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Posted in Blog By Eléonore Piquet on Feb 1, 2018 5:21:00 AM

Maintain Your Immune System And Get Your Vital Energy Back! In Ayurveda, there is a word, a concept that means vitality, strength, and immunity: Ojas. Think of ojas as the container that holds your abundant energy. It is the ultimate energy reserve of the body and mind.

It governs aging, immunity, radiant skin, vigor, mood, sleep, digestion, spirituality, and physical strength.

Ojas is considered the most refined by-product of digestion.

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Posted in Blog By Eléonore Piquet on Nov 3, 2017 8:21:00 AM

Have a Retreat and Spa Day at Home! Have you ever dreamed of taking a day for yourself to rest and reflect without any responsibility? This article offers some helpful tips for a successful retreat/spa day at home that’s free and energizing.

First, it is important to plan this day in advance so mark your calendar! If you have children, ask your spouse, or a friend/family member to take care of them. Tell your friends that you will be out of reach for the entire day.

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Posted in Blog By Eléonore Piquet on Sep 5, 2017 8:21:00 AM

Take Care of Your 5 Senses! Why is it so important to take care of your senses? According to Ayurveda, the 5 senses: hearing, sight, smell, touch and taste are the organs used for perception of reality. They have a truly crucial role! They are the ones who collect information from the outside world and transmit it through our ears, eyes, nose, skin and tongue. They are therefore the bridge between our inner world and the world around us.

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Posted in Blog By Eléonore Piquet on Jul 31, 2017 11:43:00 AM

Enjoy summer to the fullest! Ayurveda is a true circadian medicine, which creates a link with the cycles of nature. By understanding the characteristics of the summer season and your own constitution, you can benefit from it. Generally, summer is a warmer and dryer season. There is a principle of accumulation of those qualities as the season progresses. This means that summer will reach a peak at the end of the season in August and September.

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Posted in Blog By Eléonore Piquet on Jun 26, 2017 3:43:20 PM

Ayurvedic Tips for Sleeping The quality and the quantity of our sleep have a major impact on our ability to function. Indeed, any kind of sleep deficiency could create attention deficiency, reduced ability to concentrate, to think clearly or to have a social life, and it could also cause a feeling of weakness or some physical discomfort... There are several consequences, which will get worse if the problem is not solved as soon as possible.

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