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Ayurveda: Rasa – The Six Tastes of Ayurveda | Sweet

With all the holidays (and birthdays!) going on during winter, we tend to gravitate towards all things sweet, from baked goods to hot drinks – sugar is abundant! This post from my favorite guest blogger, Adena Harford of Adena Rose Ayurveda, couldn’t have come at a more appropriate time.  She explores the realm of sweet, known as Madhura in the six tastes of Ayurveda, …

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Ayurveda: Dinacharya + The Art of Self Care

This post kicks off a new monthly series where I’ll be talking about little rituals of self-care and natural beauty recipes for that radiant glow inside and out.  But before we dive into the external, let’s talk about real beauty for a minute.

If there’s one thing a personal yoga practice has taught me is that you must, absolutely must, take the time to nurture yourself each and …

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Recipes: Autumn Kitchari + Cilantro Coconut Chutney

Twice a year, every spring and fall, I take a week or two to cleanse my body and prepare for a new season.  This spring, I did a 10-day raw juice and broth fast paired with some deep healing herbs.  When the weather is warm after the equinox, I like to do my longer juice fasts as a way of releasing stagnant energy, reconnecting with myself from …

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Ritual: Bhoj Kriya, How to Eat Consciously

I came across this article from the Kundalini 3H0 center a few years ago, and these teachings have stuck with me whenever I make my way to the table for a meal.  It’s a manifesto, you can call it, on how to eat consciously for optimal health, written and taught by Yogi Bhajan back in August of 1992.  Bhoj means food, and Kriya is …

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