5 Ayurvedic Tips to Lower Travel Anxiety

By |2022-11-09T00:52:03+00:00September 2nd, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

5 Ayurvedic Tips to Lower Travel Anxiety I noticed that my mom would get emotional and moody before our trips. She loved traveling the world, but leading up to the trip, her digestion would act up. Mom would often want to change the travel dates. On one hand, Mom wanted to explore the world; on the [...]

Learn about Pitta Dosha Diet

By |2022-10-19T18:29:30+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 [...]

Ayurveda and Mental Health

By |2022-11-09T13:59:32+00:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ayurveda and Mental Health According to the ancient Ayurvedic texts, a person is said to have good health or swasthya (in Sanskrit) when they enjoy a balance of physical and psychological elements (samadosha), of energies produced in the body (samagnischa), and of tissues in the organs (samadhatu) combined with proper elimination of wastes (malakriya), a happy soul (prasannatma), [...]

Introduction to the 20 Ayurvedic Gunas

By |2022-10-14T00:36:59+00:00February 10th, 2022|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , |

Introduction to the 20 Ayurvedic Gunas Have you noticed that on a cold and windy day a cup of warm soup nourishes you? Think of a hot summer day when a non-spicy meal feels good in your belly. Why do sun salutations feel energizing from late winter to early spring? Ayurveda identifies twenty qualities ( Ayurvedic gunas) that [...]

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

By |2022-05-05T17:07:43+00:00August 24th, 2021|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

"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. He constantly criticized those around him. [...]

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Understanding the three Ayurvedic doshas: Are you Vata, Pitta, or Kapha?

By |2022-10-14T19:31:49+00:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Understanding the three Ayurvedic doshas: Are you Vata, Pitta, or Kapha? According to Ayurveda, in every biological organism, there exist three psycho-physiological forces, known as “doshas.” It's a Sanskrit word literally meaning “stain” or “lesion” but in effect conveying chiefly the notion of “something that can be injured or imbalanced.”  These doshas are given the names [...]

What is Ayurveda?

By |2022-11-02T00:56:04+00:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , |

What is Ayurveda? 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. Atharva Veda, the latest book to be added to the four Vedas, was compiled in approximately 900 BCE. Ayurveda is an upaveda of Atharva Veda. [...]

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