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Tuesday Tip # 9: Nausea

The root cause for feeling nauseous can be many things from acidity, accumulation of toxins in the liver, pregnancy, worms, food poisoning, the flu, etc…depending on the cause, the long-term solution may vary. In the meantime, here are 5 #tuesdaytips that can help relieve the feeling of nausea, in general circumstances:

Seasonal Living: Kapha Dosha – What is it?

Maybe the word “Kapha” (pronounced Kah-fah) has been floating around in your ether, you’ve seen posts, taken a “what’s my dosha” quiz, you have a kapha imbalance, or you’re curious and want to know more. Well, hopefully this post will explain what kapha is, how to recognize its energy, and why understanding it can help you stay healthy. To understand kapha, we first need to know that it is 1 of the 3 doshas in Ayurveda. Doshas are particular patterns of energy that are expressed through physical, mental, and emotional characteristics. Each dosha—vata, pitta, and kapha—are composed of 2 of the 5 elements, or pancha mahabhutas, which are considered to be the building blocks of the universe. Ether, space, fire, earth, and water are the 5 elements, which when paired, produce the 3 doshas. Doshas surround us and exist in every cell of our body. Although, we are composed of all 3 doshas, each of us has a primary and secondary dosha. Similarly, each dosha has a primary function, and a strong presence in certain tastes, places, times, stages of life, and …