©2015 Sylvaine francine The beginning of cold season is upon us. We have savored delicious ice creams, sweet foods and enjoyed many cold beverages this summer. By doing so we have saturated our bodies with mucous and sugar by-products which are upsetting the balance of our Kapha Dosha. Viruses and bacteria are the natural remedy to rid us of mucous. The little beasties love sugar, sweets … [Read more...] about Colds and Ayurveda
Really a lot of fun to be with you all, dipped in the creative process you allowed me to bring you in. Each of you went at her and his own pace and discovered or re-discovered who you have been and really who you are! I assembled my vision board of myself pretty quickly once all the pieces were cut. Yes, the floor was a mess! Thank you Sandy for joyfully participating in it: what a great … [Read more...] about I had a blast last Saturday!
Viruses and bacteria are the natural remedy to rid us of mucous. The little beasties love sugar, sweets and dairy products. Once we have indulged on rich food during the Holidays, viruses and bacteria invite themselves in. To face the cold season, help yourself with Ayurveda, the ancient ways of India. If you have your favorite remedies that work well for you, keep them and add the followings … [Read more...] about Yes, beat your cold and if you have one already established, shorten it.
Sugar Sugar... That was one of my favorite songs by The Archies. Now days, sugar, in my mind and in the minds of many people equates to something else than a sweet song from 1969. You can listen to it on YouTube and it will bring back memories and it will get your blood moving. The link is below! By the end of this week, goblins, witches and ghostly creatures will be gone… to be replaced by … [Read more...] about Sugar Sugar, 1969
We look at the Holiday Season as the time to connect a little more, or a lot more, with colleagues, neighbors, friends and family. We feel the inclination to open up more to each other. We drop our walls and barriers, we visit, and we get together. We exchange gifts and goodies. We take the time to make them and prepare them in the most exquisite ways, in token of our appreciation and love for … [Read more...] about “Tis the season”
Last weekend, a friend and I visited our spiritual community. The early morning air, still cool from the night, feels good and refreshing. As we approach the building, I notice the winter flowers—deep purple pansies— newly planted at the foot of the maple tree with its fresh display of fall colors. The door opens and Juanita, a radiant smile on her face, welcomes us. The three of us hug, happy to … [Read more...] about The important stuff