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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

In this blog, I will try and demystify some of the common myths about Ayurveda and the use of Turmeric. People think that Ayurveda is a mystical science using magical herbs and various practices for achieving optimal health! The truth is that Ayurveda is all about principles. It is all about knowing your true self. It’s

It’s December! And it’s officially 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 ‘Ritucharya’ as it is in Sanskrit. ‘Ritu’ translates

It is very interesting how when life gets stressful, people react in a number of ways based on how they view that situation! And much of it comes from their individual unique mind body type! What???? It’s true we all are born with our own unique genetics or Prakruti (Ayurvedic mind-body constitution)  To know your ayurvedic

I recently mentioned in one of my webinars that there are 4 pillars of good health! Healthy dietRegular exerciseGood night sleepStress management! Since then I have received so many emails requesting recommendations for improving sleep! This reinforced my concern about sleep issues that are on the rise these days!  A good night’s sleep is just as important

Hi Friends, This morning when I went out for my morning walk I could feel the change! It was a little windy and getting a bit cold!  I reminded myself…Fall is around the corner!! It’s time to prepare for the coming season! Fall is a time of transition. It is evident that the leaves are beginning to

One of my clients asked me the other day…why is it that some people can eat just about anything on this earth and still be perfectly healthy and some get really bad digestive upsets if they deviate from their regular routine and eat out with friends once in a while! In Ayurveda, it is clearly

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

Let’s look at health through an Ayuvedic lens! We all have times when we don’t feel well in general. We feel that we don’t have the same amount of energy as we used to! Sometimes we go to the doctor only to be told there is nothing wrong. This is kind of a wake-up call for