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Soup’s On!

During Autumn the leaves change color and seem to create a blanket on the ground, as if warming mother earth. As the seasons change, we change our clothing, activities, and even our clocks! Our bodies change in an effort to adapt and prepare us for this month and the months ahead. We tend to want [...]


Helping Teens Cope with Testing

Recently I was asked by Kristin Bergin, Queensbury High School Health Teacher, Health Ed Department Chair and Parent University Coordinator on behalf of her students to share an Ayurvedic perspective on how to reduce stress and anxiety during preparation for final exams. We discussed Ayurvedic topics that included diet, lifestyle, caring for the five senses, aromatherapy, [...]


Why Cleanse, and Why in the Spring?

Simply, because it is what nature does. Animals rouse from hibernation, a time where they lived off fats and proteins accumulated in the late fall. The awakening in the spring is part of the natural cleansing and rejuvenating mechanism in their bodies. Since spring’s food source, plants, fruits and berries are scarce, choices are limited. [...]


Back To School: The 3 Types of Learners by Premal Patel, MD

I recently read this article posted on September 28, 2015 on the Banayan Botanicals website. I see learners of all ages in my local schools and I found it to be relevant in that Dr. Patel accurately describes students, their behaviors and learning styles. By looking at learners through an Ayurvedic lens one can get [...]


Building a Back to School Routine, Ayurveda Style

Here in upstate NY the new school year begins September 8. Right now children are hoping the summer will never end, and parents are simultaneously checking off the calendar, buying school supplies and enjoying the less structured days of summer. But when parents and children make that 'summer feel' last until the night before the [...]