12 Things to do in 2020…start with just one!

Round about now, if you’re like anyone (or everyone) you’re thinking about the promises you’ll make to yourself and the many ways you’ll change your habits and behaviours in 2020. …And then you’re wondering what you can actually commit to. …And then you’re thinking what you’ll actually be able to stick to… And that’s when…

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Ready to shine in 2017? Ditch the resolutions and do this!

The beginning of the year is bursting with the energy of opportunity. Why?  Because fresh starts are sexy, second chances make us feel alive, and who doesn’t want a reason to refocus their attentions on creating a happier body, healthier diet, more abundance?  Thing is, we’re in love with the idea of making resolutions,  but the…

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Got slow digestion? Here’s a few tips for rebalancing it!

Turns out slow digestion is pretty common these days! Or at least that was the result of the poll I conducted recently in the Ayurveda + YOU Facebook group.  The single most popular answer to the question “What’s your current digestion like?” was “Manda” or slow “agni” (digestive fire). Manda agni is characterized by… Heaviness…

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How to say goodbye to the drama that rules your life!

I was chatting with a friend last week when we happened upon the subject of drama… you know, the kind that seems to consume a pretty decent part of your day… your interactions and conversations…AND…. your thoughts. There’s something about the moment when you realize how crazy your life has gotten, that changes you forever.…

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Grounding 101: Why, How, And When To Do It

It’s one of the yoga “rites of passage,” isn’t it? Being invited to “ground down through the sit bones or the soles of the feet.” It’s also one of the much desired results of practicing yoga—“becoming more grounded.” We’ve all heard it, we’ve all done it and I’m pretty sure at some point we’ve all…

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Season shifting and the Big “O”!

  Hey there! I’m guessing you might have already noticed that change is in the air! Yes we are right in the middle of the seasonal transition and depending on where you are in the world, whether you’re heading towards warmer or cooler weather, it’s important to know that now is a key time to…

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The three word mantra for a balanced spring season…

Hey are you ready for spring? By now most folks are MORE than ready. In fact by now they’ve started making plans, maybe doing a little early spring shopping, planning for those holidays and garden parties. And even though wellness might be the low man on the totem pole (a few pegs below frolicking in…

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Ayurvedic Secrets to Mastering the Art of Love

  Sometimes it’s almost impossible to believe that I’ve been in a committed relationship with the same partner for more than half of my life…Where does the time go? At some point in the more than twenty years we’ve been together, our connection became bigger than the both of us. A bit like water to…

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Ayurvedic instructions for winning at Winter!

Okay, so I have to admit that winter is one of my least favorite seasons.   I used to really suffer through it, but these days I understand that it’s just my vata energy being thrown out of whack by the increased (and intense) qualities of winter, and, even better, I know what to do to…

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The secret to picking the perfect gift!

Okay if you’re anything like me, you probably haven’t even started your holiday shopping yet. But even if you finished your shopping well before the first sign of Christmas hit the stores back in… October, how solid are you feeling about what you’ve chosen?  And what’s the likelihood that your gifts are going to suit your friends…

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