Mind-Body Health

Birth control is one of the most challenging decisions women have to make. Choosing which contraceptive method to use can be overwhelming. There is so much information, and scientific advances regarding hormonal contraception can change very quickly leaving women and their partners with more doubts... Read More
Finding balance is one of the greatest challenges in an ever-changing world. And keeping yourself balanced is difficult enough before you add children to the mix. They too have their own doshas and their own daily imbalances, and it can be tricky to figure out what to do to help create harmony for... Read More
When choosing the right, or “best” physician, the first step is to remember that you’re choosing the best physician for you, as an individual. This takes into account your definition of health and your goals for healing and wellness. Your best physician is one who shares your perspective on health... Read More
Spring and fall are important times of the year to detoxify, according to Ayurveda. A spring detox is especially important as an antidote for the excesses of the winter (think holidays). To maintain health and balance in the long run, however, Ayurveda also recommends a daily detox protocol. If you... Read More
Ever since humans first started drinking fermented beverages, there probably has been debate about its benefits and its drawbacks. While it’s common knowledge that binge drinking and chronic overconsumption can lead to serious health and social issues, when it comes to moderate alcohol consumption... Read More
I wasn’t always an empowered participant in my health. But when I started connecting the dots between my diet and lifestyle, chronic inflammation, and disease, a light bulb turned on. Why? Because our daily choices are at the root of chronic inflammation.  Over the past decade, I’ve renovated... Read More
One of the hardest things for a mom-to-be to hear is that after nine months of expecting what is supposed to be one of the most important and miraculous experiences in life, instead of feeling joyful, they might feel sad, anxious, or depressed, and unable to enjoy their newborn. Postpartum... Read More
“Happy” is a challenging word. To some, it suggests spiritual bliss. To others, it indicates sensual pleasure. To me, it means a fundamental, persistent state of contentment and serenity. From that place, a person can still experience a variety of emotional highs and lows, knowing that these are... Read More