Health and Wellness

I’m often asked, “what’s my constitution? We condensed all of the online quizzes into our favorites. Take a few and see what you come up with. You’re learning which energies are the dominant building in you. The energies inform your tissue formation, physical tendencies, your metabolism, your mental patterns, and your emotional tendencies. Before you dive in, here is what to keep in mind in your findings: Interpreting your constitution You have all 3 energies: vata: the energy of movement pitta: the energy of heat/transformation kapha: the energy of nourishment Your constitution reflects your metabolism. vata: irregular metabolism pitta: hot/fast...

For women mainly keeping company with other women we sometimes forget to actively seek out male mentors and teachers, but as Dr. Svoboda suggests, that is exactly what we need to be doing for our boys. We need to find strong role models to provide guidance and help channel the natural ambition testosterone brings. We need to notice the tribes our boys join, who's leading those tribes and the lessons they are learning from these teachers....

Why drink more juice? Juice added to a Standard American Diet won't make much of an impact. It's more about what you're taking out. Take everything else out - the coffee and muffin, the turkey sandwich, the chicken and rice, and glass of wine, and your body naturally starts to optimize. For most people, optimizing means detox. Fasting on juice versus water has the added benefit of flushing your cells and energizing your blood and brain....

I'm frequently asked for a kitchari recipe. Over the last decade I've maybe been asked 300 times. One might think I would have posted a kitchari recipe like this in my first blog post and avoided a few dozen of those emails asking for a recipe. If you want the recipe - click the image and print it. And if you're wondering why so many people want to eat kitchari, read on....

Did you know getting colds is optional? Most parents I know assume that getting colds is part of normal childhood terrain. And it is normal, in terms of common, but it’s not normal in terms of healthy. Colds occur with an unhealthy lymph system or an depleted immune system. Your child’s body is communicating through signs and symptoms exactly what is going on inside. If you know how to read the signs, you know how to prevent a cold. If you don’t...

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