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An enlightening insight into the timeless (forgotten) wisdoms of health, happiness and higher consciousness. Based on Ayurveda/Ayurvedic Medicine (Maharishi Ayurveda) and the time-tested Eastern, traditional and indigenous medicine traditions ... and backed up by the latest Western health-science. Focuses on the ‘higher levels’ of health and wellness, the new spirituality and consciousness coming to the planet and the Vedic wisdom of ‘higher states of human consciousness’ and how we can acce ...
 
Empowering you to take charge of your health and wellbeing! Ayurveda is the ancient healing tradition of India and translates to ‘Wisdom of Life’. It is a holistic approach to healing the body and mind naturally, maintaining balance and preventing dis-ease. Ayurveda is a vast science, giving us guidelines on every aspect of our life, it's the manual to life that most of us never received! Colette, the host, will share the teachings of Ayurveda, along with her passion for health and wellness, ...
 
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Equanimity is a good topic to discuss as we begin holiday season during a divided time in our world. Colette chats with Amy about how to keep our calm and composure during difficult conversations and situations. They discuss the following: Amy's visual image of equanimity. How the kleshas and the gunas affect equanimity. Misperceptions and expectat…
 
Colette continues the conversation from episode #158 'Focus On The Gunas, Not The Doshas'. In this episode she talks about the gunas/qualities in vegetables and how they affect the qualities/doshas in our constitution. Colette covers the following groups of vegetables: Root vegetables Cruciferous vegetables Bitter leafy green vegetables Nightshades…
 
Ayurveda teaches us that there are 20 gunas/qualities and these qualities are the polarities of all the forces in the universe and everything in the universe can be defined by these qualities. They are put into 10 pairs of opposites: Heavy/Light Dull/Sharp Cold/Hot Oily/Dry Smooth/Rough Dense/Liquid Soft/Hard Static/Mobile Gross/Subtle Cloudy/Clear…
 
Laura Plumb is the author of the bestseller 'Ayurveda Cooking for Beginners, an Ayurvedic cookbook to balance and heal'. Laura helps us to simplify Ayurveda cooking and we discuss the following: Five steps to Ayurvedic eating. Choosing your food by tuning into the qualities/gunas in your body, your mind, your environment etc. Understanding how to c…
 
Mark is joined by Raamon Newman - CEO of New Mavericks Global Consulting LA and Sara Diehl - Empire Coaching Colombus OH - looking at how business leaders (and indeed anyone leading a family, sporting group or business) can protect themselves and their team in these turbulent times. Learn how things like raising your level of coherence, purificatio…
 
Colette chats with regular guest, Amy Wheeler about the importance of accepting change, especially when it comes to dealing with our current challenging situations in the world. Acceptance not only relieves the emotion around the changing situation, but it also can bring clarity. They discuss the following: How to accept the changes happening in ou…
 
Ayurvedic Doctor Madison Madden wrote a wonderful article titled ‘Ancient Wisdom in the Age of Global Pandemics: Getting to the Root of it with Ayurveda.' In the article Madison laid out the scene in our world currently…. “In a time when we are wrestling with a global health pandemic, climate catastrophe, and seemingly every other manner of human-i…
 
Join Mark and Sam Makhoul - founder of Upgrade Your Life - as they explore Sam's brilliant Insights into Journalling. Learn how many of the world's top performers use it as a performance hack & peak productivity strategy and how you can use it as a form of positive psychology and promoting optimal mental health (Discover how it can help reduce anxi…
 
Colette takes questions from the Elements community and covers topics such as: How to pacify a Vata/Kapha constitution during changing climate conditions. Daily routines to help keep a Vata/Pitta dosha organised. Post-menopausal cysts. Balancing multiple doshas at once. Why the body may reject supplements. Thank you to Banyan Botanicals for sponsor…
 
The pineal gland is a pea-sized gland shaped like a pine cone. It's located in the brain near the pituitary gland and the hypothalamus. Colette chats with Dr. Sujatha about these small but very important glands. They discuss the following: What is the pineal gland. The relationship between the pineal & pituitary glands & the chakras. The concept of…
 
Colette chats with regular guest Amy Wheeler about grounding the Vata energy during this Vata-aggravating energy right now, with the transition of the seasons, Covid virus, climate crisis etc. They also discuss the importance of connection, particularly the connection to your 'true nature', to Mother Nature and in your relationships. Colette and Am…
 
