Skincare for Fall

Skincare for Fall

            Many of you have already felt it, but the fall and wind are here in all their glory! The weather is cooler and the dry qualities of Vata are in full swing. You might have also noticed that with this change, your body and skin is changing. Dry, tight skin...
Alcohol in Ayurveda

Alcohol in Ayurveda

            Avoiding alcohol can be a tough battle to win as drinking plays a big role in today’s societal norms. It is the most deadly and unhealthy substance legally allowed in the market. In Ayurveda, but holistic health in general, alcohol consumption is strongly...
An Uncomfortable Look At Getting Comfortable Sleep

An Uncomfortable Look At Getting Comfortable Sleep

Getting enough sleep is essential to our health. Countless legends tell us of ancient healers whose first response to being asked, “how can I heal?” went something like this: “sleep for three days and then come back to see me.” And for good reason: sleep helps the...
The Joy of Being Present

The Joy of Being Present

The Vedic teachings (Ayurveda is a branch of the Vedic teachings) remind us to cultivate presence—the kind of awareness needed to live a full, whole, intelligent life. When you hear the word ‘presence’ what do you feel? Does it trigger memories of when you felt...
Ayurveda and Anxiety

Ayurveda and Anxiety

Anxiety is basically what happens when we experience worry, doubt, dread, or fear regarding the future, and it can manifest in various ways. We’ve all probably felt at least a little anxiety before, so we won’t go into too many specifics about what it feels like in...