Ayurveda101 · Lifestyle

Setting a Daily Schedule, Ayurveda Style

Studying Ayurveda has helped me understand the benefits of proper diet and lifestyle, but that doesn’t make me immune to the lure of delicious snacks and late nights (leading to late mornings). Ayurveda thoughtfully lays out the optimal times to eat, sleep, and exercise to maximize health and energy each day (called dinacharya). By following the flow of… Continue reading Setting a Daily Schedule, Ayurveda Style

Lifestyle · Psychology

Focus: The Antidote to Multitasking

How long can you go without checking your smart phone? Two minutes? Maybe five tops? I’m amazed I can even focus long enough to dress myself in the morning, let alone function throughout the day given the number of distractions that occur. Research points to the detrimental effects of multitasking–your IQ can decrease 10 points… Continue reading Focus: The Antidote to Multitasking


Conquering Mind Invaders

Veda means knowledge or wisdom in Sanskrit and the Vedic texts contain all the information you need to master your mind and emotions, remove ignorance, dispel fear, and eliminate selfishness. Ancient self help books! Aside from the learning medical terminology, understanding diseases and treatments, and the tenets of proper Ayurvedic lifestyle, studying Ayurveda at Vedika… Continue reading Conquering Mind Invaders