Emotional Health

Our Genes Do Not Necessarily Determine Our Destiny

“DNA lives in a glass case and whatever it says it is gong to be.” - Not True. We can actively change our gene expression by making lifestyle changes. About 70% of the genes that code for health and longevity are under our control, based on what we choose to do with our lifestyle choices and our environment. Environmental medicine is such a hot and emerging crucial factor for health ... READ MORE

Absolutely Addressing Anxiety | Jonni Pollard {Podcast #022}

Listen on iTunes / Apple Podcast App Listen on Andriod Listen on Spotify [siteorigin_widget class="Primrose_SOW_Heading"][/siteorigin_widget] Jonni Pollard, program founder and head teacher of 1 Giant Mind, is a world-renowned meditation teacher who has studied how to unfold human potential for over 20 years under great masters in the East and West. His programs, including 1 Giant Mind’s Learn Meditation app, have taught more than 250,000 people how to meditate. Jonni ... READ MORE

The Light Diet, Quantum Health & Circadian Rhythms | Matt Maruca {Podcast #021}

Listen on iTunes / Apple Podcast App Listen on Andriod Listen on Spotify In Defense of Sunlight: How the transition to indoor living created the epidemic of modern chronic disease. [siteorigin_widget class="Primrose_SOW_Heading"][/siteorigin_widget] Matt Maruca founded Ra Optics to make the world's finest blue light blocking glasses, and created The Light Diet, a diet that directly addresses the root of the modern chronic disease epidemic, mitochondrial dysfunction, after having suffered from ... READ MORE

Living the High Value of Life with Abundance & Affluence (Laksmi) + Guru Relationships | Yashoda Devi Ma {Podcast #020}

Listen on iTunes / Apple Podcast App Listen on Andriod Listen on Spotify [siteorigin_widget class="Primrose_SOW_Heading"][/siteorigin_widget] Yashoda Devi Ma is the founder of 'The Subtle Mind' meditation + co-creative studio in Boulder, Co.  Her primary focus is mind health through the vedic meditation technique, healing, vedic astrology + activating the subtle mind/body with the yogic technologies of sattva yoga.  Her deepest passion is to create an empowered, peaceful mind, awaken one's ... READ MORE

Pearl (Mukta): Uses & Benefits

Pearls, known as Mukta, can be used medicinally, for healing and to promote spiritual growth on many levels. Pearls Relationship with the Moon The elemental and mineral composition of pearls correlate and resonate with the elemental and mineral composition of our moon (Chandra). Both pearls and the moon have an affinity for the water element and they reciprocate energy to each other via their unique vibratory astral plane. Thus, wearing ... READ MORE

Lavender: Uses & Benefits

Lavender is one of the most versatile and widely essential oils. Adored for its beauty and prized aromatic quality, the aroma is fresh, sweet, soft, and floral. It's soothing, balancing, antibacterial and antiseptic properties make it a useful tool in the first aid kit. Lavender will enliven you when your energy is low, and settle you down when life is hectic. Energetics Rasa (taste): Katu (pungent) Virya (energy): Anusha (neither heating ... READ MORE

Vaca (Acorus Calamus / Sweet Flag) Uses & Benefits

Vaca (sanskrit) literally means “speaking.” This herb stimulates your voice, the power of your speech, self-expression and your intelligence.  Although the roots and leaves have a peculiar sweet smell, the taste sure ain’t sweet. It is pungent and bitter (katu and tikta rasa) and I sure am feeling the throat stimulation after eating a small piece of the root - the dry, heating, stimulating sensation in my throat was particularly ... READ MORE

What Is Ayurveda

Ayurveda is growing in popularity in the Western world, with many people curious about their dosha (individual composition)  or learning about Ayurveda through their yoga practice. A universal system with it's roots in India, this ancient science encompasses the entire natural world; nature, the body, mind and spirit. It involves a holistic approach to health and healing that is in harmony with nature. Ayurveda translates to the “science of life”, ... READ MORE

The Vital Short Home Cleanse

5 Days to Revitalise Your Digestion, Metabolism, & Energy Levels A "DIY" Panchakarma Detox and Rejuvenation Program The Vital Short Home Cleanse (VSHC) is a short 5 day cleanse and detox designed for those who are ready to feel lighter, more energised and peaceful. It is appropriate for busy people who don't have the time for Panchakarma (Ayurvedic detoxification and rejuvenation program) or a similar longer cleanse/retreat. The VSHC is a "DIY" (Do It ... READ MORE

Valium – The Most Ambiguous Drug Ever

Do you occasionally take Valium? I bet you know people who do? People take it “only occasionally” during plane travel, or when sleep is really being a nuisance. However Valium, aka Diazepam, is actually not good for sleep, or stress, or anxiety. At all. Valium belongs to a class of chemicals called benzodiazepines, which are used as both tranquillisers and sleeping pills. These substances were greeted in their day as revolutionary. ... READ MORE