Posts Tagged ‘wisdom’

How I stopped lying to myself and took control of my time!

I’m pretty sure we all have something that we lie to ourselves about… don’t we? We tell ourselves we’re always on time, or that our diet is healthy and we exercise enough or drink far less than we do, when in reality, none of it is really true. My lie, the one I tell myself…

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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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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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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 put your WHY at the center of everything

A couple of weeks back I asked the question… What’s your why? It’s a pretty simple question to ask, and one that can sometimes be difficult to answer. But it’s definitely worth taking the time to get to it because whether you know it or not, your why drives nearly everything you do. Your “Why”…

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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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