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Time to Sleep! sleep Dec 09, 2018

Do you frequently wake up between 2-6am? This is a known sleep pattern caused by anxiety, inefficient digestion, and not keeping a regular schedule. In Ayurveda, 2-6 am and pm are governed by Vata whose main function is movement. So perhaps you wake up because you have to pee. Or you wake up...

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Oil: The Key to a Healthy Fall and Winter autumn self-care winter Dec 09, 2018

As the weather cools and the days grow shorter, you may have noticed your body getting more dry in many areas. Chapped lips, dry mouth, raw nasal passages, and rough or flaky skin are all signs that you aren’t getting enough moisture into your system. When we think of hydration, we often...

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The Importance of the Sacred Pause meditation summer Jul 22, 2018

As we prepare for final outings to close out the summer, for kids to go back to school, and and lazy days at the lake draw to a close, you might be asking yourself, “How can I carry some of that carefree ease into my daily life moving forward?”

The answer: Stop, Drop and Sit!
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Why You Want to Eat a Lighter, Earlier Supper May 27, 2018
As daylight lasts longer in the summertime, we often find ourselves pushing the evening meal time back later and later. This is a big disservice to our health. Modern medicine is discovering the importance of schedules in the maintenance of well-being, but many ancient systems from around the...
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Cuba! Apr 16, 2017
Last week I was in Cuba. I went with my twin sister Molly, her husband, and their 10 year-old son. It was an incredible trip in many ways: we met amazing people, heard incredible stories, saw revamped old cars, we all got along, we enjoyed doing the same kinds of activities, we were grateful...
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Scrape Your Tongue!! Feb 05, 2017
Yup! You read it right! Scrape your tongue! Its not painful at all, its cleansing to your whole system!
Have you ever noticed how when you wake up in the morning your tongue is coated with gunk? Have you noticed that when you are eating well and exercising there is less gunk there to greet...
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Wonderfully Warming Winter Tea Jan 29, 2017
When the world around you is cold, warm up your body, digestive system and mind with this tea.
Wonderfully Warming Winter Tea BOOST YOUR AGNI (YOUR DIGESTIVE FIRE)
In a pot combine: 1 quart water 2 large slices of fresh ginger 6 cardamom pods 5 cloves pinch cayenne powder 1 t. dried...
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Listening to my Daddy Jan 29, 2017
I was driving home from Asheville last Sunday, after participating in the Women's March, and had some time to chat with my parents. They were concerned to learn that I had come down with a hard cold and was not feeling well. My dad, ever the believer in kitchen remedies and food as medicine (I...
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My First Blog Post- Get Oily With It! Jan 08, 2017
Its true, other than being a guest blogger on a friend's blog, I have never been a blogger. But today, January 9th, as I embark on 2017 goals to manifest my dreams, all that is about to change. I write blogs all the time in my head, but my new challenge is to put them out into the world. I will...
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