Last weekend, like I mentioned in my previous post, I went to The Westin Sohna Resort and Spa, and I experienced the most amazing SPA therapy. For the very first time in my life, I opted for Shirodhara (also known as the third eye therapy), and I was transported to a different world altogether. I think, I had an astral projection-kinda experience.
For me, winter is all about cozying up, comforting hot beverages, barbeque parties on the rooftop, sitting by the fireplace and of course, soaking in the magic of festive celebrations. Winter really does feel blissfully beautiful unless the flu gets the better of you! I am perpetually sneezing and coughing during winter months but over the last few years, I got introduced to various kinds of herbal teas that are not only great for your body and immune system but also, are great agents of detoxification and healing. So let me show you my three best friends for winter months.
It’s been 15 years since I got my first period; amidst this long span of time, my body has changed in many ways and so has my lifestyle—I have put on weight (almost 20 kilos more), I have a sedentary lifestyle, exercising is once-in-a-blue-moon kind of affair, I don’t have a fixed eating schedule, I often skip meals, I drink too much coffee (almost 3 to 4 cups a day), I live in one of the most polluted cities of India (New Delhi) and the list is too darn long… However, in the middle of all these life-modifications, one thing that has been a constant for me ever since my first period is – unbearable cramp. My mother tried homeopathy on me for a while when I was younger, it didn’t really work wonders for me.
We all know, sugar is bad for health; but, it is a magical ingredient for buttery soft skin. Did you know that? I often make this simple homemade sugar scrub for exfoliation. It’s easy to make, simple to store, supremely effective and can be used as both facial and body scrub.