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The Art of Health and Wealth

  While the eyes are a window to the soul, art is a prism of light refracting and reflecting our worlds back upon us: illuminating the intangible, illogical, emotional, surreal depths of our conscious and unconscious spheres. As the recurrence…

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Off-Label Prescriptions: From Patriarchal To Personalised?

  Mainstream medicine has long advocated for the need to move away from a patriarchal approach to care, which is top-down and prescriptive, and towards a personalised patient-centred approach that is collaborative. This is because there is no ‘one size…

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What Is Neo-Tantra?

  As an experience, tantra is not confined to a singular definition and exists on a spectrum. Different variations, adaptations, interpretations and derivatives of the practice seem to emerge everywhere you look, but it is rooted in a long-standing tradition…

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Meet Charlotte Howarth: From India To Ibiza with Charlotte’s Web Jewellery

  After a trip to India, Charlotte Howarth found the beauty of Rajasthan, the Land of Maharajas, intoxicating. It was here, in the Pink City of Jaipur that she forged friendships with skilled local artisans and gemstone experts, with whom…

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Web 3.0 And The Decentralisation of Science (DeSci)

  Talk of web 3.0 and blockchain are commonly associated with Bitcoin and NFTs in the popular press. However there are more interesting potentials for this emerging technology – its applications in academia and epistemology being one of many. In…

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Is Alcohol Ever Healthy?

  A fermented mood enhancer rich in antioxidants and fortified with protein, the Peruvian Pisco Sour is a cocktail of contradictions that might pass off as an undercover health tonic. Are some of our popular social lubricants just as bad…

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The Kavalactones of Kava Kava (plant adaptogens)

  Drug (noun): a drug is any chemical substance that causes a change in an organism’s physiology or psychology when consumed. Drugs are typically distinguished from food and substances that provide nutritional support.   Plant Medicine (noun): a type of medicine…

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Animal Magnetism: A Sixth Sense in Electromagnetic Fields

An exploration through the animal kingdom towards the true north of man’s magnetic field.   Gaia’s Geomagnetic GPS Many animals that have an uncanny ability to find their way back to the same feeding grounds every year have a superior…

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Remote Working in Portugal: Aveiro, Valongo, Porto + Lisbon

  As restrictions lift and the dregs of the pandemic seem to be washing away, the tide is turning and ushering in a remote new world, where digital is the new detox and homeless is now wholesome. It’s never been…

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Fortifying Skincare with Irene Forte (B Corp Certified)

  Not content with pioneering the successful wellness program across her family’s Rocco Forte Hotel chain, Irene Forte has created an entire line of B Corp certified products using ingredients from one of their hotel’s organic gardens in Italy. With…

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Nuud Review: Topical Anti-Bacterial Silver in ‘Natural’ Cosmetics

I’m a sucker for great marketing (mental manipulation) and after being relentlessly targeted by AI algorithms to purchase yet another ‘natural’ wellness remedy, I came across the concept of Nuud – a natural deodorant paste that claims to be able…

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