“Every hour of sleep before midnight is worth two after midnight.” ~old adage 10pm-2am: This is the "magic window" where your sleep is at its deepest and most regenerative. After 2am, your sleep is more superficial. Modern science confirms traditional wisdom  - during this period, our liver is most active and efficient at detoxifying … Continue reading 10pm-2am: Your Body’s “Repair Window”
Yesterday I met a client with chronic infection amongst other health problems (schizophrenia, OCD, etc.). He had come to pick up Saint John’s Wort tablets because he swears it’s the best thing that works for him for his schizophrenia. However, my first impression of him was that of an starved individual. He looked like a … Continue reading Chronic Leg Infection
Ancient themes in recent days. "Attachment is the root of all suffering" Buddha I’ve learnt that true healing and transformation requires an act of surrender, of letting go. Letting go of fearLetting go of egoLetting go of prideLetting go of insecuritiesLetting go of emotionsLetting go of past traumaLetting go of grievances & grudgesLetting go of … Continue reading Let Go, Detach, Surrender.
Did you know the beautiful Hibiscus flower can be drunk as a tea? In recent days, this has become a regular herbal tea in my family. Due to its cooling nature, this is great for hot tropical climates in Singapore where the plant thrives. Common names: Hibiscus, Chinese hibiscus Species: Hibiscus spp., including H. rosa-sinensis, H. sabdariffa. … Continue reading Hibiscus Flower Tea
https://videopress.com/v/y5qYwEjV?preloadContent=metadata 🏃🏻♂️I finally convinced my 64-year-old dad to try my weekly ALL-OUT sprints workout. 💪🏻 It’s very simple. Here’s how: Find a nice straight path, better if it’s in nature and not concrete/asphalt.SPRINT as fast and as far as your lungs and legs can carry you - usually it’s about 30 secs(*take your first set … Continue reading Sprint for Longevity
This book is now on top of my ‘Recommended Reads’ list! 📚 No book has made me both laugh and cry with tears of sorrow and joy. Nor given me goosebumps, made my hairs stand and sent shivers up and down my spine. All in a good way, touching my soul as I read these … Continue reading Radical Remission by Kelly Turner
A good Indian friend likes to tell me to chew at least 30 times - wisdom from his ayurvedic traditional medicine heritage. As I pondered on this, it occurred to me that our mouths are the only place in our digestive tract where food can be broken down mechanically. I've learnt that this mechanical process … Continue reading “Chew Your Food 30 Times”
🥞 Dad tried making spelt pancakes this morning for the 1st time! We don’t drink/have milk at home so he decided he should just omit the 1.5 cups of milk from the recipe… First batch came out like scones... 😂 Luckily I was around to suggest adding some Greek yogurt to get a more runny … Continue reading Spelt Pancakes and the Wonders of this Ancient Grain
This is an excerpt from one of my all-time favourite books: Radical Remission by Kelly Turner, PhD Meditation produces high levels of melatonin to help you sleep easier and deeper, which in turn improves cellular clean up and detoxification. Meditation also decreases stress and anxiety, which will greatly boost immune function. and "... the more … Continue reading Meditate to Boost Your Immune System!
Many people worry about what to eat if they have to cut out bread or milk or eggs from their breakfast. "How do I get enough protein/calcium?" ... "Will I have enough energy?" My go-to is a simple bowl of overnight soaked rolled oats/spelt, cooked with some salt and spices like cinnamon or turmeric. From … Continue reading Plant-based Breakfast Bowls