Last year I celebrated my birthday with writing 28 important life lessons and a giveaway. This year I am keeping up with the tradition and kicking it up a bit. For the next 4 weeks you will have a chance to win something healthy, useful, and beautiful every week.
In my work of supporting women to reconnect with their bodies and to build a trusting mutually supportive mind-body relationship I often encourage women to listen to their internal wisdom. It is very empowering to be able to trust your body for guidance when it comes to food, movement, and major decisions.
A couple of months ago I went to the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM to take a workshop with the super-star of modern-day ayurveda Dr Vasant Lad. I learned for much that I couldn’t wait to share some of the knowledge with you, my dear readers! After a few weeks of persistent emails Dr Lad agrees to do a phone interview with me and share some of his precious knowledge.
I’ve been studying Ayurveda and using it in my daily life for the last 2 years. While the major ayurvedic principles are simple and logical, certain specifics can get a little tricky, eg: how to eliminate dryness without causing congestion…. There are hundreds of books, magazines, and online resources that contain load of information but from a time-saving perspective there is nothing better than asking a seasoned ayurvedic practitioner personally! Dr JV Hebbar , the founder of www.easyayurveda.com was kind enough to answer a few of my burning questions on ayurveda.