Cognitive Bias

Ever since Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky formalized the concept of cognitive bias in 1972, most empirical evidence has given credence to the claim that our brain is incapable of improving our decision-making abilities. Cognitive biases or the tendency to think in certain ways that lead to systematic devotions from a standard rationality or good judgement, colour…

Women Depression and Heart Disease

Depression is twice as common in women than in men. Women who are depressed are more than 2x times as likely as women who are not depressed to experience sudden cardiac death. Women suffering from depression are at risk of heart disease 2-3 times more than women who are not depressed. The risk of developing…

Daily Dose of Nature

The Green Smoothie Choose your base liquid – Filtered water/Alkaline water/Coconut water/Soy Milk/Coconut Milk/Hemp Milk/Almond Milk Pick your greens – A handful of greens such as spinach/kale/collards/beet greens/swiss chards Pick your fruits – Apple/ Banana / Strawberries/ Mango/ Pear/ Peach/ Blueberries/ Raspberries/Blackberries/ Melon/Watermelon/Dates/Pineapple For Added Boost, Use 1-2 teaspoons (Add as many as you like)…

Daily Dose for the Soul

Seesaw One day we feel powerful and the next we feel crippled. One moment we feel over the moon and the next moment we are grief stricken. It happens even if there’s absolutely no change in our circumstances. With the same life, same partner, same job and what have you, on some days you feel…

Daily Dose of Affirmation

Each day you can journey from your Alpha (it begins with you) to your Omega, which in the teachings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, is the point within each of us where our inner spiritual nature meets our outer worldly nature.  It is with this thought I bring to you daily dose of affirmations for…

Relax Take A Break

Life can be busy and, at times, stressful. When the stress starts to build, do yourself a favour and give yourself a break! Getting stressed out can happen anywhere: at work, home or while busy running your kids to their activities and doing errands. When life starts to get you down, take some you-time with…

Know Your Fingernails

Our fingernails can offer up many clues about our health and lifestyle. That’s because, just like our skin and hair, our fingernails are always growing. And when our bodies are under stress, there may be signs of it in our nails. There are a lot of things that can cause changes in the nail. Fingernails can develop ridges,…

Daily Dose of Nature

Herbal First Aid Despite our best attempts to live a healthy and toxin free life, there are times when illness or injury strike. In some of these cases (like trauma) conventional medical treatment is certainly warranted and I’m certainly grateful that medical treatment is available if needed. But what about the times when the illness or injury is…

Daily Dose for the Soul

Meditation Meditation as passed down from the first meditator, Shiva, to an unbroken lineage of siddhas over countless years is the real meditation. In the Yogic tradition, Shiva is not a myth but the first guru. The path of meditation is not just a feel-good five minute exercise. It is a systematic approach to wipe…

Daily Dose of Affirmation

Each day you can journey from your Alpha (it begins with you) to your Omega, which in the teachings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, is the point within each of us where our inner spiritual nature meets our outer worldly nature.  It is with this thought I bring to you daily dose of affirmations for…