Two years ago, a friend told me how swishing oil in his mouth on a daily basis softened the soles of his once-cracked feet. I was loaded with questions. It turns out that eliminating dry skin was one of many benefits of oil pulling. What is oil pulling? Oil pulling is an Ayurvedic oral healthcare practice that dates back thousands of years in India. The … Continue reading Oil Pulling: What, Why, How
I exercise (sometimes.) I eat healthy (mostly.) I wash my hands (every time I use the loo.) Why did I catch the common cold? I merely dismissed my early symptoms as bad allergies and went to sleep without pumping my body with natural defenses such as garlic, turmeric, lemon, honey and Emergen-C. I woke up on a Monday morning with watery eyes, frequent bouts of … Continue reading Kick your cold in the a$$!
Unless it’s love at first sight, which is an obscure and rare thing anyway, don’t go out to eat on your first date. Here’s why: There is so much pressure to choose the ‘right’ restaurant, price range, type of cuisine, ambiance and outfit. If you have to wait for your table, you face the possibility of many awkward silences with nothing to do but stare … Continue reading Why dinner dates are the worst first dates and some alternatives