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: …
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.
Exciting announcement! My book Healthy, Happy, Sexy – Ayurveda Wisdom for Modern Women is being published on January 13th 2015. You can preorder your copy now on Amazon. My amazing Healthy, Happy, Sexy team has just released our book trailer which you can watch on my You Tube channel.
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).
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.
What is this secret doorway into the Divine? It’s simple. It’s profound. And it’s not always easy to find. It’s just silence.
It’s the New Year and we are all a-buzz with that excitement of new vistas and catalytic potentialities. The best way to super-charge your dreams is to take care of your body. Here is my basic Daily Ritual, pulled straight from my soon-to-be-published book on living healthy, happy and sexy with ancient Ayurveda.
The single most common complaint I hear from my students and clients? I don’t feel at home in my body. I want to offer you some simple Ayurveda-inspired, no-more-band-aid tips that will help you feel at home in your body again. And these techniques aren’t about imposing hard and fast rules – they are about …
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.
Check out this interview in Fit Fem’s “Healthy Bod” series. We talk about how to know your Ayurvedic type (or better said, the ways you are imbalanced), as well as why we should be more compassionate with our own body types, according to this ancient science.