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Cultivate a Better You

The Beauty of Awareness

A student asked me what it meant when I said that meditation increases our awareness.

My response was that it makes you more aware of everything around you and everything that you do. This is one of the most wonderful – and often unrecognized – benefits of meditation.

Moving Beyond Your ‘Safe’ Zone

You have to take the first step. What do you want to do? Where do you want to go? If it really is something that you want, put your hands on the arms and push yourself up out of that chair!

Does it Matter What Kind of Meditation You Do?

When I’m teaching meditation I’m trying to help people discover what will work best for them. I know what works for me, and I’ve found it also works for the majority of my students, but if not that’s okay. We keep working at it until we find what does.

It’s Kapha Season so Eat Texas Chili

The Ayurvedic perspective is that each food has a distinct synergy of taste and energy as well as its post-digestive effect on the body. When foods with very different tastes, energies and post-digestive effects are combined, our digestive fire can become overloaded.

4 Super-Fine Essential Oils for the Solar Plexus Chakra

The Solar Plexus Chakra moves you forward and helps you follow through on your intentions. The power plant of this Chakra awakens your internal strength to achieve your desires.

6 Stages of Disease – Don’t wait for #6

Watching the Heal documentary inspired me to share the Ayurvedic 6 Stages of Disease. It is vitally important to keep our Dosha balanced so that it does not progress into disease.

Heal, a Documentary – Mic Drop! You gotta watch it!

I believe disease in our body is directly related to the way we think and live. If you’re on the fence about this notion, watch “Heal” and you may be convinced!

Husband Approved Mouthwash- You can make at home!

This homemade Husband Approved Mouthwash is easy to make and inexpensive. It doesn’t have chemicals or alcohol and is natural with no side effects.

Finding the Time to Meditate

How do you maintain your practice when there’s interference from external factors? It could be anything from puppies to children to work to household duties to vacation time that is putting a crimp in your meditation.

Take A Time In!

As davidji, my mentor and teacher would say, “Take a Time In!” This is what you need so that you can be at your best and be your authentic self.

Connection…It’s What We’re All Searching For

If you are currently feeling disconnected in your life, here are some tips to use as a daily check-in with yourself and your emotional state of being.

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If You Want A Better Life…Do This

Consciousness and energy expansion are cultivated in the space between our breaths. This is where our intuition heightens, we receive messages, and find contentment and peace in all things.

Believe in Yourself! There Is Nothing Wrong With You

What if we lived in a world where we told each other what was good in the other person and focused on that?

Unplug to Plug In

What message are we sending to our children and anyone else who stands before us when we are glancing down at our phones and not being 100% present?