The choices we make and the lifestyles we lead have a profound effect on our mind, body and spirit. This includes the food that we eat, company we keep, music we listen to, our environment and surroundings. These factors influence the three gunas, or the qualities of nature, which are: sattva, rajas and tamas.Read More »
Getting my nose pierced is something I have thought about for a while but never got around to actually doing. That is until recently a thought popped into mind about how nose piercing is quite common amongst Indian women, which I always thought was solely due to tradition, but what if there is some Ayurvedic significance? Read More »
The hectic lifestyles we tend to lead can often result in imbalance of the mind and body. These simple Ayurvedic practices have helped bring harmony and grounding into my life:
- Waking up. It’s best to awaken before sunrise, ideally before 6am, as Vata predominates at this time making us feel light and mobile. If we wake up later, during Kapha time, we tend to feel dull and sluggish.