The incredible Kerwin Rae - Australia's leading Business strategist with millions of followers worldwide interwiews Mark on all things Intermittent fasting (including the dangers not commonly discussed), meditation for peak performance and Sun Gazing. It includes Kerwin's own remarkable experiences and benefits + him digging into Mark's AFL footbal…
 
Ayurveda explains that diabetes is not a single disease but a complex syndrome which is much more than an increase in blood sugar. According to Ayurveda, the body expresses different stages of diabetes. Colette chats with Vaidya Jayarajan Kodikannath of Kerala Ayurveda Academy about the followings: The stages and expressions of diabetes in the body…
 
Sam Makhoul from 'Upgrade your Life' interviews Mark on RUOK Day discussing all things mental health, economic shifts, astrology and how we can help those suffering most. Hear Marks surprising answer to the question of what people struggling during COVID can do to improve their emotional health. Learn about the phase transition of world consciousne…
 
Colette talks about the decline of the Pitta fire energy at the end of the Pitta stage of life. This declining Pitta energy can result in a decline in drive, competitive spirit, intensity and ambition and it can be a challenging time for many people if they're not aware of what's happening in their body and mind. Ayurveda teaches us about the life …
 
Agni is the fire element in the body and it governs the transformation of food and sensations into energy. This fire element is present in all the dhatus or tissues of the body and it's the awareness in each cell of the body. Colette chats with Ayurvedic Doctor Victor Briere about the following: What is agni. The relationship between agni and the d…
 
Amy Wheeler chats with Colette about the importance of compassionate and inclusive leadership in the world and particularly in the Yoga community, in which Amy is a leader. Amy is encouraging the Yoga community to embrace equality, inclusion and diversity. Colette and Amy discuss the following: How the Bhagavad Gita teaches us how to lead with comp…
 
The eternal question. Is life pre-determined or is it up to us? Nature or Nurture? Are we masters of our destiny or at the hands of fate? Using Ancient Vedic Wisdom & Covid 19 as a real-life practical example this episode answers these questions. Learn about Astrology, Vedic astrology (Jyotish), futurism & other predictive sciences and how we can u…
 
The strength of our immune system is of paramount importance right now given the Covid virus and the upcoming change of seasons which can negatively affect our immunity, often resulting in colds, flu, allergies etc. This is the time of year where we really need to take care of, maintain and nurture our immune system to make sure that's it's working…
 
Colette has invited two clients to share their personal Ayurvedic experience. Becky and Jennica talk to Colette about their Ayurvedic journey, they discuss the following: How they discovered Ayurveda. Their personal experience on their Ayurvedic healing journey. How Ayurveda has impacted their life, personally and professionally. Becky and Jennica …
 
Learn 4 simple ancient breathing practices to help supercharge your digestion, detoxication, and internal massaging of important organs. Use them to reduce anxiety &/or insomnia, relax body and mind, improve exercise performance & calm down the fight or flight stress response. Certified international yoga teacher and holistic nutrition coach, Annie…
 
Colette and Amy take the opportunity on this 3 year anniversary to chat about the following: Why Colette started the podcast. How Amy and Colette connected when they first met. The importance of humility. So Hum and flowing with life. Colette shares big moves in her life. Amy shares her experience with Covid confinement and reflects on the changes …
 
Ayurveda is a science of self-healing and this self-healing can lead to self-inquiry and self-realisation. Colette chats with Vaidya Anupama Kizhakkeveettil about Ayurveda’s teachings on self-realisation. They discuss the following: What is self-realisation. How can self-healing lead to self-realisation. How can self-realisation be beneficial for o…
 
Dr. Sujatha returns to the podcast to answer various questions on women's reproductive health. Colette asks Dr. Sujatha the following questions from the Elements community: The Ayurvedic view on cysts, fibroids & endometriosis. The cycle of the doshas during the menstrual cycle. How dosha aggravations can manifest during menstruation. Conditions th…
 
Learn the proven keys to optimal gut health with leading international researcher Dr. Keith Wallace. We look at the latest science & the unique wisdom of Ayurvedic medicine. Learn ... - About your gut microbiome, gut-brain axis + practical how-to's for improving your gut health immediately. - How the Ayurvedic body types have their own microbiome -…
 
Dr. Vignesh Devraj is a 4th generation Ayurvedic healer and founder of Sitaram Beach Retreat in Kerala. He is also an international speaker on natural healing, Ayurveda, meditation and transformation. In this episode, Colette chats with Dr. Vignesh about men's health and in particular male fertility. They discuss the following: What male fertility …
 
