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Patriarchy and the Menopause – Time for deep change

The culture of silence about menopause in our patriarchal society is something to behold. Menopause doesn’t even rate the shame that society gives to the vulva and vagina. Apparently there is nothing of lower value than an aging woman’s body, and many in our society treat menopause not as a phase of life, but rather…

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What is Tantra Yoga?

Is tantra yoga your yogic journey? Is it your purpose to offer others these sacred spiritual teachings, to guide people into a life infused with self-love and pleasure? 

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The Final Day of our Plant-Based Challenge

The Final Day of our Plant-Based Challenge. Many of you that have followed this challenge with me will know that I am passionate about health. Not just our health but also the health of the planet. If there’s one common problem that every inhabitant of the Earth is currently facing, it’s climate change. Those two…

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Day 13 Kick Start 2022 Plant Based Challenge

Day 13 Kick Start 2022 Plant-Based Challenge Plants to aid our sleep – The Sleep Deprivation Epidemic The daily decision to shortchange sleep has reached epidemic proportions in much of the world. Throughout the industrialized world, rates of insomnia range from 10–30%. It’s not just that we’re groggy, distracted, and irritable prior to our morning cup…

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Day 12 Kick Start 2022 Plant Based Challenge

Day 12 of our Kick Start 2022 Plant-Based Challenge. Today we are looking at the ways we can get the most nutrients out of our food and what we can do to help protect ourselves from consuming too many pesticides. We know that from the research we should be eating more fruits and vegetables. But…

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Day 11 Kick Start 2022 Plant Based Challenge

Day 11 Kick Start 2022 Plant-Based Challenge We are on Day 11! So, what did you think of yesterday’s topic? Did you learn something new about protein or did it confirm what you already knew? How do you feel today? Today, we’ll discuss whole food sources of healthy fat.   We all know fats can…

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Day 10 Kick Start 2022 Plant Based Challenge

Welcome to Day 10 of our Kick Start 2022 Plant-Based Challenge. I hope by now you’ve had a chance to swap out some dairy with plant-based milk or cheese. If so, did you find it easy or hard to do? Cheese is particularly addictive for many people, so I do encourage you to Google “casomorphins”…

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The World Needs More Heart Centred Yoga Teachers

The World Needs More Heart-Centred Yoga Teachers Finding Time for You – And Remembering Who We Truly are.   We can excel easier in our lives when our own spiritual, physical, and intellectual needs are fulfilled, and this is the practice of Yoga. Within each of us, there is a well of energy that must…

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How to Prevent Osteoporosis and Promote Bone Health with Food

How to Prevent Osteoporosis and Promote Bone Health with Food Let’s play a quick word association game. What food do you associate with healthy bones? Is it milk? And what does milk have in it that builds strong bones? Most people think “calcium.” When you think of healthy bones, you probably flashback to the incredibly…

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Day 9 Kick Start 2022 Plant-Based Challenge

Welcome to Day 9 of our Kick Start 2022 Plant-Based Challenge Yesterday we got more colourful with our plates, and I hope you have a new appreciation for the rainbow of foods. How are you keeping up with the water intake? Good habits take repetition over time, so please keep building on all our previous days.…

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Day 8 Kick Start 2022 Plant-Based Challenge

We’re on Day 8 of our Kick Start 2022 Plant-Based Challenge, and it’s time to begin putting the building blocks together to create some truly amazing meals. Today we are going to begin combining colourful, balanced, and healthy plant-based foods on one plate. When you do this mindfully and deliberately, it can energize your inner…

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Day 7 Kick Start 2-22 Plant Based Challenge

Day 7 Kick Start 2-22 Plant Based Challenge Welcome to Day 7, we are halfway through the 2-week challenge. So far, we’ve looked at the benefits of increasing our intake of water and healthy, plant-based, whole foods. One thing to remember is that if you’re used to highly processed foods with lots of sugar, salt,…

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