Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Kapha, Knowledge Center, Pitta, Vata

Reaching Optimal Health: Ayurveda Philosophy & its Elements

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ayurvedic medicine recognizes that health is more than simply the absence of disease.  Unlike modern Western medicine, it works to prevent and cure disease as well as to enable people to achieve and maintain ideal mental, emotional, spiritual and physical well-being.  It calls upon each individual’s inherent powers of rejuvenation  and emphasizes that a person must take an active role …

Ayurvedic Spring Cleansing

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Herbs, Kapha, Recipes & DIY, Seasonal Guides

Ayurvedic Spring Cleansing

Reading Time: 4 minutes The feelings of Spring are upon us! That natural high of that first warm, sunny day, the sounds of the birds, and all of the new activity of Mother Nature!  The leaves are sprouting. The flowers are blooming.  And with this renewed sense of change in nature, Spring is the perfect time to gift ourselves with a reset… to cleanse, …

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All You Need to Know About Kapha Dosha

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ever wondered what brings stability and support to our body or what holds our body cells, multiple muscles and bones together?  In Ayurveda, the answer to these questions lies in kapha dosha. Made up of earth and water elements, kapha dosha is an easy-going yet powerful energy that resides within our body. It not only keeps joints lubricated but also …

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 …

self massage

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 …

winter blues

Kelly Driscoll Daily Routines, Digestion, Essential Oils, Herbs, Kapha, Lifestyle, Mood, Product Articles, Seasonal Guides

Transforming the Winter Blues with Ayurveda

Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you ever experienced the weather as a direct mirror of your internal state? When it’s sunny, warm, and bright, you feel the excitement, possibility, and clarity; when cold, grey, and rainy, you might feel a bit more melancholy. As many ancient texts point to, “as above, so below, as within, so without.” We are very much a product of …

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 …

cure headaches

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

How to Cure Headaches with Ayurveda

Reading Time: 3 minutes We’ve all experienced the discomfort and irritation that comes with a splitting headache. Whether you’re a frequent sufferer of migraines, or you just get the occasional headache, once it’s begun it’s impossible to focus on anything but finding relief. This conundrum is also recognized in traditional Ayurvedic practices, and luckily there is no shortage of ways to cure headaches with …

ayurveda for kids

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Body, Doshas, Kapha, Knowledge Center, Pitta, Vata

Ayurveda for Kids

Reading Time: 4 minutes It’s no secret that there are many benefits to living an Ayurvedic lifestyle. From increased energy to greater balance and overall well being, this ancient practice has benefitted many adults. However, Ayurveda for kids can be just as beneficial, with the added bonus that starting your children with an Ayurvedic lifestyle can build healthy habits that will stick with them …

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