Main navigation

Blog

Increase & Restore Sexual Energy with this Adaptogen

Most of us enjoy sex. However, as there are increasing demands on us, some of us may lose desire and appetite for sex because we are leading an imbalanced life. Luckily, adaptogens can come to the rescue. James Costello is back with us again to talk about how this one adaptogen can help us increase sexual vigour, and why "yang" energy is not always better, for men and women. In our next part ...

Read More

4 Powerful Adaptogens for Better Energy, Mood & Sleep

Last time around, we talked about how adaptogens bring you back to balance, and increases our energy without leading to a crash. To reiterate our point, an adaptogen is any substance, generally from an herbal or a plant-based food, we ingest that balances the body. So you may wonder, what are some adaptogens you can ingest to improve your health and vitality? Today, we're back with ...

Read More

Weight Gain? 5 Common Mistakes Vegetarians & Non-Vegetarians Make

I've edited this article as it was dated, and I've received a few comments and took what readers said into consideration. While I agree with readers that the content of this article could be better, I did not feel that the comments were kind and constructive so I removed them from the page. Also, I've just realised that quite a few people have been reading this article, even though it was written ...

Read More

How This Fast Casual 2.0 Vegetarian Restaurant Is Changing the Future

As the New York Times mentioned, the hippies have gone mainstream. Vegetarianism and wellness are the “it” word these days. The poster child of a healthy, happy, beautiful girl sipping on green juice, eating organic kale, doing yoga and meditating seem to be the “ideal” to strive for these days. ;) While some of you may secretly think that green juice tastes crappy and that raw salads are ...

Read More

Heavenly Chocolate: Vegan Chocolate Banana Mousse

  There are a few things, after a long day, that I want to do. One of which is indulging in soothing chocolate desserts, just before I go to bed, be it a dark chocolate square, hot chocolate or bites of a chocolate pie. Chocolate has an earthy, dark and intense flavor, and it elevates our happy hormones – no wonder why we women love it especially when we are in need of comfort, and some ...

Read More

Adaptogens: Better than Caffeine? (Part 2)

Last time around, we learned what adaptogens are, and how they work in balancing our body. We’ll pick up today from where we left off and cover why adaptogens can increase our energy without leading to a crash, and how they work in balancing our body. You might think that adaptogens may only cause a short term effect, if any, but this may not be the case – in fact, drugs and caffeine are ...

Read More

Adaptogens: Secret to Better Mood, Sex, and Health? (Part 1)

There are lots of talk about adaptogens in the wellness world these days. It's the new "buzzword", well at least in the "West." Adaptogens have gotten particularly popular these days. Examples include GOOP's collaboration with Moon Juice's Amanda Chantal Bacon on their $30 adaptogenic "Dusts," and Nootrobox's use of nootropics. Actually, adaptogens have been used in centuries in China and ...

Read More

How A Near-Death Car Accident Taught Me About Self Love

It was midnight. I remember when I looked out to the right car window, I knew I was near death because there was nothing we could have done to avoid the collision. I had only two seconds to react, and then the other car struck my friend’s car. My friend and I were extraordinarily lucky we walked out of that accident with minimal injuries. A year after the accident, this got me thinking—how did I ...

Read More