How to Eat a Balanced Diet

How to Eat a Balanced Diet

            Diets do not work. The world is full of misinformation regarding fad diets that simply are not kind to the human body. They all are based in some kind of evidence or theory, but the fact of the matter is that every person is biologically made different;...
Rasa: Tastes and Cravings

Rasa: Tastes and Cravings

            When making the shift to healthier eating, many people may experience cravings, especially when you are removing sugar and empty carbs from your diet. Sugar and simple carbs create signals in your brain and become addictive, so that when you remove them,...
Discovering Tejas: The Body’s Intelligence

Discovering Tejas: The Body’s Intelligence

            Last week we briefly covered Ojas, a superfine by-product created by the body to build vitality and immunity. It pulses through your veins and is what gives life to your heart and tissue. It is the golden honey of the body. We highly encourage you, if you...
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...