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Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
19 Jan 2019 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
MENTAL HEALTH AND SUICIDE PREVENTION Yoga, Mindfulness and (Ayurvedic) Natural Therapies in Psychotherapy In a world that feels increasingly tense and chaotic, it is important to reconnect with...

The Path to Wellbeing
28 Nov 2018 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
'Wellness' is a term that be understood as the ability to meet daily challenges and adapt to change. It is a complex state, comprised of aspects of physical, emotional and intellectual...

Vitamins B12
12 Sep 2018 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
Vitamin B12, or Cobalamin is the largest and most complex vitamin currently known to human beings. It’s deficiency is a silent epidemic with serious consequences to your health. Of all vitamin...

Return to Health
19 Aug 2018 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
Health is a state of harmonious chemical balance in a living organism. It arises from dharma, observance of natural laws and everything that makes life worth living. Good health is exhibited when...

Healthy Eating
12 Jul 2018 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
These simple food tips look at how to eat beneficially. They can serve as a guide to help you to get the best out of the food you eat. You are food. How we eat food is as important as what we eat....

Stress busters
19 Jun 2018 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
Stress is the leading cause of chronic illness. It's not just the one-off stressful moments, but the everyday, low-grade stress: overwhelm and chaos, endless to-do lists, constant rushing,...

Retreats make for better vacations
13 Jun 2018 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
Retreats make for better vacations You can withdraw from a frenetic lifestyle for a week or two to rest, rejuvenate, and recoup in a beautiful, secluded exotic retreat, at Nirvana Wellness...

Take care of your body - it is the only place you have to live
30 May 2018 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
In our busy lives, we can fall into the habit of taking care of everything else before we take care of ourselves. We take care of our careers, our friends and loved ones, our clients and bosses, and...

Positive Stress
20 Feb 2018 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
Stress isn’t so much of a bad thing. It’s how you process it that really matters. Stress has positive effects and is therefore not always bad and to be avoided. Dr. Hans Seley called...

Vitamin D
1 Aug 2017 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
The sun is a source of life. Without sunshine, none of us would be here, We evolved to live under the sun. Your body makes Vitamin D when ultraviolet B rays touch your skin. One of the reason so...

6 Aug 2016 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
When you feel stressed, your body releases a hormone called cortisol, which relates to your overall health. Our bodies have adapted and evolved to be able to handle the stresses of everyday life...

Love yourself to Health - Self Care
3 Aug 2016 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
It is so important to pause and take the time you need to rest, relax, and restore. Everyone needs some time for temporary disengagement, where you are no longer moving toward any goal or...

Nature Cure
20 Jul 2016 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
Plants, foods, and many other products of Mother Nature have long been used by human beings as remedies. The ancient people of the Americas, Egypt, Greece, China and India all share common ground in...

Bright New World
30 Jun 2016 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
We are seeing a lot of signs… - signs in nature, because people are taking huge action every day to lessen their impact on the environment. - signs on the faces of politicians, who look more...

Plastic or Glass Straws
11 May 2016 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
It’s impossible to tell whether plastic straws are BPA-free or not, because straws aren’t stamped with a recycling code. Many people have this toxin in their bodies. BPA is a synthetic...

Depression and Anxiety 
5 May 2016 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
Depression Depression can occur in many different forms and can impact an individual on a mental and physical level, to be specific, symptoms associated with depression, particularly a major...

Being Happy is Healthy
5 May 2016 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
Do you feel as if you are always chasing something, be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This arises from a belief such as, “When xyz happens, I’ll be happy.” ...

I can do it - Take charge of your Life
21 Feb 2016 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
Raj was feeling frustrated when he caught up with his mentor Ashok for their regular chat. “I just feel as though I have no control over my life at the moment. My parents are telling me one...

Festive Suggestions for a Healthy Holiday
22 Dec 2015 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
The festive season can be a time of great fun and celebration, especially when you spend time relaxing and rejuvenating and catching up with loved ones and friends. It can be time spent doing what...

When you are unwell
12 Oct 2015 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
Chronic ill health is not who you are, and there is never a better time than now to start turning things around. Everything in your life has a purpose and a gift. Illness occurs so that we can grow...

18 Dec 2011 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
Sleep is your body’s first and best way to great health. It is your body’s real ‘Fountain of Youth’. It rejuvenates and replenishes you, restoring youthful levels of...

Gallstones, Cholesterol and Superfoods
22 Aug 2011 | Shanti Gowans | 0 Comments
What are Gallstones? Gallstones (also known as cholelithiasis) are pebble-like substances that form in your gallbladder (the organ responsible for storing bile). It is a common and costly...


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Shanti Gowans is the globally recognised author and founder of Shanti Yoga™, Meditation and Ayurveda for the self, family and community.

Shantiji has brought the concepts and practices of a healthy body and a still mind to thousands of Australians through her Yoga and Meditation programs on national television... Read more about Shantiji's biography

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