Energy-Boosting Foods—Cut through the Superfoods Hype

Save your money. All the high-dollar, big-hype superfoods or energy-boosting foods out there AREN’T going to cure your fatigue. There’s a lot of information out there about what to eat to boost your energy and increase your health overall. What to Eat—Not So Important? I want to cut through the racket, with this: WHAT you…

Gluten Intolerant? Maybe You Don’t Have to Be

Do you have trouble digesting gluten?  (Or dairy?  Or other types of foods?) While eliminating the “problem” ingredients from your diet—the ever-popular modern way of responding to food sensitivities—can relieve your symptoms, it does nothing to relieve the root problem. The biggest problem isn’t the gluten; it’s your digestion. Gluten sensitivity or intolerance is an…

Constipation Relief for Every Body

If constipation is a problem for you (even sometimes), you’re in the right place to figure out a solution. In my last “Energy Feed” you learned some Ayurvedic context for why constipation occurs. Today’s is about WHAT TO DO to uproot those causes. Constipation indicates a serious imbalance in the stacking stones of your health, and…

What Causes Constipation?

Pooping: it’s one of the body’s most important indicators of health. Not pooping (or not pooping regularly or satisfyingly): it’s one of the body’s most important indicators of un-health. Constipation is a common problem these days. Ayurvedically speaking, that’s often because there is such a great vata imbalance in our modern culture. What is Vata?…

Caffeine Withdrawal—5 Steps to Kick the Coffee Habit

Today’s “Energy Feed” is dedicated to showing you how to break your caffeine addiction and EASE your way through caffeine withdrawal. Here are some steps for success if you’re ready (or want to BE ready) that will take you to the next level of health by eradicating your dependence on caffeine. Step #1: Plan for It…

How to Wake Up Early…Easily!

We are naturally designed to wake up in the earlier hours of the morning. (Yes, that includes you!) If you have trouble dragging yourself out of bed in the morning, it’s an indication that you’re somehow going against nature—in Ayurvedic understanding, that you’re going against health, that something is out of balance. The good news…

Brain Fog—3 Steps to Clear It Out

Has your thinking gone a bit too soft around the edges? In today’s “Energy Feed” you’re going to learn how to burn through your brain fog, which you may experience as scattered thoughts, lagging memory, weak focus or lack of concentration. What is brain fog? Brain fog is when your thoughts feel dispersed and difficult to grab…

Insomnia Keeping You Awake at Night?

Do you have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep at night? If that’s you—to any degree—you’re dealing with insomnia. A main key to Ayurveda’s cure for insomnia is RHYTHM in your life.  And in most cases, your sleep rhythm is off because your foundational biorhythm or circadian rhythm is off. Ayurvedically speaking, insomnia is caused…

Afternoon Slump: How to Prevent It

Do you often grab a coffee, some sweets or a nap so you’ll have enough energy to get through the afternoon? Let’s talk about why this afternoon slump happens. In Ayurveda we see that the afternoon hours (approximately 2 to 6 p.m.) are vata hours of the days, when vata is naturally high both inside…

Adrenal Fatigue Treatment with Ayurveda

Do you have adrenal fatigue? The answer may be “yes” if you… have low or no energy on a regular basis; can’t easily or full concentrate; crave sweets; are addicted to caffeine; lack sex drive; experience high or low blood sugar. Check out today’s “Energy Feed” to learn more, or keep reading… What is adrenal…