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Time to stop eating raw food?

“Ayurveda favors minimal intake of raw food, like raw vegetables or uncooked oats. Salads and Fruit should be eaten seasonally” Early in my career, I got into a debate with an audience member at an event where I was a featured speaker. This person was

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Yoga did not occur

When I talk about yoga as it pertains to Ayurveda, I am not referring to the practice that has been popularized in the West. Ayurveda and yoga are considered sister sciences, as they are intended to be practiced together. In the book, when we talk

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Pros and Cons of Doing a Cleanse

I just read a wonderful article about The Extensive History and Modern Use of Detoxification and Cleansing by Dr. Sarah Bennett, NMD. Here, she highlights how in spite of the controversy around “modern day detox” and cleansing of the body, cultures around the world have been performing these

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No Change is the Best Change

A refreshing approach to a healthier New Year Let’s be honest, we have all experienced (or have seen others experience) the colossal failure of the best-laid plans and commitments for the New Year. From starting a new diet, quitting a substance, finding an exercise program,

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Not Everything is a Lesson

When my husband died many years ago, I spent a lot of time in sadness, grief, and guilt over what I could have done differently. I knew that I did not have control over a car accident, but I did ask myself what I could

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Time to stop eating raw food?

“Ayurveda favors minimal intake of raw food, like raw vegetables or uncooked oats. Salads and Fruit should be eaten seasonally” Early in my career, I got into a debate with an audience member at an event where I was a featured speaker. This person was

Read More »

Yoga did not occur

When I talk about yoga as it pertains to Ayurveda, I am not referring to the practice that has been popularized in the West. Ayurveda and yoga are considered sister sciences, as they are intended to be practiced together. In the book, when we talk

Read More »

Pros and Cons of Doing a Cleanse

I just read a wonderful article about The Extensive History and Modern Use of Detoxification and Cleansing by Dr. Sarah Bennett, NMD. Here, she highlights how in spite of the controversy around “modern day detox” and cleansing of the body, cultures around the world have been performing these

Read More »

No Change is the Best Change

A refreshing approach to a healthier New Year Let’s be honest, we have all experienced (or have seen others experience) the colossal failure of the best-laid plans and commitments for the New Year. From starting a new diet, quitting a substance, finding an exercise program,

Read More »
stencil on a wall

Not Everything is a Lesson

When my husband died many years ago, I spent a lot of time in sadness, grief, and guilt over what I could have done differently. I knew that I did not have control over a car accident, but I did ask myself what I could

Read More »