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How to Maintain Your Strong Fire Within {Agni}

July 11, 2018

When agni is weakened, food components remain undigested and unabsorbed in the colon. They accumulate and create a foul smelling, sticky substance called ama. Ama wreaks havoc on the body as it clogs internal bodily channels. When ama accumulates, the intestinal...

How to Balace Vata + an Autumnal Stew Recipe

July 11, 2018

Fall is here along with the cool and crisp air, beautiful colors in the leaves, and a harvest of delicious vegetables. These are all delightful changes the season brings. But along with those changes come the shorter, colder, and drier...

How To Handle Your Ayurvedic Stress Type

July 11, 2018

In the Western world, we don’t usually dwell on the distinctions between our reactions to stress . . . we tend to focus on the stressful situations we find ourselves in, such as looming work deadlines or a missed train. And the...

Ready for a Healthful Season and a Joyful New Year?

July 11, 2018

Winter is characterized by shorter days and lower energy. Nature slows down, plants go dormant and animals go into hibernation. This is the time of year when the natural world begins to retreat . . . and as per the...

Ayurvedic Skin Health Guide: Look from the Inside Out

July 11, 2018

As the largest organ in the body, the functions of the skin reach well beyond serving as a sac for the contents of our physiology. Nutrients reach the skin by diffusing through fluid from the blood vessels embedded in the...

The 5 External Elements Within Us

July 11, 2018

In the ancient healing science of Ayurveda, the five elements are discussed like philosophical concepts. The elements are the basic principles of the Universe . . . and they represent the primary components of all living things. Imagine a breeze...

How to Stay in Tune with the Rhythm of Nature

July 11, 2018

The Ayurvedic paradigm shows how body, mind, and spirit interactions can be predicted, balanced and improved to enable us to live gracefully, harmoniously.   ~ Dr. Robert Svboda Circadian rhythm makes it possible for organisms to coordinate their behavior with...