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  • 5 Post-Workout Tips for Ayurvedic Self-Care
    • Health Topics
    • June 04, 2021
    5 Post-Workout Tips for Ayurvedic Self-Care

    A grounding post-workout routine can help us dodge imbalances, keep vata nourished, and allow the body to replenish properly. Here are five tips to get started.

  • 10 Tips for a Healthy Liver
    • Health Topics
    • May 27, 2021
    10 Tips for a Healthy Liver

    The liver is in charge of the body's most vital functions, and we feel our best when it's working well. Here are 10 simple ways to show it the love it deserves.

  • Self-Care During Your Cycle
    • Health Topics
    • May 11, 2021
    Self-Care During Your Cycle

    Many of the negative symptoms attached to the menstrual cycle are commonly known as PMS. But, from an Ayurvedic viewpoint, they are a request for more self-care.

  • Trust Your Gut: How the Enteric Nervous System Can Impact Your Mind
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    • January 28, 2021
    Trust Your Gut: How the Enteric Nervous System Can Impact Your Mind

    Ayurveda has long emphasized the connection between the gut and the brain. The enteric nervous system plays a vital role in this connection, affecting mood, health, and even your gut feelings.

  • 6 Ayurvedic Tips to Maintain a Healthy Weight—For Good
    • Health Topics
    • January 12, 2021
    6 Ayurvedic Tips to Maintain a Healthy Weight—For Good

    Every body is different but we all have a natural weight unique to each of us. These Ayurvedic tips can help you achieve—and keep—your healthy weight.

  • How to Care for Women’s Health During the Pandemic
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • June 26, 2020
    How to Care for Women’s Health During the Pandemic

    How do you best care for yourself as a woman during a pandemic? We cannot eradicate COVID-19 from the environment around us right now, but we can take precautions. 

  • Immune Health NOW—Respiratory System Support for Spring 2020
    • Seasonal Topics
    • March 23, 2020
    Immune Health NOW—Respiratory System Support for Spring 2020

    Created in March of 2020, Immune Health NOW is a powdered mixture that uses potent Ayurvedic herbs to support the immune system, lungs, and respiratory tract. 

  • Boost Your Immune System with Ayurveda [video]
    • Health Topics
    • March 17, 2020
    Boost Your Immune System with Ayurveda [video]

    Wondering how to boost your immune system? Ayurveda’s perspective on immune health might surprise you! Learn more in this video and blog about how Ayurveda can help keep your immune system strong.

  • Simple Mindfulness Tools to Work Through Fear
    • Health Topics
    • March 13, 2020
    Simple Mindfulness Tools to Work Through Fear

    While there’s no way to live a life completely free of stress and fear, these mindfulness tools are powerful and effective ways to help us manage and digest fearful emotions when they arise.

  • This Is the Key to a Healthy Immune System
    • Health Topics
    • March 11, 2020
    This Is the Key to a Healthy Immune System

    Vibrant immunity requires a robust digestive fire, or “agni.” When you give your agni wholesome food, the nourishment passes from the digestive tract to your entire body by way of the seven tissues.

  • How Can I Tell if I Have a Healthy Digestive Fire? [video]
    • Health Topics
    • December 04, 2019
    How Can I Tell if I Have a Healthy Digestive Fire? [video]

    Paying attention to your digestion can be a major clue to your health. That's because in Ayurveda strong digestion, or agni, is considered the root of all imbalances or the seed of health.

  • The Ayurvedic Way to Get a Good Night’s Sleep
    • Health Topics
    • November 11, 2019
    The Ayurvedic Way to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

    Not having a night of proper sleep makes us grumpy, agitated, and tired (but not necessarily sleepy enough to get some zzz’s). So what can we do about it? Read on for Ayurvedic tips.

  • Should I Do a Liver Cleanse?
    • Health Topics
    • June 10, 2019
    Should I Do a Liver Cleanse?

    There are many types of liver cleanses and liver flushes promoted today. Would you benefit from doing a liver cleanse? As with anything in Ayurveda, it depends. As we are all unique, with specific health circumstances and constitutions, we need to look at our own situation before deciding.

  • The Wisdom of Ayurvedic Tongue Reading
    • Health Topics
    • October 22, 2018
    The Wisdom of Ayurvedic Tongue Reading

    If you were to go over to your mirror right now and stick out your tongue, would you see a thick, white coating? If so, it might be time to clean your tongue.

