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Who moved the Cheese?

Everyone has a moment or moments in their lives where they decide to make a conscious and important change for themselves. And over the past 18 years practicing Ayurveda, I have noticed that the actual process of making change is not the hardest thing patients

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Stop all Causative Factors

A few years ago, I moved from one state to another. And although the move was gradual, the motivation was not. I was overwhelmed. After 16 years in the same place, I had fulfilled my dream of opening a muliti-modal holistic health center, only to

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Learning how to “BE”

A client of mine once told me that when he was young, his parents would never let him just sit and be still. “Do something!” they would exclaim, “Even if it is wrong, do something!” This is all too common in the way we have

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No Shoes in the house

Please leave your shoes at the door

Being brought up in a strict, culturally oriented Indian family, I was the wild child who broke all the rules. However, there was one rule I never dared to challenge because I myself, had understood it so clearly. I would even enforce it on others

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Have a seat

Ayurveda and the Sofa

Why being lazy during uncertain times could be the body’s natural attempt at homeostasis By Amita S. Nathwani, MA Last week, I proceeded to perform half of my friend’s online Yoga class and then spend the second half eating dinner and watching it, on the

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drink up

The Ayurvedic approach to immunity and the coronavirus

On Wednesday evening, Eric Garcetti, the mayor of Los Angeles, gave the people of his city a message regarding masks: if you really must go out on the street, for whatever reason, cover your mouth and nose. This measure was given to begin the first step to protecting one’s self from the virus.

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cloudy with a chance of rain

Love in the time of Corona

Let’s go ahead and fast forward past the scientific evolution of the COVID-19 virus, how fast it has spread globally and how the rest of the world is handling the pandemic. Let’s skip the debate of whether or not we should be self or mandated

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Who moved the Cheese?

Everyone has a moment or moments in their lives where they decide to make a conscious and important change for themselves. And over the past 18 years practicing Ayurveda, I have noticed that the actual process of making change is not the hardest thing patients

Read More »

Stop all Causative Factors

A few years ago, I moved from one state to another. And although the move was gradual, the motivation was not. I was overwhelmed. After 16 years in the same place, I had fulfilled my dream of opening a muliti-modal holistic health center, only to

Read More »

Learning how to “BE”

A client of mine once told me that when he was young, his parents would never let him just sit and be still. “Do something!” they would exclaim, “Even if it is wrong, do something!” This is all too common in the way we have

Read More »
No Shoes in the house

Please leave your shoes at the door

Being brought up in a strict, culturally oriented Indian family, I was the wild child who broke all the rules. However, there was one rule I never dared to challenge because I myself, had understood it so clearly. I would even enforce it on others

Read More »
Have a seat

Ayurveda and the Sofa

Why being lazy during uncertain times could be the body’s natural attempt at homeostasis By Amita S. Nathwani, MA Last week, I proceeded to perform half of my friend’s online Yoga class and then spend the second half eating dinner and watching it, on the

Read More »
drink up

The Ayurvedic approach to immunity and the coronavirus

On Wednesday evening, Eric Garcetti, the mayor of Los Angeles, gave the people of his city a message regarding masks: if you really must go out on the street, for whatever reason, cover your mouth and nose. This measure was given to begin the first step to protecting one’s self from the virus.

Read More »
cloudy with a chance of rain

Love in the time of Corona

Let’s go ahead and fast forward past the scientific evolution of the COVID-19 virus, how fast it has spread globally and how the rest of the world is handling the pandemic. Let’s skip the debate of whether or not we should be self or mandated

Read More »