Helen and Mike discuss the phenomenal health benefits assosciated with eating lots of garlic, as well as what steps you can take to mitigate against the only real downside of consuming copious amounts of the stuff: garlic breath.
Helen introduces Mike to the Neti Pot: a simple little teapot-shaped vessel that promises to offer relief from nasal congestion, sinusitus, and nose-blockage issues in general. Never seen one in action? Check out a Neti Pot tutorial on YouTube... It might be the game-changer you're looking for if you struggle…
Helen takes a sip from her copper jug as she dives in to the Ayurvedic importance of copper, outlining the metal's phenomenal health-restoring properties, while Mike makes mention of trending South African brand Coppa Wellness: bringing the ancient magic of Indian copper vessels to the Instagramable world of modern wellness.
Forget the chemical sting and burn of store-bought mouthwash: swirling some coconut oil around inside your mouth might be the best thing for mainting daily oral health... Helen unpacks the benefits behind the ancient ritual of "oil pulling".
Is submerging your body in a ice bath really worth it? Helen and Mike discuss the hype around the therapeutic benefits of cold water exposure for health and wellness, while exploring "The Salad Bowl Facial" - a hack that promises many of the benefits of an ice bath while only…
Helen explains how embracing the ancient Indian medical system of Ayurveda can support your body and immunity to function optimally during the seasonal transition from summer to autumn… A subtle change to daily routine and diet can do wonders for your health as the weather gets colder.
Mike and Helen explore the mechanics, merits and posiible pitfalls of the hyperventilation breath-work promoted by Wim Hof: the maverick Dutch extreme athlete known as the "Ice Man" and the founder of the Wim Hof Method of holistic wellness (based on breathing techniques, cold exposure, and meditation).
Take a breath and take the plunge: Helen gives Mike a glimpse into the world of freediving and the journey that lead her to the pinnacle of this extreme sport, with 6 South African ladies' freediving championship titles to her name.
Helen brings her special tuning forks in to the studio and introduces Mike to the Solfeggio Frequencies: a set of 9 electromagnetic tones that are reputed to have the power to heal and raise consciousness. They also form the basis of many ancient sacred music traditions (from Gregorian chants to…
Helen turns the pages and unpacks her favourite takeaways from Brene Brown's bestselling self-help book "Daring Greatly: How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead."
Helen discusses the mindset and incredible lessons that one can gain from reading "The Choice": Dr. Edith Eger's remarkable true account of her surviving the horrors of Auschwitz and learning to find a way to choose a life unbroken.
Helen and Mike compare notes and discuss their top apps for helping busy people get into a regular daily routine of practicing mindfulness and meditation (spoiler alert: Insight Timer and Headspace dominate the discussion).
You might think you know the word, but what does it actually mean to Meditate? Helen and Mike attempt to define Meditation as a practice and a tool for maintaining a healthy mind in order to live a balanced life... Plus: Mike explains a simple "Loving Kindness" mindfulness exercise that…
How do you even begin to get into a daily meditation routine to start experiencing the reported benefits of meditating? According to Helen, carving out just 5 minutes in your day could be all it takes to get the ball rolling and to start you on a sustainable path to…
Mike chats to yogi & freediver Helen Garner about the importance of making time for conscious breathing and harnessing your breath to restore wellbeing and sanity in hectic modern life.
10 May 2022
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