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How To Get The Universe On Your Side

WORDS BY ELYSE SANTILLI Does life sometimes feel really hard? Like there is so much to do and so little time? Like you have to strive and struggle to make things happen?

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Clearing the Clutter Cloud and becoming Organized

By Shelina Jokhiya from DeCluttr Me   Whether it be y...

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It’s Time to Invest in Yourself

A guide to energy healing by Reema Aidasani ...

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Bridging the Gap Between Fashion & Compassion

An interview with Natalie Daghestani, co-founder and creative director of Dubai-based luxury vegan brand, Eurthlin  

Awakened Body

Food as sunscreen

Use nutrition not sunscreen to protect yourself against sunburn, cancer, and premature aging, writes organic cosmetologist Shirley Conlon who is no fan of the chemical-laden sunscreen creams. In recent years, we’ve increasingly been told to stay out of the sun to avoid skin cancer or to slather ourselves in sunscreen creams. But is the su...

The Skin and how to really take care of it!

Every day we are losing millions upon millions of skin cells… in doing so we are also losing elasticity, smoothness and the loss of brightness to the skin as a build-up of cells stay on the surface layer called the Epidermis. | WORDS BY KATRINA VALENTE In order to keep your skin in excellent condition we must use good quality and effective skincare products, eat...

Fighting wrinkles and holistic beauty

Got a burning question about holistic beauty? Katrina Valente is your guide to naturally loving the skin you’re in. This issue, what to do when you’re an ethical eco-warrior but who doesn’t plan to grow old gracefully. Q. “Help! Katrina, I’m torn. I want to use ethical and environmentally-friendly products but I have to ad...

Why I had my mercury fillings removed

Is it time to get the old-style amalgam fillings out of your head once and for all or is it safer to leave them where they are? Tamara Pitelen looks at both sides of the argument while having her own mercury fillings removed… which she admits might be unnecessary. This afternoon my mercury fillings removed. Known as amalgam fillings, this material has been used in de...

Awakened Mind & Spirit

Time to Detox’ Retreat

AN EXCLUSIVE AWAKENINGS MAGAZINE RETREAT Looking to get out of the daily hustle and bustle of city life and finally take some “me” time, but don’t know where to start? Join us on a group Detox Retreat to the wonderful and luxurious Amatara Wellness Resort for 5 days from 26 to 31 October 2017. For more i...

10 Day Silent Meditation

Could you stop talking for 10 days while also spending 10 hours a day cross-legged in meditation? Tamara Pitelen discovers first hand why the Vipassana 10 day silent meditation retreat is not to be taken lightly.  What’s it like not speaking for 10 days while meditating all day every day from 4.30am? I won’t lie; it’s no walk in the park. At least it wasn’t for me. ...

How to live fearlessly

The author of Dying To Be Me, Anita Moorjani, went through cancer and a Near Death Experience in order to understand the importance of self love and fearless living. Happily, she says, you don’t have to. Awakenings sat in on Anita’s workshop called How to Live Fearlessly. Here’s what we learnt…   Most of us are driven by fears to so...

Dying to be me – Anita Moorjani

The amazing story of how one woman’s Near Death Experience helped her heal from cancer by releasing fear and unconditionally loving herself. Tamara Pitelen interview Anita Moorjani, author of Dying to Be Me.   In 2006, after a four-year fight with cancer, Anita Moorjani was in a coma and virtually dead… but instead of dying, as the docto...

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Clearing the Clutter Cloud and becoming Organized

By Shelina Jokhiya from DeCluttr Me   Whether it be your kitchen, wardrobe, or desk, excess items in your surroundings can have a negative impact on your ability to focus and process information. That’s what neuroscientists at Princeton University foun...

Buying Green cars in the UAE

Electric and hybrid cars are a common sight in other countries but not the UAE. Why not? Awakeningsreporter Adrian Maul investigates the what, why, where and how much of green cars in the UAE.   Each year, air pollution kills about seven million people globally. This is more than the combined death toll of diseases such as malaria and AIDS that are devastating parts...

Luxury green cars

Do luxury green cars really exist? Premium motors and the environment might be odd bedfellows but in the world of motoring it’s high-end cars like the Porsche 918 Spyder and the BMW i8 that are driving greener motoring technology. Adrian Maul reports on green engineering in premium vehicles.

Beauty products in your kitchen

Toxin-free, natural homemade skincare is often overlooked yet produces fantastic results. By Sarah Bladen.  Toxic products exist almost everywhere – from supermarkets to department stores – and in bright, shiny packaging, looks can be deceiving. Despite seductive advertising, some of these well-known brands contain harmful chemicals (like parabens and petrochemicals) ...

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