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Please! Don't DETOX in January! detox digestion natural flow vata Jan 09, 2022

You read that correctly: Please DO NOT Detox in January!

Even though popular culture is trying to push post-holiday juice cleanses, raw food detoxes, and fasting, please don't fall into the trap of believing that is the best way to feel better and support your health this time of year.

When...

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Looking back at 2021 and looking ahead age gracefully gratitude reflection Jan 02, 2022

On New Year's Eve, David and I made lists of what we were most proud of in 2021. It was pretty awesome to see that amidst the changes inherent in our current world, we made amazing progress this year. I was very inspired to build a lot this year, spurred by the need for healing, community,...

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Thank you for an amazing 2021 purpose reflect Dec 26, 2021

I hope you are having a nourishing holiday time, whatever that means for you.

This time of year can be so varied. It can be a welcome break for relaxation, and it can also be challenging, connecting, lonely, happy, sad, nourishing, frustrating, and sometimes all of these things at once. I am...

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Solstice Reflections poem reflect solstice winter Dec 19, 2021

In this time of longest nights, the natural world encourages us to get quiet, to do the inner work to illuminate what is in the shadows and prepare for the coming solar year.

The Winter Solstice offers us many lessons amidst the challenges of our changing world. When we create light in the...

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Healthy Holiday Treats evolve recipe vata winter Dec 12, 2021

Does the holiday season feel like a challenging time to make healthy food choices? While it's true that there is often more focus on sugar and alcohol, (and less on vegetables, being outside, and moving our bodies), the holidays don't have to be such an inner battle.

I have some...

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How Nature Nourishes autumn ayurveda gratitude natural flow vata Nov 28, 2021

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

In this time of giving thanks, I want to acknowledge how nature sustains us.

Without the natural world, we could not exist.

Nature sustains us physically by gifting us food and medicine (plants and animals), heating sources, the air that we breathe, the...

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3 tips for GREAT Thanksgiving digestion ayurveda digestion gratitude mindset Nov 21, 2021
Do you look forward to the feast of Thanksgiving, but know that you will likely feel less than stellar after the meal, either because you ate too much or things didn't sit well with you? 
 Since this Thanksgiving will likely be very different from past Thanksgivings due to the Covid...
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Healthy Pie recipes vata winter Nov 14, 2021
If you are anything like me, getting to have yummy (and healthy) pie at Thanksgiving is key to a nourishing holiday.
 
I have shared this recipe in this community for the past couple of years and I have decided to make it an annual tradition. I look forward to making it again this week.
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The Glory of Ghee ayurveda vata winter Nov 07, 2021
I love ghee.
 
I also love that there is the perfect time of year to consume more of it! (It's now!)
 
When the weather gets cold and the winds dry out the Earth, ghee is the perfect medicine because it is warming and hydrating. It helps calm the nervous system (decrease anxiety and...
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A Deepening of Halloween autumn ayurveda reflect Oct 31, 2021
I am so grateful for this incredible community and have been enjoying a low-key weekend of cozy time at home.
 
And now, it's Halloween! Happy Halloween!
 
This macabre holiday has taken on more meaning for me since learning more about its roots. One of my teachers, Corinna Wood,...
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Doors are OPEN! age gracefully healing purpose self-care vitality circle Oct 24, 2021

My mission is to alleviate unnecessary suffering in the world. This is why I have dedicated myself to becoming the best Ayurveda practitioner, Health Coach, and fellow human that I can be. I strive to reach people near and far who are ready to thrive. This is the key to changing our world for...

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Autumn Lifestyle Hacks anxiety autumn constipation dry skin gut health seasonal wisdom vata Oct 17, 2021

I am going to keep preaching the wisdom of the seasons because when the seasons change, we need to change too! It makes a huge difference in how you feel (body mind and spirit).

Amidst all that is going on in our world, there is enough suffering. Why not at least make sure you are doing what you...

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The Magic Power of the Scarf autumn energy vata winter Oct 10, 2021

"A scarf has to be the most beautiful thing ever invented to wear! It's a winding, a continuity, an infinity! I love things that are endless, I hate them to stop. It's like order and disorder: I rather love disorder and things that move, it's a state where one gets more things done!" Sonia...

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Colder Weather = New Seasonal Palate autumn digestion imbalance natural flow Oct 03, 2021

“The heat of autumn is different from the heat of summer. One ripens apples, the other turns them to cider.” - Jane Hirshfield

Can you feel the crisp tinge of the coming cold in the air? Are leaves crunching as you walk through the woods? Are you grabbing a sweater to put on in the...

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Equinox Invitations autumn ayurveda equinox gratitude natural flow Sep 26, 2021

Equal hours of light and darkness. We celebrate the balance of the season and ask all the unseen forces to bless us. For all that is bad, there is good. For that which is despair, there is hope. For the moments of pain, there are moments of love. For all that falls, there is the chance to rise...

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