Posts Tagged ‘season’

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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RECIPE REDUX: Eating Spring

There’s nothing subtle about spring. It usually shows up just in the nick of time all colorful and new, ready to sweep us off our feet. It’s the beginning of the shift from the heaviness of winter to the light, bright and intense summer.  And so eating in spring needs to both reflect this shift…

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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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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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Using the power of essential oils this spring!

By Julie Gondzar As a society, I think we tend to underestimate the power of the human senses. We were born and raised in a materialistic and increasingly technological world. These types of advances tend to phase out value of our natural senses. We have computers models to tell us what type of weather is coming. We have…

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SOUL FOOD: CARROTS

Have you ever given much thought to the way your food feels…? Ayurveda says that everything in our world has an energy that either supports or sabotages our own. We’ve all had this experience with food… Eating something that made you feel not so terrific in your body or your mind even,  or perhaps something that…

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Eating for NOW

Got a question for ya? What’s in season where you are? Any ideas? Don’t worry it’s not a test, it’s just a simple question that brings awareness to the fact that we’ve lost our connection to our own seasons! It used to be that food was a great way of getting a sense for what…

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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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