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Ayurvedic Essentials: Reasons to Practice Tongue Scraping

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Tongue scraping, or Jihwa Prakshalana, has long been an important part of the recommended Ayurvedic daily routine. Have you ever noticed a film or coating (which can range in color

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Your Spending Style According to Your Dosha

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Nearly two-thirds of Americans can expect a tax refund this year. The average refund is $3,000—not too shabby! My brother is a financial analyst and would say that I am paying to

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Stress and Immunity: The Microbiome Connection | Maharishi Ayurveda Blog

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Life has its ups and downs, and stress is a natural part of human existence. These days, though, American stress levels are at a record high, according to the American Psychologica

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The Science of Positive Healing Thoughts

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Documentary 'Synthetic Forests' Covers the Enormous Risks of GE Trees Story at-a-glance - Positive thoughts are able to prompt changes in your body that strengthen your immune syst

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‘Healthy’ Foods You Should Never Eat to Help Avoid Disease and Weight Gain

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Lectins — sugar-binding plant proteins that attach to cell membranes — may be a hidden source of weight gain and ill health, even in an otherwise healthy diet. In fact, since l

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Natural Healing Ways to Treat a Cold

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Having a cold this time of year or any time of year is no fun. The change from summer to fall not only creates change in temperature, but also affects what you body needs in this t

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Ram Dass on Discovering Your True Work Path (Part 2)

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Years ago I went to a silent meditation course, and I had a roommate. It was a 10 day course and we couldn’t speak to each other. We shared a room, and I was a little sloppy and

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What's It Like To Meditate In A Wheelchair?

Last updated: 12/09/2018

As a meditation teacher I often use guided meditations as a means to help center and quiet the mind. It has been my experience that the most popular guided meditations are “walk

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Contemplating the Pros and Cons of Hands-on Assists

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Contemplating the Pros and Cons of Hands-on Assists February 9, 2017    BY Jaimie Epstein There has been a lot of discussion, both civil and otherwise, both rational and sensatio

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The Best Running Stride? The One That Comes Naturally

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Runners, if you have worried about your stride, relax. It is almost certainly fine, according to a comforting new study. Researchers found that both experienced and beginning runne

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