Articles in: Ayurvedic Health

In this section, you’ll find articles discussing various facets of Ayurveda. Ayurveda is the science of life, and is about living your life in balance with your own nature as well as the natural cycles. It incorporates daily routines, exercise, diets, detox and herbal therapies to bring the body back into balance. Ayur means “life” and veda means “truth” – meaning that Ayurveda is ultimately the science of experiencing the truth of who you are. From an Ayurvedic perspective, this encompasses becoming less stressed, physically in balance and becoming emotionally free to be your most loving kind and joyful self.

A Yawn A Day Keeps The Heat Away

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 47 seconds A 2010 study published in the journal, Frontiers in Evolutionary Neuroscience, suggests that yawning may not be an attempt to give the brain more oxygen. Rather, the new science suggests that yawning has a cooling effect on the brain. Researchers showed that […]

Webinar: Lymph – The Ancient Key To Longevity

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Date: Monday, September 22nd Time: 5:30pm MT (4:30pm Pacific, 6:30pm Central, 7:30 Eastern) Register here to receive reminder emails for the live event! 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 […]

Learn Stomach Pulling for Superior Digestion in 4 Minutes a Day

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Average Reading Time: 7 minutes and 5 seconds The more I prescribe this technique and observe the results, the more convinced I am that everyone should be doing it, as the causes of upward-moving vata are so ubiquitous in our culture today. In Ayurveda, there is a condition called upward-moving […]

Turmeric: A Most Amazing Spice!

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Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 26 seconds India has some of the strongest rates of prostate, breast, bone and lung health in the world. Some researchers attribute these numbers to the regular consumption of a common household spice, which has also been shown to offer support for cognitive function […]

Vedic Feng Shui for Sleep and Home

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 10 seconds Almost all traditional cultures lived their lives with great respect for the four cardinal directions: north, south, east and west. In Ayurveda, the study of the four directions and how they influence one’s health and environment was called Vastu Shastra. The basics […]