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 …

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, 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 …

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 …

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

What are the Doshas? Vata, Pitta, Kapha

Reading Time: 4 minutes We are all unique. Our bodies, our personalities, the way we view the world, and specific issues we are trying to combat.  Each and every one of us has our own specific blueprint that shapes us into who we are! Ayurveda recognizes this uniqueness through the doshas… but What are the Doshas? Vata, Pitta, Kapha – and why are they …

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Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Digestion, Doshas, Kapha, Pitta, Uncategorized, 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. …

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 …

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