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Strive to Thrive

People say that if they received the diagnosis of cancer they wouldn't go down without a fight. This begs the question that if you’ll fight to survive, why not fight to thrive? Why do we give up on our true dreams so easily and fall softly…

What is Ayurveda?

As a tri-doshic system, Ayurveda is based on knowing your mind-body type, or dosha. The three doshas are Vata, Kapha, and Pitta. Once you know your type you can steer yourself towards consuming the foods and living the lifestyle that not only…
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Change of Season Detox: Fall

Change is coming. Can you feel it? I know I sure can. Here in Australia the buds on the trees are blossoming as spring swings into full effect. And, for those of you back home (in the US of A) I imagine that the leaves are just beginning…

Processed Foods Hit List *

…eh’hem. This is the hit list. If you are an ingredient on this list, get ready to be taken out, removed from the shelves, and kicked out of the market. Here we go… We've created over 75,000 synthetic chemicals since 1940. Here are the…
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Vata-Balancing Poem

Plant your feet into the earth to ground yourself with poise & grace. Strike a balance to unwind and gently slow your pace. Build strong routines and practices to support you in your day- This anchored, health-sustaining lifestyle will hold…
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Kapha-Balancing Poem

Commit to daily movement and to shaking up your routine. Challenge yourself to try new things even if at first you are not keen. Exercise for you is paramount as it will increase your energy. Find something you can stick to that will help…
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Pitta-Balancing Poem

Go a little slower, take on a little less. Be present in every moment and give yourself a rest. The freedom just to be without any agenda, Just put your mind at ease, and enjoy the natural splendor Allow yourself to breathe experiencing the…
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Your Ayurvedic Pantry

“Let food be your medicine andmedicine be your food” Hippocrates Recently, I journeyed to India to study Ayurveda and learn the ancient principles and practices from my wise teacher, Dr. Sundar Raman. Now, I pass this information…
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Discovering Ayurveda in India

My plane touched down in India early in the morning after 3 flights and 22 hours of travel. I was greeted by a driver holding a sign with my name on it. We quickly embarked on a 2 hour drive from Coimbatore airport to the town of Coonoor located…
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A Time-Tested Detox for a New You: Ayurvedic Pancha Karma

Discover how Ayurveda’s Pancha Karma can Help You Lose Weight, Feel Fit, and Revitalize Your Life You’ve been here before; it’s the end of the holiday season and as the New Year begins, with resolutions drawn up, you sweep away the last…