When, what and how we eat (‘food’); how we exercise and the balance between sleep and waking (‘sleep’); plus how we use our creative energy and the quality of our relationships (‘sex’) are the three pillars of health.
Self-massage with oil, known as abhyanga in Ayurveda, is a wonderful practice for soothing the nervous system.
Ancient healing traditions such as Ayurveda see the transitions between the seasons as an opportunity to pause, take a break, and clear out imbalances accumulated in the previous few months. Much as we love our summers here in Montana, the long days, high temperatures and intense activity can result in excess heat lodging in our … Continue reading Clear out summer’s heat for winter health
We humans are not designed to be random. Our bodies are in tune with the sun and moon, the seasons and stars, and the weather. We can learn to feel these connections and harmonize with them, supporting our innate capacity for health. Built in to the traditional healing science from India, called Ayurveda, are prescriptions … Continue reading Harmonizing with the rhythms of the cosmos
In the midst of change and uncertainty, we need a source of stability. The best place to find it is within.
When you recognize yourself as part of nature, you also recognize your innate natural wisdom.