Introduction to Yoga
This book is going to tell you a little bit about yoga. I am not going to go very deeply in to the esoteric and traditional aspects of yoga, because that knowledge is only gained through years of training by a wise and experienced guru, but you are going to get to know more about this ancient tradition, which has come down to benefit mankind down the ages.
When I began writing the Science Of Living books, and thinking about the topics on which to write, I came across a subject which is dear to my heart-The ancient practice of giving tithes or just giving from your heart, according to your means.
I was about seven years old, when I heard that my father’s uncle who had brought him up, went every month to the holy place, and gave 10% of his income to s
This book is going to tell you all about the magic of turmeric, and you are going to be surprised to know that you knew so less about this amazing herb/spice. Not only is it being used extensively to cure and prevent life-threatening diseases, but it can help save you a lot of headaches and possible financial expenditure, related to your health in the future.
Did you know that some of the birds which people believed would never ever be extinct because they were so numerous have disappeared in the 20th and the 21st century? The last passenger pigeon, which once covered the skies of North America, died in captivity in 1904. In the same manner, it took just five years to kill off all the vultures, the Kites, the Eagles and the house sparrow
The Miracle of Wine History, Making, Selling, Preserving, Enjoying
The Amazing History of Wine
When Neil Diamond sang, "Red Red Wine" and Paul Anka sang "Bring the Wine, oh Lady, Bring The Wine," they knew what they were talking about. Because since 8000 B.C., everybody knows about the strength and power of fine wine made from fresh, and sun ripened juicy grapes.
The historical story about the
This book is going to give you plenty of helpful tips and techniques, content writing profitably, what your clients are going to expect from you, and other useful information, including writing for websites.
A successful content writer is that responsible person who takes the undertaking of writing a newsletter, article, blog, website content, or develops content, with the specific goal of educati
Horticulturalists believing in sustainable agriculture decided that it was easier for humans to use natural resources in a way to get better yields. They have been doing this for millenniums. However, this drain on the natural resources was going to cause the depreciation of such resources one time or the other because mother nature cannot keep nourishing and replenishing her without getting back
Survival, – especially in adverse conditions, when you have suddenly been faced with natural or man-made disaster, – is based on a particular mindset. You may have read about people who have managed to get through and survive disaster and catastrophes, which are potentially life-threatening. On the other hand, there have been people who went through extensive survival training, and still could not
Is it a wonder that Sage is one of the most popular of herbs, grown in our herbal gardens, with its lore of healing powers and culinary delights coming to us down the ages?
Sage, like a number of very popular cooking herbs originated from the Mediterranean, although it found a home in colder climates, where the frost was not so harsh.
Ever since man found out that it was extremely easy to have domesticated sources of food, reared right in his yard, millenniums ago, is it a wonder that poultry especially chicken farming is one of the best methods to get easy access to a good source of food for your family?
So this book is going to tell you how to make the best use of all those extra vegetables and fruit in your garden, and turn them into a valuable food source, which can be eaten later. There is absolutely no fruit and vegetable, which has not been turned into a pickle, chutney, jam, jelly or conserve, by some cook.
Growing your own herbs and vegetables in your kitchen garden is a very enriching experience
All right, let me admit it. Just like any other normal red-blooded and healthy child, I loved getting grimy and dirty, rooting about in the garden when young. And I was fortunate to have elders around me, who positively enjoyed encouraging us kids to go out and play in the dirt and sun.
These practices are going to include oil pulling, which is getting to be extremely popular in the West today, and also water therapy.
All this information was taken by me from an experienced Ayurvedic doctor, so that all the information that is being given to you has been time tested and has been recommended by him.
If you are familiar with my magic series, you may have noticed that many of these books concentrate on just one magic herb or a magic spice, which is going to cure you. Naturally, the spices and herbs have been used since ancient times to help keep people healthy, beautiful, and also youthful.
You and I come in this category, because we have our own weight loss and weight gain stories and trials to tell. That is because this new generation is so weight conscious, that we try our best to get rid of that extra weight, almost overnight, when it took about 3 to 4 years for us to abuse our body so much that it started to gain that weight.
