As we greet the New Year, let us remember that all challenges to our health and well-being come from a state of low ojas. Ojas is the foundation of our ability to love to be loved; it is that which sustains, stabilizes and nourishes us.
“The path of healing is based on a simple premise. If there is an excess of a particular quality in your body or mind, then reducing your exposure to that quality and taking in the opposite quality will assist your body and mind in returning to its proper balance. It is really just common sense. By adjusting the qualities we take in, the elemental balance of the body is changed and with that, the physiological forces (doshas) that govern its function.
Already laying plans for losing weight after the first?
Step #1: Eat your biggest meal at lunch!
The holidays are upon us and it is a great reminder to give ourselves the gift of Self-love! Self-love is needed every day. But during the holidays it is even more important. Many people find themselves stressed out and taking care of others. Whether it is buying gifts, preparing meals or entertaining guests, it seems like there is so much to do. If we are not careful, we become depleted.
"When you go out to eat, are you interested in the quality of the food at the restaurant? Does it matter to you what they serve? Of course it does. If the food is not healthy, it will give you indigestion and it can make you sick. The same is true of your choices regarding what you visually expose yourself to. Of course, by this I mean movies and television.