Health and Wellness

As an Ayurvedic practitioner, I was trained in the benefits of turmeric, and the need to eat it as a food for effective absorption. When I had a kid - I found the toddler-snot a real thing to reckon with. I started mixing small batches of turmeric and honey and a pinch of black pepper for her. One of her nicknames is “Boo”, so I put the mix in a jar on the kitchen table with a label that said "Boo Candy." I'd give her a pea-size bite. Then, I'd...

The current average consumption of sugar in the United States is 30 teaspoons a day. The American Heart Association recommends no more than 6 teaspoons of sugar a day for women and 9 teaspoons for men. I recently interviewed one of the founders of the Quit Sugar Summit, Michael Collins, on the Yogahealer Podcast. Quit Sugar Summit - Your detoxing sugar tool At the beginning of May, I spoke at the first Quit Sugar Summit with Michael Collins. This summit gathered the world’s most knowledgeable and forward-thinking leaders in the field of...

With summer upon us and pandemic restrictions loosening, many of us are breathing a sigh of relief and slowly coming out of our homes. While it can be easy to fall into our old routines, it’s important to remember that safety and health still need to be priority. This includes maintaining best practices with hygiene, but it also means continuing to tend to our physical and mental health. There will be a lot of bumps along the way as we enter a new phase of uncertainty in the summer. To...

Would you prefer to hear about this topic? Click to listen to Why and When to Detox on the Yogahealer podcast. Detoxing has become hugely popular in recent years, but detoxing is not just about buying a kit and losing some weight. It is about more than the physical body, it is about connecting with the seasons. As more people are looking at detoxing as a possibility for them, there are more questions that come up to be answered. In this post, I will try to answer the most basic questions and,...

Would you prefer to hear about this topic? Click to listen to Dharma & Organizing Your Home on the Yogahealer podcast. When looking at dharma and space, you might be wondering, what is the connection? What does it mean to have a home aligned to the identity evolution you're stepping into? What does it mean to organize your home in a way that helps you step into who you wanna become next, and actually facilitates you experiencing deep rejuvenation and deep order and aligned action? After understanding the mindset of dharma, you...

Would you prefer to hear about this topic? Click to listen to Dharma & Caring for Your Body on the Yogahealer podcast. This month my new book “Master of You” was released, and as a result, I’ve been going through the basic outline of it. It’s a book about dharma, in its essence. It’s a book about purpose. In this post, I’ll be body focused. How do you care for your body, in order to step into a deeper dharma and what's the relationship to that? So, this desire to live life on...

Would you prefer to hear about this topic? Click to listen to Mindset of Dharma on the Yogahealer podcast. Dharma is about living your life aligned to your deeper purpose. It is also the focus of my latest book, “Master of YOU”, which came out on March 17th, 2020. On my last post, I explained What is Dharma, and how it has been inspiring my Awake Living Course and, ultimately, this last book. Now, we will start talking about how you can actively align your time and space in order to...

Would you prefer to hear about this topic? Click to listen to The History of Ayurveda on the Yogahealer podcast. To close this cycle about Ayurveda, I turned to Dr. Robert Svoboda, to learn more about his perspective on the history of Ayurveda. Dr. Svoboda was the first westerner to ever graduate from a college of Ayurveda. He is incredibly experienced and has written several books on Ayurveda. Make sure you visit his website to learn more. This is an excerpt of what was talked about, but you can listen to the...

It all makes sense when I back out far enough to what's really going on. The big picture. The wave in the set. The set in the swell. I could feel it coming. I knew surgery would put me into deep healing mode.  Into a  higher integration. If I am honest with myself, I can see I didn't know how to get into this deep a healing mode - or a physical uplevel of kundalini- without surgery.  Honest. With. Myself.  I’ll get more into that in a hot minute. But first...

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