How to make 2018 the most badass yet

As a cup-is-always-half-full, silver-lining, eternal-optimist type of gal, the phrase NEW YEAR, NEW YOU makes me cringe.   As much as I love the idea of a New Year, New You, from an Eastern Medicine perspective, it’s misleading and impossible.   It implies you haven’t been YOU all this time in 2015, 2016, 2017...and poof, all … Continue reading How to make 2018 the most badass yet

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Gratitude as an Act of Devotion

When the hustle and bustle of the holiday season grabs you by the arm, neck, throat, or well, you know what, rather than fight back, smile at it this year and say, “Thank you.” Huh? Thank you??? Yep, “Thank You!” with a big smile of course. With this week being Thanksgiving we are constantly being … Continue reading Gratitude as an Act of Devotion

What does it mean to be “Healthy”?

These days, "yoga" is a household term in the United States, while the term Ayurveda is still unknown.  Ayurveda, yoga's sister science, is also Sanskrit and means Science or Wisdom of Life.  It is the oldest and most complete holistic mind-body medicine still practiced on this planet.  The ancient texts and complete medical books of Ayurveda are over 5,000 years old!  … Continue reading What does it mean to be “Healthy”?

What is Ayurveda?

Airuuveeda? huh? Let's start at the beginning.   Say it with  me. "Eye-ru" "Vay-duh"..."eye-ru-vay-duh." Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word.   Ayur = Life, longevity   Veda = Science, Wisdom or The Way.  Therefore, Ayurveda is the science of life or science of longevity.  It is a traditional form of medicine still practiced by medical professionals, researched, and … Continue reading What is Ayurveda?