Due to the popularity of all things Mind-Body-Soul, we decided to share some more of our wellness tips with you this week that will assist with boosting fertility, and to reiterate our mantra from last week’s blog; Natural Health Practice, Mindfulness and Nutrition are three of the most powerful tools we have to do just that:
(for tips #1 – #5: please refer to previous blog)
Mind-Body-Soul Wellbeing Tip # 6: Go raw!
If you feel your body is in dire need of a cleanse and healing, pick a week a month where you consume only raw foods! You will immediately see and feel the difference. Some benefits of going raw are:
Mind-Body-Soul Wellbeing Tip # 7: Yoga
Yoga has been shown to greatly help promote general relaxation and reduce anxiety, stress and depression. Fertility Yoga (FY) can regulate hormonal imbalances, increase circulation and stimulation of both female and male reproductive organs. Here are key benefits of yoga for fertility:
Mind-Body-Soul Wellbeing Tip # 8 – Mindfulness & Meditation
Practising mindfulness and the art of meditation can also help to reduce levels of stress and anxiety and can promote conception. Mindfulness and meditation are two techniques that affect your mood and how you feel about yourself, and help to improve your mental wellbeing.
We work very closely with Dr Lulu Beyers, of The White Lotus. Dr Beyers is a natural health practitioner and has degrees in both Natural Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine (incorporating Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal therapy), and has extensive experience in treating gynaecological/hormonal disorders.
The White Lotus Studios in Cape Town have wonderful therapies/practitioners available, all under one roof. Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Therapy, Massage, Functional Medicine, Naturopathy, Osteopathy, Nutritional Therapy, Reflexology, Psychotherapy, Pilates, Yoga (Kundalini, Iyengar, Hatha, Vinyasa) and Mindfulness Meditation courses.
Mind-Body-Soul Wellbeing Tip # 9: Super-Food Fruit – Juice your life!
Did you know? There are many discussions about the benefits of eating pineapple when going through fertility treatment. Although we cannot really say for certain that this is a true fact, pineapples still pack a mean nutrient punch, and have super-powers such as:
For more information regarding the super-powers of the pineapple, please refer to our blog posted today on www.donatingeggssouthafrica.com/why-the-pineapple/
Other Super-Food Fruits out there are: Watermelon, blueberries, strawberries, citrus fruits, bananas, acai fruit, kiwi, avocado, to name a few. Experiment with different fruits and enjoy the benefits of adding fresh juices to your life!
Mind-Body-Soul Wellbeing Tip # 10: Get outside!
Nothing frees the soul and the mind quite like the outdoors – so get outside for a walk along the beach or through a forest nearby, or even to a local park that you love. Just leave the confines of your own walls and mind for just an hour a day!
We hope you enjoyed our top ten Mind-Body-Soul Wellness tips over the past two weeks! For more information on fertility wellness, please do not hesitate to contact us here
Love EDSA x