Should I do a juice cleanse? Why I did it and what I found…

For many years I’ve been against the idea of juice cleanses. I don’t believe that in three days you can truly make lasting changes to the body. Let’s face it, a crappy diet or lifestyle isn’t going to be fixed in three days. If you truly have issues with junk food, or even issues with…… Continue reading Should I do a juice cleanse? Why I did it and what I found…

Why Meditation Helps To Improve Health And Wellbeing

As medicine evolves and scientific research reveals its benefits, medical professionals are increasingly promoting the benefits of meditation and alternative healing to treat health problems from infertility to depression. Dr Nasim Ashraf, head of the DNA Centre at Madinat Jumeirah, has been practising medicine for more than four decades and has seen the evolution and…… Continue reading Why Meditation Helps To Improve Health And Wellbeing

Tried And Tested: 5 Healthy Meal Delivery Plans In The UAE

There are few other places in the world where there is such a market for meal delivery plans as the UAE. Once the domain of those losing weight or bodybuilders on strict macronutrient plans, the UAE has adopted meal delivery plans as its own version of high-end fast food. The plans usually include five days…… Continue reading Tried And Tested: 5 Healthy Meal Delivery Plans In The UAE

Five emirates; five luxury getaways

Looking for an Eid getaway in the UAE or just planning ahead for cooler climes? Here are five of my top luxury picks from five of the UAE’s seven emirates. Whether you’re looking for a romantic break, an active holiday or a family getaway, there is something for everyone.  Al Maha, A Desert Resort -…… Continue reading Five emirates; five luxury getaways

Adventuring in Al Ain: five things to do in the UAE’s historic oasis town

When I first moved to the UAE in 2008, I made it my mission to see all of the seven emirates as soon as I could, and get to know the new country I would soon call home. One of the first places I went to explore was the oasis town of Al Ain, a city…… Continue reading Adventuring in Al Ain: five things to do in the UAE’s historic oasis town

The Eight Habits You Need To Live Your Truth

The yoga sutras, the so-called philosophy of yoga, speak a great deal about the five yamas – the ethical principles for the practicing yogi. One of those yamas is satya, or truth. Obviously living our truth is an ideal we all aspire to, but these days we have to be so many different things to so many different…… Continue reading The Eight Habits You Need To Live Your Truth