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What Are the Doshas & How to Determine Yours

January 28, 2019 4:31 am Published by
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Ayurveda is known as the sister science to yoga. It’s a traditional Hindu system of medicine developed in ancient India, based on holistic integration of mind and body for optimal balance and health. The word literally translates to life science or knowledge, showing Ayurveda’s holistic approach to health. Unlike Western medicine, Ayurveda focuses on food and lifestyle, rather than medication, and prevention to help you get healthier before you get sick. Ayurvedic Doshas Doshas are the different types of energy in your body. Each dosha is associated with different elements and qualities, which I’ll get into below. We’re each born... Continue Reading

Getting Started with Intuitive Eating // 6 Tips

January 21, 2019 4:29 am Published by
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Most of us are inundated with conflicting messages about food for our entire lives. We’re told to count calories, to eat certain portions of this or that, that this food is amazing for you and this food should be avoided at all costs. We’re taught to trust everything but ourselves when it comes to food (and actually, this is true in general, too!). Intuitive eating is a kind and compassionate return to trusting yourself with food. It’s an anti-diet way of eating that focuses on connecting with your intuition. What does your body need? What would truly nourish your mind,... Continue Reading

How to Open Your Sacral Chakra & Know When it’s Blocked

January 14, 2019 4:54 am Published by
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The sacral chakra, Svadhisthana, is one of the chakras I personally feel most connected to. I think in the spiritual community, we can sometimes forget how important the lower chakras are, but remember: you are a spiritual being in a physical body! So the chakras we tend to associate with our physical bodies more, like the root, sacral, and solar plexus chakras, are just as important as the higher chakras like your crown and third eye. The sacral chakra is your center of creativity, sexuality, and feeling. It’s ruled by the element of water, and it’s located at the center... Continue Reading

10 Topics for Moon Journaling + Free Moon Phase Calendar

January 1, 2019 7:08 am Published by
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Among other things, our gorgeous moon rules emotions. It’s no wonder why the phases of the moon can have such a powerful pull! Your mood, physical body, and spirit body all go through phases. Journaling with the moon is an ideal way to track all of these things. You may find that you’re more synced with the moon than you thought! Why You Should Try Moon Journaling Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to predict what days you’ll most likely feel your best mentally, physically, and spiritually? On the flip side of that, wouldn’t it be great to be... Continue Reading

Mudras & Crystals for Stress

November 26, 2018 4:31 am Published by
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In the modern world, we’re constantly bombarded with opportunities for stress: over-stimulation from technology, the comparison game from social media, fast-paced work and a fast-paced lifestyle where “busy” is often a badge of honor. This post will walk you through some crystals and mudras (if you’re not sure what mudras are, click here to read an in-depth post all about them) to have in your toolkit when you need to de-stress. They’re powerful tools to help you relax, take a deep breath, get perspective, and connect with the peace that already lives inside of you. I love both of these... Continue Reading