8 Steps to Spring Clean Your Organs

8 Steps to Spring Clean Your Organs

Spring is ruled by the organs of liver and gallbladder, our main organs for cleansing and processing toxins. Our liver processes allergens that come from pollen and pollution, but if our liver is taxed, it has a hard time working as smoothly. It's time to give these organs a little break. Think of it like an oil change for your body.

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Eating Healthy While Traveling

Eating Healthy While Traveling

Even with healthy food options becoming more readily available in airports and t rest stops, I have found that staying well on the road takes more than just picking the new 'healthy' packaged treat at the grab and go. And since I travel a lot - long car rides, lots of flights, some extra planning goes along way to help me feel great while I am away, and when I arrive back home.

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A Delightful Summer Retreat Menu You Can Make at Home!

A Delightful Summer Retreat Menu You Can Make at Home!

Kripalu's Chef Deb Morgan writes: "Summer salad season is upon us! The popular, light salads below are easy to make, save well in the refrigerator, and are very versatile, not to mention nutritious. Serve any of these salads over a nice plate of field greens or even cooked greens with a light soup and/or your favorite whole grain bread. Leftovers can be used the next day to fill a whole wheat or vegetable wrap—just add fresh spinach or lettuce and roll it up. For a gluten-free treat, use a large lettuce or kale leaf as your wrap. Get together with some friends, make these salads together, sit outside—and enjoy."

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FIRE UP YOUR DIGESTION + TRY THIS AGNI STOKING Elixir

FIRE UP YOUR DIGESTION + TRY THIS AGNI STOKING Elixir

Digestion, in Ayurveda, is a cornerstone of well-being. From the lens of Ayurveda, every disease is believed to arise from inefficient digestion. Agni, the fiery metabolic energy of digestion, allows us to assimilate food while ridding the body of wastes and toxins. Agni transforms dense physical matter into the subtler forms of energy the body needs to be healthy, generate warmth, and also sustain a balanced mood and clear mind. 

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Savoring Your Way to De-LIGHT: a Mindful Eating Meditation

Savoring Your Way to De-LIGHT: a Mindful Eating Meditation

Whether you're looking to lose weight or simply want to start a meditation practice, mindful eating can be a great way to feel more centered, at ease, and help you ‘lighten’ up your body and mind.  

We can use this to bring more mindfulness into our lives three times a day – which will promote well-being all day long.

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