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Stocking your Ayurvedic kitchen. Part one

It’s June and we’re back in the kitchen. After all the bank holiday festivities you may be feeling in need of a thorough cleanse ☺️ if that’s you I've got you covered as our 3 Day Summer Cleanse will be available to order from 21 June! Get on the list for a reminder here Until then why not start preparing by turning your kitchen into an Ayurvedic pharmacy? At it's heart Ayurveda is kitchen medicine so find out your dosha (mind/body type) here and let’s get started, This week we’ll start with dried foods. Stock up on these Ayurvedic essentials, you may already have some or even all of them. That's great and in that case see this as a reminder to actually...

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Peer pressure to eat the cake?!

Happy almost holiday and half term (if you’re in the UK/ have school aged kids ☺️) I’m not a royalist and we’re not having an official street party but a few of the neighbours are taking the opportunity to get together, say hi and eat some cake together over the weekend.  For those of us who’ve got through health and/or weight issues by changing our diets celebrations where we feel socially obliged to eat things we wouldn’t normally can be a bit stressful. I try to avoid being too restrictive or controlling around food so I’m fairly relaxed and have learnt to trust myself to eat what I fancy, but if I have time I do like to make some...

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Why you can't stick to your fitness goals

So I’ve given up on trying to commit to a regular fitness class. With the exception of African dancing which I do with my daughter and feels more like a fun, moving meditation I’ve stopped wasting my money on regular fitness classes.   I say wasting money, not because the classes I’ve done in the past haven’t been good but because as soon as I sign up for a block of 12 classes in whatever exercise it is, there’s something in me that starts trying to get out of it.   At the grand age of 42 I’ve finally realised that the issue is that I’m a Vata and I’ve been trying to act like a Kapha when it comes...

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