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Self-Care for Sensitive People

Self-care is essential for all empathic people. When you mindfully and lovingly practice it each day, your sensitivities will flourish. The self-care practices, perspectives, and meditations I present as daily offerings in Thriving as an Empath will support you in being a compassionate, empowered empath without shouldering the suffering of others or trying to “fix” …

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Amruth: Nature’s Armor

Amruth (tinospora cordifolia) is one of the most versatile Ayurvedic herbal supplements. Also known as guduchi or giloy, it literally means ambrosia, nectar, or “that which protects” because of its immunomodulatory and rasayana—or rejuvenating—properties. It is a well-known anti-inflammatory, hepato-protective, antioxidant, antipyretic, anti-rheumatic, and adaptogenic herb in Ayurveda, also used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) …

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Ayush Kwath Kadha: An Ayurvedic Immunity Boosting Herbal Tea

Traditionally, different types of herbal teas are used in the 5,000-year-old science of Ayurveda as part of preventive health and management of ailments. Kadha is the name for Ayurvedic herbal teas where herbs and spices are boiled to make a decoction (and extract their therapeutic properties). It is typically used to enhance immunity and prevent …

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Ayurveda 101: Lavender for Sleep, Relaxation, & Anxiety Relief

You’ve had a long stressful day and can’t wait to get home, take off your shoes and relax into your favorite recliner.  But your brain won’t cooperate.  It keeps right on running, reviewing the day’s ups and downs, and causing anxiety long after the office is closed. And tired though you are, you can’t seem …

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