Freedom from Fatigue

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Average Reading Time: 6 minutes and 7 seconds Everyone experiences fatigue – this is a natural response to overexertion or stress. But for many people in our culture, the unabating experience of fatigue affects their life in a negative and pervasive way. For example, according to one study, fatigue affects […]

Dangers of Distracted Eating

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 39 seconds According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, secondary eating is defined as “eating while engaged in another activity.” This includes watching TV, opening mail, reading, talking on the phone, texting, and of course driving, standing or eating on the run. By now, […]

Ouch! Why Rejection Hurts

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes In a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers looked at the connection between feelings of rejection and other emotional traumas with the development of physical pain. (1) Interestingly, using a type of brain mapping called fMRI (Functional Magnetic […]

Episode 14: Dreaming of a Good Night’s Sleep?

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Date: Monday, November 10th Time: 5:30pm MT (4:30pm Pacific, 6:30pm Central, 7:30 Eastern) Register here to receive reminder emails for the live event! In this live podcast, join Dr. John Douillard as he dives into the underlying cause of sleeplessness. Learn how, today, the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda is being […]

Episode 13: Lymph – The Ancient Key To Longevity

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In Ayurveda, the lymph is known as rasa, which also means taste, emotion, juice (as in the juice of life), satisfaction, and love. These word associations reflect the potential of a healthy lymphatic system to foster a healthy physical, emotional and spiritual life. In the west, we are sadly never […]

Funding Longevity

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 46 seconds A new study by scientists from Harvard, USC, Columbia and the University of Illinois found that researching longevity rather than disease would save 7.1 trillion dollars over the next 50 years. (1) The study suggested that researching health rather than disease would […]

Equinox Rules

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Average Reading Time: 6 minutes and 10 seconds On September 23 at 2:29AM, the sun will shine directly on the equator creating nature’s day of perfect balance. This autumnal equinox is when days and nights are extremely close to being the same length. It is the day of balance between […]

Breast Milk: The Original Probiotic

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 48 seconds New research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found over 700 species of beneficial microbes in human breast milk. (1) Perhaps this isn’t so surprising, since the infant gut is actually sterile – containing no good microbes – at […]