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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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Make every day feel like life on a luxury cruise

A Sweet Sailing Life: My Cruise Ship Analogy For Understanding Your Nervous System Imagine a cruise ship sailing calm warm seas. You are on deck with the sun shining down on you. Attentive staff surround you, ensuring that you always have a cocktail in hand, preparing beautiful food, creating entertainment, or cleaning your room.Think about how you feel on this cruise ship. Relaxed, calm, pampered, filled with easy deep breath.Every staff member hired to work on this cruise ship has a single goal: your comfort. The smallest detail is important, “behind...

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Chinese Medicine Formulas for Better Sleep

When we are looking to feel better or to improve chronic health issues, we may turn to a range of remedies, including drugs or lifestyle changes. However, it is easy to lose hope when these remedies or changes do not work, which is oftentimes the case. Drugs are likely to target only symptoms of disease, and not the actual root cause. People following Ayurvedic habits may find they feel better, but that they can’t completely achieve the health transformation they seek in order to thrive.Eric Karchmer has 20 years of...

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Intermittent Fasting For Yogis

Intermittent fasting for Yogis

Intermittent fasting is more than a way to eat. It is a lifelong journey of refining and creating space in your mind and your body. Cate used to experience challenges with her weight, food sensitivities, and her overall health. In our modern complex world, we often feel stressed, rushed and overwhelmed. Through intermittent fasting, Cate discovered a way to bring back a rhythm into her life that allows her to do so much more with much less. Cate and Jessica discuss how establishing a regular rhythm in our diets allows...

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How Much Sleep do I Need (for Healing?)

I’m often surprised at how much lack of awareness there is on how much sleep the body needs. If you’ve been in sleep deprivation mode for awhile, and your body breaks down - your immune system breaks down, or your mental or emotional body breaks down - and you’re wondering how long it is going to take to reset your system, to get to a place that’s better than you’ve ever been before and is sustaining, this is the podcast for you.I’m really excited about these little incubators for the...

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6 tips for the thick of Winter

Before the heavy slow energy of winter sucks you into the black hole of lethargy wake up and move for 20 minutes upon arising. If you tend to get chunky in winter, don’t wander too far into grain land. Use spirulina for protein. Have a broth-based soup for dinner with flax crackers. Switch your oatmeal to chia seed porridge. Make your waffles out of buckwheat and millet, soaked overnight. This is a great season to be gluten-free. Incorporate 10% more living foods than you did last week. Drink a...

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