Posts Tagged ‘ayurveda’

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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An Ayurvedic Guide to the Holiday season…

A lot of folks I know have a ”love-hate” relationship with this time of year… The celebrating, the indulgence, the gift giving, the food comas, the connection, the overconsumption… All of it usually combines to paint a glitter tinged picture of physical, mental and emotional highs and lows, all taking place over the course of…

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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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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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The Ultimate Ayurvedic Guide to Spring!

There are few seasons more anticipated than spring, am I right?  If you’re a fan of the warmer months (and even if you’re not), you’ll be quite familiar with the feeling of waiting, and waiting, at the end of a long winter for those first hopeful signs…  The slight increase in temperature, crocuses or daffodils popping…

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The Ultimate Ayurvedic Guide to Autumn season

No matter what’s going on where you are, there’s no denying we’re in transition.  Soon the air will be cooler and a little more crisp, the days will be getting increasingly shorter, and pumpkin spiced everything will be…everywhere! Yep, autumn is in the offing and what better time than now, when you can see it…

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How to silence the voices in your head…

Essential ingredients of a happy, healthy life – Part 3 What the most consumed item in your life right now? I’m pretty sure it’s not veggies, or water or even junk food (although most of us do our best).  Chance are, even just by nature of the fact that you’re reading this right now (instead…

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Essential ingredients of a happy healthy life…

Why getting and staying healthy sometimes feels impossible… part 2 There’s something deliciously good about being inspired… It’s like a drug.  A feeling that seeps into every part of your being and fills you up with… light! Everything seems easier when you’re inspired.  But inspiration can be difficult to come by.  And so we wait……

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Drinking Ayurveda… for hydration and happiness!

It’s winter down here and I’m cold and dehydrated, which makes for a vata fiesta (yes my mind and body are going a bit haywire!). Cold, dry air makes for cold dry hands, feet, hair and mood. So I’m covering up as much as possible (can you say double socks!!), AND oiling myself from head…

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Talking Tongues

Stick out your tongue…. It used to be that we got asked to do this at every doctors visit (doesn’t happen as much anymore).  But what you may not have known is that this practice has roots that are more than 5000 years old.  And to this day, ayurvedic doctors, practitioners and consultants are still…

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