Life is stressful! The key is to keep stress manageable and positive – the happier you are, the more you laugh, and the longer you will live. Yoga is a peaceful way to assist with letting go of your stresses and worries of the day. For an inspiring article By Sharni Quinn on the topic: […]

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We are not victims or prisoners of our heredity after all. Instead we have the ability, through the power of perception, to free ourselves and evolve into who we truly are – masters of our own lives. Dr Bruce Lipton, a cellular biologist who worked at the University of Wisconsin cloning human muscle cells, is […]

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Expert yogi Sharni Quinn explains how you can get the maximum out of your cycling training by adding yoga into the mix. As a cyclist, you understand how to train hard, you know how to push your body and you have probably achieved great results. However, what if you could also boost your power, stay […]

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Dr Linda Mayer and Professor Rashid Bhikha The physiological, psychological and social impact of colours influences a person’s health and well-being, from the positive stimulating effects of warm colours, to the mental relaxation and soothing effects of cool colours. ‘All forms of matter are really light waves in motion.’ – Albert Einstein Colour therapy, also […]

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With this edition’s article on insomnia we pay homage to World Sleep Day which, on 17 March, celebrates the undeniable link between enough sleep and good health – both physical and mental. If you suffer from insomnia, it can be incredibly irksome when those around you seem to nod off effortlessly. Sometimes it can be […]

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Finding happiness can be a life-long quest of enquiry, discovery and ultimately bliss. However, it is a journey and often a state that feels elusive, but by making the right choices it is very possible. One minute we are happy, the next we are not – that is life. One minute we are riding the […]

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Caring for ourselves and finding ways to handle our stress are important practices for assuring our long-term health. They are definitely key aspects of Preventive Medicine, along with the right nutrition and exercise programmes for our body, getting proper sleep, and maintaining a positive attitude toward ourselves, others and the world. Learning the individual path […]

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AYURVEDA This traditional healing system originated in India over 5 000 years ago. ‘Ayurveda’ is a Sanskrit word which derives from two roots: ‘vid’ which means knowledge and ‘ayus’ which means life cycle. This modality is often referred to as the science of life and longevity. According to Ayurveda all beings come from nature and […]

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Q.: My memory is not as good as it used to be. I’m wondering if I just have a lot on my mind or am just overtired. What can I do to sharpen my mind? Fish oil supplements are proven to help children with ADHD but what about adults without attention or behaviour issues? Andrew […]

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Meditation stills anxiety and calms the spirit and the mind – what better tool to teach young adolescents to help them cope with the social and academic demands they face today? ‘Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I: But when the trees bow down their heads, the wind is passing by.’ Christina Rosetti […]

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