Eat More Plants

  I need to confess that I have been defiantly avoiding writing about eating a plant-based diet. It isn’t because I don’t do it. It isn’t because I don’t think it’s important. It isn’t even because I don’t know what to say. It’s because, in my coaching experience, eating plants is the habit that people…

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Ayurveda Away from Home

As an OB/Gyn physician who often sleeps at the hospital waiting for a birth, I’ve found ways to incorporate my Ayurvedic-based self-care routine into my sometimes fractured schedule. This is especially helpful for sleepless nights when I’m away from home. I pack  a small bag and take it to work. In it I include small…

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Share the Healing Power of Mantra Meditation

  Ayurveda teaches meditation in dinacharya to build strength and balance and is recognized by many top health resources as a key daily practice. Meditation makes the habit list in Body Thrive. “Metaprograming” puts meditation in its top 5 keystone habits, and even Business Insider: lists it in the top 8 as a must haves.…

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The Ayurvedic Clock – Are You at War with Time?

  Put a Star on the Ayurvedic Clock! Last night I hosted a workshop titled “The Ayurvedic Clock.” A group of people from my small town in rural Western Australia gathered together at a local yoga shala and enjoyed a bowl of dahl while we discussed our daily routines. As the attendees arrived, I asked…

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The Emerging Desires of the Modern Yoga Woman

  The modern global yoga movement is driven by female householders, not male aesthetics. It’s driven by women with children or grandchildren, or women who want to eventually have children and grandchildren. Back in the day yogis were men supported by women. They were men who had women do the cooking and cleaning, men who…

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The Danger of Taking the Easy Way Out

I am embarrassed to admit it. Not only to the world but to myself. To acknowledge my truth; to label it: I. Am. A. Quitter. The number of things I’ve quit before accomplishing is laughable. I remember my youth and how encouraging my parents were. I was enrolled in every extracurricular activity the Halton Hills…

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Intermittent Fasting: Go Without, Expand Within

Intermittent fasting has been a trendy subject lately. Yeah, detoxes and fasts in general have been on people’s minds for many years, but intermittent fasting seems to be the trend. What is it? Why would you want to do it? And what should you be fasting on are the central questions. The word intermittent implies…

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Teach What You are Learning with Sarah

Mentor By Teaching. How do you REALLY learn something? You teach it! Here’s Sarah, a YHC Certification Coach sharing her tips on teaching what you are learning.  She has gone from a stressed out restauranteur to a thriving Yoga Health Coach. Now she is a YHC Mentor. She says being a mentor gives you the opportunity to return…

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Mentoring Skills Tips from Cate

Today, Cate shares just how you can take your coaching to the next level by stepping into a mentoring role. Here are a few benefits: Pull out your potential through mentoring. Build close mentoring relationships by giving trust a chance! Network through mentoring. Be a part of your own growing process! Cate’s tips for Mentors:…

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