What’s new in the blog?
Happy May!! I hope encouragement and inspiration are blooming around you on this new moon and beginning a new month. Since new moons are a great time to nourish yourself, maybe you feel inspired to try a new recipe?
Springtime is a great time to make seasonally aligned Buddha Bowls. They...
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...
As Spring approaches, it's time for us to do Spring Cleaning. That doesn't just mean clearing out your closets and going through the paper piles that have accumulated in the corners of your home. It also means that it's time to clean out your body. Time for a seasonal detox!
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...
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 ...
"The flavor of chickweed is pure spring vitality that tastes like green sunshine... it is plentiful, mild in flavor, and delicately succulent" - Katrina Blair The Wild Wisdom of Weeds
With the arrival of Spring, the earth is coming back to life and offering us nutrition and medicine.
Your cells are talking to you!
Can you hear them? They are letting you know they want to clear out the gunk now that Winter is over.
"Wahoo! Spring cleaning time," they shout!
You may not listen because you have grown attached to your own GUNK! You've become used to feeling sluggish, tired,...
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....
It's been a rough winter for many of us and we’re only half way through. As we move through the winter and begin to yearn for the spring, we can look to the wisdom of
Ayurveda (Ayur=life, Veda= Wisdom) to understand how to manage the cold and dampness of late winter. In Ayurveda, Winter is...
Nature is constantly providing the remedies we need for each season. Springtime is when we need to flush out the liver and rekindle the digestive fire. Great concepts, but how do we achieve such goals? Wild greens!
Do you know what wild abundance is growing right outside your door?
Here in the...