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Try saying this to yourself out loud as an affirmation/intention:
“Fire transform me,
Lead me to my passions,
Fire transform me,
Lead me to my passions,
I choose life, yes!
I choose courage,
To dance among the flames.”
Doesn't that feel amazing?
This is a song we sometimes sing at the...
Daylight savings got ya feeling wonky?
How about focusing on making some nourishing food to help you get back on track? I will be cooking a yummy Autumn meal as part of the One Habit to Thrive Challenge today. Join me (Facebook, Zoom, or Instagram) at noon EST, and cook along if you'd...
Gunas to the rescue!
Many people struggle with this sudden change in the time; it's like waking up in a new time zone.
To help, let's turn to a little wisdom from Ayurveda: The GUNAS
Guna translates as a quality. Ayurveda has 20 Gunas, or 10 pairs of opposite qualities. They...
When people first learn about living in alignment with the seasonal elements in Ayurveda, they are often curious about how they will personally be affected.
The elements in the environment during each season can either challenge or support us. They naturally encourage certain qualities (or ...
We are shifting into longer days than nights starting NOW! This is a brief time of equal balance of night and day, dark and light. How do you balance these opposites within yourself?
Ayurveda is based on 10 pairs of opposites, called Gunas or qualities, that help us create balance. The awesome...
Love by May Sarton
Fragile as a spider's web Hanging in space
Between tall grasses,
It is torn again and again.
A passing dog
Or simply the wind can do it.
Several times a day I gather myself together
And spin it again.
Spiders are patient weavers....
"YOU DON'T HAVE TO LIVE LIKE THAT!"
Most people don't realize how powerful they are in designing what they can be, do, and achieve. I find that if I sit down and talk with most people, they share a feeling of being stuck in some area of their lives. Limiting beliefs, negative self-talk, and...
Some of us love the winter months (you pitta predominant people know what I mean) because there is a respite from the heat and so much sunlight. Others of us are challenged this time of year (you Vata and Kapha predominant people know what I mean) because the cold and dark tend to make us...
This is the second of a two part series on constipation. If you missed the first part about WHY you get stopped up, please check out the previous BLOG.
Constipation is one of the most widespread, chronic health issues facing people in the US. Although most folks don't like to talk about it, sales...
Understanding your unique combination of elements is the key to a healthier you!
Have you ever wished you had been given an "owner's manual" for your specific body and mind? I certainly have. My physical and mental patterns seemed like a mystery to me for a long time. I often felt like I was a...
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 licorice...