So in this beginners guide on how to preserve food/fruit, you are going to learn how to prepare fruit, before preserving it. And after that, you are going to cook fruit so that your family can enjoy it long after the season has gone.
You can thus make jams, jellies, marmalades and use other traditional methods to save fruit.
Introduction – Why and How Does Stress Affect You?
Do you suffer from stress and tension? The reason you are reading this e-book shows that you believe that you may be suffering from stress, you want to know all about how you can get rid of stress, or better still, you want to know how you can prevent stress from influencing your life and lifestyle.
Ask anybody who has had a sleepless night for a couple of days this question – How does he feel? He's going to answer you into a completely irritated manner that he's totally exhausted and he really does not have any time to pay any attention to your fool statements or answer your futile questions. That sort of short tempered and moody unpredictability is one of the most easily recognizable side
The Author was the subeditor for one of India’s oldest publishing houses for Academic books S.Chand and Co, and a writer and editor for GRG publishing. She was also the editor of Solstice Publishing (Missouri, USA )formerly Hearts on Fire books. She has 48 academic books to her credit and 14 general fiction books including historical, paranormal series, YA, Westerns, thrillers and murder mystery
The Beginner’s Guide to Houseplants
Easy Tips and Techniques for Growing Houseplants in Your Home
Millenniums ago, a man deciding to build a garden was fortunate because he had all that land right outside his door. All he had to do is clear out a piece of land, and mark it with a boundary wall. After that, he could go hunting for attractive looking plants in the wild, and bring them back home.
If you look at winemaking practices, which are being practiced today, it is a very scary and complicated process. This is because of our usage of complex and complicated tools. The practices I am going to teach you have been in use for centuries. You are not going to be buying expensive tools. You are going to be making wine, the traditional way.
Ancient remedies, on the other hand, have been passed down through centuries. Many of us consider these remedies to be quack remedies, because many of them have not been subjected to scientific research, and a stamp of experienced researchers telling you, all right, it is useful to add a lot of cinnamon to your diet, because that has been scientifically proven to cure 99% of bacterial and viral in
The moment you hear the word “Herb” you visualize a soft stemmed plant, which is normally used in cookery, as well as in alternative medicine. These herbs used for millenniums have been an important part of our social traditional and religious fabrics all over the world. No one, without an interest in nature is not going to know more about Rosemary, sage, lavender, thyme, hyssop, basil, and other
I have already written about how to make a herb garden in another gardening book- How to make a Herb Garden – in our Gardening series, but the gardener cum herbalist is going to get an even more extensive knowledge about how to make a full-fledged herbal garden in this book.
Perfumes, juices, oils and other products extracted from seeds, leaves, shoots, and bark of the herbs have been used since
Why were our ancestors so healthy? How did Methuselah live 900 years? How did our ancestors manage spans of longevity, when they were not influenced by wars and disease? Well, the answer is very clear. They were extremely careful about their diet. The ancient wise men advocated a diet of fruit and vegetables, fresh from the trees, and less of high-protein, in the shape of animals, fish and game.
The Magic of Thyme For Cooking and Health
Thyme also known as Thymus serpyllum is a popularly culinary and garden plant with a number of different varieties all having much in the same use in cooking and medicine. Since ancient times, this was considered to be one of the most popular herbs, because it was so commonly available. It was used to flavor food with an aromatic, warm and pungent flavor.
The Magic of Grapes To Cure and Heal
The moment you hear the word “grapes”, you visualize a bunch of yellow or black – purple delicious, juicy fruit, which you enjoy plucking off their stalks and popping in your appreciated mouth. Believe it or not, grapes are just about the only fruit, which can be eaten in large quantities, without any sort of harmful side effects.
This book is an introduction to Garden pests and diseases, and how you can cure them organically. As I definitely do not advocate chemical pesticides in my garden, especially on my plants which I am going to feed my family or eat my own self, you are also going to get organic pesticide cures, which are going to help you get an insect free and fungus free produce and harvest.
For all those people who have confronted a prickly pear, at least once in their lives, cacti are boring spiny plants. Also, cactus plants have long been the subject of a superstition that any house, which has cactus growing in it is going to be filled up with strife and trouble and arguments. That is because of the spines of the cactus which are known as spikes promote ill feeling.
