Category Archives: Ayurvedic Self-Care

How Ayurveda Led Me To True Self Love

Like many young women, I grew up idolizing images of Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, and the Spice Girls, all of whom graced magazine covers with size 2 bodies and gave off the impression to five year old girls that it was normal to wear belly shirts everyday. Mixed Messages and Me Now, I have never […]

Want Smooth Travels? Then Balance Your Vata

Traveling, Especially Air Travel Will Naturally Aggravate Vata. Vata, according to Ayurveda (a 5000 year old science of healing based on the understanding of the laws of nature and the five elements) is a combination of the air and space elements. It is responsible for circulation, elimination, and movement and does marvelous things for us; […]

Healthy Brain, Healthy Life

An important indicator of your health is a sharpened intellect, focused mind, clarity of thought and an ease of being. In Ayurveda, all the three Doshas or bio elements have a role to play in the brain functions. For example, Vata governs how fast you learn and perceive, Kapha regulates memory and Pitta makes sure […]

Ayurvedic Routines For Your Day

In Sanskrit, your daily routine is called  Dinacharya. ‘Din’ means ‘day’ and ‘acharya’ means ‘to follow’ or ‘close to’. Dinacharya is an ideal daily schedule that takes into account nature’s cycle. In Ayurveda, the focus is levied on the early hours of the day, as they are instrumental in setting the tone of your day. […]

Ayurvedic Tips To Stay Warm In The Winter

The popularity of the ancient art and science of Ayurveda is exploding, not just in the west but all over the globe. Ayurveda, or science(veda) of life(ayur), as translated from Sanskrit (the ancient language of India), seeks to help the practitioner achieve optimal wellness through balance and integration, and seeks to treat the root cause […]