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The Best Cure For Anxiety?

The Best Cure For Anxiety?

Anxiety is something which more and more people can relate to these days. It can present itself in a variety of different ways, a lot of the time due to our stressful lifestyles. This is a condition which arises in the nervous system. The autonomic nervous system has two main divisions, the Sympathetic Nervous System (Fight or Flight) and the Parasympathetic Nervous System (rest and digest). High cortisol levels in the body occur from stressful situations, this generates the fight or flight response.

When we are constantly in a state of Fight or Flight and not inducing a state of...


Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting


Every religion has included intermittent fasting as a part of their repertoire. Seen as a way to give the digestive system a break and a way to cleanse the internal organs, fasting can be a good way to re-set your system.  It doesn’t have to mean fasting yourself for days on end to reap the benefits. I have been doing this for a while now, giving my digestive system a break really helps to boost my energy levels. Overall, it will help with weight loss, stabilising blood sugar levels, improve heart health and cognitive function. 
The easiest way...


Soba Noodles in Creamy Avocado Pesto

Soba Noodles in Creamy Avocado Pesto

Sauce:

1 Avocado

1 Bunch of Parsley/Corriander mixed

1 cup soaked cashews (in almond milk)

3 tbsp nutritional yeast

1 juice of lemon

2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 

2 finely chopped garlic shoots

salt and pepper

other:

soba noodles

1. Blitz all of the sauce ingredients together in a food processor or nutri bullet.

2. Cook noodles

3. Add cooked noodles to sauce on the heat, stir for 2 mins.

4. Serve with optional flaked almonds and basil as a garnish. 


Chakras and Yoga- How To Heal Yourself

Chakras and Yoga- How To Heal Yourself

 

 

I know for some people the Chakra system can be baffling. The idea that something is there which we cannot see isn’t something easy to grasp. This amazing subtle system in the body has been an insight into the body’s ailments for thousands of years. By just learning the basics of how the Chakras work and how you yourself can check in with them can be a great way to learn how your body is working on a deeper level. For those of you that need more convincing-bear with me, please. Not everything needs to be seen to...