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Wait without thought

I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hopeFor hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love,For love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faithBut the faith and the love and the hope are all in the waiting.Wait without thought, for you are not ready for thought:So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.T. S. Eliot Hi love This is an extract from one of my favourite poems. To me it captures the essence of meditation. It’s not about sitting in lotus or chanting anything.  It’s about stillness. it's about acceptance of exactly what is and presence. Mediation could be sitting quietly enjoying a cup of tea in...

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How to optimise your fitness regime

I used to think it was better to just save exercise to the evenings to work off calories before bed ☺️   Something I’ve learnt from adopting the Ayurvedic dinacharya (or daily routine) is that movement in the morning is important for overall health as well as for releasing excess weight. In Ayurveda 6-10am is considered Kapha time, when the energy is heavy and sluggish. Getting outside first thing in the morning for some exercise or even just a walk is great to shake off excess Kapha energy. It is also great from a weight loss perspective if that's something you're addressing,Exercising whilst in a fasted state ie before breakfast actually optimises the benefits for weight lossThis is recommended for all dosha...

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Turn your kitchen into a pharmacy

My eyes were streaming and I still remember feeling like I was on fire from the inside. My mum was giving me water and I could hear her explaining to our hosts 'err yeah she only really eats English food at home' 

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Reclaiming our bodies with intermittent fasting and strength training

Hi loveThe real motivation was realising I'm in my 40s and the best thing I could do for my leg injury was to lose excess weight and be as strong as possible We've been talking about intermittent fasting this month and last week I mentioned one of our cleansers had lost over 2 stone using intermittent fasting. Joanna was kind enough to share her experience to give some inspiration and tips  Add me to the Autumn cleanse wait list - 21/9/22 When you have excess weight to lose this is considered a Kapha imbalance in Ayurveda, fasting is recommended and can be done more often in these circumstances, for weight loss and detox.Joanna had over 2 stone to lose so she practiced IF...

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My tips for intermittent fasting

Hi loveI wrote last week about practising Intermittent Fasting (IF) and how I find it great for health and weight management with the main three benefits being autophagy, ketosis (fat burning) and digestive rest. Adding an extra day of IF is my go to for detox and coming back into balance post holiday splurge!I got so many replies from other people who find IF really useful too. One of my subscribers lost over 2 stone with this approach and another does it particularly for the health benefits.This week I wanted to tell you about how I personally incorporate it into my daily routine.  Quite a few people who replied practice IF on a daily basis. I myself only do it two to...

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