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Dry Fasting vs Water Fasting

Dry Fasting vs Water Fasting

Chances are that you have heard or tried Fasting before. Whether that is a Juice Fast, a Full Fast, Raw Fast, a Water Fast or a Dry Fast - there are heaps of choices - and what often comes with having many choices, is often much confusion as to which one would be best...

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Losing Weight with Detox: The Healthy Way

Losing Weight with Detox: The Healthy Way

You may have heard of the term Detox before, and since you’re reading these lines, you may even actively look to take up Detoxing for yourself. With that, you are most definitely not alone! But, why Detoxing? What is the reason why Detoxing has become such a popular...

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14 Reasons Why Your Next Vacation Should Be a Yoga Retreat

14 Reasons Why Your Next Vacation Should Be a Yoga Retreat

Each year, thousands of people travel to exotic locations all around the globe to experience something unique. Something a little, well, different. Something that is a little off the beaten track of regular travelers, something that truly offers them relief from their...

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Why Should We Detox?

Why Should We Detox?

Healthy is a state of balance and connection between body, mind and spirit - that shines from the inside out. Imagine waking up every day full of energy, feeling refresh and happy every day from morning until evening. To be happy and healthy is just a natural...

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What shall we do if we have the cravings?

What shall we do if we have the cravings?

When discussing diets, human beings have a habit of reverting back to certain phrases that reinforce negative behaviours; how many times have you or someone else said “I love sweet food!” or “a cup of Americano is a MUST for me to wake up in the morning”? Although...

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Happy Heart – Santosa Open Day

Happy Heart – Santosa Open Day

Lock your date – Sep 29, 2018! (It’s a Saturday!) Santosa Open Day is coming again this month with the theme of “Happy Heart”. This time we will start with Happy Zumba and then introduce “Laughter Yoga”. “Laughter and breathing of laughter yoga brings you totally in...

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9 day raw fast – best gift to your hubby

9 day raw fast – best gift to your hubby

"I surprised my husband with a 9 day Raw Detox at Santosa Detox & Wellness Centre right before our 5 week European holiday in July 2018. From the very first day of our arrival we settled right in to the experience of detox and exercise. It was also a quiet period...

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Introducing Osho Kundalini Meditation

Introducing Osho Kundalini Meditation

Osho Meditation is a perfect alternative for those of us who are beginners at the art of meditation or who might find ourselves too restless to ‘sit down and just be.’ These are the people for whom we strongly recommend Osho Meditation at Santosa Wellness Center....

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There’s a will, there’s a way – Case Study (Yoga Retreat)

There’s a will, there’s a way – Case Study (Yoga Retreat)

Gender: F Nationality: Singapore Program: 5 days Yoga Retreat Location: Santosa Detox & Wellness Center, Phuket, Thailand Career: IT Sales J is a lovely guest from Singapore. She’s 41 years old and works in the highly stressful field of IT, but has been practicing...

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Reasons to Eat More Superfoods

Reasons to Eat More Superfoods

Superfoods are all of the rage amongst health-conscious individuals, so what exactly are they? Superfoods are mostly plant-based foods which are nutritionally dense and extremely good for one’s health. Superfoods give any diet a healthy boost while reducing the risks...

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Natural Remedies for Stress

Natural Remedies for Stress

Stress is a common denominator. A majority of people around the world suffer from stress. Often times, the pressure of life can be too much, and it is quite easy for all of us to reach our breaking point. Stress takes its toll on a person’s daily life and well as on...

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How to Open Detoxification Pathways

How to Open Detoxification Pathways

The human body is a powerful machine Our bodies have amazing systems in place that can naturally detox us every single day. Organs such as the gallbladder, liver, intestines, kidneys and skin, to name just a few, work around the clock to ensure that we are properly...

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Vital You! Workshop Coming to Santosa Detox & Wellness Center

Vital You! Workshop Coming to Santosa Detox & Wellness Center

For the very first time in Asia, the inaugural workshop of a Vital You! will be held exclusively at Santosa Detox & Wellness Center, in Phuket, Thailand, from the 28th of June until the 2nd of July 2018. Set against the gorgeous natural backdrop of Santosa, the...

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Easy Steps to Detoxify Your Body

Easy Steps to Detoxify Your Body

Today’s modern world leaves us full of toxins. There are toxins virtually everywhere - in the food we eat, the water we drink, the cosmetics we use and even in the environment we live in. A natural detoxification is the perfect way to combat the negative side effects...

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Meet the Future of Cancer Research

Meet the Future of Cancer Research

Eva Vertes - Meet the Future of Cancer ResearchAt 19 years old, Eva Vertes gave her first TED talk. She is an American Alzheimer’s and cancer researcher. Eva is also a known medical prodigy due to her vast medical knowledge and interest in the field. While...

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The First Day of the Rest of Your Life

The First Day of the Rest of Your Life

Living a healthy life can be challenging. It requires dedication and sacrifice, and time that many people do not believe that they have. Nothing about maintaining a healthy lifestyle is quick or simple. However, it does not have to be difficult or complicated. If you...

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Reduce Inflammation in the Body with Food and Exercise

Reduce Inflammation in the Body with Food and Exercise

Do you live a healthy life? We all know that eating the right foods and getting plenty of exercise is good for our health, but did you know that this lifestyle does more than lower your cholesterol and help you lose weight? In fact, healthy food and regular exercise...

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How to Practice Gratitude

How to Practice Gratitude

The best time to practice gratitude is when there are obstacles in our way. In difficult moments, it is often hard to see positive forces as fears are looming. However, this is a good time to be grateful. Not for the things that have us stuck, but for the fact that we...

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Unwind with a Yoga Retreat at Santosa

Unwind with a Yoga Retreat at Santosa

Why not take some time off this year and dedicate it solemnly to yourself; to your health, your body, mind and soul? Dive into your journey of yoga today, immersing yourself into the silence of the surrounding jungle, whilst being luxuriously pampered with daily spa...

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Celebrate Songkran at Santosa

Celebrate Songkran at Santosa

Songkran is a super fun event on the annual calendar in Thailand. Known as the Thai New Year, Songkran is deep-rooted in tradition and culture. The festival lasts for three days, but it truly is a mass celebration across Thailand. This year, Songkran takes places from...

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How Sugar Affects Our Kid’s Health

How Sugar Affects Our Kid’s Health

You are what you eat. This is familiar phrase used around the world. Everyone knows this phrase as it is often used to encourage a healthy diet or a dietary change. However, are we really what we eat? Let’s be realistic. There are many people worldwide who hope they...

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Cortisol and Adrenal Function in the Body

Cortisol and Adrenal Function in the Body

Cortisol is a stress hormone produced by the adrenal glands. Located in each kidney, the adrenal glands release cortisol in a rhythmic pattern throughout the day. Cortisol influences or regulates many of the changes that occur in the body due to stress including blood...

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