Turmeric: Health benefits of the “Queen of Spices” — Life & Soul Magazine

Turmeric, often referred to and rather aptly as the “Queen of Spices”, is a most wonderful healing spice. This glorious root, which comes from the ginger family, is orange-coloured and comes with much of the same energy, radiance and optimism of the very colour orange. Turmeric comes from the plant known as Curcuma, which is […] … Continue reading Turmeric: Health benefits of the “Queen of Spices” — Life & Soul Magazine

Sandalwood: Raising the spiritual vibes — Life & Soul Magazine

Sandalwood is one of the most valuable woods in the world. All parts of the sandalwood tree, particularly the heartwood and the roots, yield sandalwood oil. Sandalwood is a highly sacred tree that grows in India and is used in rituals throughout the country. With its sweet woody scent, sandalwood and its oils are in […] … Continue reading Sandalwood: Raising the spiritual vibes — Life & Soul Magazine

Mindfulness programme helps move youth in San Fransisco out of homelessness

https://www.youtube.com/embed/-uhO1lr0DiA?version=3 California is awash with yoga and meditation studios but there is one, unique class taking place in San Francisco that is reaching out to and providing mindfulness teachings to an often neglected community, at-risk and homeless young people. The UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, in partnership with Larkin Street Youth Services, has developed … Continue reading Mindfulness programme helps move youth in San Fransisco out of homelessness