The Power of Good Company [Essential Living Starts Aug 15th]

I went to Acadia National Park a few weeks ago. My grandpa grew up near there. He was a practical man who wanted me to go to Wharton Business School. Instead he found me cooking medicinal herbs and doing yoga…and he was TOTALLY delighted by it. Even though he...

How to Read Your Body Like a Book

About 25 years ago an acupuncturist told me PMS was not normal…it’s a sign of imbalance. My mind was blown! Finding out it wasn’t just “how things are supposed to be” was both shocking and empowering.  Symptoms of dis-ease are not who you are. They’re a signal...

What Do You Still Need to Digest…in Your Body, Mind + Emotions?

In Ayurveda, the fire element rules digestion. Fire breaks down and transforms food into what can be used and not used by the body.   But digestion happens beyond just what we put into our mouths. We have to digest everything that we take into our senses. We also have...

Ayurveda + Your Immune System: Stress + The Habits [Video 9]

  STRESS + THE IMMUNE SYSTEM Your body has an innate healing intelligence. Your biorhythms that support this healing intelligence are the same as the rhythms of the nature. Modern lifestyle has us out of rhythm with the simple habits that support this healing...

My #1 Tip For Better Sleep + Better Energy

I wake up by 6am most mornings, do yoga or walk, and meditate. A few years ago, I NEVER would have thought that was possible, especially as a mother. The key is this: Bed by 10pm. This is crucial for deeply restorative sleep, proper immune function, a healthy nervous...