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“Health is not mere absence of disease. It is the dynamic expression of life”

 – Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Ayurveda

butternut squash

Ayurvedic Recipes: Vata-Calming Butternut Squash Soup

Autumn is vata season, with the earth beginning to dry out from the summer months and the cool breeze blowing in from the upcoming winter. As our bodies adjust to the season, we might find ourselves feeling dry, bloated, anxious, and unbalanced. Luckily, nature provides a wonderful remedy to these afflictions in the seasonal foods …

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Stress

What is Chronic Stress?

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), stress may be defined as any uncomfortable “emotional experience accompanied by predictable biochemical, physiological and behavioral changes.” Stress can produce and contribute to negative health and quality-of-life outcomes. Prolonged or chronic stress can be particularly detrimental and has been linked to serious illness and disease. The Mayo Clinic has …

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