With the Spring Equinox on 20th March, Spring is firmly in the air, which also means that Love is too.
And what better way to prepare for this than to contemplate how the ancients viewed love as a sacred practice? In an article titled, “Slow Sex, Long Life,” published by the Australian journal, Aeon, one of our scientific advisers, Oxford University Emeritus Physiologist, Denis Noble, examines Eastern wisdom on intimacy from the perspective of a physiologist and demonstrates how science now backs what the ancients knew.
With the gray skies of January limiting our natural intake of vitamin D through sun exposure, I'm always looking for extra ways to give my immune system a boost and get some extra spermidine into my diet. These fiery immune-supporting shots are just the ticket, with turmeric and ginger supplying their well-known anti-inflammatory properties, and the grapefruit juice adding spermidine to my daily intake.
Have you noticed how the conversation around aging has changed? People magazine noted that the actresses in the Sex and the City sequel, And Just Like That, are all older than their contemporaries in the 1980's TV sitcom Golden Girls. Here in Britain, The Telegraph ran an article about how many exciting possible role models there are after 50 with 61-year-old broadcaster, Carol Vorderman, being held up as an example and called 'Va-va-voom Vorders'. All of these women are definitely tigresses, who refuse to age on anybody else's terms but their own!