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Self Care for the Lungs Naturally

Dear friends, Let’s explore how eastern medicine views the lungs and it’s care. Being that Covid 19 attacks the respiratory system I thought it apt to share with you some ways to support the lungs naturally. Chinese medicine sees the lungs as the organ of sadness and grief. In Ayurveda, the lungs are the elements of “kapha”…

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Eight Ways to Reduce Ama( toxins) in your Daily Life

Dear friends,Ayurveda teaches that ” ama” is a common pathology for ALL diseases! The word “ama” means toxins.I think we are all somewhat concerned about our toxic overload- from the health of our soil to the quality of the air we breathe to molds, heavy metals, and viruses it’s overwhelming.As I wrote about in the second article…

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Three Things for Balancing Vata Season

Dear friends, First, I’d like to share the news about a new Ayurvedic series published in the┬áSept. issue of Natural Awakenings in Atlanta. It is the first of three-part series that I wrote. I am honored to be the guest columnist.┬áPlease share with your friends, family, coworkers, neighbors as a holistic lifestyle that is harmony…

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Five Uses of Ylang-Ylang

Dear friends, There are times when I flock toward a particular essential oil and wear it consistently. Do you?I just follow my nose. The past few weeks it’s been the essential oil Ylang Ylang. It has an exotic smell that I find intriguing. Chanel No5 uses this oil in their formula…so I discovered. Theirs is…

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Four Ways to Create Space for Silence

Dear friends, Welcome to my weekly blog! Let’s face it, we are living in times of great distraction and sensory overload; noise.Here’s a startling fact, writes Dr. Jay Kumar in his book Brain, Body, and Being. In our modern, 24/7 high tech world, the average person is bombarded with the equivalent of 174 newspapers of…

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It’s Your Birthright To Be Free

Dear friends, Happy to share this podcast with you! After publishing the article The Power of Creativity in Well Being Journal ( July Aug issue) One Life radio station invited me on their show.  The reason this is exciting is that creativity is not something I did as a child. Meaning I wasn’t the kid…

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Four Reasons Laying on Of Stones Helps Women Heal

Dear friends, In the midst of a patriarchal chaotic upheaval, women are returning to ancient healing modalities to find healing and wholeness, strength and hope, faith and purpose. From acupuncture, shiatsu, Ayurveda, polarity therapy, Marma, essential oils, herbs, vitamins and meditation, holistic self care is on the rise. A return to these earth based practices…

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Four Ways to Soothe Eye Strain

Dear friends, Due to the high use of cell phones, computers, i pads and other electronic devices,which translates to excessive eye engagement, many of us commonly face eye strain & eye fatigue.  Summer is the ideal time to give extra attention to your physical body’s eyes as the hot heat from the sun in July and August can…

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Four Key Ways to Support Your Lymphatic System

Dear friends, “Detox” is the buzz word of this century in our well being culture, particularly during Spring. Basically, detoxification means cleansing the blood. This is done by removing impurities from the blood in the liver, where toxins are processed for elimination. From kitchari, to juices, to water fasts, drinking lemon water, dosing on turmeric, we get the point that we need…