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QY3: Hatha Yoga to Ground and Reduce Excess Heat (Pitta Dosha)

In Ayurveda, the sister science of Yoga, the fire element in the body and mind is called the Pitta Dosha. Pitta means “that which cooks.” Pitta is associated with all metabolic processes: digesting food, ideas, experiences. Regulating heat in the body. Also things like passion, focus, ambition. When this gets excessive you may experience anger, skin issues (anything red on the...

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FB2: Ayurveda Tips to Sooth Summer Stress or... "What happens if you eat way too much ice cream :("

 
 
Welcome to Quietmind Monday!
 
Today's topic is: "Ayurveda Tips to Soothe Summer Stress."
 
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"What happens when you eat WAY TOO MUCH ice cream?" (I did the research so you don't have to......)
 
July is the month we feel the summer heat at it's strongest (in the US). This can easily lead to a Pitta (Fire) imbalance. This shows up as burn...
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