Gunny Sodhi Ayurveda & You, Doshas

Know Your Doshas to Move from a Goal Setter to a Goal Achiever

Reading Time: 2 minutes Why does it so happen that goal setting seems easier than goal achieving? The reason is simple. Achieving goals take a little more effort- it needs right application and execution. So how can you do that? By getting to know yourself better. According to Ayurveda humans are made up of three biological energies or doshas- vata, pitta and kapha.  These …

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Digestion, Doshas, Kapha, Lifestyle, Pitta, Product Articles

A Healthy Gut = A Happy You

Reading Time: 3 minutes In Ayurveda, the root of all disease begins in the gut. When one dosha is out of balance (Vata (colon), pitta (small intestines), or Kapha (stomach)), the first signs and symptoms of imbalance arise in the corresponding organ. From there, if not addressed, imbalances travel through the bloodstream to the most vulnerable organs in the body and take root, causing …

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Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Daily Routines, Doshas, Essential Oils, Kapha, Pitta, Vata

Self-Healing through Touch: Nourishing Yourself with Abhyanga

Reading Time: 4 minutes When was the last time you felt that blissful glow from a massage? Your muscles relaxed, your mind at ease, and skin nourished by being touched. In Ayurveda, it is suggested you receive this daily. Yet over the past year, we have grown used to social isolation, lacking in touch and sensory experiences. The practice of Abhyanga, self-oil massage is …

managing holiday stress with ayurveda

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Kapha, Pitta, Seasonal Guides, Vata

Managing Holiday Stress with Ayurveda

Reading Time: 4 minutes After an intense year, there are only a few months to go before we can all wave goodbye to 2020. But before that glorious send-off, we have to make it through the gauntlet that can be the holidays. While the holidays are supposed to be a joyous time of celebration with friends and family, the pressure to have a good …

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Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Lifestyle

Where Does Your Energy Lie? Introduction to the Gunas

Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you noticed how at times you’re full of over-activity, change, momentum, and constant movement? While at other times you feel sluggish, heavy, depressed, and may feel stuck, unable to move forward? But you also hear about this state of inner peace, clarity, and sense of calm that allows us to find tolerance in the world around us and feelings …

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

Yoga for the Doshas

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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 …

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Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Herbs, Joints

Health Benefits of Turmeric

Reading Time: 4 minutes Known as the “Queen of Spices,” turmeric wears its golden color as a signifier of all the good it can do for us. This ancient herb has been used in Ayurvedic practice for around 4,000 years and is now the subject of numerous modern-day research studies. Turmeric has many health benefits, used to treat everything from colds and joint pain …

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

Fall Yoga to Balance Vata Dosha

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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 …

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Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Daily Routines, Doshas, Essential Oils, Knowledge Center

The Benefits of Self-Massage

Reading Time: 3 minutes With the weather cooling down and the fall season moving in, now is the perfect time to find a new way to stay energized and warm. As with most things, Ayurveda has an answer for this: self-massage, or abhyanga. An essential part of your daily Ayurvedic routine, abhyanga can restore both your physical body and emotional wellbeing. The benefits of …

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