practice pranayama

Natalia Lewallen Ayurveda & You, Daily Routines, Essential Oils, Lifestyle, Yoga & Meditation

The Practice of Pranayama- Breathe Your Way to Stress Relief

Reading Time: 4 minutes Think back on your day for a moment – when was the last time you took a deep, slow, belly breath? When you woke up? Before sitting down for that beautiful and nourishing lunch of yours? With your afternoon coffee or tea? Was there space at all for a deep breath in your day? Join the author here and pause …

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Kelly Driscoll Daily Routines, Lifestyle, Yoga & Meditation

Finding Your Meditation Style

Reading Time: 5 minutes When you hear the word meditation, your mind might summon images of ancient sages and rishis sitting in lotus pose, legs crossed, hands in mudra, eyes closed in seemingly perfect concentration and connection to the divine. You might then think ‘this is not for me,’ ‘how the heck am I supposed to concentrate like that?’ or perhaps ‘that just won’t …

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 …

The Ultimate Self-Care Tool: Gratitude Journaling

Natalia Lewallen Daily Routines, Lifestyle, Yoga & Meditation

The Ultimate Self-Care Tool: Gratitude Journaling

Reading Time: 5 minutes You know how an hour-long yoga practice is sort of magical in how it can transform your day? Well, gratitude journaling has the same type of magic … and the power to shift your entire life. I have cultivated a gratitude practice, interwoven with my yoga practice, for more than a decade. It started for me as I was emerging …

4 Rejuvenating Ways to Close out 2020

Natalia Lewallen Essential Oils, Lifestyle, Seasonal Guides, Yoga & Meditation

Rounding out the Year! 4 Rejuvenating Ways to Close out 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes Phew! 2020. Yes… we have been hearing, experiencing, and feeling it ALL for the past year. However, magically enough, a new year is soon upon us. And while this period of time has hit us each individually in our own personal ways, this final month of the year is a wonderful opportunity to close out 2020 in the most epic …

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 …

Juice up

Kelly Driscoll Digestion, Lifestyle, Product Articles, Recipes & DIY, Seasonal Guides, Yoga & Meditation

The different kinds of Indigestion and How to Manage It

Reading Time: 3 minutes You might as well have swallowed a cinder block. That mystery meat sandwich from the cafeteria is sitting in your stomach like a ten-pound hunk of marble, refusing to be digested, refusing to move along, and leaving you with a bellyful of discomfort. The key question – how to manage indigestion does not have one decisive answer – we discuss …

Sounds Advice

Kelly Driscoll Daily Routines, Lifestyle, Yoga & Meditation

Sound Therapy | Music to Your Ears | Health to Your Body

Reading Time: 4 minutes Close your eyes for a minute and listen to the world around you. What do you hear? Car horns, people, blaring stereos? Or gentle raindrops, laughing children, and the soothing strings of a symphony orchestra? It may make a difference. Sound therapists say that what you hear can help or hurt your health. Sound can relax you when applied the …

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Natalia Lewallen Daily Routines, Lifestyle, Seasonal Guides, Yoga & Meditation

The New Moon Phase in October and How to Approach it

Reading Time: 4 minutes New Moon in Libra occurs on Friday October 16, 2020. In this article we share what the New Moon in Libra mean, what the New Moon brings and practices that will help simply align yourself with this moon cycle. New Moon In Libra Libra is represented by the scales and ruled by Venus, Libra’s soul mission is rooted in partnership …

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 …

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