Colette takes questions from the Elements community and discusses the following topics: Sleep issues & the Vata dosha. The top 5 Ayurvedic food principles to prevent allergies. High blood pressure & cholesterol. The Ayurvedic view on bread. How altitude affects the doshas. Ayurvedic view on the Wim Hof breathing method. Snacking between meals. Topi…
 
Marlysa Sullivan is a physiotherapist and yoga therapist with over 15 years of experience working with people suffering with chronic pain conditions. She has researched Aristotle's concept of eudaimonic wellbeing and Yoga's spiritual wellbeing as a way to help restore a sense of wellbeing to the individual living with chronic pain. We discuss the f…
 
Generation Z are between the ages of 10-25 years and are in their formative years of school/college/early working years where they're learning about the world, shaping their values and worldview. Amy, a college professor for the past 25 years, shares her concerns about this generation and the effect the current Covid crisis, protests against system…
 
The Paleovedic Diet is the name of Dr. Akil's book in which he combines the core principles of Paleo with the science of Ayurveda. Colette discusses the following topics with Dr. Akil: Dr. Akil's personal healing journey with Ayurveda. What is the Paleo diet. Combining Paleo with the individualised approach of Ayurveda. The Paleovedic view on; Simp…
 
One of the world's best-known meditation teachers and personal mentor to the likes of Jackman, Perry, Lady Gaga, Jerry Seinfeld, Ray Dalio, Arianna Huffington, Paul McCartney and others - Bob Roth joins Mark to explore everything meditation & peak performance. Bob outlines his time with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and discusses the three different types …
 
Colette chats with Heather Grzych about her new book The Ayurvedic Guide to Fertility. They discuss the following: Heather's story and how she came to write a book on fertility. Why there's such a problem with fertility in the West today. The four factors of conception according to Ayurveda - Bija (seed) Ritu (season) Ksetra (region/soil) Ambu (wat…
 
Specifically for business leaders, owners, entrepreneurs and senior managers, this episode hosted by Ben Fewtrell from Business Brain Food, explores the coming trends and must do's to survive and thrive in business. Exploring on the next workplace wellness strategies and high performance hacks, discover what companies such as Google, Facebook, Micr…
 
Colette chats with Vaidya Jayarajan Kodikannath about the current protests in the US (and worldwide in support) demanding an end to systemic racism and demanding fundamental human rights for all. In this episode they discuss the following: Why it's so important that injustices are acknowledged and recognised before any healing can begin. From an Ay…
 
The Yamas & Niyamas are moral codes or right ways of living that originate from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. The Yoga Sutras are a guide on how to live in order to lead a conscious, spiritual life. Amy Wheeler teaches us about these moral codes. The 5 Yamas discussed are: Ahimsa - non-violence Satya - truth Asteya - no stealing Brahmacharya - mode…
 
In the West, menopause is often perceived as this dreaded event in a woman's life. A time of uncontrollable symptoms which can result in hormonal imbalances, hot flashes, mood swings, etc. However, Ayurveda has a different perspective and gives guidelines on how to remain in balance and experience an empowering transition into the wisdom stage of l…
 
Colette answers questions submitted by the Elements community and the various topics covered are: Tips for Spring allergies. Maintaining immunity and energy when transitioning into Winter. The correct temperature for drinking water. Using oil when you have a cough. Abhyanga oil massage tips. Vertigo. Eating for a Vata/Pitta constitution. Find more …
 
A unique episode soaking in some of the inspirational teachings and wisdoms of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the enlightened Vedic scholar and founder of the Transcendental Meditation (TM) Technique. Be inspired by the great Vedic wisdom as well as simple, practical living tips on topics including; Love Bliss and Happiness Leadership Dealing with the Opin…
 
The gallbladder is a little pear-shaped pouch which is often overlooked, however, in this episode Dr. Marianne Teitelbaum explains the importance of the gallbladder and how it can be the hidden culprit in many illnesses. Colette and Dr. Teitelbaum discuss the following: The critical role the gallbladder plays in the body. What is gallbladder sludge…
 
Colette chats with Marlysa Sullivan about the Polyvagal Theory and Marlysa describes the three neural platforms and five global states of the autonomic nervous system according to this theory. They also discuss the relationship of the mental gunas of sattva, rajas and tamas to the neural platforms and how they influence one another. They cover the …
 
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