Anjali Mudra—Prayer Position, Portable Calm at Your Fingertips

When you think of Yoga, I am sure many of you are thinking of a super bendy person wearing form fitting leggings sitting in a position that you might need a doctor after trying to get into. Now, let’s examine the Yogi sitting in their pretzel pose, what are they doing with their hands? TheyContinue reading “Anjali Mudra—Prayer Position, Portable Calm at Your Fingertips”

Simple Ayurvedic Breakfast Ideas for the Fall

I am sure many of us saw the movie Forrest Gump and were especially fond of the character Benjamin Buford “Bubba” Blue. He would go on and on about shrimp. He was passionate about the subject and would talk to Forrest non-stop about his dream. I am kind of that way when it comes toContinue reading “Simple Ayurvedic Breakfast Ideas for the Fall”

Yes, I Talk to Plants…And Yes, They Talk Back

Demystifying plant communication Throughout my life I have had a very special relationship with plants. It is a form of plant communication that is often difficult to explain to people. When I was a youngster, I remember sitting in the side yard harvesting plantain seeds into a bowl to make medicine. In these early daysContinue reading “Yes, I Talk to Plants…And Yes, They Talk Back”

Oil, the Key to Optimal Health

As a student of Ayurveda, I have learned that in this ancient practice of healing, oil is king.  Ayurveda is a science that originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are two main goals we have as practitioners: to keep the body in a state of health and free from disease and toContinue reading “Oil, the Key to Optimal Health”

Moving Beyond Overwhelm

How to Self-Soothe Over the last week I have seen the people closest to me struggle with so many manifestations of anger such as frustration, disappointment, fear, depression, anxiety, feeling unworthy and unloved. What a helpless feeling it is when you are standing in front of them and literally loving them with all your heart,Continue reading “Moving Beyond Overwhelm”