Posts Tagged ‘ayurveda’

The three pillars of Life – Sex

Well it looks like we finally made it! This series started last year with food and sleep and now we’re getting to the one you’ve most likely been waiting for… sex. The good news is, I’ll be writing more about issues of sex in the future. The even better news is that this time I…

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15 minutes to a better 9 to 5…

Hack your workday with Ayurveda! Life can sometimes feel like a gamble and the only currency we’ve got to play with is time. How much time would you be willing to bet for the promise of an awesome day? Some years ago I read a book by an Ayurvedic doctor titled “Sixteen minutes to a…

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Create Balance Now! – Quick Reference

Harmony is health Yeah, sounds like a fairy tale…it isn’t. It’s true. By harmony I mean, YOU and your environment (home, work, family, friends, weather, food, basically everything around you) working in sync. Put it this way…the opposite of harmony is stress. Stress has many, many forms. All of them can kill you. The Ayurvedic…

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Food & The Mind – Sattvic Eating Cheat Sheet

What you eat as as much of an impact on your mind as on your body…. So enjoying foods that are fresh, clear, light and pure can leave you feeling very much the same. According to Ayurveda all disease begins in the mind. Food is one of the many tools we have to impact our…

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The Soup that’s as good as a holiday… for your digestion!

So if you know anything about me by now you’ll know that I LOVE SOUP! Lots of reasons, but most importantly because it ticks all the boxes: Tastes good Easy to make Satisfying Easy to make Not too heavy (unless you really want it to be) Easy to digest Great when you need a break…

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Debunking the Self-Care Myth…

Don’t get me wrong I love spa days, massages, pedicures and the like, but I find it nearly impossible to make time for them these days (truth be told I’ve never consistently made time for them in my life!). Thing is, like many of us, I grew up believing that these sorts of activities are…

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How to eat breakfast

Hey what’d you have for breakfast this morning? And how did it make you feel? It’s funny that life is full of all sorts of varied and interesting challenges, and yet, one of the biggest dilemmas for most of us is what to eat? Food is certainly not hard to come by (it’s everywhere), but when…

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The most important reason to do this…

Earlier today I was reminded of why I’m doing this… Ya know how sometimes in the middle of everything… preparing for a dinner party or vacation, dealing with work or relationship challenges, you sometimes just totally forget your WHY? Why did I choose this? What stroke of insight, inspiration, connection made this such a great idea in…

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How to keep from losing it!

Some days I feel like I’m losing it! And while I’m not entirely sure what “it” actually is, there are days when I’m certain that “it” used to be far more clear, bright and easily accessible than “it” is now. What about you? Without putting too many words to it I guess what I really…

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Forget everything you know about why you feel like crap

The other day I hit a wall. Not literally, I mean emotionally, psychologically and yeah in a way physically. Let me explain… It’s winter down here where I am and although it’s pretty beautiful weather most days ( no snow, relatively mild temperatures), it’s… well, definitely winter. The nights and mornings are cold. It’s dark…

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