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Feel the FEAR and Do it Anyway

Posted on Jan 12, 2017 |

Feel the FEAR and Do it Anyway

Recently, I was interviewed for a PODCAST Show about female entrepreneurs in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. Delighted as I was to be invited to be a guest on the show, it was certainly out of my comfort zone!  My first ever interview on, for all intents and purposes, a radio programme.  Thankfully not a live one! Yes I had butterflies in my stomach, sweaty palms and a dry mouth, all symptoms of nerves and apprehension.  More than anything it was the fear of the...

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The Magic of L❤️ving Yourself

Posted on Jan 9, 2017 |

The Magic of L❤️ving Yourself

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection ~ Buddha The hippie movement, founded in the 1960s, main principle was to promote Love and Peace globally, commanding the saying, ‘make love not war’. In addition, the British band, The Beatles, wrote about the emotion, in one of their hit songs, ‘All you need is Love’. Did these two factions, amongst others who promoted Love, get it right? Is love the key ingredient for a fulfilling...

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The effects of Negative Emotions on our body and mind

Posted on Jan 9, 2017 | 4 comments

The effects of Negative Emotions on our body and mind

Society is slowly beginning to understand the complex interactions between mental and physical health. Negative emotions manifest into chemical reactions that can affect your body by bringing more stress into your system and decreasing your immunity. But POSiTiVE emotions actually release neuropeptides that help fight stress and other potential health problems. Our body releases chemicals when we experience different feelings. If we are happy, our brain releases serotonin, dopamine or oxytocin;...

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The Power of Vulnerability

Posted on Jan 8, 2017 |

The Power of Vulnerability

Growth implies vulnerability because vulnerability implies openness to new experiences and love. When we are defensive, we are caged off from the world. When we are closed minded we devalue ourselves, because stagnation of energy is utlimately death. When we are condescending, we are doing it to our Self primarily, and when we think we know best, that is the time to question our motives and our egos. But when we are open, allowing and vulnerable, that is when we get to experience all the beauty...

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The art of embracing change

Posted on Jan 7, 2017 |

The art of embracing change

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”~ Charles Darwin Change is a beautiful thing. Despite its innate beauty, it is one aspect of life that many people resist. Why is it that some people can easily embrace change while others will do everything in their power to prevent it? It all boils down to a matter of perception. To be candid, I never really had any problems with change. On the contrary, I welcome...

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An Introduction to your Ayurvedic Lifestyle – Deepak Chopra – The Dosha Quiz

Posted on Jan 6, 2017 |

An Introduction to your Ayurvedic Lifestyle – Deepak Chopra – The Dosha Quiz

From the five elements, the three doshas are derived—Vata,Pitta, and Kapha. Known as mind-body types, the doshas express particular patterns of energy—unique blends of physical, emotional, and mental characteristics. In Ayurveda, health is defined as the dynamic state of balance between mind, body, and environment. It is possible for each of us to achieve and maintain a vibrant and joyful state of health by identifying our mind-body type and then creating a lifestyle that sustains and...

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