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    Holiday Mocktails

    Recently a loyal reader of mine had a question about drinking alcohol because she’s menopausal. She noticed she was getting terrible night sweats when she would have beer or...

    • December 26, 2014
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    3 Burps to Cherish

    Our bodies are constantly communicating with us and the stomach is no exception. Some of its most important messages surface in a way we often try to stifle and...

    • December 24, 2014
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    Ama: A Root Cause of All Diseases

    Formation of Ama The normal process that should take place in the body is as follows: All the food we eat should be fully digested. Half of it is...

    • December 22, 2014
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    Winter Ayurvedic Remedies

    The ancient Indian science of Ayurveda classifies the seasons according to their predominant dosha: Vata, Pitta, or Kapha. Vata season is fall. Pitta season is late spring and summer....

    • December 21, 2014
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    Ayurvedic Oil Massage for Busy People

    Ayurvedic Oil Massage for Busy People?! Yessssss. In Ayurveda we looooooove the benefits of a good daily oil massage. Great. Now, raise your hands if you are thinking, “Yeah...

    • December 19, 2014
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    Warm Up with Vata-Reducing Sweet Potato Pancakes

    As the nights get darker and colder, taking us into the depths of vata season, it can be nice to withdraw into more time of introspection, mindfulness and enjoying...

    • December 17, 2014
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    Why Time Flies…and How to Slow It Down

    Every day I hear people who complain of not having enough time. “Time flies!” Perhaps you’re the one saying it too. As if the earth was spinning faster these...

    • December 15, 2014
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    Five Tips to Detox and Rejuvenate Before, During and After the Holidays

    Holidays are a great time to enjoy with family and friends. Yet in modern days it becomes a ‘Sickness Season’ due to overindulgence, lack of sleep and stress of...

    • December 14, 2014
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    Cardamom Delight: An Ayurvedic Treat for Healthy Holidays

    To me, Cardamom is love and light in a pod. It is beauty and wisdom, a spice that knows just what we need physically, while inspiring us emotionally. Cardamom...

    • December 12, 2014
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