New Moon

New Moon

New Moon Meaning

A new moon represents the end of one cycle and the beginning of another new 28 day cycle. Sun conjunct Moon gives an invigorating burst of energy and initiative. This is an excellent time for making a fresh start and turning over a new leaf or starting a new project. You can also question old habits, behaviors and beliefs as you search for new and inventive ways to make progress.

The effects of the December 18 new moon last four weeks up to the January 16 new moon. The best time for making a fresh start and for beginning new projects is during the first two weeks of this new moon cycle. This waxing phase of the Moon lasts from December 18 to the January 1 full moon.

Give this gift to yourself – it’s free but worth millions.

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”


Are you present when you eat?

Are you present when you eat?

When was the last time you pulled out a chair at your table and enjoyed your meal? Can’t recall?

Are you experiencing gas, heartburn or indigestion? Through the lens of Ayurveda it is not so much about what you eat as it is to being mindful (present) when you eat.

Ayurveda Wellness Healing has a few tips to help you get back on track and to view food as medicine…

~ Stop
~ Breath
~ Prepare foods that are in season
~ Use spices to help your digestive fires
~ Set the table
~ Turn off all electronics
~ Eat your heaviest meal between 12 – 2 pm
~ Smile

You are not what you eat but what you digest and that includes your site and hearing.

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health” to book a private consultation or purchase a gift certificate for a loved one or call/text:  978.395.1234


Living in Harmony with Nature ~

Living in Harmony with Nature ~

Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC knows the importance of living in harmony with nature and it’s cycles…

Ayurveda promotes mental well-being by bringing the body and mind back into balance through following the rhythms of nature. When the body becomes exhausted from living, we don’t have the energy, so we become anxious. “And when we become totally exhausted, we become depressed.”

From an Ayurvedic perspective, depression and anxiety are symptoms of a system that is overtaxed and out of whack. Massage, nasal breathing, meditation, resetting our internal clock, doing yoga, and even eating warm foods can help us get out of that state of chronic imbalance.

Here are simple Ayurvedic practices to help reset your system:

Abhyanga, daily self-massage with oil, calms the nervous system and boosts immunity by removing toxins that have traveled from our organs to the skin. As part of a daily routine, it also helps to lubricate muscles, tissues, and joints. Place oil in your nose and ears to help prevent sore throats, sinus congestion, and allergies.

Nasal breathing while walking or exercising activates a calming vagal response and drives oxygen more efficiently into the lower lobes of the lungs, compared to mouth breathing.

Try to move snack food to meal times and eat three meals a day.

Get to bed before 10:00 pm. The longer you stay up past 10:00 pm, the more wired and exhausted you become.

Eat warm cooked foods slowly and calmly to balance the nervous system.

Do Sun Salutations slowly with deep nasal breathing to open the diaphragm. Just 10 minutes in the morning can have a dramatic impact.

According to Ayurveda, the inability to focus is connected to our energy levels because the mind and body require a certain amount of energy to settle down and focus.

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“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”



Restorative Reiki Workshop THIS Friday!

Restorative Reiki Workshop THIS Friday!

Join Marleen Wood, Master Reiki Healer and Kathryn Schroeder, Restorative Yoga Instructor, for an evening of deep relaxation and transformation at North Shore Restorative Yoga.  You will be guided through supported restorative poses using blocks, bolsters, blankets and eye pillows while receiving the balancing and healing attunement of reiki by candlelight. Set your highest intentions for balance, clarity and well-being. All levels and no experience necessary. Enjoy an evening of complete bliss in a sacred space OF LIGHT.

December 1st 6:30-8pm $35

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“Big Tobacco Finally Tells the Truth”

Promoting Optimal Wellness for Mind, Body and Spirit

NBC News Report Today – 

  • Smoking kills 1200 people a day.
  • Tobacco companies worked to make cigarettes as addictive as possible.
  • No there no such thing as a safer cigarette.

Big Tobacco “fought for 11 years to delay the truth.” (nbc news.)

Smoking and Nicotine Addiction – Nicotine Addiction is a serious addiction that often requires a combination of treatments (cognitive behavioral therapy, tobacco treatment counseling and medication) to successfully stop smoking and decrease the risks of the harmful effects caused by smoking.

Get Help. Talk to Your Doctor.

Motivation to Stop Smoking: ‘Top 10 Reasons’ to Stop Smoking – (heard from my clients.)

  • My health
  • Health of a loved one
  • More quality time with family/ children/ grandchildren
  • Have more energy
  • Better able to exercise
  • Save money
  • Feel better
  • Breathe easier
  • Sex life will improve
  • Help prevent cancer
  • Help prevent heart disease
  • Easier to walk up stairs
  • Get rid of that nagging cough
  • Get rid of the social stigma
  • Hair, skin and breath will smell better
  • Food will taste better
  • Car will smell better
  • Traveling on planes will be easier
  • I can attend events without have to leave
  • Regain control over your life
  • Enjoy a sense of pride …

What Are Your ‘Reasons to Stop?’ One of these listed above? Or something else? Share your ‘reasons to stop’ with Good Morning Gloucester Friends of Blog (FOB) and help motivate others! 

Already stopped?? Congratulations!!!

Let Good Morning Gloucester Followers Know – What Was ‘Most Helpful’ for Your Success?

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To Do List ~

To Do List ~

Help! Thanksgiving is fast approaching and I can’t get organized….

So how can we overcome this to make our days productive?

Between the hours of 2pm and 6pm, #VATA energy is at its highest. Vata stimulates elimination, movement, speech, enthusiasm, creativity, breathing and nervous system functioning. Researchers have found that mind-body coordination (dexterity) is at its greatest about 4pm and that muscle strength is at its weakest at this time. This is why in the afternoon it is a good time to do your mental work.

The afternoon is a great time to get through a task list bullet point by bullet point.

So be easy on yourself this holiday season and go slow as now you know you will pick up speed and be your most productive this afternoon

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”



Stop Smoking … and Take Back Your Health

Your Bridge to Health; Promoting Optimal Wellness for Mind, Body and Spirit

Tomorrow is the Great American Smoke-Out! 

Smoking Remains the #1 Preventable Cause of Disease in the United States. Smoking negatively affects every body system. Thanks to the efforts of the American Cancer Society and American Heart Association, fewer people are still smoking.

The Good News: Within minutes of smoking your last cigarette, your body begins to recover and heal:

There are Immediate Benefits to Stopping: 

20 Minutes After Stopping – Your heart rate and blood pressure drop.

Within a Few Days of Stopping:

  • Clothes, hair and breath smell better.
  • Your sense of smell returns to normal.
  • Your teeth and fingernails stop yellowing.
  • It becomes easier to walk and climb stairs.

You Look and Feel Better and Are Healthier as a NON-Smoker!

Stopping smoking helps stop the damaging effects of tobacco that can cause premature wrinkling of your skin, gum disease, and tooth loss.

Within a few months your circulation and breathing improve, and Much More!  More Health Benefits

Happy and Proud to Be Smoke-FREE! Free of the Worry … Free of the Fear … Free of the Stigma … Free of the Danger that went along with smoking.

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