a personal steam

a personal steam

As we covered last week in the Sad News for Smoothies post, winter is the season of the kapha dosha in Ayurveda. This season is characterized by heaviness, dryness (and wetness as we get more into spring), slowness and potential stagnation in digestion, mental...
bad news for smoothies

bad news for smoothies

Smoothies in the news A few years ago there were different versions of a popular post going around called Why Your Smoothie is Making You Fat. The articles all talked about how smoothies are generally larger than we plan, more calories than we know, full of sugar and...
memories

memories

Like many people, at the end of every year I do a general review of how things have gone the past 12 months and some dreaming and scheming for the coming seasons. This has been especially helpful in business — assessing what programs and events were well...
new year motto

new year motto

Like many of you, I like to choose a word of the year. Something to use as a filter for decisions, a guiding idea, a reminder. I choose a word that brings a felt-sense of something I want more of in my life. 2018 seems to be a multi-word year, warranting the power of...
gingerbread yoga people

gingerbread yoga people

If you love ginger, gingerbread, molasses or if you are vegan, these cookies will be your dream come true. I’d never made gingerbread cookies before, but every year a girlfriend and I have a standing holiday cookie-making date (truth be told, we mostly drink...