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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Growing up in California has it’s advantages…  Earthquakes notwithstanding, I was lucky to have grown up within a stones throw of a huge variety of fresh local fruits, vegetables, nuts and my personal favorite…. Mexican food!      And one of the most luscious companions to all of the spicy, summery Mexican goodness would have…

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Guess what…? Summer is coming. It’s pitta season. Its hot and wet or dry, sharp, intense… and so are we during the summer. And since preparation is our best friend when it comes to being happy and healthy, here are some ideas for cooling the heat and creating inner balance all summer long…. Try some…

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The seasons definitely know how to consume our thoughts and behaviours. I mean who doesn’t look forward to the summer, get nostalgic about the spring and fall or associate the winter with some favorite holiday, activity or sporting event? But how much time do we actually spend thinking about the transition between the seasons? It…

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You know the New Year has arrived when the advertisements for detoxes and cleanses start to come out (present company included). Everyone’s ready to wash off the old year and try on the new. And that’s not a bad thing… necessarily. Cleansing is a critical part of the Ayurvedic approach to creating health and healing…

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Holy moly northern hemisphere! It sounds like y’all are getting a winter to remember up there.  So rather than wax lyrical about New Years plans or thinking positive, I’m just gonna throw you a bone… As you probably know by now, the weather has a HUGE impact on the way we feel, act, and process…

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Hey just before you pick up that fork… Did you know that according to Ayurveda your digestion is the key to your health? I won’t go into too much detail here (dinner IS waiting), but I will tell you this… Every moment that you’re alive your mind/body is working to digest all the sites, sounds,…

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If you’re ever confused about what season it is… listen to your body, it’ll tell you… For the last few weeks I’ve spent the first part of every day itchy, snotty and sneezy. Yep, down here in the Southern hemisphere, hay fever season has arrived (yipeee!). And from what I hear, you northern hemisphere dwellers aren’t…

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