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

Curb Unhealthy Cravings

When I feel the chill of winter near, I start to dream of warm, foamy chocolate; hot toddies; and long, luscious sleep. And this is a good thing. Naturally, the fall and early winter season season beg for more heaviness and warmth in both the foods we eat and in our lifestyle routines. The downside of this season is that it is also a time for overindulgence and strong cravings, especially when we couple the cold weather with the stressors of the holiday rush. Continue reading