Ayurveda

Sleep. Everybody wants it. Nobody gets enough of it.

Sleep For Your Dosha Type

Sleep is everything! It's so much more than just feeling like you can function well. You know that but do you know how to sleep for your dosha type?

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And then…crisis. A flesh-eating infection from a spider bite.

My Arm Is Being Eaten Alive Because Of A Spider Bite

My feelings about spiders and getting a spider bite used to be pretty neutral. NOT ANY LONGER. Spiders can burn in the fiery depths of hell.

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My spiritual awakening found its way.

In Search Of A Spiritual Awakening

I guess the point of a spiritual awakening is just that; if you were already awake, you wouldn’t need a moment that was self-defining. You’d already be defined.

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gluten-free? (image credit: Peyton Sheets)

When Dietary Changes Might Trigger Your Eating Disorder

There are aspects of the disorders we have fought so hard to overcome that will show themselves again. Dietary changes can trigger your eating disorder.

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"Compassion for myself is not a thing I do." (image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart)

When You Feel Like You're Failing, Stop For Compassion

Compassion for myself is not a thing I do. It is not a thing I have ever done. It is not a thing I feel comfortable doing. It's time I stop for compassion.

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Connecting to your own self is paramount to connecting to the practice, (image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart)

BBA 2.0: The Self Check-In

Resistance to diving in deeper is normal, and it’s also totally okay. It's important to stop everything, lay down, breathe and do a self check-in.

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Beyond Before & After 2.0: Alternate Nostril Breathing

Alternate Nostril Breathing (Nadi Shodhana): What? Why? How?

Alternate nostril breathing is not regular old breathing. This is like Breathing 2.0. Advanced Breathing. This is like the AP Calculus of respiration.

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What's Ghee? Mariah Sharp @MightyMooseArt

The Fundamentals: Yoga And Ghee (What's Ghee?)

I told Joni to eat ghee and do yoga every morning as her first steps towards a more integrated pitta dosha, she thought that it was an odd request.

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