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The Practices of “Going Out”

The Practices of “Going Out”

It is a new year. A time for opening up to new possibilities. A time to aspire and look forward to enhancing and evolving our way of being in the world. We ended 2017 taking time to explore our abilities to self-regulate through “going in” when we are out of balance, dysregulated, and in need [...]
The Benefits of Self-Massage

The Benefits of Self-Massage

Have you ever given yourself a massage? It may sound like a strange concept, but self-massage is a powerful tool that increases circulation, moves lymph, calms nerves, and even smoking cessation. Ayurveda suggests Abhyanga, or self-massage, offers many healing benefits. Abhyanga is especially beneficial during this drier, colder time of year because it brings warmth [...]
The Practices of “Going In”

The Practices of “Going In”

Last month we noted the importance of caring for and regulating our inner states by “going in” as well as being willing and able to reach out to those with whom we have healthy attachments and bonds by “going out.” As we approach the new year, and its forthcoming intentions and aspirations, let’s use the [...]
Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe

Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe

This year’s Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to three Americans for their work on circadian rhythm, or the body’s biological time clock. Their research discovered how our inner clock regulates processes like hormones, sleep, body temperature and metabolism.

An Exploration of the “Self” – Part 3: The Untethered Soul

An Exploration of the “Self” – Part 3: The Untethered Soul

Last segment, you learned that you are not the voice inside your head. You are the one who hears it. Now that we’ve called attention to this voice, you’ve probably been noticing it more, and what you’ve probably discovered is that most of what it says is meaningless and a waste of energy. Life happens [...]
Summer Food Recipe: Roasted Beet & Chickpea Salad

Summer Food Recipe: Roasted Beet & Chickpea Salad

Summer can be a hard time to know how to nourish ourselves because we are so hot! When we are hot, our digestion and appetites are low. We have difficulty making decisions. We get dehydrated. Then we make last minute, rush choices that don't always support us. This Roasted Beet & Chickpea Salad is a [...]
Survive Summer in Los Angeles with a Cooling Rose Lassi Recipe

Survive Summer in Los Angeles with a Cooling Rose Lassi Recipe

Summer is our toughest season here in Los Angeles. It may seem counterintuitive if you are outside enjoying the sun, or come from a climate that is prone to winter storms - you may have a hard time imagining sunny days as harsh. But it’s true, here in LA, in our desert climate, summer is [...]
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