May 2012

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Something very exciting has happened! Three months out from our August Bali Retreat, I was completely booked out with a waiting list and quite a few enquiries… So I got on the phone to Villa Gaia in Bali and organised to do another retreat in August for those who missed out on the first one!
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Stressed Girl

Are Your Stress Hormones Out Of Control?

by Leisa on May 26, 2012

On this blog I’ve talked quite a bit about adrenal fatigue and what happens when the adrenals can’t keep up with the daily demands of stress and the stress hormone cortisol depletes. One thing I haven’t talked a lot about though, is what happens prior to that when cortisol levels are high and we are pushing
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Immune Boosting Winter Tips

by Leisa on May 24, 2012

By Julie Mitsios from Conscious Choice. The cold weather has officially settled in but that doesnt mean you need to indulge in high calorie comfort foods and skip your exercise! Our immune system takes a beating over winter with the cooler weather making us more succeptible to colds and flus. There are some easy ways
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Keeping It Real

by Rhianna on May 21, 2012

After completing my first full Embracing Life! Detox Retreat earlier this year I came away motivated and detoxified and brimming with enthusiasm about how to take all I’d learnt and implement it into my daily life. Upon returning home I was going to do yoga five times a week, eat 100% raw vegan, exercise three times a
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Kauai Beach

When we feel fantatsic every day with boundless energy and enthusiasm for life, we naturally want to move our bodies and find joy in the expression of physical activity. But when we are tired, unmotivated, apathetic, and feeling down, exercise becomes an insurmountable challenge and drops to the bottom of our to-do list. This then
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The Secrets of a Raw Kitchen…

by Leisa on May 15, 2012

A little while ago now I moved house and had the chance to set up my kitchen from scratch – I put together the below video so that I could invite you into my home and show you what it looks like! And what’s involved in a Raw Food Kitchen! Being organised is the key
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