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03 March

the body holds the answers I have come to understand that some of the deepest and most effective healing is not found at a doctor’s office or a hospital, but rather from inside ourselves. Our bodies are designed for self-healing, and we are capable of both boosting and blocking that ability. And so we see […]

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02 November

LEAVES, ROOTS & SHROOMS ~ superfood brews to rival coffee Perky, salutary and therapeutic, add superpowers to your daily brew with nourishing and healing ingredients. Here are three options chosen for both their taste and the nourishing effect on the body. Once you have tasted them; Root Coffee, Chaga Latte and Ashwagandha Sleep Tonic are […]

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24 September

CARAMELISED CARDAMOM PEAR AND BUCKWHEAT CAKE. INGREDIENTS Caramelised Pears 3  organic pears 2  cardamom pods 25g unsalted butter 2 T  maple syrup Cake 150g unsalted butter, softened 75g buckwheat flour, sifted 2 large organic pasture reared eggs 75g finely ground almonds (preferably activated) good pinch ground cinnamon 110g rapadura (evaporated cane juice), coconut blossom sugar, jaggery or maple syrup 125g) 1 t  baking powder (aluminum free) […]

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01 January

TAP IN TO HIGHER CONSCIOUSNESS “Life will give you whatever experience is the most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience that you need? Because this is the experience you are having in the moment.” ~ Eckhart Tolle. In the words of the teacher Sadhguru: “Consciousness is […]

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28 December

Pachamama (mother earth) lends us our body for a lifetime; she also supplies everything we could possibly need to live and develop in body, soul and spirit. PACHAMAMA & THE ELEMENTS As with the earth, humans are also formed of the four elements: fire, water, earth and air. We are inseparable, so when elements in […]

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28 September

HOW TO USE THE MEDICINE WHEEL The Medicine Wheel , sometimes known as the Sacred Hoop, has been used by generations of various Native American tribes for health and healing. It embodies the Four Directions, as well as Father Sky, Mother Earth, and Spirit Tree—all of which symbolize dimensions of health and the cycles of […]

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22 September

Breath as Medicine: Exploring Conscious Connected Breathwork What if you could heal your body, process deeply held emotions, and reach an altered state of consciousness, just by using your breath as medicine? This is what the practice of Conscious Connected Breathing offers. And more. Conscious Connected Breathwork (CCB) is growing in popularity more and more […]

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15 March

EMOTIONS BEHIND AILMENTS an A to Z In this list of emotions behind ailments, we present the metaphysical origins of discomfort or disease. It is often very helpful to look at possible emotions fueling ailments. Aches: longing for love; the feeling of not being wanted. Acne: not accepting or disliking self; guilt and criticism. Lack […]

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01 March

Detox, enhance your mood, burn calories, and get glowing skin: what you need to know about Celluvac’s Infrared Sauna Blankets. Infrared is all the rage.  Celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston, and Lady Gaga endorse the infrared sauna effect to improve sleep, reduce stress and increase energy. And, importantly for the incredible effect it has […]

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25 November

Holistica Gift Guide Choose conscious consumerism Wellbeing is a beautiful gift to give: purchase a healing session, a movement class, a breathwork journey, a retreat or workshop for someone you love. Or engage a mindful theme with meditation candles, incense, a journal, aromatherapy or yoga mat. Be kind and support small business, care for the […]

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27 October

SORE THROAT – natural and home cures Whether the sore throat is caused by a bacterial or viral infection it will usually disappear on its own within a week in an otherwise healthy person. Some of the symptoms include: pain when swallowing or talking, hoarseness, swollen red tonsils, a scratchy sensation or difficulty swallowing. A […]

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27 October

STOMACH CRAMPS – natural ways to alleviate stomach issues Stomach cramps can have a very broad base of origin, from constipation to food poisoning to a virus. It is also worth considering the possible emotional origins of stomach problems, specifically in children as this is how they often express anxiety. When our stomachs can’t digest […]

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24 October

Reset your nervous system Reset your Nervous System Priya Vassen offers calming, rebalancing and energizing tools to reset your nervous system. These include pressure points, body tapping, resting poses like child’s pose and various other movement practices. In a perfect state of health our internal systems are held in a condition of intelligent, dynamic balance […]

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19 October

Water Initiation Ceremony – Becoming The Medium This Water initiation ceremony is all about healing, joy and ceremony in the idyllic Mountains of Franshoek. Join us for a weekend of bliss at Unami Mountain Retreat where the element of water will be celebrated and embodied in ritual and ceremony. Shamanic wisdom will be honoured and […]

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23 June

INSOMNIA – natural ways to overcome insomnia Try one or many of these innovative ways to overcome insomnia. Keith Banfield, author of the guide to Sleep Therapy cites quality sleep as necessary f to restore depleted resources, repair damaged cells and brain chemicals; clear away old superfluous information;  preserve energy, rest muscles and to dream. […]

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