Health, Mind, Spirit

life after exhaustion

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Last week I was lucky enough to have one of those weekdays spent chatting to a like-minded soul about life. In a park. Under the spring sunshine. Eating a raw cake. Bliss. It’s one of those simple pleasures that can leave such a lasting impact on your whole week, don’t you think?

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Mind

guest post: five things successful people do differently

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Contributed by Verusha Singh

Success means different things to different people. For some, itโ€™s fame and fortune, and for others, itโ€™s status, a happy relationship, a university degree, a trade or profession, raising โ€˜goodโ€™ children, helping people or the environment. For a minority, success is the journey itself or simply reaching a desired state of being.

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Mind

a note on introversion

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    Sometimes I just want to curl up under my shell and hide. My slightly inhibited ways could be because Iโ€™m a Cancerian, in which, like the crab, we like to protect our soft insides with a tough outer exterior. But itโ€™s mainly because Iโ€™m an introvert (an INFJ to be exact). I have a natural tendency to prefer my own internal world of thoughts and feelings than wanting to be around a group of people.

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Alternative Therapies, Health, Mind, Nutrition, Spirit

finding out my ayurvedic body type

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Last weekend I went to the Ayurvedic Wellness Centre in Bondi for an Ayurvedic consultation.

It was like a having a check up with a GP except that instead of the doctor trying to find out what might be wrong with you, an Ayurvedic doctor wants to determine your โ€˜doshaโ€™ or body type, which helps them understand why you may be experiencing certain types of symptoms or imbalances.

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Health, Mind

lessons from a 91 year old

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My Lola (grandma), also known as Inang or Meding to friends and family, turns 91 year this year. Inevitably, itโ€™s made me think about how sheโ€™s been able to stay so strong and sharp up to this ripe old age (and praying for many more years to come).

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Mind, Nutrition

health books I canโ€™t put down

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Iโ€™ve been fortunate to have amassed a large collection of health books over the years (thanks to some great PR people and publishing houses), but there’s only a handful that have a special place on my bookshelf.

These books have been dog-eared, highlighted from cover to cover, and kept as constant reference pieces that have either helped me understand a more holistic approach to health, the importance of good food, or have inspired me to take better care of myself. I hope they inspire you as well:

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