Category Archives: Health

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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Our lives flow from our beliefs, and our beliefs are conditioned by our actions

“Our lives flow from our beliefs, and our beliefs are conditioned by our actions. As we act, so we build our character and so we become. By consciously making our meals celebrations of peace, compassion, and freedom, we can sow … 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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Patanjali said in the Yoga Sutras

Patanjali said in the Yoga Sutras: citta vritti nirodha = yoga is the cessation of mental fluctuations… This is achieved through the 8 limbs of yoga: yama (ethical standards–prohibitions=don’ts) niyama (self discipline and spiritual observances–Yes, do!) asana (postures) pranayama (life … 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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Body and mind

“For the health of our body, we should keep it moving. In taking care of our mind, we should keep it at peace. Exercise and peace of mind are the key to living a fulfilling life.” — Ven Master Chin … Continue reading

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Get into the habit of fully inhaling and exhaling…

Get into the habit of fully inhaling and exhaling. Breathing better will help you in so many ways and it can actually help prevent disease from forming… The left nostril we associate with ‘life’; meditation, peaceful activity, going to sleep…The … Continue reading

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Adapting to the Seasons

Originally posted on Great Middle Way:
Exploring seasonal adaptation requires that we understand various seasonal cycles:  The Life-Stage Cycle The Four Quarters of Growth, Production, Decline, and Termination Growth: Ojas Predominates Production: Agni Predominates Decline: Prana-Agni Predominates Termination: Prana Predominates …

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Paradise – but this is samsara after all…

I have returned from a lovely 8 days on my special island on this Earth…Maui. The first few days were filled with grace and beauty, and the last few days confirmed once more that ‘this’ is indeed samsara, no matter … Continue reading

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‘Health’ care is ‘Self’ care

From the perspective of Ayurveda ‘health’ care is ‘self’ care. If we don’t take responsibility for all our actions of body, speech/energy/breath, and mind, who will? Love & Light!

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