Fire Rooster

As we enter the year of the Fire Rooster, perhaps it is time to be mindful to what it is that “lights our own fire”. What is it that really inspires and brings YOU a sense of peace? Are you doing what inspires you every day, or are you just plodding along dreaming of what you will do “someday”? 

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A way back to your Heart

I often practice a time of silence and reflection especially when my emotions and hormones take the better of me. Knowing how it affects my mood and communication (verbal & nonverbal) with others, creating toxic feelings with the people I deal with and knowing how detrimental it is for me, I quickly find a space to 

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What is prana?

Prana is the universal principle of energy or life force. It is the sum total of all energy that is manifest in the universe, in nature and humans. Whatever moves or has life is a manifestation of prana. When we nourish our bodies, we are fueling this energy. By choosing foods made by hand, with 

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How to Best Use Your Five Senses for Success

Our five sense organs; the ears, the skin, the eyes, the nose and the tongue, are designed to connect us with our environment, with others around us and with ourselves. This constant barrage of sensory input is managed by our autonomic nervous system for the most part- the part that processes information faster than we 

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Can You Train Your Mind for Happiness?

A simple answer is yes. At birth, our genetics provide us with a happiness set point that accounts for about 40% of our happiness. Our situation, having enough food, shelter and safety makes up 10%. Then we have 50% that in entirely up to us. By training our brain to think in a happier, more 

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Five Elements of Ayurveda

Ayurveda uses five simple yet very profound tools to balance all aspects of your life; your physical health, your emotional well-being, and your mindset. The elements used are air, fire, water, earth and spirit. It’s important to know that the English terms for these elements are not exactly the same as what the ancient Sanskrit 

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Harnessing Nature to Heal Yourself

Your body produces remedies for any disease naturally. Disease or dis- ease is anything that takes your body, your mind or your heart away from balance. This is an ancient concept that we need to bring back to the forefront in today’s busy world. Today’s patient typically wants a quick fix which medical professionals are 

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