Your daily routine predicts your night sleep

There are many things you can do every morning, afternoon, and evening to greatly increase your chances to sleep deeper and give your body-mind its daily dose of restoration. Here is a collection of the best ‘sleep hygiene’ practices. Implement some in your routine, and notice how deep is your sleep…

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Winter detox

The gentle detox is based on eating plenty of comforting, yet light and easily digestible food with plenty of warming herbs and spices to kick start digestion (agni – our metabolic fire, is essential to optimal health), boost metabolism and clear toxins from the body by supporting the body’s natural elimination pathways. This gives the body a chance to heal and repair while encouraging the body’s natural mechanisms of detoxification.

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Summer Care

Summer is at its highest.

The outside heat settles in the body and mind which in turn can disturb our whole system. How to know if your Pitta (fire) is in excess?

Here are some simple Ayurvedic guidelines to help you re-establish balance in your body-mind and enjoy the perks of Summer.

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Speculoos de Noël

My Maman’s family comes from Holland. We kept a few culinary traditions from our country of origin, like Christmas speculoos (a shortbread biscuit with warming spices ie: cinnamon, coriander, clove, ginger, allspice, cardamom and nutmeg). The family recipe contains butter, white wheat flour (hence gluten) and refined sugar, as well as eggs. I created a recipe that preserve the flavour and texture of the traditional cookies, without the heaviness of the combination of eggs + sugar + flour - easier to digest! 

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(re)gain equilibrium this spring

There is a transition occurring - a change in rhythm, in temperature, in the light.

Consider the same shift occurring within you.

The Vedic wisdom of Ayurveda states that Nature is within us, and that we are Nature. Therefore, as our environment evolves, and more precisely the influences of the five elements changes (earth, fire, water, air and ether), so do we. We, and our four dimensions (body, heart, mind and spirit) mirror these changes.

Our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual states are moving and shifting to maintain equilibrium. A holistic Yoga practice can help you re(gain) this equilibrium. But how?

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