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Thanksgiving Nourishment retreat Nov 21, 2023

In this week of Thanksgiving in the US, I am grateful for you, and everyone in this community.

May we enjoy the bounty of this time of year amidst the heartbreak going on in our world. It's a poignant time to be alive, and simply being a human each day can feel challenging. During this...

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Will I See You in 2024? ayurveda retreat yoga Nov 13, 2023

A friend recently said to me, "Hannah, you are a vessel maker! You started when you were young making vessels out of clay, and while that has continued, you now make vessels that are transformational containers for women who are blessed to work with you."

This reflection blew my heart wide open....

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What Wakes You Up? autumn sleep Nov 06, 2023

This is a picture of my bedside table. While the books might give you insight into what I am curiously and ambitiously learning about 2 pages at a time each night before I fall asleep (lol!), and it is true that I use a purple eye mask every night, what I want you to focus on is something else in...

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Autumn Sleep Support autumn sleep vitality circle Oct 30, 2023

How is your sleep lately? Is it as deep and cozy as that of the babies in this picture?

Vata season (Autumn and early Winter) can be a mixed bag when it comes to sleep.

The light and ungrounded qualities of the season (think windy nights and dry, crisp air) can lead to heightened anxiety and...

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Meet Ellice ayurveda vitality circle Oct 23, 2023

The Vitality Circle can give you your life back! 

This is what Ellice Curry-Tucker had to say about her evolution in the Vitality Circle (watch the video):

"It’s amazing how much pain prevents you from being able to enjoy life!

I have lost 30 pounds

My cholesterol decreased

I...

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Eclipses & the Mind ayurveda vitality circle Oct 16, 2023

There was a solar eclipse yesterday. While that might seem interesting in astrological terms, I think it is also very interesting from a psycho-social perspective too. Solar eclipses are shown to bring people together as shared in the article "The Social Effects of an Awesome Solar Eclipse"...

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Unexpected Benefits of Healing self-care vitality circle Oct 09, 2023

This is the time of year for reflecting on what we have cultivated and grown into now. If we have intentionally evolved in powerful ways, we can harvest the joy of what has come to fruition. I get to see this process take place all the time for women in the Vitality Circle, the year...

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What the Heck is Dinacharya? autumn ayurveda habit evolution seasonal wisdom self-care Oct 02, 2023

Happy October!

As the weather grows cooler and the nights grow longer, perhaps you are feeling drawn to make changes in how you are living day-to-day.

This is totally seasonally appropriate and is actually part of living an Ayurvedic lifestyle.

Have you heard the word Dinacharya?

Dina- daily...

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Sunrise Supports Your Health autumn detox equinox Sep 25, 2023

Happy Equinox! We had an amazing Autumn Equinox Retreat yesterday. It was such a gift to spend time with those who attended. I love these retreats. They have become real touch points in my year. 

As of yesterday, we are now officially in the Autumn season in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Transformation As We Approach Equinox detox equinox Sep 18, 2023

The Autumnal Equinox is right around the corner. Can you feel the change in the air, the light, and the smells around you? 

Tuning into the shifts in the seasons creates an awareness of the changes that we need to start making in our daily lives as the cooler weather arrives and...

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Ginger: An Early Autumn Helper autumn digestion medicinal food Sep 11, 2023

As the heat of summer starts to dissipate and the cooler weather moves in, you might notice your appetite returning.

You might also notice that your digestion isn’t working as smoothly as you would like…

Toward the end of the summer, the digestive fire isn’t as strong and we...

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Summertime "Creamy" Zucchini Soup & Detoxes detox recipes Sep 05, 2023

Make yourself this yummy summertime soup in celebration of you prioritizing your health and wellbeing! 

Summertime "Creamy" Zucchini Soup

1 8-10 inch zucchini (or equivalent) chopped into small cubes

1 cup red lentils (rinsed)

1 cup chopped green (or purple) beans

4 cups water or broth

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Must Watch Film & Retreat Celebration ayurveda Aug 28, 2023

What an incredible Heartfelt Wellbeing retreat we had last weekend at the Prama Institute in Marshall, NC! Eighteen phenomenal women came from all over the US to gather in community to explore end of summer wisdom through Yoga, Ayurveda and Creativity over 4 days.

We laughed, cried,...

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Affirmations & Intentions detox equinox solstice Aug 24, 2023

Thoughts are powerful! Affirmations are a wonderful way to work with the mind to create more happiness and health in our lives.

Have you ever tried consciously replacing a persistent, negative thought with a helpful, positive alternative? It can be challenging at first to make our patterns...

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The Earth is Our Mirror ayurveda healing medicinal food Aug 14, 2023

We live on a living organism we call Earth. If you believe in this principle, known as the Gaia Hypothesis, and you have also been following the warming trend that is happening on our planet, it is very easy to come to the conclusion that Gaia has a fever.

In a living organism, fevers...

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