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3 Ways to Stay Cool This Summer – Using Ayurveda

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3 Ways to Stay Cool This Summer – Using Ayurveda

The practice of Ayurveda believes in balancing the different elements that affect our minds and bodies. One of these elements, pitta, is associated with heat. It especially has to do with the body’s metabolism and digestion. In the summer months, it’s easy to get out of balance with an excess of pitta, leading to over-heating, heartburn, and general crankiness. Through centuries of study and observation, Ayurvedic practitioners have developed ways to calm excess pitta and cool the body in the hot summer.   1) Eat Cooling Foods The sweet fruits of summer can help cool you off. Try fresh cherries,...

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3 Easy Ways to Add a Little Movement to Your Day

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3 Easy Ways to Add a Little Movement to Your Day

Spending a large part of the day sitting in front of the computer is a given for most jobs. It often carries over into evenings and weekends, where so many activities for work and for leisure involve more screens and more sitting. However all that sitting takes a toll in the form of back and neck pain, weight gain, low energy – to the point where research actually suggests that sitting is slowly but surely taking time off our lifespans. That’s more than a little ominous. It would be great if we could tell the boss to take a hike...

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