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Ayurveda and Grief

By |2024-03-21T23:54:58+00:00March 21st, 2024|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ayurveda and Grief Death and grief don’t discriminate. Grief is a universal emotion and an unfortunate but inevitable part of life. It touches each and every person, home, and life at some point. That said, how often grief is dismissed, and people are told, “You are still grieving?” That's why it's important to understand how Ayurveda [...]

Gut Health According to Ayurveda

By |2024-02-03T19:01:49+00:00February 1st, 2024|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gut Health According to Ayurveda In Ayurveda, it’s not what we eat that matters most but what we digest is key! How do you improve digestion? In this blog post, I share some Ayurvedic tips to regulate gut health. The understanding of agni or Ayurvedic digestion comes in handy here as well as the concept of [...]

Three Pillars of Health According to Ayurveda

By |2023-12-05T20:55:19+00:00September 5th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Three pillars of health according to Ayurveda According to Ayurveda, we can only enjoy an optimal health state of health or ‘Svastha,’ when the ‘Three Pillars of Health’ are in proper balance. In Sanskrit, the word for pillar is ‘Sthambha’. The three Sthambhas are the three doshas – Vata(ether and air), Pitta (fire and water), and Kapha (water [...]

Golden Milk: The Ayurvedic drink that’s good for you

By |2023-09-09T18:43:22+00:00June 26th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Golden Milk: The drink that’s good for you Growing up in an Indian home, Haldi doodh (turmeric milk)—also known as Golden milk—was something I drank on a regular basis. It’s gained a lot of popularity in the west today because both yoga and Ayurveda have gained visibility and acceptance. But haldi doodh was a staple in most [...]

Cause of Disease According to Ayurveda

By |2023-09-22T13:06:46+00:00June 19th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cause of Disease According to Ayurveda Ayurveda teaches us that disease begins when we forget our nature or our own true Self.  Ayurveda also teaches us that most diseases don't happen overnight. There are six stages to disease formation. But what is the cause of disease? According to Ayurveda, there are three main causes of disease: [...]

What is the Ayurvedic clock?

By |2023-12-04T01:41:50+00:00March 27th, 2023|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What is the Ayurvedic clock? In the modern world, we look at time differently. The bigger chunk of our day is devoted to our jobs or learning (daycare/school/college). Then we allocate time for sleep, food, chores, workouts, socializing, hobbies, rest etc. Many people lack sleep hygiene. I have a client who goes (used to) to go [...]

Learn about Pitta Dosha Diet

By |2023-09-09T18:52:53+00:00August 23rd, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Learn about Pitta Dosha Diet My husband and I recently traveled to Newfoundland in Canada. This part of the country has nature caressing it from every angle. Despite being happily layered between mountains, the Atlantic Ocean, and the cooler temperatures (I wore a windbreaker on some days and hoodie everyday), I felt a lot of aggravated [...]

Ayurvedic Eating: Recipe for Health & Vitality

By |2023-09-09T18:57:16+00:00April 6th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ayurvedic Eating: Recipe for Health & Vitality Ayurveda is the oldest continuously practiced medical system in the world. The term Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (science or knowledge). Ayurveda also translates to knowledge of life. It is one of the oldest healthcare systems to originate in the Indian subcontinent. Ayurvedic eating focuses on consuming in a way that [...]

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