The Five Elements

Ayurveda understands many aspects of our world through the lens of five elements – ether (or space), air, fire, water and earth. You, my gorgeous human, are a unique snow-flake embodiment of all of them. Each one of us has a thumb-print combination of the five. We were born this way. When you learn about … Continue reading

Is it selfish to take a spiritual journey?

Did you happen to see Elizabeth Gilbert’s recent Facebook comment on Why Spiritual Practice is NOT Selfish? Her answer?    “The answer is: No. No, it is not selfish to go on a spiritual journey. For that matter, it is not selfish to go a vision quest, or to embark on therapeutic/psychological self-examination, or to go on a … Continue reading

What is Ayurveda?

What is Ayurveda?

A lot of people wonder exactly what Ayurveda is, and how this ancient science applies to our modern lives. In this short video, I give an overview of Ayurveda and its amazing benefits. Enjoy! If you liked this video, be sure to sign up for updates about the release of my new book, Healthy Happy Sexy: … Continue reading

Ojas: The Power That Sustains Us

Ojas: The Power That Sustains Us

Ojas (OH-JUS) is one of the three subtle forces in our body. Think of ojas as the container that holds your abundant energy. It is the ultimate energy reserve of the body and mind. A person with good ojas is calm and content, and has both strong immunity and endurance. This exercise will help you feel the strength of your energy reserve. Continue reading

My top 5 juicy-boosting tips

My top 5 juicy-boosting tips

Because the ancient teachings of yoga and Ayurveda didn’t view the mind and body as separate entities, they created nutritional and lifestyle techniques that helped boost our satisfaction and joy in both the physical and soul realms. These techniques help us connect — and stay connected — to our core vitality and inner wisdom. Here are my top five Juicy-Boosting tips. They are especially helpful for those of us who fly in airplanes, burn the midnight oil in front of a computer, or run marathons (or just marathon-style errands). Continue reading

A Guide to the Chakras

The Tantrik yogis understood that in order to experience a different life—one that feels more stable, more sublime, and more connected to others—we have to effect change from within. And one of the key ways to alter the inner reality is working with the chakras, the body’s energetic centers. Continue reading