June 14, 2018

During an Ayurvedic cleanse you go through alot of ghee!  I had read about all the wonderful benefits of ghee previously,  here's some info on why ghee is good!   So a few weeks ago I tried my hand at making ghee after Purnima encouraged m...

March 31, 2018

What is Abhyanga you ask?  To translate,  it means love and oil.   It's an ancient Ayurvedic ritual of self-massage, where you lovingly anoint yourself with warmed oil from head to toe.  It calms, soothes, and nourishes not just your skin but your whole body and feels...

March 12, 2018

Food.   The saying goes "We Are What We Eat"!   The physical body in sanskrit is called the "annamaya kosha", which means "comprised of food".  We don't usually stop to think about this, but the food you eat today will eventually become your or...

March 2, 2018

Another practice that I have gotten into is Oil Pulling.  Sounds strange doesn't it?   It's really not,  once you get used to it, it is very simple!    Oil Pulling is done by swishing oil around your mouth, for about 5 minutes.  Why would we want to do that?   This Ayu...

February 20, 2018

Let's look a little more at what you do when you first wake up,  as this can set the tone for the rest of the day.   Every morning before the tasks of the day begin to rule our minds,  we can take time for self-care.  This is what my early morning routine looks like ri...

February 13, 2018

One of the easiest ways to greatly improve your health and to start your day off right is by drinking a cup of Warm Water.  Drinking plain boiled water (that has been cooled slightly) is an ancient Ayurvedic method for flushing the lymphatic system, softening...

February 5, 2018

Here's a practice to add to your daily routines,  a practice that will help you to reduce your overall stress level,  increase your energy, help reverse heart disease, reduce pain, strengthen the body's immune system,  slow down aging, help you to manage feelings of an...

January 22, 2018

Let's talk sleep.   Do you wake up most mornings feeling refreshed, ready to the start the day?  Or do you often wake up feeling groggy and exhausted?   If the latter is true,  it would make sense to work on your evening routines first, in order to have the energy to a...

October 13, 2017

This week I had my final consultation with Purnima to check my pulse.  It was a wonderful afternoon,  thank you Purnima and Carole for taking the time out of your day to visit and for the wonderfully nourishing lunch Purnima made for us.  

I was...

October 1, 2017

What a journey!  I feel like celebrating!  So what's better on a rainy Sunday afternoon than grooving to your favourite playlist on Spotify?!

This next week will be the rejuvenation phase or paschatkarma.   I will be re-introducing all the nourishing foods from the...

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