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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  

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Extreme detox Thailand

For a short-cut back to wellness, Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa in Koh Samui offers a comprehensive detox programme. Tamara Pitelen tried it out. It’s my job to find the poo poo; I am the poo poo hunter,” said Aor, my Thai therapist, as she vigorously massaged my stomach and kept a close eye on a see-through tube to see if any of the desired “poo poo&rd...

Experience authentic Ayurveda in Sri Lanka

Kaya Peters travels to a famous Sri Lankan Ayurvedic Wellness resort to experience the power of one of world’s most ancient holistic healing practices.   Although the system of Ayurveda originated in India some 5000 years ago, Sri Lanka is well known for its Ayurvedic wellness holidays and for the past 30 years, Baberyn Ayurveda Resorts h...

Why you should choose organic skincare

What’s so wrong with chemical-based skin products? Anu Mariam Ninan of B’atude organic skincare explains.   What we choose apply on our skins affects on our overall health. Our skin is the largest organ in our bodies and it’s extremely permeable. It eliminates body waste and is our largest immune defense barrier, when we put toxic ingredients on our bod...

The 30-Day Bikram Yoga Challenge

The yoga gauntlet has been thrown! Can Tamara Pitelen survive 30 day of hot, sweaty Bikram Yoga? I’m really going to do it. I am really going to commit the next 30 days to the daily practice of yoga in sauna-like conditions. Why on earth?’ you might justifiably ask. Because I’ve heard that the intense heat that makes Bikram yoga different fr...

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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? Your life does not have to feel this way. You are not in this life on your own. But first, let me tell you about my week. I received: • Money found on the ground. &bu...

Why empathetic living might be the secret to post Covid relationship building

By Mimi Nicklin As every day of 2020 goes by we become increasingly aware of the need to live ever more cohesive and connected lives. For so long we have existed in our own self-driven bubbles, moving from one daily drama to the next, without investing the time to focus...

Islam and Aromatherapy

A pioneer of aromatherapy was Islam’s own father of medicine, Abu Ali Al-Hussain Ibn Sina aka Avicenna. Samar Khan explains Ibn Sina’s view of the healing powers of oils and scent.  Ever wonder where Dubai’s chain of Bin Sina pharmacies got its name? Abu Ali Al-Hussain Ibn Sina was the Arabian father of Medicine from Islam’s Golden Era...

Krishna Das on the power of chanting

The king of kirtan, Krishna Das is the biggest selling chant artist of all time and pals with people like Madonna and Sting. While in Dubai recently, he sat down with Awakenings to reveal how chanting transformed him from a “brutally unhappy” young man into the ‘Elvis of meditational mantra music’… and what chanting can do for you. Words by Tamara Pitelen.

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Green Porsche power

The Green Porsche Tried and Tested: Living with the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid. Car review by Adrian Maul. After discovering that on paper the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid is the most economical car that is readily available in the UAE I was then lucky enough to be given one to use for a few days. The S E-Hybrid has a 3.0l V6 petrol engine coupled with a 70 kW electric motor ...

Bridging the Gap Between Fashion & Compassion

An interview with Natalie Daghestani, co-founder and creative director of Dubai-based luxury vegan brand, Eurthlin   Tell us who you are, where you are from and the name of your brand.

Soul Journeys Bali

Wellness travel is the fastest growing sector of tourism – if you need a break for body and soul, Bali is a great destination for soul journeys… EAT, LOVE, PRAY IN BALI Spiritual tourism is now a mainstay of Bali’s economy since the global explosion of Elizabeth Gilbert’s best-selling book Eat, Love, Pray&...

Paint away your problems: The power of art as therapy

Creative expression has the power to change your life, writes Jan D’Sa, a molecular biologist-turned- artist who discovered this for herself after picking up her paintbrush saved her life and sanity.   Creative expression is a powerful tool for healing, meditation and de-stressing. With more people opting for alternative paths to health, wellness and happines...

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