winter blues

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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 …

intermittent fasting

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To Fast or to Feast: Intermittent Fasting and Ayurveda

Reading Time: 3 minutes I grew up being told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. My mom ensured that each day I went off to school with a full stomach, ready to power my brain. As I became more interested in nutrition, I observed fitness and nutrition influencers sharing recipes for a morning meal guaranteed to light your metabolism. However, …

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 …

intro to Gunas

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 …

ayurveda during pregnancy

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Digestion, Knowledge Center, Seasonal Guides

Ayurveda During Pregnancy

Reading Time: 4 minutes Pregnancy is a miraculous time in a woman’s life. Not only is she growing a whole new person, she’s also learning more about herself as she goes through the changes associated with this period. Luckily, Ayurvedic wisdom stemming back over 5,000 years has given us some helpful tips for how to use Ayurveda during pregnancy to ease the stress on …

health benefits of turmeric

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 …

nostril breathing

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

Breathing the Stress Away with Nadi Sodhana: Alternate Nostril Breathing

Reading Time: 3 minutes Breathwork has become one of the most transformational tools that I have found to deal with tough times, bring in big ideas, and connect to my truth and inner guidance. To be honest, this work has been one of the most impactful experiences in my life. We all live with stress… And as much as we dream about a life …

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