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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

The men who made us fat – cheat notes

The alarming rise in levels of obesity around the world motivated reporter Jacques Peretti to go in search of the people responsible for revolutionising our eating habits. He produced a documentary for the BBC about it called The Men Who Made Us Fat. We’ve summarised the main points here but it is well worth a watch, go to www.bbc.co.uk   Today...

Kintsugi Yoga Studio – Dubai’s newest home for yoga, meditation and mindfulness is now open

Kintsugi Yoga Studio – Japanese themed yoga studio – had a spectacular soft opening event on the 31st August attended by 200 of the city’s fitness loving people. The soft opening event of Kintsugi Yoga Studio in Aspect Tower, Business Bay saw around 200 health loving guests enjoying the brand-new yoga space and interacting with the yoga teachers of the studio....

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...

Confessions of an apprentice Yoga Teacher

The ultimate aim of yoga is not sticking your knee behind your head. It’s a journey to knowing who you really are and to connecting with universal consciousness. If that’s not hippie, trippy, peace, love and lentils for you, keep reading… Tamara Pitelen writes about being a newly graduated yoga teacher. I’m now officia...

Awakened Mind & Spirit

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...

Breathing is our superpower.

WORDS BY BY MARIA PAZ JIMENEZ PENA ”One conscious breath in and out is a meditation’‘ – E. Tolle Around 10 years ago the word spread in Buenos Aires that a renowned master from India would come to town. The purpose of his visit was to teach people how to… breathe! I still remember how ridiculous and fun...

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...

Master the Law of Attraction

WORDS BY ZAKARIYA ADEEL Call it positive thinking, cosmic ordering or the Secret, the law of attraction seems to be everywhere. But what is it?  The law of attraction is the notion that one attracts to themselves that which they keep in the forefront of their minds; if your thoughts are mostly positive, then you will get positive results, if it’s negative, then you c...

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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.

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...

Stress and weight gain

Ongoing stress causes chemical changes that basically turn our bodies into efficient fat storage machines. Words by Allie McLaughlin.  We all experience some form of stress each day and, in small amounts, it can actually be good for us. Stress allows us to react to situations when we need to think quickly and our bodies are wired to handle short bursts of stress fol...

Causes and cures for eczema

The itching, the rashes, the redness, the scratching. Everyone who’s had eczema knows those symptoms all too well. The cycle can be stressful and upsetting for sufferers – as well as for the parents of a child plagued with ezcema but there is a way out, writes Delphinia Tam-Lower of Four Cow Farm.   Afew years ago in Queensland, Aus...

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