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How Menopause Changed My Life...For The Better

  • 31 May, 2020
  • Written by Jacqueline Iles

I hope that you enjoyed my last blog about how I found and fell in love with Ayurveda. I received many emails thanking me for sharing my story and wanting to know more about my Menopause journey. So I have written chapter 2 in the hope that if my story sounds familiar then you can kn ..

How I Found and Fell In Love With Ayurveda

  • 22 May, 2020
  • Written by Jacqueline Iles

Today, I thought I would take you on a little trip down memory lane…🦋 People often ask me how I came to be an Ayurvedic practitioner. Especially when it was relatively unknown and new in Australia 20 plus years ago and most people couldn't even pronounce the ..

How to Stay Calm and Well in the Face of Big Change

  • 03 Mar, 2020
  • Written by Jacqueline Iles

Sometimes life is smooth, we are in the flow and there is ease. Other times there are unexpected curve balls, massive upheavals and life can be too full and full on. What holds us during these times? What helps us build acceptance, grace and ease? In times of great change and upheava ..

Delicious and Easy to Prepare Ayurvedic Healing Recipe...Kitchadi

  • 20 Jan, 2020
  • Written by Jacqueline Iles

Hi there, Here is the Kitchadi Recipe that I cooked at the Wayville Farmer's Market on Sunday. Kitchadi, also called Kitchari, is the iconic Ayurvedic healing dish. It is delicious, balancing for all body types and is easy to digest for most people. Commonly  ..

Tongue Scraping? Who would have thought it was so good!

  • 23 Oct, 2019
  • Written by Jacqueline Iles

When did you last have a good look at your tongue? 😛 Did you know that your tongue can give you a wealth of information about how well your digestion is working? Your tongue is a map for all of the organs in your torso as well as your circulation! A bit like reflexology is on your feet.  ..

Stay well this winter with Ayurveda

  • 24 Jun, 2019
  • Written by Jacqueline Iles

Hi There, How is this winter affecting you? Winter can be many things to many people. Depending on your natural tendencies winter can either feel drying, or heavy and damp. Winter can be drying If you are naturally a quick, light and dry type of ..

Which Ayurvedic Gut Type Are You?

  • 20 Jun, 2019
  • Written by Jacqueline Iles

What's Your Ayurvedic Gut Type? It's not only the foods that we eat that are fundamental to our health, but also how our body is able to digest and assimilate our food. Even if we are eating the most organic, home grown and healthy seasonal food, if your digestive system is not wor ..

Free Your Breath

  • 15 Feb, 2019
  • Written by Jacqueline Iles

Do you remember how you breathed when you were a child? Was it an easy flow of breath in and out of your body? Babies and young children innately know how to breathe well. But somehow, as we grow up, many of us lose this easy relationship to our body and our breath. We start to hold  ..

Feel lighter and brighter with a Cleanse

  • 07 Sep, 2018
  • Written by Jacqueline Iles

Hi There! For years now I have been enjoying the results of seasonal cleanses. Twice a year I reset and strengthen my digestion, restore my energy and connect more deeply with my body. I thought it was time to share with you the benefits and reasons why I do this. For me, a cle ..

How to Beat Insomnia

  • 11 May, 2018
  • Written by Jacqueline Iles

Have you ever experienced Insomnia? Or, perhaps you have had periods of your life when you just don’t or can’t get enough sleep? One sleepless night is something that we can easily get away with. But, a whole string of sleepless nights that are of the restless, toss and turn and ‘I just ..