easy shopping list for getting started living an Ayurveda-inspired, healthy, happy, sexy lifestyle
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 body of one who uses oil massage regularly does not become affected much even if subjected to accidental injuries, or strenuous work. By using oil massage daily, a person is endowed with pleasant touch, trimmed body parts and becomes strong, charming and least affected by old age. Charaka Samhita Vol. 1, V: 88-89 Despite …
Ayurveda encourages us to work slowly and consistently with our life changes. Its better to throw a little stone into a pond daily than try to heft a huge rock once! With little daily-routine pebbles, waves of consistency will ripple out and create a new set point for your life choices. Here are some of the steps in Ayurveda for a bright awakening, that can help set your day on course.
Sleep is one of the most critical elements of health and well-being. It is a time when our body heals tissue, detoxifies and does a major sub-conscious dump on any undigested life emotions and scenarios. Here are some super-practical, easy home remedies that will help ensure that you sleep like a baby.
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The downside of summer is that it is also ripe for imbalances related to burn-out. While you may love the sun, make sure to cool summer’s spice with these simple Ayurvedic heat-reducing practices.
Whether you make time for a quick foot massage before bed, or you can get into the routine of a deep 10-20 minute self massage before your shower, massaging with our Ayurvedic, herb-infused oils will better your daily life by ridding you of accumulated toxins and coating your body with a layer of love. In fact, the word for oil in Sanskrit is sneha, or “love.”
All spiritual traditions involve some form of inner and/or outer ritual. Why? Because a ritual returns you to what matters. The very act of beginning a ritual puts us in a state of mind where we can break with the routine patterns of the mundane and remember the sacred. Here are a few easy ways to create ritual in your life.
That you are what you eat may be standard wisdom, but according to Ayurvedic tradition, the state of your mind, emotions, and your environment while you eat also has direct impact on the way you feel. Here are 10 simple Ayurvedic tips for cultivating calm-body nutritional habits.