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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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Song of the Six Perfections

For generosity, nothing to do, Other than cease fixating on self. For morality, nothing to do, Other than cease being dishonest. For patience, nothing to do, Other than not fear what is ultimately true. For effort, nothing to do, Other … Continue reading

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Rest in the immediate

Rest in the immediate as though it were infinity…

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Ayurveda advises us to…

Ayurveda advises us to prioritize the Four Necessities: Nutrition Rest Security Intimacy Love & Light!

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The true value of small steps if often ignored

“The true value of small steps is often ignored. They involve motion. We go from not doing something to doing it – even in a minimal way. According to the law of physics we go from being a body at … 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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Be mindful of what you engage in before going to bed at night

Be mindful of what you engage in before going to bed at night. Look for things that are calming to you; take a bath, meditate, recite mantra…read something soothing. Avoid anything that stirs up your emotions, or is agitating one … Continue reading

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Rest like a great tree in the midst

“Praise and blame, gain and loss, pleasure and sorrow, come and go like the wind. To be happy, rest like a great tree in the midst of them all.” — Buddha

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A woman’s monthly cycle

I love this analogy that my teacher shared with me, regarding a woman’s monthly cycle. It is like we first prepare for a permanent houseguest, and when they don’t come, we have to put it all away again! And this … Continue reading

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