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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...

The Importance of Powering Down to Focus on Ourselves

Kacey Mya

Wellness

The Importance of Powering Down to Focus on Ourselves
How much of your life do you spend plugged into technology? If your phone is what you end your day with and the first thing you reach for in the morning, it’s time to reevaluate your need for such devices.
Most of...

When The Heat Is On

Steven Brice

Life, Mindfulness, Wellness, Yoga

As I stepped into this tremendously hot room barefooted, I was carrying the stress and concerns of my world on my shoulders. My ministry & nonprofit initiatives were looking faint, business goals seem to have invited me into the galaxy in order for me to reach them, my finances moved out of...

In Search of Sattwa –or- The Evolution Revolution

Kirsten Joy Burch

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

The Bhagavad Gita tells us that humans, as well as all other things in Nature, have a mixture of Sattwa, and its companions, Rajas and Tamas. These three Maha Gunas (qualities) determine our behavior, actions, thoughts and emotions...

Beginning Meditation – Month 1

Kirsten Joy Burch

Life, Meditation, Mindfulness, Wellness, Yoga

Learning to sit….

1. Environment matters
Find a clean, quiet space in your home where you can sit undisturbed, away from the distractions and pressures of the external world.
The air should be clean, fresh and well ventilated but not breezy.

2....

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