A Clinical Approach to Lifestyle Medicine
Before we start, I would like you to ask yourself a question: Why are you here? What drives you to gain an understanding of Ayurveda in the first place? Your reasons for diving into the world of Ayurveda are as unique as the subject of this question: You.
And yet, too many of us forget to consider ourselves when seeking out health and wellness. We seek external solutions and wonder why we can’t seem to achieve the results we want. Ayurveda — a 5,000-year-old science — is a way to get the body, mind, and spirit back to balance, and the key to healing comes from knowing ourselves.
Peaks and Valleys
A woman’s journey through life and loss by Amita Nathwani is a collection of short stories about the author’s experiences after the death of her husband. At the age of 38, she began reflecting on life, and the purpose of it, and why there is suffering.
With the help of monks, a holy man, medicine people, friends and strangers, the book takes you through an emotional and vivid journey of self-exploration.
Read chapter 4, The Shaman’s Death, in its entirety here.
Honoring Three Generations Of Women And Their Adaptations To Gujarati Cuisine For Food Sustainability.
When clients of my practice ask me what they should eat to get better, the answer isn’t, “Eat the recipes in my cookbook, and you’ll automatically start to heal.” I wish curing ailments and disease was as simple as that, but I’ve learned over the years that there is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to health and wellness.
It’s true that diet is critical to promoting health, but nourishing the body is so much more than consuming foods with the proper nutrient composition and avoiding the ones that are “bad.”