Health Guides

  • The Ayurvedic Approach to Fitness
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    The Ayurvedic Approach to Fitness
    Exercise can be a potent catalyst for improved health. These Ayurvedic tips aim to help you with your exercise routine and the broader context of your life.
  • Love Your Liver
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    Love Your Liver
    Without question, the liver is one of our most vital organs. This resource will provide some practical guidance on encouraging the overall health of the liver.
  • Celebrating Menopause Guide
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    Celebrating Menopause Guide
    How do we balance menopause with our daily lives? Can Ayurveda’s ancient wisdom still apply to modern day living? The answer is yes! Read on to learn how.   
  • Preparing for Pregnancy
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    Preparing for Pregnancy
    Fertility is about the shift into parenthood, which begins with your first true desire to start a new family. Learn more about Ayurveda's insights on fertility.
  • How to Have Abundant Energy
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    How to Have Abundant Energy
    How do you increase your energy levels without running yourself ragged? In this article, we’ll explore Ayurveda's approach to increasing energy and vitality.
  • An Ayurvedic Guide to Adrenal Health
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    An Ayurvedic Guide to Adrenal Health
    At its core, the Ayurvedic approach to adrenal health is simple. This article focuses on how to invite balance into our lives while releasing stress and tension.
  • An Ayurvedic Guide to Joint Health
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    An Ayurvedic Guide to Joint Health
    In Ayurveda, the bones and joints have a general affinity for vata and are especially prone to vata imbalances. Read more for tips on maintaining healthy joints.
  • Achieving Your Healthy Weight
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    Achieving Your Healthy Weight
    Do you consider yourself to be underweight or overweight? Do you feel unsatisfied or uncomfortable in your own body? These days, body weight can be a bit of a touchy subject. There is no shortage of evidence that our culture has adopted a very narrow set of physical standards that are considered normal, healthy, and beautiful.
  • Building a Healthy Immune System
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    Building a Healthy Immune System
    At its core, Ayurveda is not about suppressing symptoms, but about addressing the root cause of our imbalances. If our immune systems are compromised, we have to ask ourselves why, and we must be willing to change course to correct the underlying issues—whatever they may be.
  • Soothe Your Skin Guide
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    Soothe Your Skin Guide
    Ayurveda teaches that while all skin conditions can seem superficial in nature, the skin is actually a reflection of hidden realities within each of our bodies.
  • An Ayurvedic Guide to Stress Management
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    An Ayurvedic Guide to Stress Management
    Is stress playing a bigger role in your life than you would like? This comprehensive guide offers an Ayurvedic perspective on preventing and managing stress.
  • Breathe Easy
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    Breathe Easy
    How would your life be different if your breath were more relaxed, more fluid—less disturbed by congestion, cough, stress, or worries—if you could simply breathe easy?
  • Vibrant Heart
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    Vibrant Heart
    We all know that the heart is one of the most vital organs in the body. Just look at the veritable fortress of bone and tissue that surrounds it in the chest cavity. Given that we cannot survive without a properly functioning heart, this level of physical protection is really no surprise. But physical protection isn’t always enough to keep our hearts healthy.
  • An Ayurvedic Guide to Balanced Sleep
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    An Ayurvedic Guide to Balanced Sleep
    Imbalanced sleep can be discouraging—and getting back on track can feel daunting. But with the right set of tools, it is possible to find and return to balance.
  • The Importance of Healthy Digestion
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    The Importance of Healthy Digestion
    Gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the role digestion (agni) plays in your overall health, and learn practical tools to keep your digestion strong.
  • Ayurveda for Kids
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    Ayurveda for Kids
    Most of us have had the experience of wanting to offer the best foot forward for the children in our lives—whether we have the privilege of raising them or are simply fortunate enough to know and love them. As an art and science of living, Ayurveda has a great deal of wisdom that is just as easily applied to children as adults. We hope that this resource will help you to apply some of the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda to the children in your life—in support of their vibrant health.
  • An Ayurvedic Guide to Healthy Hair
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    An Ayurvedic Guide to Healthy Hair
    Hair is often one of the most prominent aspects of a person’s appearance. And given the choice, who wouldn’t want healthy, lustrous hair to style as we see fit?
  • The Importance of Oral Health
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    The Importance of Oral Health
    Ayurveda has a great deal to say about the importance of oral health—and the practice of oral hygiene. We all know that brushing, flossing, and regular dental cleanings are important, but oral health receives far less attention than it deserves.
  • Radiant Beauty
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    Radiant Beauty
    Renowned for its practical elegance in balancing the body, mind, and spirit, Ayurveda often emphasizes healing from the inside out. But the Ayurvedic tradition is also rich with beauty rituals and other self-nurturing practices that focus more on the exterior of the body.
  • An Ayurvedic Approach to a Healthy Cycle
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    An Ayurvedic Approach to a Healthy Cycle
    There is certainly no shortage of information or education on health- how to take care of your teeth, how to eat well and take care of your heart and bones, how to keep your gut healthy- but how do you take care of your womb, what does that mean and why is it even important?
  • An Ayurvedic Guide to Breast Health
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    An Ayurvedic Guide to Breast Health
    The breasts and changes in them can indicate potential imbalances. Here, we'll discuss basic breast anatomy, general breast health, and some breast beauty tips.
  • The Channel of the Mind
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    The Channel of the Mind
    How much impact does your state of mind have on your overall well-being? According to Ayurveda, it is one of the most powerful influences affecting our health.
  • The Three Stages of Life
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    The Three Stages of Life
    According to Ayurveda, there are three distinct stages of life. Read this guide to learn how the doshas (vata, pitta, and kapha) influence each of these stages.
  • Allergy Free
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    Allergy Free
    Do you suffer from allergies in any way? Perhaps you’ve come to dread the arrival of springtime because of the degree to which your allergies overtake your life. Unfortunately, many of us feel utterly helpless when it comes to changing our allergy experience in any real or meaningful way.
  • Virility and Vitality
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    Virility and Vitality
    This one is for you—all of you! The macho and the timid, the outgoing and the shy, the providers and the caretakers, the beer lovers and the wine lovers, the jocks and the bookworms, and everyone in between.
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