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

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

Five Of The Best Yoga And Wellbeing Holidays And Retreats

As yoga rises in popularity, more and more people are looking to incorporate it into their holidays each year. It’s a great way to go to an amazing new destination while deepening your practice, allowing you to do at least two classes a day while still managing to relax and explore a new place. It’s especially…… Continue reading Five Of The Best Yoga And Wellbeing Holidays And Retreats

Smith St Paleo’s Holly Smith: Five simple ways to make life more healthy

Living healthily can sometimes seem unattainable, overwhelming, something there is no time for. Depending on your job, your family commitments, it really can be, and it takes dedication, planning and a good support network. Holly Smith is one person who battled the adversity of a topsy turvy schedule during 13 years working as cabin crew…… Continue reading Smith St Paleo’s Holly Smith: Five simple ways to make life more healthy

Max Strom’s yoga masterclass

To many people, Max Strom needs no introduction, but to those unfamiliar with the American teacher and author of books including ‘There is no app for happiness’, I will simply say he is one of the world’s leading authorities on yoga; its movement, its philosophy, the breath, its evolution from origin to modern day. After…… Continue reading Max Strom’s yoga masterclass

To dairy or not to dairy? The great milk debate

The more we learn about nutrition, the more the advice becomes confusing. There is an ever growing list of foods we aren’t meant to eat, whether or not a person is insensitive or intolerant of them, so what to do? One of the big ones is dairy. Some people are staunchly against it, saying the…… Continue reading To dairy or not to dairy? The great milk debate