Himalayan salt is a pink color salt originated from the mines at Punjab, Pakistan (relatively near Himalayas). It is known for being the purest and complete of all salts and the one with the greatest benefits for our health. 98% of Himalayan salt is composed of sodium chloride (as others salts), but is the remaining … Continue reading 3 simple daily uses of pink Himalayan salt
Goji berries are the small, reddish fruit of a shrub (Lycium barbarum) growing wildly in the sacred lands of Tibet (and nearby areas). It is considered a super food due to it's high nutrient content, often associated to vitality and longevity. Goji berries offer a good dose of fiber, over 20 different vitamins and minerals, … Continue reading Goji: blessed berries for a healthy, long life
Far are the times when putting yourself ahead of others was a "sin", a truly egoistic, selfish action/behavior, condemned by society. Even though, things have changed and self-care turn out to be seen as actually a need (which truly it is), still there is some underlying, subtle social mindset conditioning when it comes to self-care, … Continue reading Simple ways of taking (good) care of yourself
Fermented vegetables are a vegan source of probiotics, which provide support and nourish good bacteria in our gut. Probiotics are essential for a healthier digestive system, and to optimize our immune system. Fermented vegetables are easy to produce at home, inexpensive and full of natural goodness. Among vegetables, fermented beetroot is my favorite. I love … Continue reading Fermented Beetroot – a vegan source of probiotics
Organic foods are a great way of caring for the self and the environment. Their positive effects on our physical health are unquestionable by now, as they dismiss artificial-chemical-hormonal additives/treatments, usually used to intensify growth and enhance organisms resistance (to bugs, illnesses and/or harsh environmental conditions). In organic crops, natural growth rhythms are respected, which … Continue reading Going organic is caring for our world
Prayer is a way of communication with the Divine. In prayer we express our needs, our feelings, our desires and our gratitude to something "Higher than us", while expecting to be "heard". What we not often realize is that its not exactly about the words we use, whether aloud or in silence, but the vibration … Continue reading A morning prayer will set the tone for the day
With spiritual awakening, eating becomes a conscious act of caring for ourselves and our world. We consciously choose and eat our food from a spiritual perspective, being aware of the inter-connectivity in "All that is". We aren't just feeding our body by ingesting biomass, but we are feeding our soul, while respecting and honoring life, … Continue reading By blessing my food, I am blessing (my) life
When we realize that "everything is alive, is interconnected and has meaning" (an old shamanic belief), we begin to live intentionally from a spiritual perspective. Naturally, we tend to align ourselves and our lives with the Whole trying to capture holistic balance once more. All the ways towards balance bring us back to a life in harmony with the "All that is". To me these are the most important ways to restore balance and live in harmony.