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Some people are totally into their kitchen, some others not at all. In Ayurveda, we consider the kitchen a healing hub for physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well being. The way someone keeps their kitchen shows how much emphasis there is in the household on nurturance, abundance and fullness.
A while back a neighbor invited us over for a get-to-know-your-neighbor gathering. A very thoughtful invitation indeed. When I entered the kitchen to drop off what I had brought …
Having a good night’s sleep is one of those things that is essential to our well-being. Sleep well and you are in a good mood, upbeat, productive, alive. Don’t have it and you are likely to be crabby, unfocused, exhausted unhappy. In fact in Ayurveda, sleep is one of the three pillars of health which means it is essential for a healthy body and a well-functioning mind. If you have ever had trouble sleeping you know what I am talking about, whether that is trouble falling asleep, staying asleep or waking up too early.read more
The other day I soaked my eyes in oil. But why in the world would I do such a kooky thing? Here it goes: The sense organs are your window to the world. Because you have senses you experience life. You taste, feel, see, touch and hear things. The sum total of…read more
Here is a recipe I made up on the fly yesterday, just opening my cupboards. I wanted a small side dish that was satisfying yet not overbearing.read more
Have you ever wondered why your experience of menopause is so intense while your girlfriend just seems to be cruising through it or vice versa? Why is one of you struggling with hot flashes, intense mood swings, anxiety, and heart palpitations while the other isn’t?…read more
In most American families dinner is the main meal of the day. It is either heavy or late, in some cases both. If you think that’s not you, pause and think again.… 90% of my clients agree it applies to them but only after pausing and contemplating. First, let’s define…read more
The message of the mainstream media has sunk in. Diet is important to our health. It can make us fat or skinny. It can bring radiant health or cause heart disease (or cancer, or dementia, or xyz). It can make us energetic or lethargic. Diet is important at some level….read more
Have you ever tried to change a habit and failed miserably? Think… Exercising more, giving up coffee or eating less sugar? If you are anything like me or my clients you probably have. Many people struggle to change habits… and it is not surprising because habits are…read more
Society Has the treatment plan backward… for menopause There is nothing inherently pathological or bad about menopause. Menopause is a natural transition in a woman’s life … yes, the emphasis is on NATURAL. It’s just a transition time that, because it brings with it…
It is so hot outside I can’t go barefoot anywhere..… The ground is so blazingly hot. I am writing this in the midst of a California heat wave.
Of course, preventing my feet from getting burnt is easy, just put on shoes for god’s sake… and do stay inside within the confines of air conditioned rooms.
However, it is hardly avoidable to soak up some of that hot air internally… after all, we do have to go outside at some point. If you experience the same you might want to follow my lead and feed yourself with cooling things.
And here is the #1 reason why that is so…. When I first took a deep plunge into the topic of menopause, I thought to myself: Wouldn’t it be nice to share a positive quote around menopause with my women clients. Well, the issue was, such a positive quote was hard to…read more
According to webMD.com, the majority of American women in their menopausal years are experiencing hot flashes some years before, during and some years after menstruation ends. While hot flashes are common during a woman’s menopausal years, they surely aren’t normal….