Ayurveda

3 Ayurvedic Rituals for the Fall Equinox

3 Ayurvedic Rituals for the Fall Equinox

Balance is something we do all the time, something we strive to be, and yet it is neither and both of them at the same time. Balance to me is an adaptive continuum—a sort of wave-particle non-dual fact of life that defies our rigid waysread more

2021 Fall Rest & Reset

2021 Fall Rest & Reset

October 8-22, 2021 I don’t do cleanses. And yet, my body—the miraculous thing that it is—is always cleansing all on its own, through the natural processes of detoxification and digestion it’s been designed to do to stay alive. In Ayurveda, facilitating the process of cleansingread more

Ayurveda and Adrenal Fatigue

Ayurveda and Adrenal Fatigue

Depending on who you ask, the symptoms of fatigue, brain fog, lack of energy, weight fluctuations, decreased appetite, and more—often described as “adrenal fatigue”—may or may not be a real thing. The incredible frustration of this opinion is a topic for another post, but inread more

The Ayurvedic Approach to Healthy Habits

The Ayurvedic Approach to Healthy Habits

Habits are hard—to make, to keep, to break. There’s science that proves this,1 but we need only think about how we feel when January 1st rolls around, resolved to somehow change our lives or ourselves, and what happens in the interim that prevents that dream from becoming realityread more

Scent Care is Sense Care

Scent Care is Sense Care

Note: This post contains affiliate links. Read our disclosure and disclaimer here. Smell is one of our most powerful senses. It has a remarkable ability to transport us back in time to places, memories, sensations, people, and meals that left an imprint on our bodiesread more

Springtime Rejuvenating Red Dal

Springtime Rejuvenating Red Dal

Melting snow, budding trees, a loamy aroma in the air, earlier sunrises, and later sunsets. These are the signs of spring, the season when the Earth awakens from her hibernation and puts on display all the new life she’s been keeping safe underground during theread more

The Anatomy of Spring

The Anatomy of Spring

My first introduction to anatomy studies were not overly pleasant. In grade school there was the endless memorization of body parts and their functions; then in high school a traumatizing dissection definitely planted a seed for my future as a vegan. It wasn’t until laterread more

The Ayurvedic Self-Care Toolkit

The Ayurvedic Self-Care Toolkit

Ayurveda is all about having just enough of what you need, which can make it hard when people want to buy you gifts. There’s nothing wrong with acquiring things that make you happy without a specific purpose, but we can also derive a lot ofread more

The Space

The Space

“Holding space”—a task given to many a yoga teacher and holistic practitioner, a responsibility and a blessing that gives us a sense of unity and connection and safety. I spent many years leaning on my teachers to hold space for my personal healing, whether itread more

Dinacharya, or the Daily Routine

Dinacharya, or the Daily Routine

While I have many salient memories of my childhood, I don’t remember much about how I spent my mornings. The space between my opening my eyes and arriving at school (which commenced at the horrifyingly early time of 7:26 AM, my adult self now realizesread more



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