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

By Mimi Nicklin As every day of 2020 goes by we become incre...

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The Year of the Rat 2020

2020 will be a year that we all will remember, where we were and what unfolded, a year in which all that we held as normal was no more and we move into unchartered waters, learning and crea...

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The Ketogenic Way of Life

We are facing a global epidemic of obesity and illness. There is no shortage of advice for a solution: Limit your calories, exercise harder, reduce your stress… The list seems endless. Perhaps you have tried some of these methods, without success? You’re not alone: Almost two billion people worldwide are now overweight, and nearly 40% of us will be diagnosed with cancer at some p...

Eat fat to lose fat

Low fat is sooo 1990s. The latest science is now telling us that we need to eat fat to lose fat. Tamara Pitelen reports. Fats are back in fashion. After decades of being obsessed with low and no fat foods to try and lose weight, the scientists are now telling us we got it all wrong. Fats are no longer the bad guy. Poor old fats got an undeserved bad rep ...

Tried & tested: Colour Harmony Holistic Experience

Colour and aromatherapy combine to make this colour harmonising massage and facial combo at Spadunya Club one of the most feel-good, rejuvenating spa treatments you’ll ever have. Review byAnne Brison.   Warning. This review may contain gratuitous gushing. I generally frown upon overuse of terms like &...

The Zen of Eating

Forget fast food and instant gratification, eating should be a sacred act that nourishes the soul as well as the body. So, where have we gone wrong? Neha Jamani explains the zen of eating. Ancient yogis from many traditions considered eating to be a sacred act, where one living part of nature integrates into another living being. In stark contrast, eating see...

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Mindfulness meditation as medication

Even most traditional doctors in the UK now believe their patients could improve their health with meditation. Edo Shonin, William Van Gordon, and Mark D. Griffiths of the Psychological Wellbeing and Metal Health Research Unit of the UK’s Nottingham Trent University report on meditation as medication.   Until recently, it was practically unheard of...

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. ...

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 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...

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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...

Juice fasting in Thailand

Detox expert Malcolm Slyper describes his 10-day Juice fast detox in Thailand – this one is not for beginners.    I am often asked for ideas on how to do an inexpensive detox trip to a lush tropical island location away from the bustle of city life. So I decided to share a recent detox and juice fasting experience of my own. I’ve explained...

Mindfulness meditation as medication

Even most traditional doctors in the UK now believe their patients could improve their health with meditation. Edo Shonin, William Van Gordon, and Mark D. Griffiths of the Psychological Wellbeing and Metal Health Research Unit of the UK’s Nottingham Trent University report on meditation as medication.   Until recently, it was practically unheard of...

The Year of the DOG

By Zakariya Adeel As the busy Rooster year draws to a close, the Dog herds us dutifully towards his home territory on 16th February 2018.  Creative, witty and confident, the next twelve months promise to be a roller coaster of extreme emotions.

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