  • 7 Ways to Boost Your Energy with Ayurveda
    • Health Topics
    • October 19, 2018
    7 Ways to Boost Your Energy with Ayurveda

    Finding the delicate balance between what fuels you and what depletes you is essential for sustaining energy, yet this is something that can take a lifetime to learn. Investing time and self-study into better understanding those details is important, and there are some basic principles within Ayurveda that can help. Just as the three Ayurvedic constitutions are often interested in different activities, each dosha also has a varying capacity for sustaining and expressing both physical and mental energy. 

  • Is Organic the Same as Non-GMO?
    • Health Topics
    • July 31, 2018
    Is Organic the Same as Non-GMO?

    There is a lot of confusion and misunderstanding about the similarities and differences between organic and non-GMO. We are here to answer all the questions you’ve perhaps been wondering about, starting with the common question, “What does non-GMO even mean?”

  • Post-Workout Ayurvedic Smoothie Recipe
    • Health Topics
    • July 27, 2018
    Post-Workout Ayurvedic Smoothie Recipe

    Smoothies have become so synonymous with health and fitness that it’s hard to picture an exercise routine without a morning protein shake in hand. But when we consider what Ayurveda teaches us about digestion, along with what we know about our body’s response to exercise, we might change what we are tossing into the blender. 

  • How to Fast the Ayurvedic Way
    • Health Topics
    • May 25, 2018
    How to Fast the Ayurvedic Way

    Ayurveda has a long tradition of utilizing fasting as a vital practice for maintaining and regaining health. In our society, fasting is often viewed as a type of denial or deprivation, but you can instead choose to see fasting as a gift to yourself: a much needed rest from the constant barrage of foods and experiences you take into your body. Welcome to the Ayurvedic approach to fasting.

  • Heartfelt Tips for Cardiovascular Care
    • Health Topics
    • February 15, 2018
    Heartfelt Tips for Cardiovascular Care

    As you recall from your elementary science classes, our heart and blood vessels make up the cardiovascular system. Its primary role is to carry blood full of oxygen and nutrients to our tissues and move waste for disposal to their proper sites for elimination. From an Ayurvedic perspective, there’s a missing layer that your science teacher may not have been privy to. 

  • How I Learned to Manage Pain with the Help of Ayurveda
    • Health Topics
    • September 26, 2017
    How I Learned to Manage Pain with the Help of Ayurveda

    Healing your body with Ayurveda takes patience. It takes deep self-reflection and a willingness to nurture yourself down to your very cells.

  • 4 Things You Can Do for Adrenal Fatigue
    • Health Topics
    • August 24, 2017
    4 Things You Can Do for Adrenal Fatigue

    Adrenal fatigue can be categorized as an imbalance of vata, pitta, or both. Usually overdoing (pitta tendency) and over-stimulating the senses (vata tendency) lead to an overload that our sensitive systems will need to digest.

  • Energy Burnout Is Affecting Your Hormones
    • Health Topics
    • August 23, 2017
    Energy Burnout Is Affecting Your Hormones

    From an Ayurvedic perspective, energy burnout is a case of pitta-overload or an accumulation of a hot, sharp, fiery type of energy. While pitta imbalances can be seen in many forms, like inflammation, skin conditions, or blood conditions, the changes it causes in our endocrine system can be most threatening to our well-being.

  • When to Use Ayurveda and When to See a Western Doctor
    • Health Topics
    • August 21, 2017
    When to Use Ayurveda and When to See a Western Doctor

    There's a time to use Ayurveda (sniffles) and there's a time to go see a Western doctor (sinus infection). When accidents happen or serious health problems arise, go to Western medicine. While being treated by our Western doctor, we can still do all the Ayurvedic practices (routine, food, rest, natural remedies, and so forth) to promote healing and support health.

  • 6 Herbs to Support Healthy Adrenals
    • Health Topics
    • August 09, 2017
    6 Herbs to Support Healthy Adrenals

    When you reach the point of adrenal fatigue, the stress you’ve experienced has been so great for so long that your body can no longer recover. Along with getting proper rest and food intake, one of the best and often easiest ways to provide support is through adaptogenic herbs. Adaptogens assist in our body’s management of metabolic systems during stressful times.

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