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Mindful eating: a powerful practice in transforming your relationship to food

Valerie Love

Food, Life, Mindfulness, Weightloss, Wellness

Six years ago, I went to visit a friend from college who was teaching English in Kyoto, Japan.

A day or so after I arrived, she took me to an outdoor market in the city.  Wandering together through stalls of artwork, antiques, handicrafts and food, I was drawn to a table where a...

Overcoming

Ali Nohinek

Life, Mindfulness, Yoga

"...first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother's eye."
Matthew 7:5

Among the very few biblical quotes that are imprinted in my mind is this one. It is one that has been re-surfacing for me a lot lately......

How to Thrive

Tracee Stanley

If you feel like everyone around you is thriving or taking their life to the next level and that you are getting left behind take that as a signal from the universe for you to stop comparing and competing.

~Leave any jealously and envy behind and use that FIRE to get to work on YOU, your...

Why Acupuncture?

Nena Watkins

Life, Wellness

Acupuncture, as part of the ancient practice of Chinese medicine, has been used for thousands of years and is still commonly used today.

There are several reasons why acupuncture is so popular. It balances a person so they feel better.  Acupuncture has no negative...

Cardamom makes coffee exceptional

Kirsten Joy Burch

Ayurveda, Food, Life, Weightloss, Wellness

Used as an herbal pharmaceutical for centuries, this aromatic, green (and brown) spice turns your coffee into a medicinal treat to counter negative effects of caffeine, while boosting digestion, increasing energy, and reducing pain. It brings light, dry, clear and pungent qualities to life....

Dude, there's ayurvedic spice in my chocolate.

Yogi LJ Hash

Ayurveda, Food, Wellness

Ayurveda doesn’t say ‘no’, it says when and how. Local yogi Katherine Clapner uses asafoetida, black cardamom, apricot and rose hips in her recipe for Soraya 3.0 – The Soft Butter Toffee. What does Ayurveda say?

Asafoetida, aka Hing, is used to boost digestion and remove...

Arugula & Asparagus Pesto

Kami Miranda

Food, Wellness

I love spring for many reasons—two of them are asparagus and arugula. When I was a child, my parents would take my brothers and I asparagus hunting, and then we would enjoy the bounty.

Each spring, arugula (or Eruca sativa, also known as rocket, rucola, and rucoli rugula) pops up...

Ayurveda Basics – learning to understand, love and heal

Kirsten Joy Burch

Ayurveda, Food, Life, Meditation, Mindfulness, Weightloss, Wellness, Yoga

The life science of Ayurveda explains that we are born perfect creations, with a unique balance of space, air, fire, water, and earth – the 5 basic elements of all things. This is our Prakruti. Then life happens, - the food we eat, coupled with our activities and...

My Relationship with Self-Care

Jordan Jones

Life, Mindfulness, Wellness, Yoga

A lot of what I do professionally centers around the concept of self-care. In particular, how to empower those I teach to take care of themselves. Everyone's self-care routing is as unique as their fingerprints. Even if two people need the same thing, the way they approach it and their...

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