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Sprouted Mung Beans

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, let’s party!” –Robin Williams Agreed!  It’s like the earth just opened up its doors, rang the dinner bell and said, come and get it! Combining vegetables with sprouted mung beans makes for a well-balanced meal. Sprouting mung beans increases their bioavailability-think more protein, increased antioxidants and enzymatic efficacy.  Sprouting …

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Yoga and Postpartum Depression: A Guide for Moms & Dads

“How can I feel this way when everything is so great?” Chrissy Teigen wrote in a moving essay for Glamour magazine, capturing perfectly the essence of a severe mood disorder that affects 1 in every 9 American postpartum women. (In some states, the number is as high as 1 in 5!)   Teigen, a television personality, …

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The Ancient Philosophy & Tools of Yoga Can Help to Beat the COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has created a global crisis with far-reaching social, economic, and spiritual repercussions. Our resilience during these challenging times will be tested not only by how we combat the spread of the virus but also how we make the best out of the circumstance.  While it’s important to take this pandemic seriously and …

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Anxiety is More Common Than You Think

Anxiety is a widespread psychosomatic condition that currently plagues more than 35 million Americans. Typically, it starts with continuous exposure to stressful conditions. If you are experiencing symptoms such as panic attacks, unreasonable nervousness, numbness of body or mind, you are not alone. While a certain level of anxiety helps one stay alert, consistent exposure …

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Beginner’s Guide to Meditation Retreats

If you examined the lives of today’s top performers—across all industries— and what made them successful, you’re likely to find that many of them have some form of meditation practice. Around the world, many people have adopted the ritual of taking an annual meditation retreat to de-stress and clear their minds in order to draw …

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Panchakarma for Anxiety, Depression, and Chronic Stress

Ayurveda recognizes the individuality of body and mind. According to classical texts from Ayurveda–a 5000-year-old body of knowledge–the combined state of body, mind, senses, and soul is what makes life. It is intriguing how these ancient Ayurvedic texts make distinctive mention of mental disorders, their symptoms, and treatments that bear similarities with the lines of …

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Boost Your Immune System with Ayurveda

As the world reports more COVID-19 outbreaks, it’s important to recognize that just stress alone can weaken one’s immune system. This can make make one more susceptible to pathogen infections such as viruses, bacteria, or other microorganisms that can cause disease. During this time of vulnerability, we must commit to intentional practices that bolster our resiliency …

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