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How Can My Gut Be Leaking?!? healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food stress-free sugarfree Jan 28, 2023

There’s A LOT of talk in the health world about gut health these days. 

You’ve probably even heard that the key to reversing a whole host of health issues, ranging from skin issues to serious autoimmune conditions, starts with healing your so-called leaky gut.

After all,...

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How Healthy Is Your Gut? brain health healthy eating healthy living mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Jan 22, 2023

Would it surprise you to know that you have more bacteria in your body than human cells?

Estimates give the number as between 1.3 to 10 times more bacteria.  Having a range like that may seem confusing, but that is just the way it is. We are in the frontier days when it comes to knowledge...

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Reimagining your Identity healthy living meditation morning practice stress-free Jan 15, 2023

If you’re trying to make changes to any of your habits, and finding it difficult, could this be why?

For many of us in North America, at least while we’re still working, we identify ourselves according to our career role: “I’m a teacher.” “I’m an...

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Top 3 Ayurvedic Self Care Tips for the Holidays ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation morning practice real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Dec 18, 2022

This brings the Ayurveda series to a close (and blogs for 2022, as I’m taking next week off) with my Top 3 Ayurvedic Self Care Tips for the Holidays.  They will help you reduce the stress of modern life, and especially the holiday season upon us.  These likely won’t be...

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Why Meditation is the Keystone Practice ayurveda brain health healthy living meditation morning practice resilience sleep stress-free Dec 10, 2022

Continuing the Ayurveda series, for the next couple of weeks I’m going to share with you ayurvedic practices that will help you reduce the stress of modern life, and especially the holiday season upon us.  These likely won’t be completely new to you, you may already be a...

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Reducing Stress with Pranayama - a.k.a. Breathwork! ayurveda brain health healthy living meditation morning practice resilience stress-free Dec 04, 2022

Continuing the Ayurveda series, for the next couple of weeks I’m going to share with you ayurvedic practices that will help you reduce the stress of modern life, and especially the holiday season upon us.  These likely won’t be completely new to you, you may already be a...

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What's Your Daytime Dinacharya? ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation mindful movement morning practice real food resilience sleep strength training stress-free Nov 26, 2022

Last week I introduced you to your Dinacharya, a.k.a. your optimal daily routine.  The idea is to align your habits and practices to the Rhythms of Nature, as this will promote health and help reduce what may be harmful.

And as I said last week, most lists of daily habits start with the...

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Do you have a Dinacharya? ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free Nov 19, 2022

HINT - it’s your Optimal Daily Routine!

As a followup to The Rhythms of Nature (click to read last week's blog) let’s look at what this means for our daily routines.  How can we design them with purpose, to promote health and reduce anything that may be...

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Living According to the Universal Rhythms of Nature ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living meditation mindful movement morning practice sleep stress-free Nov 13, 2022

Whether we pay attention to it or not, every cell and organ system in our body is synchronized with the universal rhythms of nature. All layers of our being!  Although our senses lead us to perceive that we are separate from the world around us, we are constantly exchanging energy and...

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Pay attention! Eating with Mindfulness ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience stress-free sugarfree Nov 06, 2022

If you missed the beginning of the series, I’ve been writing about Ayurveda, the 5000-year-old, time-tested system of health and healing.

Last week I talked about Eating to Balance your Doshas: https://www.pegmcphedran.com/blog/eating-to-balance-your-dosha

Or click on the Ayurveda tag to...

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What’s Your Dosha? ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food stress-free sugarfree Oct 16, 2022

It’s no secret – we are not all created equally!

And by that I mean that everyone is different – both physically (height, size, hair, skin and eye colour, etc) and certainly all of the aspects of our personalities.

And while many of these various traits sometimes “run in...

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Why I’m In Love With Ayurveda! ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation mindful movement real food resilience sleep strength training stress-free Oct 09, 2022

You may recall that I wrote back in the summer about a course I was taking through Chopra.com to become a Certified Chopra Health (Ayurveda) Teacher.  I’m very pleased to announce that I have now completed the program, and I am ready to share what I have learned with all of you!

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