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The 3pm Water Chug age gracefully autumn habit evolution self-care Nov 15, 2022

Sometimes it's the little things that make all the difference.

"Simple but not always easy"  might be our motto for implementing new habits amidst the hustle and bustle of modern life.

Autumn is a time when the dry quality becomes more prevalent in the natural world. The...

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Cook an Autumn lunch with me! autumn ayurveda kapha medicinal food pitta recipes self-care vata Nov 06, 2022

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...

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Vata Season Tips = Balance autumn gunas imbalance self-care vata Oct 03, 2022

Each season carries with it distinct qualities. These qualities show up as descriptive words like Autumn is cool, Summer is hot, Spring is wet.

GUNA is the Sanskrit word for "quality."

As we move into Vata season of Autumn, we will experience more of the qualities, or gunas, of Vata: cold, dry,...

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Sunrise = Energy AND Ease depression habit evolution self-care May 22, 2022

Would you like to feel more energized and positive for your day?

Wake before the sunrise and be outside and present as the world grows lighter. This may sound trivial but it is really one of the most amazing small actions we can take to be healthy and happy humans. It's truly magical. Circadian...

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Grab your towel - it's time for a ginger steam! congestion ginger inflammation seasonal wisdom self-care stuffy nose Apr 03, 2022

Ginger steams are an easy way to help clear out stagnation in your head. The drying and clearing qualities of ginger can work miracles to clear our mucous.

Here are the steps to creating a healing ginger steam.*

  • Place a pot of water with several slices of fresh ginger in it (or you can shred the...
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Gunas to the RESCUE!! ayurveda healing imbalance kapha seasonal wisdom self-care spring Mar 13, 2022

Gunas to the rescue!

Say what????

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...

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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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Being off, so you can be ON! ayurveda healing mindset purpose reflect self-care stress Jun 06, 2021

I am packing up my sleeping bag, preparing breakfast and getting ready for my second day on the trail. My phone will be turned off and left at home for the entire weekend and my eyes will be taking a break from focusing on a computer screen.  

Evie, my inner efficiency/taskmaster voice is...

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Mother's Day! Are you READY to Work with Me? gratitude one habit to thrive self-care spring vitality circle May 09, 2021

Happy Mother's Day!  

All of us ladies are mothering something at some point or another - a child, a pet, a dream, or a project. 

And ... truth bomb: The energy of birth flows through us and can inspire or deplete us.  

So ... How is your self-care lately? 

I am hearing many...

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Do you believe more in your future or your past? habit evolution meditation one habit to thrive reflection self-care sleep weight loss Jan 03, 2021

Have you ever had a big goal that you weren't sure you could reach? Maybe you have one or two such resolutions right now. T'is the season, right?

Habit Science shows us if we imagine reaching an ultimate goal while continually taking small, committed steps each day towards that goal, there is a...

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Travel Part 2: Sleep and Immunity anxiety ayurveda im self-care sleep summer vata Jun 23, 2019

This is the second of a three-part series on the topic of traveling, since many of us will be traveling this summer. Part one was about Food and Digestion. Stay tuned for Part 3: Movement.  

If you don't sleep well, life is simply not as much fun. Not getting adequate sleep is one of the...

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Summer Wisdom age gracefully ayurveda digestion energy natural flow pitta self-care summer Jun 09, 2019

Do you love or dread the heat? Do you tend to get more grumpy in the summer or feel more energized and alive? Do you notice skin issues, looser bowel movements or more acid indigestion this time of year? Do you take on big projects and feel more inspired, focused, and driven? These are all...

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How Stressed Are You? anxiety digestion imbalance mindset pitta self-care stress summer weight loss Jun 02, 2019

Do you have trouble sleeping, weight you cannot shed, digestive distress, depression, or anxiety? The average American spends $11,800 per year on treating stress. This is a staggering amount of money when we have tools to help us at our fingertips, most of them free. The tools are called...

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Birthday Reflections anxiety ayurveda energy evolve healing imbalance purpose reflection self-care Apr 21, 2019

On April 13th, I turned 41. I had a wonderful day - breakfast was made for me by my sweetie and his children, who later took me on an outing to Chimney Rock and we got to enjoy gorgeous views and a hike to an impressive waterfall. We met up with my parents and went out for a yummy Indian dinner...

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Reflecting on What's Done age gracefully community evolve purpose reflect self-care vitality circle Jan 13, 2019

Celebrate what happened in 2018

Before we move on from focusing on the New Year, I'd like to invite you to take a look back through the lens of appreciation. And, let's add a little humility and humor into the mix, before we look at the details. I love how this quote from French scholar and...

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