Personal Healer

Diving Deeper Into Constitutions

Mind v Body, Dharma, and Ama By now you likely know what a constitution is, what your makeup is, and you are ready to get into some of the nitty gritty about how constitutions really work in your body. If you want a refresher, check out Whats Your Dosha Darling and then dive in here. Let’s start with the #1 question I get about doshas:  What if my mind and body are different doshas? I can relate. My mind is Pitta (fire) and my body is more Kapha (earth, water). Kapha bodies are...

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Celebrate Mindfully With This Blissful Holiday Recipe

Celebrate Mindfully With This Blissful Holiday Recipe

Do you find yourself emotionally overwhelmed during the holidays?  If you are living in the USA, your holiday season may look something like this: eating, feasting, and most likely consuming more calories at each meal than you typically need for a week. The emotional overwhelm of the holidays causes many of us to over-indulge with wine, spirits, food- or all three!  This year, try inviting a mindfulness-based practice to your holiday cooking and celebrations.Meditation and mindfulness practices help buffer the gap between holiday emotional triggers and our ability to make...

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Uplevel Your Family Connection with Better Communication

Uplevel Your Family Connection with Better Communication

Gathering with friends and family for holidays and events gives us opportunities to connect with loved ones. Sometimes these conversations can be challenging- especially during busy and stressful times of the year. Have you ever experienced biting your tongue or wishing you had not said something? Have you ever had a hard time digesting a remark someone said to you? Humnn!The Tongue a multifunctional organ In Ayurveda, the tongue (Jihva) is one of the organs of action. The tongue is the vehicle of the mind and also of the digestive tract...

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Ayurveda Tips for Your 5 Senses this Christmas

Ayurveda Tips for Your 5 Senses this Christmas

Do you often feel overwhelmed by all the glitz, bling and noise of the Christmas Holiday Season? It’s no wonder if you do. There is an overabundance of plastic packaging, cheaply made consumer products and the pressure to commercialize the season. And many people are searching for ways to keep things more simple and wholesome this year. They are looking to spend more quality time with family and friends. And less time stressing about meeting the demands of unrealistic “Wish Lists”. Many are hoping to avoid busy malls and box...

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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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