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

Ayurveda For Skin Imbalances

Reading Time: 4 minutes Many of us have experienced the frustration of skin irritation, whether mild or severe. In this article we will talk about Ayurveda for skin. Ayurveda explains these irritations as having an imbalance in the doshas. Ayurveda is a medical system from ancient India. It is based on the idea that health comes from a balance between three doshas or body …

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Lifestyle, Vata, Vata Dosa, 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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Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Digestion, Doshas, Mood, Vata, Vata Dosa

How To Pacify Vata in the Fall Season

Reading Time: 3 minutes Fall is known as the Vata season. As the temperatures begin to cool, we see the leaves begin to dry and fall off the trees, the winds can pick up leaving us chilled and the weather itself feels erratic from cloudy to sunny within hours. We discuss how to pacify Vata in the fall season. The properties of Vata dosha …

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 …

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

What are the Doshas? Vata, Pitta, Kapha

Reading Time: 5 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 …

Ayurvedic Wisdom for Better Sex: Awakening Intimacy

Ayurveda & You, Daily Routines, Doshas, Essential Oils, Kapha, Knowledge Center, Lifestyle, Pitta, Vata

Ayurvedic Wisdom for Better Sex: Awakening Intimacy

Reading Time: 4 minutes Sexuality is a deep aspect within all of us.  And the question of what a “healthy sex life” looks like is more widely explored and questioned every day. My curiosity led me to explore awakening intimacy: Ayurvedic Wisdom for Better Sex. Sex is our creative life force in action, our sacred expression, and one of our deepest, most primal needs. …

how to cure headaches with ayurveda

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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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. …

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