Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Daily Routines, Lifestyle, Recipes & DIY

The Six Tastes of Ayurveda

The six tastes of Ayurveda should be included in your diet to maintain nutritional balance. What is the best meal you’ve ever eaten? Imagine it now: what do you see, what do you smell, what do you taste? Taste has a strong pull for humans. We have emotional connections to tastes; your mom’s chocolate chip cookies she always made for …

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María Elena De Paula Daily Routines, Immunity, Knowledge Center, Seasonal Guides

Preventing Colds & Flu – An Ayurvedic Perspective

Everyone has respiratory infections. Statistics show that an average adult can expect to get two to three colds per year. When the body is invaded by disease, the immune system makes every effort to destroy both the germs and the infected cells. Because we are surrounded by bacteria and viruses constantly, even when we are healthy, these impurities can’t be …

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Kelly Driscoll Daily Routines, Immunity, Lifestyle, Product Articles

3 Simple Strategies to Boost Your Immune System

The Immune system is the body’s first line of defense against the external environment. While there are several types of immunity, the basic tenet of Ayurveda states that immunity is based on inherited and acquired reserve. This is called ‘vyadhi-kshmatva’ or ‘self-avoidance of disease.’ According to the text in Chakrapannidatta: This force is ‘a strength within all of us that …

Gunny Sodhi Ayurveda & You, Knowledge Center, Mood

Ayurveda & Reiki: A Combined Path to Healing

Have you ever noticed that when you care for your physical body, eating and sleeping well, exercising regularly, and breathing deeply, you begin to think clearer, feel happier, become more intuitive, and make better life decisions? Or maybe you have witnessed the flip-side… unhealthy behaviors ripple through to emotions, affecting energy levels, thoughts, actions, and, ultimately, your physical health. In this …

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Kelly Driscoll Lifestyle, Yoga & Meditation

Finding Your Meditation Style

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 …

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Doshas, Lifestyle, Pitta, Seasonal Guides

How the Elements Combine to Form Pitta and Tips for Staying Balanced

Pitta | Fire & Water Imagine summer. Warm, humid days full of sunlight, birdsong, verdant hills and forests, ripe berries, and cool breezes. Summer is Pitta in action – the season of Pitta in its ultimate expression. Intuitively, as Pitta is all about activity, action, metabolism, it makes sense – fruits and vegetables are growing, ripe for harvest, the long …

Kelly Driscoll Ayurveda & You, Digestion, Doshas, Lifestyle, Product Articles, Recipes & DIY

What to Eat for your Dosha

Three energies (aka doshas) swirl together, fusing the world as it is. These three energies not only structure a balanced planet – but they also construct YOU! This information is the basis of Ayurveda, which was written in the Vedas thousands of years ago. What Am I Made Of? Remember the five elements that create nature? Air, water, earth, fire …

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Kelly Driscoll Lifestyle, Mood, Product Articles

Natural Remedies to Ease Your Anxiety

A Personal Experience With Anxiety I was driving on the Schuylkill Expressway, irrational thoughts racing through my head, palms sweaty white-knuckling the steering wheel, heart-pounding and seriously considering if I should pull over; fearful of passing out. That was the worst panic attack I’d experienced as a result of my anxiety, which seemed to be mimicking the behavior of an …

Kelly Driscoll Daily Routines, Digestion, Lifestyle, Product Articles

Is Your Gut Causing Skin Problems?

Cleanse, tone, moisturize. We’ve been taught this essential 3-step skincare routine all our lives. And it’s really the foundation of healthy skin. What if you’re doing everything right when it comes to what you put on your skin and you still wake up every morning only to see dull, worn-out skin with congestion? Is Your Gut Causing Skin Problems? If …

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