Shruthika Kamat Daily Routines, Digestion

How to Strengthen Your Digestive Fire

When was the last time you had a grand time while your tummy ached? Or you went to work feeling ecstatic despite a lingering bloat? It’s nearly impossible to create marvelous days when you’re not feeling your best.  Your digestive fire not only supports a physically healthy body, but many other aspects of your life as well.  When our digestion …

Shruthika Kamat Digestion, Lifestyle

Digestive Issues? Try Reiki!

If you’ve had them, you know that digestive issues can seriously impact your quality of life!  Today, millions of people are affected by problems with digestion.  These include heartburn, ulcers, IBS, indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, bloating, pain, or just generalized discomfort.  Most likely you, or someone you know, is silently living with the discomfort of unhappy digestion. There are multiple causes …

Shruthika Kamat Ayurveda & You, Doshas

Dating, Doshic Style

Ayurveda is the science of life. It helps us understand patterns we are prone to and helps bring balance to our inner and outer life. But did you know, you can apply Ayurvedic knowledge to your dating life? The first step to finding love is definitely having a better understanding of ourselves, which Ayurveda can help with. But a working …

Shruthika Kamat Lifestyle, Yoga & Meditation

How To Start a Meditation Practice At Home

“I really want to meditate, but I don’t know what I’m supposed to do. How do I start?” As someone who practices daily, I hear this a lot from people wanting to start a practice of their own but feel discouraged because of preconceived notions about meditation.  Some common misconceptions that you may have fallen victim to are:  It takes …

Shruthika Kamat Ayurveda & You, Lifestyle

Ayurveda & Your Sex Drive

In Ayurveda, and many ancient traditions, sexual energy, or Shakti energy, is synonymous with creative energy. The desire to connect with the sexual aspect of this energy is connected to the shukra dhatu (male reproductive tissue) and artava dhatu (female reproductive tissue). To achieve and maintain a healthy balance of your sex drive, you must consider your whole body’s well-being …

Shruthika Kamat Ayurveda & You, Pitta, Seasonal Guides

Summer with Ayurveda: What to Eat to Feel Your Best

The sun blasts for long hours on the sizzling days of summer, and our bodies naturally swing to the thrum of nature.  Rising temperatures outside ramp up our inner fires and digestion, leaving us craving a cooling respite. Eating with Nature Ayurveda teaches us to live in harmony with Mother Nature’s seasons. We are part of the earth, after all, …

Shruthika Kamat Ayurveda & You, Doshas

Stress Management for the Doshas

Email notification dings; blue light blinking on your phone; can’t forget to get eggs on the way home; did I forget to lock the door this morning…? We have a lot coming at us every second of the day, so it’s no wonder we often feel stressed, frustrated or just trapped in a never-ending loop of sensory information. Stress can …

Shruthika Kamat Immunity, Lifestyle, Seasonal Guides, Uncategorized

Summer Immunity for the Win!

It’s hot outside – don’t let your body overheat. The summer months and true heat rolls in, along with camping trips, hiking, swimming and all of those outdoor wonders with family and friends. Who wants to be sick? Definitely. Not. Me. It’s so important to be well and on your A-game – ready for any adventure. So I like to …

Shruthika Kamat Product Articles

Essential Oils 101

The most powerful plant allies and how to use them Essential oils are everywhere these days! You may have heard about them and the myriad health benefits and healing properties they possess, but what exactly are essential oils? Far more significant than another trend or health fad, essential oils date back thousands of years, their uses and benefits referenced on …

Shruthika Kamat Daily Routines, Digestion, Lifestyle, Mood, Product Articles

Stress and the Gut

The gut, also known as “the second brain”, directly correlates with stress.  Gut-Brain Connection Our bellies and brains are in constant communication. Signals from intestinal organs quickly stream to the brain and vice versa. Stress alters gut bacteria, and gut bacteria impacts stress. Whenever in despair, stress hormones release into the blood stream, causing our digestion to pause until our …

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