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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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hand in hand

Lower your expectations

In my late twenties, I met a wonderful man and married him out of love and innocence. We cared for each other tremendously and worked together for 10 years to learn about each other and work through all the joys and difficulties of marriage. Before

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Dhanvantri

Modern Ayurvedic Medicine and the Vedas

As science has begun to bridge the gap between alternative and conventional medicine, a new concept of Integrative Medicine has formed. Ayurvedic Medicine, the 5000 year old, universal approach to health has found its way into the mainstream understanding as one of the complementary therapies

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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

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 »
hand in hand

Lower your expectations

In my late twenties, I met a wonderful man and married him out of love and innocence. We cared for each other tremendously and worked together for 10 years to learn about each other and work through all the joys and difficulties of marriage. Before

Read More »
Dhanvantri

Modern Ayurvedic Medicine and the Vedas

As science has begun to bridge the gap between alternative and conventional medicine, a new concept of Integrative Medicine has formed. Ayurvedic Medicine, the 5000 year old, universal approach to health has found its way into the mainstream understanding as one of the complementary therapies

Read More »