• Benefits of Being Mindful

    Mindfulness is an active state of awareness of thoughts and actions in the moment. It’s an awakened state of emotional detachment from your thoughts. When you can view your thoughts as if you are watching a movie, you create emotional detachment from them and disempower them from creating an emotional charge. The more often we can experience this state the more we allow our mind and body to heal. Continue Reading

  • Moms Being Mindful With Our Words

    I recently read the book, The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. It reminded me how important it is to be mindful with our words. Our choice of words can create joy or pain for others and ourselves. I wish I had read this book before my children were born.

    Our words have impact. Think about how often we raise our voices to our children and blurt out something we really don’t mean just because we are having a bad day or aren’t feeling well. Continue Reading

  • What Is Ayurveda and Dosha Type?

    Life is not merely to be alive, but to be well”- Anonymous

    Ayurveda has existed for centuries. This medical practice is also known as Hindu traditional medicine and has its roots in the Asian sub-continent. Even today, in most Indian households you will find spices and herbs that can easily heal minor ailments like cold, cough and fever. For several years prior to the Medieval Age, Ayurveda was the only form of medicine. Continue Reading

  • What Are the Best Foods for Your Dosha Type?

    “Let food be thy medicine, thy medicine shall be thy food”– Hippocrates

    In life we have all kinds of experiences; sweet, bitter and sour. What is important is to strike a balance and seek for inner peace. This philosophy is the crux of Ayurvedic diet as well. According to Ayurveda we must align our diet to our dosha body type. Our bodies are made up of three doshas; vata, pitha and kapha. Continue Reading

  • How Mental Stress Affects Physical Health: Mind–Body Connection

    Your body hears everything your mind says. Do you find this surprising? Yes, it’s true. Our mind and body are intertwined. We often don’t realize how our health is reacting to our mental conditions. Emotional health is an imperative aspect of leading a healthy lifestyle. Ancient healing systems have emphasized the mind body interconnection. Continue Reading

  • Creating Stress Free Holiday With Family

    Evelyn Glennie once said, “ Holidays are about experiences and people, and tuning into what you feel like doing at that moment. Enjoy not having to look at a watch.” The holidays will be over before you know it. Why not make them really special and memorable by eliminating the stress factor. Continue Reading

  • New Year, New You! Really?

    We all start out with the best of intentions creating New Year resolutions and goals only to realize months later we fall short attaining them. Do you find yourself carrying over the same goals and resolutions from last year? “If you keep doing what you’ve always done, you’ll keep getting what you’ve always gotten.” –Anonymous

    How to stop the madness of continuing to do what we’ve always done, and expect different results. Continue Reading

  • Keep Your Mind, Body & Spirit Warm

    For many of us, winter is the most challenging season to be happy. The shorter daylight hours combined with difficulty getting around, affects our state of mind. Here are five tips to maintain a warm spirit and peace of mind this season. Continue Reading

  • Spring, A Season of Renewal

    Spring is a time of renewal and growth. We look forward to getting out more and seeing more colors
    in our surroundings. The green grasses, the buds on a tree, the blues of a thawing lake. How are you “springing” to life this season? Here are three tips to support your transition from winter to spring. Continue Reading

  • How to Live Light-ly In a Heavy World

    When we live our lives more connected to our physical selves than our spiritual selves, we often feel an indescribable heaviness. It’s as if the weight of the world is on our shoulders day in and day out. We find ourselves consumed with worry, fear and the never-ending drive for material possessions and success. We are truly caught up in the so-called “rat race” of life. When we sustain this frame of mind for a long period of time we energetically feel dense, our energy centers are blocked which can lead to depression and or illness. Continue Reading