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Understanding Kapha

New to Ayurveda? Check out my Intro to Ayurveda blog to discover your dośa. Kapha dośa governs stability, structure and the sweetness of our lives. It’s related to the lungs and it forms the muscle, fat, and bone within our body. Kapha…
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Understanding Pitta

New to Ayurveda? Check out my Intro to Ayurveda blog to discover your dośa. Pitta is our inner fire. It governs digestion, metabolism, and energy production. It’s primary function is transformation. Those with a pitta dośa have a fiery…
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Understanding Vata

New to Ayurveda? Check out my Intro to Ayurveda blog to discover your dośa. Vata governs movement in the body, our creative force, the activities of the nervous system and the process of elimination. Qualities of Vata: Vata is air…
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Yoga and Ayurveda

Ayurveda and yoga complement each other similar to diet and exercise. In yoga, we focus on moving the body with our breath. Moving breath with our body helps us move deeper into yoga poses and allows us to live a calmer and less stress-filled…
5 Ways to Eat Healthy No Matter How Busy You Are

5 Ways to Eat Healthy No Matter How Busy You Are

Between work, family, household chores and other duties, finding the time and energy to eat healthy can feel impossible. It’s easy to succumb to eating granola bars for breakfast, fast food for lunch and take out for dinner. But what if I…

How to Eat Healthy and Actually Stick to It

Every day, thousands of people make the decision to start eating healthy. Maybe they finally came to the realization that it’s time to take care of themselves. Or maybe the doctor told them they needed to lose weight. Whatever the reason is,…
Tips to Beat the Winter Blues (1)

Tips to Beat the Winter Blues

The groundhog saw his shadow last week, which means we won’t be experiencing an early spring this year. Around this time of year, every year, I start to feel some of the effects of SAD, Seasonal Affective Disorder. I miss being outside…
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Healthy Holiday Recipes

The holidays are here! In my house, food plays a major role in our holiday celebrations. When I’m faced with a spread of delicious holiday food, maintaining control can be a challenge. Because of this, people often gain weight over the…