Women trying for pregnancy can sometimes become disheartened. It takes time and effort to become balanced for fertility in some cases. One technique I use to emotionally support them is singing silly songs for them. Or giving them silly songs to sing to themselves. Singing supports the body in many ways - with breath, with rhythm, with brain chemistry. Affirmations can enter more deeply when sung. Here are some songs you can use or share for fertility affirmation: Fertility Songs By Terra … [Read more...] about Sing Your Subtle Body to Pregnancy
Mother Nature wants women to get pregnant. That's why people have to spend so much time and money NOT to. Working with women wanting to get pregnant is a joy! Natural remedies often work when they don't seem able to at first. One technique I developed to help women affirm themselves as pregnant is a visual affirmation. This helps ease anxiety, which itself inhibits fertility. It goes along with other natural remedies. For the visual affirmation, I would take a photo of the woman and … [Read more...] about You CAN Get Pregnant!
Why do a spring cleanse? Springtime is the moist, cool time beginning the season of new growth. This happen is the Kapha season, February through May in Colorado. The snow becomes heavy & wet at the same time that the warmth is returning. This lets loose the accumulated heaviness of winter in a flood of liquidity. Kapha’s main qualities are heaviness, coolness, wetness. It is the densest dosha, made up of water & earth. It is mother to our physical form. Most of us notice heaviness in … [Read more...] about Spring Time – Cleanse Time
Maybe like me, you wonder how to best choose your food and activities for today. I made up this little chart to share with students and clients to get in the habit of determining our daily dosha needing balance. If you need to learn how to balance, choose my class series - Learn the Language of Nature - Ayurveda for a background which teaches you how to do just that. … [Read more...] about Know Your Daily Doshas to Choose Your Day Wisely
I believe in a deeper level of personal responsibility. I believe that we choose our parents and we choose our birth times. This may be difficult to consider for some who’ve had extremely traumatic early years. Most of the time we’ve chosen these people as our parents because, by their very nature, we will be forced to remember why we came here and what we came to heal. Usually one of the parents deliver what could be termed ‘the Sacred Gift’… the very wounding experience that brings us into … [Read more...] about A Deeper Level of Personal Responsibility – by Jyoti Wind
Autumn is Vata season. Ayurveda teachings share a lot about adjusting to each season. How we eat, how we exercise, our lifestyles, can all help us be balance our personal physiology. By knowing your own balance (or imbalance) and the tendency of the seasonal change to disrupt you, the most individualized approach is possible. This article gives general info about the season. For more about your own personal balance, consult with me or another Ayurveda practitioner. Of course where you live … [Read more...] about Soothe and Ground for Autumn