Why a Dynamics of Ayurvedic Nutrition Series? Shift and Support Patterns for Nourishment

Why a Dynamics of Ayurvedic Nutrition series? I’ve worked with Ayurvedic Nutrition for 40 years. In that time, there’s been tremendous growth in the field. If someone gets interested in Ayurveda now, and wants to learn their constitution, their current condition, what to eat, and how to eat, there is a plethora of resources available.…

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Saving Tortoises Protecting Forests

Protected Species in Last Old Growth Forest, the “Lungs” of Athens, Is Threatened by Massive Habitat Destruction Happening Now Saving tortoises protecting forests goes together for a small group of friends in Athens, Greece. When dancing together with nature in life and death situations, sometimes it is small, yet really difficult, actions that matter. With…

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Adapt Recipes

Open to Meeting Ayurveda Halfway: Adapt Recipes for Individual & Cultural Needs

Traditionally in India, you would (and could still) visit with an Ayurvedic practitioner for 5 – 10 minutes, they will feel your pulses, tell you what to do, and you will do it, if you chose to. The idea of being open to meeting Ayurveda halfway is a relatively new one. In the old days,…

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Join Us for CAAM Ayurveda Day 2022

In support of CAAM Ayurveda Day 2022, I am glad to announce I will give the keynote for this FREE online event, this Sunday October 23. The full conference extends from 12:30 – 5:30 pm Pacific Time. The keynote, Food: Explore How It Nourishes Body, Mind, and Consciousness is 12:50 pm PT/1:50 pm Mountain Time.…

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Adapt Recipes with Ayurveda

Cooking, eating, and improvising with ingredients goes back in human history many centuries. Our loved ones-ancestors knew well how to adapt recipes to meet their needs. For ourselves, there’s plenty to adapt to, these days. Perhaps your child or partner is allergic to garlic – or could it be wheat? Or you’re dropping food to…

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A Tale of Two Broken Blenders Plastic and Climate Change

In this moment so many sentient beings are directly in the path of danger. At a time like this, tending to the mundane or long term feels just that, pretty small and/or remote.  In one of those aching moments, I got an email from our good friend Ramona with a cheery inquiry “Hey! I keep thinking of…

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Skin as Costume Open to Diversity

With my skin as costume, I can fly under the radar. It doesn’t matter what I think, what you see is white. I may be old, I may be a woman (Amadea, she/her), yet I carry my protection with me at all times. Smiling helps in many circumstances, yet not all. It’s taken me a…

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Building Adversity Muscles Four Ways in New Mexico

In terms of building adversity muscles, a Nunani First Nation elder was asked who had greater depth of knowledge of a hunt under difficult conditions, an old human or an old wolf. On reflection, he replied, “They’re the same”.  Both faced great adversity with as much skill as they could muster within the Arctic landscape. (1)…

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7 Tips for Easy Healing Ayurveda Drinks Garden Fresh

FIND IMMUNE SUPPORT IN YOUR BACKYARD OR ON YOUR WINDOWSILL As gardeners and cooks as well as lovers of Ayurveda, Renee Lynn and I wanted to share this natural bounty with you when we created Easy Healing Drinks from the Wisdom of Ayurveda together. The book just turned two, and to celebrate, I wanted to highlight seven…

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Nature is Win-Win in Creating COVID-19 Ayurveda Healing Balance

In COVID-19 Ayurveda healing balance, nature is the key player. In coming back into a natural balance, we encourage our chances for wellnes and the planet’s at the same time. Quelling COVID-19 and meeting climate change from an Ayurvedic perspective are the same thing. Both are about coming back into balance with nature and ourselves.…

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