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Author: Linda Sinden Date Posted: 18 February 2019
Has your monthly cycle changed? Do you wonder if you are experiencing Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)? Do you wonder if Maharishi Ayurveda can help you?
- Have your symptoms been present every month for at least the last three months?
- Are your symptoms felt from day 14 onwards?
- Are your symptoms absent after menstruation for a minimum of 7 days?
If you say yes to all three questions then you meet the definition for PMS.
Symptoms of PMS include
- Tension: This can be in the form o...
Author: Linda Sinden Date Posted: 21 December 2018
Now with only a few days to Xmas do you feel the wind-down beginning? Or are you full on until the last moment with hardly a moment to catch your breath?
It’s a funny thing preparing for a holiday… the excitement builds, last minute things to do and finally the time of departure or last day at work...
Author: Linda Sinden Date Posted: 12 November 2018
As the days become warmer and sunlight hours longer, do you find yourself naturally wanting to be more active?
Over the past 50 years humanity's pursuit of 'convenience' may have made life much easier, with access to elevators and lifts, automatic car washes, remote controls, home delivery services, internet shopping, electric golf buggies, electric scooters, electric bicycles, restaurant drive-thru's, lawn-mowing services, house-cleaning services, clothes dryers, cordless phones and more.
While all these things make life simpler, easier and save us time, they also cause us to be less active, which has a cost. Access to large quantities of inexpensive calorie dense foo...
Author: Linda Sinden Date Posted: 22 October 2018
Enjoy a rainbow of colour and nutrients
Did you know… the different colours in fruits and vegetables signal the presence of helpful bioactive phytochemicals or compounds that plants use to protect themselves from predator insects, pollution and disease. Isn’t nature inventive!
When we ingest a fruit or vegetable this protective influence can be helpful to us too as they provide powerful antioxidant protection. So here is a salad recipe to help you enjoy a power packed rainbow of colours. Enjoy!
Author: Linda Sinden Date Posted: 9 July 2018
We are all familiar with the notion that impurities can gather in the body much like oil in a car that overtime becomes thick with sediment. What may not be so widely known is that impurities (ama) can gather not just in the body but also in the mind.
Mental ama is produced by the following situations
Negative emotions such as fear, anger, self criticism and greed
Eating while having negative emotions
Psychological stress from family pr...
Author: Linda Sinden Date Posted: 2 July 2018
Being at Ease
During winter Vata dosha increases in us all. For some this can lead to an increase of worry and anxiety as our inner stability is challenged. This week we want to help you stay on top of the hustle and bustle of daily life with increased ability to step up to the challenges while remaining calm and at ease inside.
- Vata controls movement or motion to guide breathing, blood circulation, passing of fo...
Author: Linda Sinden Date Posted: 18 June 2018
Next time you see a Basil plant at the local market, vegetable shop or supermarket pause a moment to think about the closely related Sweet Basil Plant.
In medicinal doses Ocimum Sanctum (familiar name Holy Basil and sanskrit name Tulsi or Tulasi), is considered to purify the body, mind and spirit. Traditionally Sweet Basil is used
- with colds and flus to help purity and cleanse the respiratory tract of toxins
- to help relieve digestive gas and bloating
- when antioxidant support would be useful especially when under stress or feeling low
- to support the body providing anti-inflammatory support
- In the treatment of pain...
Author: Linda Sinden Date Posted: 9 April 2018
When the airways become obstructed what do you usually experience?
- Restricted breathing
Although symptoms of respiratory imbalance often express themselves as excess mucus and congestion (typically a Kapha symptom of imbalance), the excess mucus is often an underlying reaction to excess dryness of Vata or the inflammation or heat caused by increased Pitta dosha.
During autumn (Vata time of the year) we often see an increase of respiratory distress when the weather turns cold and windy weather increases. This tendency becomes more increased when lifestyle factors such as smoking, excessive travel, stres...