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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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Guilt and blame – two sides of the same coin

Guilt is what we feel – or what we try to make others feel – by assigning blame. Blame is actually a misunderstanding. Blame implies that there is a willful violation. So we have to ‘go back’ and do the … Continue reading

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What is good or bad for any one of us depends on many factors…

We have as a society, taken so much of what is given to us in the media; from governmental agencies, medical establishments etc. as ‘truths’ – what is good for us or bad for us. What is good or bad … Continue reading

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We might say–and truly believe–that we’re doing everything we can…

“We might say–and truly believe–that we’re already doing everything we can to avoid suffering. But if we were to look more closely, we might see that, while hating our pain, we seem to love many of the things that cause … Continue reading

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The spiritual path is not about being ‘perfect’…

The spiritual path is not about being ‘perfect’ or striving for someone else’s approval. It is about using skillful means to go about our lives, so to avoid as much suffering as possible. It is about walking a middle path … Continue reading

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Ayurveda teaches us that health care if self care

Ayurveda teaches us that ”health’ care is ‘self’ care. If you don’t take responsibility for all your actions of body, speech/energy and mind, who will? Prana (life force, qi) is intelligent. It only needs to be allowed to do what … Continue reading

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As seasons change

As seasons change and the weather is colder, eat warm, cooked foods more of the time. If you chose to eat something like a salad, do it around mid-day, when the sun is high, so your own digestion will resonate … Continue reading

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