Are you ready to take your gratitude practice to the next level? Here are some sample gratitude journaling practices and tips to help you on your way.
Whether you're new to the practice or have meditated daily for years, there's much to learn about the process. Here's what Deepak Chopra, M.D. has discovered.
Life is a mystery, and 2020 has been a stranger year than most. With multiple disruptions and many unknowns, it’s been nearly impossible to stay consistently calm. As a nation, and a world, we’ve had to reexamine fundamental beliefs and habits, get creative, and reinvent (or at least reorient) ourselves in multiple aspects of life. With an election just around the corner and political anxiety mounting on both sides, the “year of uncertainty” continues!
‘Tis the season for America's favorite winter squash. From lattes to soups, pumpkin is popping up on menus everywhere. Bring it back to your kitchen and whip up your own pumpkin delights with these four recipes.
As a Western-trained physician, one of the things I appreciate the most about Ayurveda is the wisdom and depth of its nutritional recommendations. Going through medical school, I didn’t learn how to teach people to eat a healthy diet that supported all aspects of our physiology and physical health. I not only struggled to help my patients in this area, but I struggled with my own diet and didn’t know which fad to follow. When I first learned about Ayurvedic nutritional guidelines, it was a game-changer for me, my family, and my patients.
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We’ve made this simple guide to understanding common Ayurvedic terms with definitions and examples of how to use in sentences. Some words include: Mantra, Panchakarma, and Vikruti.
Embarking on a journey from chronic illness to healing that reshaped my identity and purpose.
Most people think of a detox as a superficial process. You change your diet, take supplements, or abstain from harmful substances, and the body does the rest. I am an advocate of all of these things. Unfortunately, many of my patients have health concerns that go beyond a poor diet. They need a multifaceted approach to rid their bodies of excess toxins so that they can function optimally.
The world is still incredibly rooted in the gender binary, and it’s a revolutionary act to exist as yourself, wholly, in a world that so desperately tries to define you. Whether you identify with the sex you were assigned at birth or not, or whether you identify within the binary, outside of it, or have renounced its existence completely, you have experienced gender trauma. Here are some ways you can explore gender and how it shapes the world around you.
Meditation can not only improve your mental health, but it builds resilience to help solve problems. Here are seven ways meditation benefits your mental health.