What I Value The Most

What I Value The Most

What I value most in this precious life is health. Health to me means absence of disease, stable energy levels and emotions, steady appetite, regular bowel movements and a daily urge to be creative. My definition of health is strongly influenced by my practice and...
Art of Practice

Art of Practice

The Art of Practice Abhyasa (diligent and continuous practice) and vairagya (non-attachment, unattached awareness) are two Sanskrit words that capture the essence of what my Photo of the Day project was all about. Abhyasa urges us to go deep into life experiences...
Things to Know About Your Liver

Things to Know About Your Liver

The liver is the second largest organ in the body (your skin is the largest) and arguably the most popular one mentioned in yoga studios, health magazines, and wellness centers throughout the spring and summer season. Considering your liver is involved in nearly 500...
Things to Know About Your Liver – Part 2

Things to Know About Your Liver – Part 2

In last month’s blog, Things to Know About Your Liver, I focused on the organ’s role in daily detoxification and what types of foods and lifestyle practices are recommended for optimal liver health. This month I’ll highlight the liver’s metabolic processes and...
Things to Know About Your Liver – Part 3

Things to Know About Your Liver – Part 3

In the science of Ayurveda, one of the important functions of the liver is to regulate the heat in the blood. If you are getting too hot from enjoying excessive amounts of spicy foods, indulging in too much sunshine, exercising out in the midday heat, or working too...