Here is the deal – we don’t realize how much our kids symptoms- physical, emotional and mental – are correlated with their diet. We also don’t realize how we can change our cravings. When we don’t realize these connections – our kids don’t learn to identify them for themselves. The stakes are high.
There is a humility to our bodies aging that bewilders me. How can I make the best of this precious vehicle – this holy abode – for up to 60 more years?
This is the question. I wrote a blog post naming some of the bigger issues and opportunities I see with aging. My sense is it comes down to how we invest. Invest our awareness, which is our time. Invest our dollars in that which inspires us to take up better ways of being in a body. Invest in communities to support our growth, and how we grow our families, and our students families.
My experience with spiritual and bodily practices and raising a baby led me to believe that motherhood needs it’s own daily practices guidelines.
Expect household rhythms to change… frequently.
Don’t try to live up to standards and assumptions created my men living in caves, who had women cooking their meals. They don’t apply to you. Sleeping and waking rhythms … Read more
Desiree Rumbaugh and I are psyched to be in the March 2013 edition of Yoga Journal for our Eat Green Challenge. Check out p. 37-44 – the article by Lavinia Spalding called Crunch Time: Revitalize yourself with a plant-based eating plan that celebrates fruits and veggies. Also, Des and I want to get a shout out to our dear old friend and colleague, Stacey Rosenberg, who is the “student” of Eat Green in the article.
I’m frequently asked for a kitchari recipe. Over the last decade I’ve maybe been asked 300 times. One might think I would have posted a kitchari recipe like this in my first blog post and avoided a few dozen of those emails asking for a recipe. If you want the recipe – click the image and print it. And if you’re wondering why so many people want to eat kitchari, read on.
In this 20 minute video Dr. Claudia Welch and I discuss the basics of diaphragmatic breathing that must proceed the practice of any kind of conscious breathing practice. I also delve deep into the dangers and benefits of pranayama. And talk about balancing on your thumb.
Take this quick survey to self assess if your body is thriving. Your intuition will be peaked and you might make better choices today.
The Yoga Lifestyle Coaches and I want to know how we can support your body to thrive…. and if you’re ready to put some effort behind your body’s desire to thrive.
Thanksgiving is obviously all about the feast. The best way to feast is to fast before the feast. I usually talk about how to famine. Here is my chance to balance it out with a few tips on how to feast… ayurvedically speaking.
Did you know getting colds is optional? Most parents I know assume that getting colds is part of normal childhood terrain. And it is normal, in terms of common, but it’s not normal in terms of healthy. Colds occur with an unhealthy lymph system or an depleted immune system. Your child’s body is communicating through signs and symptoms exactly what is going on inside. If you know how to read the signs, you know how to prevent a cold. If you don’t… a little snot turns into a lingering cough or a gooey cold or maybe even mononucleosis come next March.
Guy not into doing a detox… Gal going to do it anyway.