Shruthika Kamat Ayurveda & You, Doshas

Discovering Your Dharma

What Is Dharma?  Dharma, not to be confused with Karma, is a concept in Indian religions that has various meanings: “sacred duty,” “righteous living,” “supreme path” – the list goes on and on. Those meanings all hold true, but the meaning we would like to discuss today is “life purpose.” If I were to ask someone on the spiritual path …

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 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 …

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Lifestyle, Pitta, Seasonal Guides

How the Elements Combine to Form Pitta and Tips for Staying Balanced

Pitta | Fire & Water Imagine summer. Warm, humid days full of sunlight, birdsong, verdant hills and forests, ripe berries, and cool breezes. Summer is Pitta in action – the season of Pitta in its ultimate expression. Intuitively, as Pitta is all about activity, action, metabolism, it makes sense – fruits and vegetables are growing, ripe for harvest, the long …

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Digestion, Doshas, Lifestyle, Product Articles, Recipes & DIY

What to Eat for your Dosha

Three energies (aka doshas) swirl together, fusing the world as it is. These three energies not only structure a balanced planet – but they also construct YOU! This information is the basis of Ayurveda, which was written in the Vedas thousands of years ago. What Am I Made Of? Remember the five elements that create nature? Air, water, earth, fire …

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Body, Daily Routines, Digestion, Doshas, Lifestyle, Mood, Product Articles

How to Balance Your Dosha For Better Sleep

Sleep. It’s one of the most important protective processes our body goes through — just as important as eating! Sleep is crucial for our bodies to rest, rejuvenate and detoxify. Not getting enough sleep can lead to a whole host of problems, including poor immunity, issues with concentration, alertness and a build-up of waste materials and toxins (ama) in the …

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Lifestyle, Vata, Yoga & Meditation

Fall Yoga to Balance Vata Dosha

Swirling leaves, animals foraging to prepare for cooler months ahead, children laughing, running, and jumping into piles of fallen leaf litter – these are the images of autumn, the most Vata time of year. In Sanskrit, the root of the word ‘Vata’ means ‘to move’. This time of year summons images that reflect this movement through principles of mobility and …

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Lifestyle, Yoga & Meditation

Yoga for the Doshas

In Ayurvedic medicine there are three doshas, or energies, that run the human body and mind efficiently. Each dosha correlates with physical, physiological and psychological elements. A person’s bodily dosha and mental dosha may be different, and it changes throughout our lifetime. Ideally, all three doshas are balanced and active. However, as life works, one dosha often dominates the other …

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Vata

How To Pacify Vata in Fall

Fall is known as the Vata season. As the temperatures begin to cool, we see the leaves begin to dry and fall off the trees, the winds can pick up leaving us chilled and the weather itself feels erratic from cloudy to sunny within hours. The properties of Vata dosha are much like the fall — cool, dry, rough, windy …

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