Articles about: Emotions

Are you an Emotional Eater?

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes, 37 seconds The senses of taste and smell are hard-wired to the emotional center of the brain, called the amygdala. We have all had the experience of smelling a fragrance and recalling a childhood memory. Staggering new research has brought new light to this connection […]

Lighten Up! Cleanse is Now Available All Year Long


During the holidays it may have come to your attention that some of those family relations are still a little strained. Maybe the holidays have reminded you why you keep some distance from your wild and crazy kin. Interestingly, according to Ayurveda it is through these family relations – and […]

Quiz: What’s Your Emotional Body Type?

Emotional ayurvedic Body Type Video

Have you ever wondered why we do the same dumb things again and again in our lives? Perhaps you are repeatedly attracted to the same kind of partner, or get triggered by your spouse or kids in the same way, over and over again. According to Ayurveda, we create these […]

Shed Those Extra Pounds

Shed Extra Pounds

After the holidays, have you gained a few extra pounds? Too cold to exercise them off? Can’t stop eating or snacking? Feeling emotionally out of whack? Need to reset your digestion and burn some fat for the New Year? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, let […]

Understanding Cravings


As we wrap up this series of newsletters on blood sugar issues, let’s talk about cravings! This will include some simple yet profound lifestyle modifications and an herb, that may block the taste and absorption of sweets, balance cravings and boosts insulin production!* What is a Craving? A craving isn’t […]

Balance Stubborn Weight

Balance Stubborn Weight

Lose Stubborn Weight Effortlessly Yes it is true, the holidays are a time to enjoy, give thanks, love thy neighbor and oh yes, gain some holiday weight. I give myself permission to gain an extra five pounds or so in the winter because it is the holidays and nature’s plan […]

The Healing Powers of Unconditional Love

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Originally published in Nirvana Magazine Download PDF Have you ever asked youself, “how much of you are you?” Is there a deeper, more real version of yourself waiting for the right time to show up, but for the most part, letting that person out seems just way too risky? Maybe […]