Ayurveda Guidelines for Summer – a one page Quick Guide to print and pin on your fridge. Print a few to share at your local yoga studio.
I have 2 gifts for you. While both gifts are aimed at families with children, they teach perennial lessons that awaken our connectivity and elevate our morality. A story by Starhawk: A Visit to Mother Winter. She generously let me publish online her story in a printer-friendly format. If your family doesn’t have a Winter Solstice Ritual, this is a perfect one to begin with.
We’re going to feature the TOP 10 Ayurvedic blog posts of 2012. We know this is a ridiculous endeavor, due to the huge amount of fantastic work many Ayurvedic doctors, practitioners, and enthusiasts produced in 2012. We invite you to tell us what you loved!
We went out with some friends last night. The conversation turned to the holidays…. and excess consumption. In Ayurveda excess consumption of anything creates ama. Ama = toxic crap that blocks the flow of consciousness.
- If the excess is in food it begets physical ama.
- If its excess is in stimulation it begets mental ama.
- Because excess is
The Yoga of Holiday Spending is about investing. Our dollars matter more than ever before. We have more power with each purchase to let our values speak volumes. So before you get wrapped up in the whole to do of holiday spending, listen to this audio with Adam Baker. It’s an interview from the Evolve your Winter Traditions e-Course I did with Adam Baker, founder of the famous blog Man vs. Debt. This interview changed the way my family spends money during the holiday season.Give the conversation a listen.
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.
With so many people experiencing traumatic events like the hurricanes, earthquakes and devastating losses, I created a little quick guide for when you have a chance to direct energy out of survival and get back on track. Below I give a short description of what trauma does to the doshas. Please forward the quick guide cheat sheet to anyone you … Read more