Category Archives: Ayurveda

My intention

As some of you may have noticed, I have not been posting much for quite a while now…I feel a bit like I have been in hibernation, like a bear…and, I guess in many ways I have been. I have … Continue reading

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Like increases Like

In Ayurveda we say that “like increases like” If we follow this advise we can easily adjust back into a more balanced state Depending on what the problem is — stop adding the same of which you are experiencing Give your body … Continue reading

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The five elements in Ayurveda

I have been listening to an old lecture and found this photo from Maui, which I feel would be a good one to share for these explanations from Ayurveda of the five elements…. They are, from most gross to most … Continue reading

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Don’t let the ‘perfect’ become the enemy of the ‘good’

My teacher shared something again last night that one of his teachers used to say all the time: “Don’t let the ‘perfect’ become the enemy of the ‘good’.” Be kind to yourself and to others… Anything that we do in a … Continue reading

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The Four Quadrants for Stress Relief

The Four Quadrants for Stress Relief in Ayurveda is an amazingly useful tool that can help change the quality of our life dramatically.We can apply these ‘four quadrants’ to any situation we wish to improve. It can be a work … Continue reading

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Ayurveda looks upon the rooms in your home as follows…

Ayurveda looks upon the rooms in your home as follows: The bathroom is the treatment room, The bedroom is for recovery, The kitchen is the pharmacy, The living room is for visiting… And, the outside is for exercise (although that … Continue reading

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Our daily diet…

Our daily diet consists of much more than the foods we eat, and in what quantity. Everything we see, hear, smell, touch and taste has to be ‘digested’ – or it gets stored as stress in our bodies. So, since … Continue reading

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Ayurveda’s 50% rule

So often when we are exhausted, sick, or ‘down’ (for whatever reason), we get frustrated, inpatient or even angry. When there is nothing we can do about our current ‘state’, why get upset? Ayurveda teaches us that just like when … Continue reading

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Rose water to cool you down…

As our temperatures in Dallas are now climbing to high’s of 100+F / 38+ Celsius, I figured it would be a good time to share another useful Ayurvedic tip: Rose water. Put some in a spray bottle and spray it on your … Continue reading

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Drinking water with lime…

From an Ayurvedic perspective, limes have a special quality that is balancing to all constitutions. Drinking water with lime is very beneficial, and can be done at any time… Love & Light!

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