Enjoy this moment of quiet to simply breathe. Reflect on your mood as you set your intention for self-awareness. Happy Sunday!
Early winter is a time of family, connection, and festivities. With so much going on, it can be tough to maintain the self-care routines that keep us grounded. Good rest, healthy eating, and exercise can fall by the wayside as we celebrate with late nights and rich food. We asked two Kripalu experts to share […]
Cranberries are nutrient-dense superstars that deserve more time in the spotlight than their annual holiday appearances. They help prevent the adhesion of bacteria associated with urinary tract infections; inhibit bacteria linked to gum disease and stomach ulcers; and contain vitamin C, antioxidants, and other phytonutrients that help protect your body against heart disease, cancer, and […]
by Sierra Prasada Our fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if we explore them. —Marilyn French I saw floating colors during the in-class essay, though I don’t remember Gatsby’s green light among them. I can still call to mind the tension of that sophomore-year English final in 1996. I’m seated in that chair, the […]
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 again the stream, we don’t have the energy, so we become anxious,” says Kripalu presenter and Ayurveda expert John Douillard. “And when we become totally exhausted, we become depressed.” […]
By Danna Faulds On a weekend bike trip in rural Virginia recently, my husband and I caught a glimpse of a bald eagle flying downriver. It was late afternoon and the eagle’s majestic white head and tail were lit by the sun. As we watched, the bird’s broad, brown wings carried it quickly out of […]
Try experimenting with this Kripalu Recipe—it works wonderfully with a variety of squashes, including butternut, buttercup, kabocha, and delicata. This is a great go-to recipe for holiday dinners. Serves 4 to 6 3/4 cup walnuts 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon rapidura or sucanat 6 cups winter squash, peeled and cut into large cubes 2 tablespoons […]