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The Power of Your Constitution

Listen in while Cate and Megan discuss the Superpower of your constitution. Cate brings it back to unpack the basics of the doshas - including how to recognize if your body and your mind have different doshas and imbalances. Learn what Ayurveda says about the superpowers and kryptonite of each dosha and how YOU can use the superpower of your unique constitution to bring you closer to your Dharma (purpose).  Links Mentioned in Episode:Constitution Power Dosha Quiz Be a coach Have a conversation Discover more about Body Thrive  Yogahealer VIP...

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Resilience, Trauma, Healing + Gerontology with Charlotte Nuessle

Listen in to Cate as she sits down with Charlotte Nussle, a certified international yoga therapist, and gerontologist, as they discuss the nuances of aging and how our trauma and experiences inform our intergenerational relationships. They discuss the necessity of having a structure that is strong enough to hold a container for the process of the deep healing work you would like to do.  What you’ll get out of tuning in:5:20 How to deal when the first response is frustration instead of compassion 5:27 The gift of this time is...

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Ayurveda’s Cyclical Wisdom with Maya Tiwari

Today I have the pleasure of speaking with spiritual guru and Founder of the Wise Earth School of Ayurveda, Maya Tiwari. Our conversation takes us into the realm of cyclical wisdom vs. linear thought. How do we allow our intuition to move us back into a place of deep awareness, connecting us to our Shakti, our creative selves, and our consciousness once again. In order to reclaim this wholesome, cyclical nature of ourselves we need to simplify our lives and look to nature to source our energy and power. Tune...

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Depth in Your Spirituality through Ayurveda with Acharya Shunya

Listen in with Master teacher and lineage holder of Vedic, Yogic and Ayurvedic wisdom from India, Acharya Shunya. We dive deep into Ayurveda and discuss our connection to a deeper spiritual reality, a deeper you, and how important it is to see the bigger picture. We are in a realm of impermanence where change is a constant and shedding old layers is necessary in order to expand, grow, and evolve. Sometimes a breakdown occurs before we have a break through, but this is all part of the healing process, and...

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Food as Sukha Sadhana and the Creation of Good Space with Kate O’Donell

A sattvic state of mind is one that is naturally calm, clear, and at peace. But when the world tugs at our minds and our egos, it makes them anxious, wild, and scattered making  it difficult to feel peace and stability within. In her Ayurvedic Cookbooks, Kate O’Donnell uses food preparation as a way to harness this undisturbed, sattvic state of mind that we desire to cultivate. Today, Kate and I chat about the importance of our daily habits in terms of sukha sadhana and how to bring about a...

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Five Powerful Tips for a Remarkably Healthy Winter

If Vata needed an ideal hangout, my small town in Idaho would certainly be a contender. Kapha’s retain their lovely skin on the cold, diamond, Idaho slopes. Pitta’s run around in shorts and long sleeve shirts when shoveling the driveway. Vata’s tend to remain windswept, cold and dry. I have Vata in my constitution and I am in the Vata stage of life. It’s a triple whammy. When Vata is aggravated, symptoms may appear such as cracked or chapped skin, eczema, constipation, cold hands and feet, anxiety and interrupted sleep-NOT...

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12 Simple Tips to Build Your Immune System

Tis’ the season for temperatures to fluctuate and for your immune system to be attacked by unwanted invaders. Have you noticed that sniffles and congestion seem to disrupt our lives when the days get colder? It is the windy fall and the wet winter season that seem to slam our immune system the most. This time of year- known as the season of kapha- is the perfect time to step up your Ayurvedic daily habit practices.On any given day we are being attacked by pollutants, pathogens, and bacteria, and our...

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Body Habits and Your Subtle Anatomy Self Care

Healthy body habits are a key foundation for deepening the human experience and opening up to your full potential. This potential is the highest version of yourself, residing within the more subtle layers of your being. These layers I am referring to are known as koshas in yoga and Ayurveda. When the koshas are cared for, they can communicate in harmony resulting in clear thinking, emotional intelligence and connection to your divine self. Within the larger picture of the subtle anatomy lies an endless realm to explore. That is when...

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