Your Habits + Your Integrity Spectrum

I wrote this post and made the little diagram for those who are in the seemingly endless cycles of negative self-talk to inform you that dissolves when your habits align to your bodies needs. Your mind and emotions are negative because your rhythms are out of alignment. They are a symptom - not a cause in themselves. I was on a Body Thrive coaching call the other day. I try to check in first. I take...

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[audio src=""] MEDITATION STEPS: 1. Allow your breath deep in so that awareness in your body grows stronger and refresh -The breath moves the tissue of the body. -Movement of the breath massages and circulates the waters of your body. -Within the dosha itself there is the consciousness of connectivity. -The prana is smart. All parts of your body are enlightened as the prana moves. -Allow that information, sensation and emotions to be received. 2. Notice vata and prana -How would you describe the...

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Kaizen Your Ayurvedic Habits

The saying — “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” — is a kaizen-esque phrase. So is “early to bed, early to rise, makes a woman healthy, wealthy, and wise”. We all know kaizen on some level. It’s part of our ancestral folk medicine. What is Kaizen Kaizen means good change and refers to the philosophy of applying continuous, daily, small improvements. Kaizen was developed in U.S. during the Second World War to efficiently convert factories...

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Habit from Ayurveda

Do you know the #1 Habit from Ayurveda that will guarantee you: You will wake up with more energy You won’t have a puffy face in the morning You will sleep much more deeply I found out about the habit the hard way. Most of us are familiar with the hard way. It’s the way of unconscious habits -the habits we don’t even know are causing us minor discomforts and slow degeneration. I was not a body thriving kind of kid....

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Productivity Tips Based on the Ayurvedic Elements

In Ayurveda, productivity is being able to generate, create, enhance, or bring forth your dharma, or true purpose or raison d'être. Productivity on purpose happens when we align to tejas, or laser-focused insight. To enter your highly productive flow state find the element most out of whack below - and start there. Ether: Own Your Space Architect your space to heighten your consciousness. Optimize every space you have control over (your home, office, car, computer, web browser...

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Boutique, Hand-Crafted, Designer Fermented Foods

Truth be told, I messed up my intestinal flora. I know it happens. But it really doesn’t “happen.” I caused a series of events that allowed dysbiosis “to happen.” This series of events knocked out my good intestinal flora. But since this blog post is a recipe, I’ll spare you the details. Here’s the keyword version of it: eating homegrown greens and veggies for five months > Yogidetox > juicing > enemas > eating fermented...

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6 Holiday Podcasts From the Past

I’ve been so focused on the new tip sheets I haven’t had the time to share my top podcat for the month. This December, Alejandro, my podcast curator found these 6 Holiday podcasts from the past. He’s listed them in the order of most popular. Ayurveda and the Holiday Season Listen to this episode as I talk you through the basic practice of Kitchen Sadhana, and then interview John Immel, founder of the Joyful Belly. Listen to the full...

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Ground Rules for Mentoring

As my gift to you this holiday season me and my team created new tip sheets. I’ve received emails that these are posted on fridges around the world. I’m thankful it’s simple to share connectivity wisdom easily around the planet these days. Here's one for Mentors/Mentees. You may also download the printable version here. Lean in together  Commit to engage. If we lean in - we can decide what we are doing together. Create a relationship agreement. Most mentorships...

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Connectivity Kit Book List

I'm often told that I recommend a new book to a friend with every conversation. I'm sure it's true. I'm an avid reader/audible listener. My favorite gift to give is a book. A book can open a world. The right book to the right person at the right time is no less than a miracle. I learned from a coach along the way that when you stumble across a true gem of a book - you should...

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Kids + Elders: Intergenerational Connectivity

Tips for all intergenerational relationships - including for grandkids and grandparents. Intergenerational friendships offer unique benefits. Inspiration and risk-taking from the young pair exquisitely with weathered by experience from elders. Enlightening each other’s perspectives weaves together a higher functioning society. Disrupt Ageism Many of us are raised with ageism that is locked in generational cultural differences. When we get interested in those differences - the good, the bad, the ugly - we get to know each other better....

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