The 3 Pillars of Life: A Good Night’s Sleep

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Good morning everyone! I hope you had a very restful night’s sleep; all bright-eyed and bushy tailed as they say – ready to go! On my quest to help you get some much needed sleep, I will continue sending you helpful sleep advice. I’ve said this many times…living well and feeling your absolute best requires […]

Living in Harmony with the Fall Season

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With fall’s arrival, it’s an excellent opportunity to make some lifestyle adjustments that honor the changes occurring out in nature. A few examples include: going to bed a little bit earlier each night, slowing down and doing less activity in general, wearing warmer clothes and scarves, saying yes to creative projects and hot baths, strengthening […]

Prevention In Mind: 6 Tips for Transitioning into Fall

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September is often seen as the beginning of the fall season and is considered a “joint season” in Ayurveda, because it is a vulnerable time of year when it’s easy to catch a cold or get sick if your life is moving too fast or is out of balance. Slowing down from a busy, fun […]

Water (Jala) in a Pitta Time

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The water (jala) element plays a significant role in the Ayurvedic system during the summer season to balance the intensity of fire (agni) which can be transformative or fierce. Water is considered a balancing, cooling, calming force, essential to maintain our health, longevity, and juicy tissues. If you get overexposed to the fire element in […]

Vikruti: Shifting into Spring

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In Ayurveda, we use the word Vikruti to acknowledge your current health condition, which may be affected by seasonal changes, a visit or move to a new geographical location, or the shift from one phase of life to another. Even though your original “yogic DNA” (called Prakriti) will never change, the changes you notice from […]