the desk and need a short break during work. Chair Yoga is usually gentle and can be practiced by Seniors who can’t perform floor based exercises.

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Recipe: Banana Pecan Balls

Banana Pecan Balls gluten free, dairy free, processed sugar free, vegan Packed with minerals such as selenium, zinc, potassium, magnesium and Omega3 Fatty Acids. Delicious and simple! Ingredients: 130g roasted pecans (100g for the mixture, 30g for coating) 80g pitted dates, (soaked in hot water for 15 min) 1 banana 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsp chia seeds 2 tbsp cocoa powder 1 tbsp hemp seeds + 3 tbsp for coating 5 tbsp ground almonds […]

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Recipe: Golden Power Smoothie

What I like about the Golden Power Smoothie is the combination of spices.
We use:
– turmeric – the anti-inflammatory goodness,
– Ceylon cinnamon -helping to regulate blood sugar levels,
– ginger – is a nausea fighter and has soothing effect on the stomach.
It has a creamy texture and subtle tropical taste. It’s definitely on my list of 5 Favourite Smoothies! 🙂

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Recipe: Raw Banoffee Pie GF, DF, SF, Vegan

Raw Banoffee Pie gluten free, dairy free, processed sugar free, vegan   Ingredients: Base: 80g dates (soak for 15 min) 250g nuts (walnuts, pecans, almonds, hazelnuts or mix) 1 Tbsp coconut oil Caramel: 250g dates (soak for 15 min) 3/4 of the water from coconut cream (only from one tin) 1/4 tsp vanilla powder (optional) 2 bananas Cream: 2 tins of coconut cream (the tick part without water) 1 banana dark chocolate   Method: Base: […]

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Water Quality And Filtration

Water quality. The human body is constituted of roughly 50-75% water. This substance covers over 70% of the Earth’s surface, and all known life is contingent on the precondition that water is present in a given environment. Without water, there is no life to begin with; and without the presence of water, life cannot abide.     Yes, this substance may be readily available to us, available from many sources, drinkable, and essentially everywhere we go […]

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Mindfulness At Mealtimes

In this article we will address the Philosophy of Eating. In upcoming articles on this site, we will further address the encouragement of salubrious digestive function, as digestive health is a point of great contention for many in this here and now, day and age. For now, I would like to focus simply on the act of mindful eating.     Food is central to every one of our lives. It is the very stuff that […]

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Sugar: some things to consider.

Sugary treats are essentially ubiquitous in this day and age; in restaurants, cafes, shops, canteens, staring out from their display cases, cakes in neat little arrangements, sweets and chocolate bars in brightly coloured packaging, calling to us… Even if we can muster the willpower to not over-indulge, sugar surrounds us everywhere we go, and allowing ourselves to succumb to the cravings sometimes seems inevitable.                 It can also be a difficult task to avoid sugar […]

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The Inner Light Ethos

As living creatures, we are all radiant. Our cells literally emit ‘biophotons’. Biophoton output has been understood as expressive of one’s state of health; more biophoton output, more vibrant health. Viewed with certain instruments, human beings are bioluminescent, shimmering creatures; and little stars made of stardust. Such thoughts can be utterly confounding when it all seems so mundane sometimes… Now, I am not exactly sure what conclusions to draw from these statements of fact, but […]

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