Tag Archives: The Island Experience

The 3 main lifestyle factors behind overeating

Overeating is something that is becoming increasingly common. A recent study highlighted the top 3 causes of overeating were watching TV, alcohol consumption and lack of sleep – none of that at TIEX! Many of us can identify with at least one (if not all three) of these causes. You might be sitting in front [...]

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Spice up your life!

There is nothing like a good home made tea to warm you up on during the cooler weather. This Shangri-la tea is warm and spicy. The perfect drink to sip whilst you plan your next holiday with us at TIEX! Ingredients 2 cups orange juice 1 small cinnamon stick 4 cups of water 15 cloves [...]

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Eating with all your senses

One of the most enjoyable aspects of TIEX is the atmosphere of meal times  - the big family table, the social aspect. Eating should be a joy for ALL the senses so presentation of food and the ambiance is just as important as how the food tastes. At The Island Experience retreats every meal is [...]

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get fresh!

We hope you have been inspired by TIEX to be including lots of fresh produce in your meals everyday. You’ve probably noticed that the fresher the ingredients the longer they don’t last  (always a good sign really – be afraid of things that sit in your fridge and never go off!!!) An important consideration for [...]

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“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius.

A friend of mine posted this quote on Facebook recently and I thought how true this is, but easy to forget.  Society is often so focused finding complicated solutions when the answers are already in front of us! Doctors often prescribe drugs in place of healthy food, exercise and meditation. Food manufactures process foods to [...]

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Take a drop of tea tree

One of our yoga teachers Adam Elabd is very knowledge on herbal remedies, and has been kind enough to pass on some of his knowledge to be shared with all our lovely followers. There are many situations in which we can avoid using synthetic pharmaceuticals by turning to our plant friends. We will features some of Adams [...]

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Water for weight loss!

When on one of our retreats we always reminding everyone of the importance of hydrating, especially during exercise. But often when at home and at work people tend to forget to drink water – Martin is not there to yell out “water break!” for starters. Since our bodies are around 70% it makes sense that [...]

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