Use your discernment and intuition to decide on what ingredients are balancing for you, go with produce that is organic, in season and as local as possible. This recipe is balancing for all doshas but you can super charge it with the spices, veggies and grains that work best for you.
I often say that Ayurveda is the original self-care system. If there was ever a health or healing syem that subscribes to the idea that "beauty comes from the inside out" it's Ayurveda.
It will be no surprise that I will preface this little beauty ritual by pointing out that unless your diet, lifestyle, sleep, yoga and exercise no external beauty treatment will get you glowing, no matter how sophisticated, expensive or cutting edge it might be.
I’m not interested in being ‘fearless’ I reckon it has a part to play I’m also not interested in letting it run the show. In contrast to our ancestors, who used fear to protect their life, we still use fear to protect ourselves from the unknown. Friends and students often tell me that one of the scariest things is silence, being alone with thoughts and feelings. Being Alone.
We all know that we vote with our dollars these days so choosing products that have a social benefit built into their brand is a no brainer. I’m not encouraging you to buy things that you don’t need, but if you are going to use or consume this kind of product anyway, these businesses do the charitable work on your behalf.