Proper rest is essential for the well-being of any person. The body utilizes sleep as an opportunity to use its energy for healing and repairing damage to the body that accumulated during the waking hours. … More »
Tamas describes a mind/consciousness union that lacks higher Self-awareness. This is called ignorance in Ayurveda and Yoga. Tamas is one of the three mahagunas or great qualities of the mind. Rajas and tamas are causative … More »
There are different reasons we feel tired. Of course, if you don’t sleep well, you’ll be tired. But there are other reasons to consider including “burn-out”, and acute or chronic illness. From an Ayurvedic perspective, … More »
I worried about everything as a child. By the time I was 10 years old, I was experiencing horrible stomach aches. I had intense school anxiety. I would feel okay eating breakfast in the morning, … More »
Due to the rise in popularity of Ayurvedic herbs, such as Ashwagandha, and lifestyle techniques, such as Yoga, many still reduce Ayurveda to a science focused on the physical body. While Ayurveda does heal the … More »
Articles on the three doshas by Dr. Marc Halpern.
Central to Ayurveda is the concept of the 5 elements (Ether, Air, Fire, Water and Earth), all of which are present in the universe as well as in the human body – the human body, … More »