Personal Healer

Do you know what you want in life? Now, or in the next chapter? Many people don’t! Today on the podcast we’re defining Dharma. Find out what it is and how to uncover it. Tune in!   What you’ll get out of tuning in: What Dharma is. How to uncover your deeper dreams. Three questions to ask yourself..   Links Mentioned in Episode: Have a conversation     Show Highlights: Cate reads from her upcoming book ‘Master of You’. Cate explores the desire for more time.   Timestamps: 4:24 Awake living with the 5 elements. 9:50 Identity evolution. 12:50...

  What you’ll get out of tuning in: What is the history of Ayurveda? What is fascinating about the history of Ayurveda? Where is Ayurveda going into the future? Did you foresee Ayurveda and Yoga trending like it has?   Links Mentioned in Episode: Have a conversation Dr. Svoboda's website Dr. Svoboda's Facebook Dr. Svoboda's Instagram     Show Highlights: How Ayurveda ‘grew up’ as a response to human urbanization Why humans should be able to ‘know what’s right’ and heal – and why they often don’t The different traditions and lineages of Ayurveda that survive...

Let’s talk stress and digestion. Tune into the podcast for the Ayurvedic perspective and to learn about doshic imbalances in the GI tract.   What you’ll get out of tuning in: Why stress causes GI problems. How to identify dosha imbalances in your gut.   Links Mentioned in Episode: Order Cate Stillman's new book "Master of You" Have a conversation Show Highlights: Cate asks listeners to squeeze their anus. Cate explains the three phases of digestion. Cate gets to the root cause of stress.   Timestamps:  6:04 The art of the sigh. 11:32 Parts of the G.I...

Can you picture parts of your anatomy as water or fire or earth? Feel the fluidity of water and vitality of breath? It is an interesting thing to picture the elements of the earth as part of your being, and it gives a rich and juicy metaphor to play with. Ayurveda and Yoga see the body the same way they see nature, comprised of the same elemental qualities: Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Ether. These natural elements work in a dynamic relationship with each other for our optimal health and vitality. The...

How to Create Recipes and Routines to Thrive this Winter with Kate O’Donnell

Smoothies, soups and sweet treats, Oh my!! Listen in on the Cate and Kate show today and learn how to create new and exciting meals and desserts with Kate O’Donnell, author of The Everyday Ayurveda Cookbook and Everyday Ayurvedic Cooking for a Calm, Clear Mind. We chat about delicious, nutritious Ayurvedic recipes that are easy to make this winter season for yourself or to give as gifts for the holidays! It is so important in today’s society to spend some quality time preparing your food or to get your hands a little...

Gut shots are a liquid fire starter for your digestion. Once you have your homemade gut shots stored in fancy glass jars in your fridge, you’ll want to pour an ounce into a shot glass. This elixir you custom design to your tastes, to the season, and to your constitution. Fermented foods breed themselves. Once you start making your own gut shots, you’ll notice that you naturally use one batch to start the next. Experiment with these super nutritive fermented agni boosters. Play with colors and flavors. Gut shots are a...

At this time of year, warm, grounding meals are wonderful support as we navigate the changes in weather. As vata season flows in, we counteract the cold with warmth and spices. This fall I was honored to hold my very first seasonal retreat as a Yoga Health Coach. I led 10 women through ancient practices for self-care. We gathered and shared stories and peeled back the layers of what’s holding us back in this one and only life. We set intentions, spent time in nature, and created art. And we ate the most nourishing food. Now...

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