Why You Need to Cool Your Body NOW

(This post was originally published on September 1, 2015, and updated on August 21, 2019.) Here we are again, approaching the juncture between Ayurvedic seasons. The heat of Pitta Season will soon give way to the cold, dry, and windy nature of Vata Season (Fall/Early Winter). It’s really important to understand why you need to […]

Are You HOT?

I laughed out loud on our Sacred Ireland Tour when we were introducing ourselves one night and someone got up and said, “I’m so-and-so and I’m HOT!” I’d already noticed her getting on the bus bare-armed and bare-legged while I was bundled up from head to toe. Do you run HOT? Does hot weather make […]

Pitta Season How to Keep Your Cool

Pitta Season How to Keep Your Cool Pitta Season has officially arrived here in the Northeastern US. When I returned from relatively cool Scotland I was greeted with a blast of heat and humidity. My Vata-Pitta body said, “Oh boy, here we go.” Of course, it’s back down in the 50’s right now and more […]

Staying Cool, Calm and Collected During Pitta Season

Pitta Season is just around the corner here in NYC. We’ve had a few hot days but also lots of cool windy ones. My guess is that all of a sudden we’re going to be in the middle of a heat wave and I want to be prepared. I know that many of you reading […]

Coconuts to Cool Your Pitta Fire

I love coconuts, especially during the summer months. From coconut water to coconut ice cream, there’s something about them that’s synonymous with hot weather. As always, Mother Nature has provided a good reason. Coconut water is a natural source of electrolytes and low on the glycemic index. I have had a few unlucky incidences of […]

Pitta Season: It’s Finally Here!

Today is the Summer Solstice for those of us living in the Northern Hemisphere. Here in New York City where I live, the weather bounced back and forth like a ping-pong ball for several weeks. I love ping-pong, but my body had a really hard time adjusting to all of the weather fluctuations. In the […]

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