At Home Detox – Panchakarma

I wanted to share an easy to do Ayurvedic home detox program I do every Spring and Fall. It is not harsh, or as difficult as juice cleanses and it helps to nourish your cells on a deeper level without causing dryness in the body. In fact, it helps to counteract dryness that can happen…

Overcoming Depression

Tips to overcome depression Depression can feel like a looming cloud of darkness that follows us everywhere we go. We may loose interest in activities we once enjoyed, our sex drive may dive, we may feel hopeless, lost or uninterested in life. When the nervous system for a variety of reasons like excess stress, trauma,…

How to bring the body back to balance after stress

Stress is too common in modern life. While our ancient ancestors were dealing more with acute stress (running from a lion) we are dealing with chronic stress. Chronic stress wears down our body over time. It’s important to get your body, mind and spirit back into coherence and out of the stress state for health…

Easy and Quick Shiitake Quinoa

The other day I was in need of a quick meal. Busy times call for efficiency and so I came up with a Shiitake Quinoa recipe. It’s easy, fast and super nutritious! Shiitake is an excellent mushroom and is great for the adrenals. In times of stress, I make sure to add some shiitake mushrooms…

What is the Kapha Dosha?

As it is springtime, I wanted to start off with the Kapha dosha and what it is. Kapha is made up of the elements of earth and water. It’s main season in which it accumulates is winter, however, it tends to show aggravation in the spring if there is an imbalance and one is not…