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Dear_You, I love your smile! I want you to keep your teeth for your whole life. That is why I’m giving you your first bottle of organic coconut oil to get you started on the possible daily routine for your optimal health. What you need to do is OIL PULL! Here is how. Love, me. For those who have never oil pulled… you’re living in the dark ages of oral care. You can whiten your teeth without bleach, just through pulling the...

Pumpkin seeds are one of those amazing fall & winter foods you probably don’t eat enough of. I started roasting at least 1/2  pound a week and noticed they would disappear fast. Simply roasting them with a little oil, salt and spice makes you feel like a gourmet chef. I also use this recipe when I bake an acorn squash. Spicy Curried Pumpkin Seeds Ingredients 2 cups pumpkin seeds 1 tablespoon ghee or coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 tablespoon...

I usually talk about how to famine. Here is my chance to balance it out with a few tips on how to feast… ayurvedically speaking. Basics: How to Feast Thanksgiving is obviously all about the feast. The best way to feast is to fast before the feast. Start your day with a thermos of hot water with lemon. See how long you can enjoyably last just on how water and lemon.Get in touch with the empty, clarifying effect. Let your...

I ran into the liquid diet through the backdoor. After years of studying/practicing Ayurveda as the gateway to optimal health, I learned about green liquid diets from my students and clients. Being interested in what I don’t know… I tried it. And, my body said YES! And I began to know from inside why it’s better to drink our nutrients. It begins with the…. Principles of Energy Conversion Once you realize your body is pliable and integrated when you feel great,...

Print this handout and post on your fridge until it becomes second nature. Time and again I hear from the Living Ayurveda Course students that self-massage has changed their lives. The practice of self-massage is simple. In fact, here is a handout to print and post on your fridge until it becomes second nature. In Indian culture, where Ayurveda originates, it’s a daily practice that you would have first experienced in utero. Then, when you were born, you would have received “infant massage”. Infant...

Guest Post by Sarah Pyne. Sarah is a mother of 4, teaching children’s mindfulness classes in MA., and a Yogahealer Mentor and Living Ayurveda Course Graduate. One of my children’s favorite family activities is when we give each other a foot massage.  As a Mom of four I am constantly looking for ways to replenish myself.  I also like to show my children that there easy ways of taking care of yourself right at home.  These self-care practices are...