Of course we all occasionally have a night where we can’t sleep very well. But when a lack of sleep becomes a more regular occurrence it can create all kinds of issues with your mood, immunity and hormonal system. If you can’t lose those extra pounds, if you tend towards anxiety, or depression or if you wish your skin would clear up you’ll want to watch this.Read More
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My dear friend and Ayurvedic practitioner Talya Lutzker, asked me to speak in her online wisdom interview series all about Ayurveda recently. We had a lovely conversation all about how to find more consistency, calming and grounding in your life. Talya is a total gem, and I'm happy to share the interview with you here!
You’ve probably heard the buzz about Ayurveda and the genuine difference it’s making in people’s lives. Ayurveda is not just the latest fad. It's a time-tested system from ancient India, and its rising popularity comes at a needed time. A time when our society is desperate for more accessible, honest health care.Read More
"How we work with what we see is how we develop" ~ Jill Satterfield Jill Satterfield is the founder of Vajra Yoga and Meditation. Over 35 years ago Jill turned to yoga and meditation because of chronic pain. She managed to heal herself completely and since then she has been teaching a combination of yoga and Buddhism. Jill has been one of my teachers....Read More
Today I have the pleasure of interviewing Anne Cushman, Anne is an accomplished author and Buddhist mindfulness and yoga teacher. Anne is the director of the Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation Training at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and is a former editor at Yoga Journal and Tricycle. Her personal essays have been published in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, O magazine, and the Shambhala Sun.Read More
I recently finished reading Arianna Huffington's new book "Thrive". I love this book!! Throughout her book Arianna discusses what she calls "the third metric of success". By telling her personal story of stress and overwhelm and how she worked with it we get an insiders look at what she calls true success and happiness.
I love this book because....Read More
The secret to super powerful health is in the pH of your body. Your beautiful body operates optimally if it has a slightly alkaline pH. In fact it is designed to function within a very narrow pH range. Even small changes to your bodies pH can create havoc. Our bodies are constantly dealing with acidity from various processes including respiration and cellular breakdown but its when we add to this acidic condition with stress and a bad diet that we start to encounter problems.Read More
According to Eastern Medicine menstruation is a natural process that reflects the overall state of health and balance in a women's body. If a women's natural cycle is regular and pain free this is an indication that her health and hormones are fairly balanced.
If a woman is having difficulty with fertility, irregularities, pain, or PMS with the rhythms of menstruation, her hormonal system may need re-balancing....Read More
Menopause is considered a "second spring" in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is a time for quiet contemplation and enjoyment of the simple pleasures. This transition allows a women's innate wisdom to emerge.
Throughout our lives we are continually using and producing hormones. With the onset of menopause this balance changes.Read More
Do you ever feel like you need to just pause? I know I do. When I first began practicing yoga the "pause" provided almost immediate positive results. I felt a shift in my life.... in my mind..... and in my heart. This "pause" can be an essential tool.......Read More