The Official 3-Day Detox
As I write this I am on Day 2 of the official 3 day detox (Pradhankarma). Definitely the toughest part of the program, but so far not too bad. All the elimination channels should be well lubricated and ready to remove toxins from all the ghee and high soma food I ate through the pre-detox period. Lots of rest is required, so I am living very simply, which is wonderful. Today I spent my morning at the park, hugging trees and sitting by the pond. Part of the toxin buil
Pre-detox Routines to Reset your Body
I am now on Day 5 and settling into the flow of Pre-Detox or Purvakarma. I am loving the self-care routines. It feels great for this time of year and for this new season of my life. My youngest has now started Kindergarten full-time (I have 3 kids aged 11, 7 and 5). It's bittersweet, I am truly grateful for the opportunity to be at home with them, but it is nice to have a little more "me" time. Before I began the program, I had a initial consultation with Purnima at her
Why an Ayurvedic Cleanse?
Fall is officially here. As I look out at my window I am in awe. The colours are just so crisp and bright. Fall definitely feels like a time for releasing what we no longer need in preparation for (I daresay) winter. Nature is embracing it, we might as well too. This week I was thrilled to meet Purnima Chaudhari and Carole Tetreault at a Wellness Fair. A little divine intervention must have been at play, as I had just started a Fall Ayuvedic cleanse like I did in the Spr
What is Ayurveda?
Are you looking for ways to improve your overall health? You have the power to enhance your health just by adding a few simple healthy practices to your morning and evening routines. I would love to share with you what has been working for me as I continue my study and practice of Ayurveda. If you haven't heard yet, Ayurveda is a 5000-year-old system of natural healing that has stood the test of time. It is considered to be the oldest system of healing still around t