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Four Questions By Donald R. Yance

The following is an excerpt from Adaptogens In Medical Herbalism: Elite Herbs and Natural Compounds for Mastering Stress, Aging, and Chronic Disease– by Donald R. Yance, Master Herbalist and Nutritionist. This book is a true bible for anyone working with plant-based medicine. What I love about these four questions, is that they place the issue […]

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FIVE TIPS TO KEEP IN BALANCE IN AUTUMN

Ayurvedic medicine, at its core, is about balance. It looks like this: start by knowing your constitution, your baseline of wellbeing. Ayurveda uses your unique combination of the three doshas (Vata, Pitta, Kapha) to define your constitution, your core nature. This is called your Prakriti. Then, your work, the fun, is to know where you […]

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What happens on a Detox Retreat?

  The following is a re-post of an in-depth article titled  “Go Behind the Scenes at a Real Detox Retreat” by Mara Santilli posted on the BRIT + CO website Apr 17, 2019.  The article beautifully unpacks my partnership with Jasmine Takanikos of BrandHuman and the creation of our Body | Mind | Brand experiences. Enjoy! […]

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FASTING FOR A BETTER BRAIN

  FASTING FOR A BETTER BRAIN HOW FASTING WORKS There are hundreds of scientific and independent studies on the practice of fasting as a way of healing the body and as a way to fight off illness and other degenerative diseases. It is also one of the oldest, and therefore longest-running healing modalities on earth. […]

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Detox Dreams

Dreams as medicine When someone tells me of a powerful dream-I will not ask “what do you think it means?” Not right away.. because that may imply that once the meaning is decoded or uncovered, there is something you “get”. Like once the message has been revealed, there is a gift, a sign that will […]

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WHAT IS RASAYANA?

Rasayana Ayurveda

RASAYANA: THE AYURVEDIC SCIENCE OF REJUVENATING THE FRAZZLED SELF Rasayana is the Rejuvenation branch of Ayurvedic medicine. Rasayana treatments were traditionally utilized after a period where the body was warn-down or depleted. People in remission from illness or after completing a full 28-day Pancha Karma detoxification therapy would then undergo Rasayana treatments. Rasayana therapies are also used to remedy […]

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ARACARI INTERVIEW

I am thrilled to be offering my upcoming wellness packages to the clients of Aracari Luxury Travel, with both London and Lima offices, this has been a long time dream. I was recently interviewed by Marcella at Aracari and thought I would share the interview here. Why did you choose Perú and why Kichic for […]

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THE FIVE PART FORMULA TO A BREAKTHROUGH

Most of us have had the experience of coming back from a vacation feeling like we need a holiday to recover from our holiday. But the rise of wellness tourism – a holiday designed to allow us to truly rest, rejuvenate, and improve our health – show that many of us desire a different type […]

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GET SMART SLEEP WELL

  Originally posted on the MYZA-UK website, the UK’s leading online platform for luxury sleep-promoting products and advice. DETOX, THE NON-DEBUNKABLE It’s good to start this conversation with a little break down of what the detox process is, and to immediately debunk the idea that it’s a fad or diet. It’s not, detox is simply […]

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AYURVEDIC DETOX AT HOME

INTRODUCTION TO PANCHAKARMA DETOX Ayurveda, the ancient natural healing system of India, defines health as a state free of all ailments and disease. It further defines health as a state of enjoying life with uninterrupted physical, mental and spiritual happiness. Now if that’s not motivation enough to reach for good health I don’t know what […]

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