Days are getting longer, Sunlight is gradually returning after the dark, gloomy, cold winter! After fighting the cold all winter long, your body is usually not ready for the rise in temperature. Although we welcome the warm sunny days in spring, but it could also bring with it congestion and upper respiratory conditions for some
BLOOD PRESSURE- A Silent Killer!
Hi Friends, After seeing a rise in heart disease in my family and immediate circle of friends, I am totally shocked and not just a little but highly worried! I have made it my mission to spread awareness on Heart Health! Click on the photo or the link below to see a sneak peak of my next
IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)
Hi Friends, In the last few weeks, I have had quite a few people ask me about digestive issues especially IBS! And I was forced to think about this topic again and again as to why is IBS on the rise? IBS can be highly uncomfortable and can trigger a lot of mental and physical stress. It
Feeling Anxious? Try an Ayurvedic approach!
Anxiety can be a very serious condition affecting so many people especially during the times we are in right now! When you are anxious, you are either thinking about the past or worrying over the future. You get so caught up in your thoughts that it affects your everyday life! There is a sense of internal
Foods That Trigger Anxiety!
Anxiety is familiar to all of us. We all have experienced it at some point in time. For me I still remember the level of anxiety that struck me when it was the first day of my teaching career 2 decades ago! The first few minutes were nerve racking but then gradually it got better! However,
Menopause through an Ayurvedic lens!
Menopause happens to every woman at some point in her lifespan. It’s not an illness or a disease… it’s just another phase in a woman’s life. Not everyone’s experience is the same during this phase…. Some people breeze through it without any issues or discomfort, yet others complain about its crazy-making symptoms such as hot
TOP 12 AYURVEDIC & HOLISTIC WEIGHT LOSS TIPS
Many people wait until January 1st to begin eating healthier. After all, it’s the holiday season and there is rich festive food all around us, so how can anyone resist? And we are bound to add a few extra pounds! The new year is a perfect time to adopt new habits. By practicing healthier eating, you
Winter through an Ayurvedic Lens!
It’s December! And it's snowing! It feels like we are officially in the Winter season! Let’s look at Winter through an Ayurvedic Lens! Ayurveda is the “Science of Life”! We can look up to Ayurveda for all aspects of our lives. Ayurveda has recommendations for the right diet and lifestyle practices for each season, known as
It is alarming to note that 1 in 3 people in North America are either living with pre-diabetes or diabetes. Many of us are experiencing signs of insulin resistance or hypoglycemia, and we don’t even know!!!! This was really a shocking statistic that I came across the other day! I have been thinking about it
Why do we crave dessert after a meal?
As per Ayurveda we need all 6 tastes (Sweet, Sour, Salty, Bitter, Pungent, Astringent) in each meal…. If your food is well balanced in all 6 tastes, you would never ever crave anything after a well-balanced, satisfying meal… Instead, you would feel relaxed & satisfied! You would feel bliss saturating your soul! What’s happening nowadays is that