Suffer from morning mucous?

Suffer from morning mucous?

Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC loves cardamom, ginger and fennel tea which also helps improve digestion and circulation.
2 pinches of cardamom
2 pinches of fennel seeds
1/4 inch fresh ginger


Mash ginger in a mortar and pestle. Grind cardamom and fennel using a mortar and pestle. Place in cup. Pour boiling water over ingredients and steep, covered, for three minutes. Strain and serve.

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Rosewater Lemonade ~

Rosewater Lemonade ~

Summer is around the corner and with it the heat…

The heat of the summer can provoke anger and irritability, especially when one is dehydrated. The mere smell of a rose cools ones anger and criticism.

Staying with Rose Water this week and the many benefits it plays in cooling Pitta here is a recipe for Rosewater Lemonade, one of Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC go to summer drinks…

Rosewater Lemonade:

1/8 whole lemon
2 pinch Rose Water
2 c water
1 tsp Raw Sugar

Mix all ingredients together. Served cool as a lemonade or frozen as a sorbet. Enjoy!

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What is Kitchari?

What is Kitchari?

So, what’s kitchari and what does it have to do with Ayurveda and, more importantly, you?

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Kitchari is a traditional Ayurvedic dish that’s known to assist in detoxing the body and balancing all three doshas: vata, pitta, and kapha. Kitchari provides awesome nutrients while cleansing the toxins out of the body. It’s a great way to cleanse the body and soul in a gentle way.

Kitchari is made with mung beans, Basmati rice, seasonal vegetables, ghee and spices. The mung beans are known for their ability to remove toxins, specifically pesticides and insecticides, from the body. Mung beans are also a great source of protein and provide a source of good carbohydrates and fiber. It’s also a great dish for those having digestive problems and recovering from illness. There’s many versions of Kitchari out there from simple to more elaborate.

Contact Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC to order your bag today – we ship anywhere!

One bag of Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC kitchari makes 6 servings!

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Curried Apple and Celery Soup…

Curried Apple and Celery Soup…

Diet of the Mind

Diet of the Mind

 

It all starts with sleep…

Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC knows the importance of sleep as our bodies metabolize waste products mostly after 10pm. Through the lens of Ayurveda the immune system needs to revitalize itself between 11:00pm and 2:00am.

Studies have shown that when you are sleep deprived there is a disruption with the connection from our brain to our stomach. This adds to making you think you are hungry and contributes to reaching for unhealthy high fat foods.
Ayurveda describes sleep as the “diet of the mind”.

If you are not in bed before 10pm – start this weekend by backing up your bedtime until you reach 10pm or earlier. Depending on when your normal bedtime hour is this could take a few days to a week. Something so small but worth so much to your overall wellbeing.

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Almond Milk = immune-booster…

Almond Milk = immune-booster…

 

Lights out by 10:00 pm…

 

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Ayurveda Wellness Healing knows that sleep and the times that we sleep are vital in our overall health.

One should be in bed by 10pm as our bodies metabolize waste products after this hour. Between 11:00pm and 2:00am our immune system revitalizes itself.

Are you experiencing:
Brain fog
Memory loss
Depression
Cardiovascular disease
Diabetes or Obesity

Start tonight…lights out by 10pm

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Spring Cleaning for Your Health

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Spring is Just One Week Away! A welcome sight after the long winter we’ve had in New England. The mountains of snow are beginning to melt and signs of spring are finally cropping up.

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Did You Make A¬†New Years Resolution to Exercise?¬†Have you been able to keep it, or has it¬†gone by the wayside, like¬†the ‘disappearing sidewalks’¬†that made getting around this winter more difficult? Even if you¬†LOVE winter and winter sports like I do, the¬†brutal¬†winter temperatures made it¬†difficult to get outside to exercise. Hopefully, you found your¬†way to one of the many local gyms and fitness centers on Cape Ann and¬†stayed on-tack¬†with your exercise and/or weight reduction goals! If not….

The GOOD NEWS – You Can ‘Jump-Start Your Good Health’ ANY Time of the Year!¬†

Many people in New England feel¬†as if they’ve¬†been¬†living in a cave during¬†this, the second snowiest¬†winter.¬†Time to Take Off Your Winter Mask and Start¬†SPRING CLEANING for Your Health!

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Spring is a good time to take a closer look at the goals you set at the beginning of the year and reevaluate where you stand with them. With warmer temperatures and more hours of daylight comes a renewed sense of energy and hope springs forth!

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The World Health Organization (WHO) Definition of Health‚Äúa state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.‚Ä̬†www.who.int/about/definition/en/print.html

Spring Cleaning generally is thought of as deep house cleaning, clearing out the cobwebs, sorting through your closets. Consider also a cleanse of mind, body and spirit to feel younger and rejuvenated!

SPRING CLEANING for Mind, Body, & Spirit

  • Sunlight Can Help Boost Serotonin, the¬†brain chemicals that help you Feel Happy, Healthy and Well! ¬†Have you noticed an extra spring in your step since the clocks moved ahead? I know I have!¬†Increased serotonin levels promote improved mood.¬†(“Everything in moderation.”¬†Unfortunately, while boosting serotonin and a source of Vitamin D too much sunlight can have risks. For sun safety advice –¬†¬†http://www.cancer.org/healthy/besafeinthesun/)
  • Get Moving.¬†Enjoy¬†Fresh Air, Exercise, the Company of Family and Friends as you enjoy the beautiful beaches and conservation land of Cape Ann. Along with physical benefits, exercise helps you think more clearly and improves mood.¬†For a list of Cape Ann Beaches –¬†http://www.seecapeann.com/beach_article.html¬†and other places to walk –¬†http://www.thetrustees.org
  • Healthy Eating. Enjoying a ‘Rainbow of Colors’ of Fruits and Vegetables allows you to enjoy a wide variety of¬†vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and anti-oxidants. Fresh is Best! Check out local CSA’s (Community Sustainable Agriculture) and other local¬†stores with fresh, locally grown and organic options.

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  • Get Plenty of Sleep. Your body recharges while you sleep. You think more clearly after a good night’s sleep.
  • Think Positive! You¬†have power over your own thoughts! Or, at least can train yourself¬†to think more positively through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Self-Hypnosis. Choose Happy!¬†Enjoy a¬†Daily Attitude of Gratitude.¬†Using a Gratitude Journal,¬†list 3 things each day to be grateful This helps you¬†to focus more on the positives, and let go of the negatives.

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Resources for¬†SPRING CLEANING for Mind, Body and Spirit –

A Sure Sign of Spring – The¬†Cape Ann Farmer’s Market¬†is Back!¬†Indoor Cape Ann Farmer’s Market Saturday. March 21st!¬†21st!http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Time—Dates-of-the-March-Madness-Market-.html?soid=1102513894265&aid=29Fkb0PWAYU.

At the Cape Ann Farmer’s Market¬†you will meet friends and neighbors coming out of hibernation after the long, cold winter.¬†Shop for¬†local fresh produce and seafood, fresh-cut flowers and crafts. Along with natural soaps and salves to soothe your tired muscles you may find a chair massage offered.¬†The Cape Ann Farmer’s Market is sure¬†to¬†bring a smile to your face and¬†warm your heart! Enjoy!

Wishing You a Happy, Healthy & Peaceful Spring!    ~ Karen Pischke, B.S.N., R.N.

Owner/Founder of Dreamtime Wellness‚ĄĘ ¬†Promoting Optimal Wellness for Body, Mind & Spirit¬†www.DreamtimeWellness.com.¬†Find us on Facebook –¬†https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dreamtime-Wellness-/348619611849199

 

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