Staying Balanced in January

Staying Balanced in January

The longest night of the year, marked by winter solstice, is also a turning point toward warmth; every day to come is longer. Yet as our days slowly get longer, it is still winter: dry, cold, and stormy! This is the season to eat hearty foods such as bananas,...
Don’t Hold Back! On Urges & Tears

Don’t Hold Back! On Urges & Tears

By Sheyna Haisman-Holmes  In Ayurveda, there are urges to not resist and doing so is harmful to the body. An urge can be yawning, going to the bathroom, burping, sleeping, crying, etc. Holding in these urges can put stress on the body and interrupt proper...
What’s Your State of Agni?

What’s Your State of Agni?

By Sheyna Haisman-Holmes  In Ayurveda, our state of health depends mostly on the condition of our Agni (digestive fire). Looking at the state of our Agni is usually the first thing to address in our healing and will be the most important thing in our longevity. Good...