Last year I wrote the book, Solving the Autoimmune Puzzle, and one of the things that I talked about in solving the autoimmune puzzle is that we are each a unique puzzle. With any chronic illness, autoimmunity included, there are four corners to each person’s puzzle. [Read more…] about Healing Leaky Boundaries™ to Heal Leaky Gut to Reverse Autoimmune Disease.
Mean Girls: Female Aggression Takes on New Forms in Adulthood
This week I had the opportunity to see Mean Girls the Musical in New York City. Because I love anything Tina Fey does, I fully expected to like it. I was wrong; I LOVED it. It contained the themes from her blockbuster movie of the same name: human sexuality, bullying, hierarchical structures of the animal kingdom, and the possibility that people can change. [Read more…] about Mean Girls: Female Aggression Takes on New Forms in Adulthood
Cancer Teaches Many Lessons to Those Who are Ready to Learn Them.
When I was in my 40s, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I healed it in one month without chemo, surgery, or radiation. But that’s because I knew where it had come from, why it was there, and what it was there to teach me. But I am getting ahead of myself. Let me start from the beginning. [Read more…] about Cancer Teaches Many Lessons to Those Who are Ready to Learn Them.
Your Taste for Life
Dosha-Specific Spice Blends (Churnas)
Ayurveda uses the tastes to balance the doshas. Which tastes are most prominent in your daily diet? Which tastes do you turn to in times of mental or emotional stress? How can you begin to expand your palate and menu options to include all six tastes? Can you extrapolate that awareness to your tolerance for experiences that span the spectrum of sweet to salty and everything that is included in between? [Read more…] about Your Taste for Life
Ayurvedic Body Types and Coffee
Ayurvedic medicine, the sister science of yoga, has helped us understand that we’re not all the same person. Different foods will not act the same in each one of us since we are not all the same. One implication of this is when you read a scientific study about any food, please understand that it only applies to the people in that study, not to each one of us. – Tweet this [Read more…] about Ayurvedic Body Types and Coffee
They Don’t Want You to Have Clear Skin to Look Better
You’ve got to focus on healing your skin from the inside out.
To do so, you need to look deeper than the symptoms and flares. There are root causes that lie underneath your skin rashes and perpetuate the vicious cycle. [Read more…] about They Don’t Want You to Have Clear Skin to Look Better