Tag ayurveda

Surviving the Vata Season 3


Even though I should know by now, the intensity of the Vata season always takes me by surprise. Vata is one of the three ayurvedic doshas, or very roughly, constitutions, and here’s my quick stream of consciousness rendering of the qualities it embodies: quick nervous mind energy, everything speeding up, too much all at once, inconsistency, mutability, insomnia, dryness, wind, and cold. Fall is the beginning of the Vata season, and I am moving into the Vata time of life, which starts at around 50. continue reading »

Healing Foods for Autumn 0


The weather has changed drastically this week.  It was in the 90s during the week, started cooling down on Friday afternoon, and by Saturday, it was autumn.  The sky was grey and it was cold and damp. The change was a little unsettling, going from that expansive summer feeling to that poignancy that comes with this season. continue reading »

The Lazy Composter is powered by WordPress and FREEmium Theme.