Raw Lime Cheesecake

Raw Lime Cheesecake

When was the last time you tried something for the first time? For me, it was just last weekend. I actually tried a few things for the first time. Had a housewarming party. Served only vegan food. And offered a raw lime cheesecake which had avocado as the main ingredient. Cold avocado combined with lime ..

Is this Woman Young or Old?

Is this Woman Young or Old?

It’s a matter of perception.  Why do we perceive things so differently?   Why do we react differently? This is a problem the police often face when examining witnesses.   They could have three people who saw exactly the same incident, each giving a different version, and each would swear that their version is correct and others ..

Why are Antioxidants Important?

Why are Antioxidants Important?

Did you notice that when you cut an apple or an avocado it quickly turns brown? A cut on your skin, quickly gets raw and inflamed. All of these result from a natural process called oxidation. It happens to all cells including the cells in your body. To help your body protect itself from the ..

The Science of Why Fasting is Fantastic

The Science of Why Fasting is Fantastic

It’s that time of year where articles on how to have a better Ramadan are to be found everywhere. I am guilty of having written a few too. I could advise you to stay hydrated, eat a lot of salad, fruit, and stay away from white sugar; but you already know that. Rather than focusing ..

What Are Your Areas of Concern, Influence, and Control?

What Are Your Areas of Concern, Influence, and Control?

One of the lessons I had to re-learn recently was Stephen Covey’s Circle of Concern.  This is because I found myself getting involved in things which were not part of my immediate goals. When I first came across this model in the 90’s I remember thinking how well it captured the butterfly mind.  This is ..

5 Questions to Discover Your Purpose

5 Questions to Discover Your Purpose

A purpose is what we aim to achieve, regardless of how big or small it is. If you are looking for your purpose, stop looking and start doing. It’s important to assess what you love to do, what you currently do, and what needs to change to live a more purposeful life.The following examples of ..

Understanding Your Body’s Reaction to Fasting

Understanding Your Body’s Reaction to Fasting

Fasting is a beautiful way to cleanse the body.  When we fast from food and water, we often feel dizzy and experience headaches and fatigue. The good news is that these are some symptoms that tell us that the body is impure and it is going through a cleansing process. The cleaner that the body ..

The Secret to Increasing Your Power and Influence

The Secret to Increasing Your Power and Influence

“Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.”  Lao-Tzu (604-531 BC) Chinese Philosopher Most of us will have some concept of what we actually mean by the word Power.  Some people view power as positive, others as negative.   Some have an emotional response to it and some look at the possible consequences.  You may ..

Ask the Coach: How to Deal with Negative Self Beliefs?

Ask the Coach: How to Deal with Negative Self Beliefs?

 Editor’s Note: Ask the Coach is a service offered in partnership with Ruba Hommaidi, a leading holistic counselor and life coach. Get your troubling questions answered through the below link or contact us directly. Anonymous asks in reply to a previous post: Loved what you wrote.So basically it is our subconscious that is standing in our way ..

How Self Aware Are You?

How Self Aware Are You?

In my previous article we raised the question of how balanced your life really is. Try the wheel of life exercise to find out. One of the most important tools you will use to complete this self awareness exercise is ‘scaling’.  Self awareness is one of the fundamental domains of Emotional Intelligence (EQ). Daniel Goleman ..