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What is Kapha Dosha?

What is Kapha Dosha? Made up of the elements of earth and water, Kapha is one of the three Ayurvedic doshas. Kapha’s qualities are heavy, slow, steady, solid, cold, soft, and oily. The common translation [...]

How can you use Ayurveda to sleep better?

How can you use Ayurveda to sleep better? I often hear people bemoan getting in those 7-8 hours of sleep. The jokes, the snide remarks, the detachment to sleep is astounding. Some of the same [...]

How Ayurvedic pranayama can help you manage your anxiety

How Ayurvedic pranayama can help you manage your anxiety We are currently in Vata season in the Northern Hemisphere. Late fall and winter are known as “Vata season” because they are marked by some of [...]

Why you need to keep your Vata dosha balanced

Why you need to keep your Vata dosha balanced With the uncertainties brought about by the pandemic and the post lockdown lifestyle, do you find yourself struggling with fear, loneliness, or anxiousness? Do you notice [...]

What is Vata dosha and why you should know about it this fall

What is Vata dosha and why you should know about it this fall Vata is one of the three doshas in Ayurveda. Vata’s elemental makeup consists of air and ether. The common translation of vata is [...]

Why A Piece of Peace is what you need!

Why A Piece of Peace is what you need!   In the world that we live in, everything is uncertain. There is an illusion of control that comes from planning and prepping. But the pandemic [...]

“Why am I angry all the time?” and how to control that emotion with Ayurveda

I remember as a kid, there was a distant Uncle P whom most people didn’t like. Every time that he visited the family, the elders went on high alert. He never seemed pleased with anything. [...]

How to prevent burnout using Ayurveda

How to prevent burnout using Ayurveda Burnout isn’t a myth. It’s not just you. Exhaustion has set in and the pandemic hasn’t helped. Burnout is on the rise. Our emotional reserves are feeling empty. What [...]

What Ayurveda can teach you about not being that mean person at gatherings

What Ayurveda can teach you about not being that mean person at gatherings Ever attended a wedding where a drunk, mean uncle ruined things by criticizing the venue, food, bride, groom, and everyone else? Ever [...]

What is Pitta according to Ayurveda?

If you tend to gravitate towards spicy foods, type-A personality, driven to the point of burnout, you muight be predominatly Pitta. Here is what it means and how it applies to you.   A little [...]