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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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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...

Curing the sugar blues

Why do you need to quit the sugar habit? For a start, it makes you old, fat and grumpy and that’s not all. Basma Saimua reveals why and how to ditch the white stuff.  Do you frequently crave sugary foods? Do you gain weight quickly and lose it slowly? Do you feel tired and low on energy in the afternoons? Do you suffer from insomnia? Does your m...

Making scents: The Aromatherapy Effect

Straight to the brain via the nose, the aroma of essential oils has a powerful effect on our psychological and physiological wellbeing. By Amber Gardner. Holistic aromatherapy is the use of essential oils to improve physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Essential oils are the pure essences found in flowers, berries, grasses, roots, seeds, bark, fruits and herbs, which are extracte...

Amatara Wellness Resort – Phuket

Nestled amongst stunning palm trees and pristine white beaches on the majestic Cape Panwa with unrivalled views across the Andaman sea, The Amatara Wellness Resort in Phuket provided the perfect backdrop for our mother and daughter five-day detox retreat. Read all about it in our re-launch issue out 15th April!

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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.

How To Tap Into Your Future Self Now

  By Elyse Santilli From a quantum perspective, your next-level dream reality already exists as a parallel reality – you just have to align with it. Aligning with it means – believing it is done, becoming a match to...

Mind over fatter

Mika Thornley has spent 35 years cracking the code that unlocks her ‘fat padlock’. Here she reveals her personal journey to help you with yours.    Here’s the thing: There is no one secret, magic key to effortlessly achieving your ideal body weight. It’s taken me about 35 years to come to that conclusion and I’m wr...

Meditate for More Profitable Business

Evidence shows meditation can improve business decisions and save your company from expensive investment mistakes, so meditate for more profitable business writes Zoe Kinias and Andrew Hafenbrack of INSEAD Knowledge. It’s a practice rooted in Hinduism and adopted by those seeking spiritual guidance but meditation has become an increasingly popular practice amongst the C-suite eli...

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Revealed! Lowest polluting petrol cars UAE

You can’t afford one of few hybrids available in the UAE but you want to reduce the amount of toxic CO2 you’re pumping into the air (you know, the deadly greenhouse gases that are contributing to climate change) – what do you do? Read our guide on which cars available in the UAE produce the lowest amounts of CO2… Words by Adrian Maul. In the las...

Fertility Therapy with Hypnotherapy

The desire to have a baby can be so strong that a woman feels it like a physical pain but when there’s no obvious reason for infertility, what can be done? Marica Josefina Atta believes hypnotherapy can provide solutions. Failure to conceive when a baby is wanted so badly can leave many women devastated, wondering what’s wrong with t...

The two month quit sugar challenge

A married couple go low-sugar for two months to see what happens to their bodies and moods… words by Tamara Pitelen.  Is sugar the sweet poison claimed by some? Is the amount of processed sugar in the modern diet responsible for everything from diabetes and obesity to cancer? How difficult is it to cut refined sugar out of your life and what happens if you do? That&rsq...

Healing troubled children through play therapy

Whether its bullying or divorcing parents, where do children turn when they’re experiencing psychological difficulties? Play therapist Tim Hydari explains healing troubled children through Play Therapy. Picture this. You’re struggling with a problem but your loved ones can’t understand what’s bothering you. Maybe you can’t explai...

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