How our bodies react to longer summer days and what it means

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Lifestyle, Pitta

How Our Bodies React to Longer Summer Days and What It Means

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sunglasses. Hats. Bikinis. Beaches. Playing outdoors. Isn’t that what summer is supposed to be all about?  Learn how our bodies react to longer summer days and what it means. Have you ever noticed that as the summer months roll on, you are decidedly happier, more active, and there’s that extra zing to life – everything just seems better, even if …

summer ayurvedic diet

Gunny Sodhi Ayurveda & You, Digestion, Lifestyle, Pitta, Product Articles, Seasonal Guides

The Warming Ayurvedic Diet in the Summer Months

Reading Time: 3 minutes Maintaining a Warming Ayurvedic Diet in the Warming Months While the Ayurveda approach to diet varies with the body types – Vata, Pitta, and Kapha – one feature remains consistent: Ayurveda, as a whole, encourages consuming warming foods. Spicy turmeric lattes trump vibrant green juice and grounding kitchadi and soups are advocated over cold, raw salads. Although these suggestions may …

pitta season

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Digestion, Doshas, Mood, Pitta, Seasonal Guides

Top 5 Tips To Bring Balance to Pitta Dosha

Reading Time: 4 minutes You may have recently found out that your main Dosha is Pitta, and wonder how can you bring on the balance that will help you become more physically healthy? Avoid digestive problems? Get a good night’s sleep?  Here are our top 5 tips to bring balance to Pitta Dosha. WHEN IN BALANCE, Pitta dosha people feel strong, determined, and have …

understanding Pitta Dosha

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Pitta

Understanding Pitta in the World

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sweat pastes your shirt to your skin, you might snap any moment, can’t cool down, and are so dang hangry! Welcome to an overactive Pitta, which plagues many Americans and people around the world. There is a lot of Pitta in the World, caused by the stress of modern life. Understanding Pitta in the World Pitta, one of the doshas …

Gunny Sodhi Ayurveda & You, Lifestyle, Pitta, Recipes & DIY

Pitta Balancing Summer Smoothies

Reading Time: 2 minutes Summer is a time of beach trips, vacations, picnics, sundresses, longer, warmer days. According to Ayurveda, the seasons are connected to the doshas or the mind-body types. The hot summer months are considered “pitta season.” The pitta dosha is characterized by physical heat, a fast metabolism, and strong digestion. In order to balance the fierce, fieriness of the pitta dosha …

spices

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Daily Routines, Kapha, Lifestyle, Pitta, Vata

Spice Up Your Life! Adding Balance into your Food

Reading Time: 3 minutes Did you know that spices are incredibly healing? In Ayurveda, spices and herbs are viewed as medicine. Some of the benefits include stimulating the digestive fire, speeding up metabolism, and bringing a warming effect to the body which helps to break down food easier! Spices allow us endless opportunities to nurture our health from the inside out, enjoying all of …

Ayurvedic foods to ease anxiety

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Digestion, Doshas, Kapha, Pitta, Vata

Ayurvedic Foods to Ease Anxiety

Reading Time: 3 minutes They say “you are what you eat,” and this is especially true if you’re trying to live an Ayurvedic lifestyle. A key tenet of Ayurveda is the practice of using your diet to balance the energy within your body. While you should consult a professional to understand your personal dosha and needs, we’ve identified some Ayurvedic foods to ease anxiety. …

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 …

5 tips to achieve ans sustain a healthy digestion

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Digestion, Doshas, Kapha, Pitta, Vata

5 Tips to Achieve and sustain a Healthy Digestion

Reading Time: 3 minutes Digestion is a complex process. Although it does not require our conscious attention, we do have indirect control of these processes. If our digestive system is not in good shape, undigested food will collect in the intestine, leading to an array of digestive problems and auto-immune disorders. In this article we will share tips on how to achieve and sustain …

yoga & ayurveda

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Essential Oils, Kapha, Lifestyle, Pitta, Vata, Yoga & Meditation

Yoga & Ayurveda: Discovering the Best Practices for Each Dosha

Reading Time: 4 minutes Have you ever wondered why certain yoga poses leave you feeling rejuvenated, calm, centered, and balanced while others feel more agitating, sore, or awkward? Maybe you have a friend who thrives from a hot, powerful yoga class, while you enjoy the slower, gentle stretching. Learn why in this article about Yoga & Ayurveda: Discovering the best yoga practices for each …

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