This book is all about survival – survival of the fittest, survival during man-made and natural calamities and catastrophes, and how to cope with disaster.
I will be telling you about historical and present-day examples in this book, about disaster management and about attitudes of people when faced with disaster.
A majority of our 21st century world is still green and does not consist of miles and miles of land with no water and no food in sight. Well there is a slight lack of knowledge here. There is food and water in the desert. It depends on us to know how to get it. This book is going to give you information, especially useful tips and techniques, on how to preserve you and survive in desert conditions
If you happen to enjoy your food, it is possible that you may find yourself missing some particular ingredient, because you are so used to seeing it being sprinkled on your food, before it was served up to you. These food items include salt, pepper, possibly some honey for sweet dishes, sauces, syrups, nuts, and of course garnishing like tomatoes, onions, and chopped coriander.
A Beginner’s Guide to City Gardening
Sustainable and Organic Gardening In Limited Space
What do I mean by city gardening, you may ask? There was a time, when people had large open areas just outside their door steps in the town, or in the “country”, and all they had to do was fence it off and try to tame it.
We are everlastingly grateful to that homemaker millenniums ago, who decided that she needed to preserve food, for the coming winter. That was a little step for her, but it was a giant step for mankind. Soon people began to preserve food in stoneware jars.
The principle of preserving these fruit/food items depended firstly upon the destruction by need of all the mold and bacteria in the air, fruit
The first time I saw a miniature garden growing in a bottle, my immediate response was “but how did the plants get into the bottle?” Naturally, this amused the gardener very much, and for those people who are not into the secret of how the plants got into the bottle, this feat can only be on par with how did a model ship get into the bottle!
A keen young budding botanist once asked me, “Ma’am, how do we know the difference between herbs, shrubs and trees?” Well, the answer is that a majority of herbal plants are definitely soft stemmed and smaller in size when compared to shrubs which are woody and often branched. Herbs are annuals and sometimes perennials. Shrubs are perennials like trees.
Someone once asked me what was the logic behind the choices of plants which I grew in my herb garden? Why did one plant grow profusely while the other was completely absent from the beds or borders?
Well, the answer is – the choice of plants in my herbal garden depend on these things – how useful and beneficial they are as natural and curative herbs. How often can I use them.
So what is there in this not so humble plant, which makes it such an integral part of popular culture, as well as slang? Well, firstly, bananas are delicious treats to have throughout the day. Also, they are rich in potassium and other minerals, which keep you fit and fine and glowing and chirpy. Also, the name is rather amusing, so no wonder the whole world has gone bananas over bananas.
This book introduces you to one of the most notorious of all spices – the Asafetida. Many people do not use it, as a flavoring ingredient in their foods, because they say it smells. Nevertheless, this spice has been an integral part of the cuisine found near the regions, of the NWFP , which is now called Afghanistan.
Just imagine a world without herbs. You would be flavoring your food with spices or even with natural minerals, because you did not know all about the value of the plant world to make a difference between a bland dish, and a delicious one.
The science of living takes examples from our own daily lives as well as the lives of people before us who showed qualities of greatness through tolerance, care, sympathy, and a genuine, sincere and honest interest in the beings around them. These are the ones universally loved. They knew everything about the science of living with tolerance and trust.
The Science of Living is a new way of life, in which you are going to live your life, learning from the examples and experience of the people around you. Life is for living, not just for existing. And this life is for living Emperor size, holding every moment precious, because once it is gone, it is lost in the mists of the past. So, our
Introduction – What Is The Science Of Living?
Many of us are familiar with the Art of Living. But do you know about the Science of Living? The physical, spiritual, mental, and emotional processes which we are going through in our day to day living are natural, inbuilt, and something which we do instinctively and automatically. Apart from these activities, we add spiritual and emotional strength.
“It is not enough just becoming a parent; you need to take on the responsibility of a lifetime of conscientious guidance. No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.” [Plato – 427-347 BC]
Well, the science of living book is going to tell you all about the importance of patience in your life, when touched with understanding.How many times have you heard a person tell you brightly, that they could achieve some particular goal, or do something, but they do not seem to have the patience.