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Create The Perfect Bath In 5 Steps

Living a busy modern lifestyle usually means we are bombarded with stress wherever we go, which is why it’s essential to find the time in our schedule to relax completely and forget about our worries, even for a short while. It can be especially hard during current times to calm the mind’s stresses or anxieties. Whilst having a relaxing bath …

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The Four Noble Truths of Health & Wellness

Early bird tickets are still available! Grant and I are taking Saturday off for this event and some much-needed self-care. We’re attending this health and happiness centred workshop on the 7th and 8th of September at Kawai Purapura, Albany and we’d love to see you there. Our good friend, Buddhist Monk Venerable Gyalten Sengye and anti-aging legend/terminal cancer survivor Dr Patterson Stark will …

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Exercises For A Peaceful Mind

This week lifestyle blogger Stella Green Thompson has shared exercises you can do mindfully to promote mental and physical health in a busy world. “Our daily lives are filled with stress and obligations and it can be difficult to feel at peace. As our lives become more hectic we often forget to blow off some steam, relax and devote time …

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How to clean like a monk

My biggest problem cleaning is that I get easily distracted. I’ll be half way through filling the dishwasher and find myself on the floor playing with the dogs. Or I’ll have hung out a few pieces of washing and find myself weeding the herb garden. So I loved this article which explains that Zen monks practice Soji. For 20 minutes …