Between our modern-day problems and busy, hectic lifestyles, traditional and old-school remedies can often be the cure we are looking for. Ayurvedic remedies and herbs, in particular, are widely used and discussed. One such important herb is Ashwagandha. Did you hear about the magical rejuvenating effects of Ashwagandha and want to know more? Whatever it… Continue reading Ashwagandha – Ayurveda’s best-kept secret!
Much worse than fatigue, burnout is a state of exhaustion that can zap the joy out of your career, friendships, and family interactions. Continuous exposure to stressful situations like working long hours, or seeing upsetting news related to politics, can lead to this stress condition. Burnout, however, isn’t always easy to identify. According to the… Continue reading Beat the Burnout: The Ayurvedic way
It’s not surprising that we are losing our ability to focus in a world where multitasking is seen as a necessary survival skill. Furthermore, as our attention is divided between our online and offline lives, it becomes difficult to focus on a single task for an extended period. You have checked Instagram twice, responded to… Continue reading Relevance of Ayurveda, Yoga and Meditation for Continuous Partial Attention
The art of daily self-care, called “Dinacharya” in Sanskrit, is at the heart of Ayurvedic practices. This is especially important for women in today’s robotic world, since it has become difficult for many women to find a moment of relief. Women juggle family, career, raising children and maintaining a social life. ‘Nari Shakti‘ is the… Continue reading Dinacharya: Ayurvedic morning self-care for you
Heart disease or Cardio Vascular Disease (CVD) is a phrase used for a variety of conditions that affect the heart’s structure and function. There are several diseases under the heart disease umbrella which include: Coronary heart disease (CHD) – is caused by the build-up of plaque in the heart’s arteries. It is also called ischemic… Continue reading Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy for Heart Disease
Relevance of Ayurveda for having foods to create peace and wellness Imagine two people, person A and person B Person A typically eats simple carbohydrates, high sodium, and high saturated fat, with small amount of vitamins, minerals, and fibre, mainly from packaged and factory produced foods. Person B typically eats whole grains, lean protein,… Continue reading Food and Mood: What Is Nutritional Psychiatry?
Trends of Chronic and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) From the last few decades, there has been a global concern on raising trends of chronic and non-communicable disease (NCD), an epidemic of lifestyle related diseases like diabetes, obesity, heart diseases, typically a result of stress, improper diet and irregular or sedentary lifestyle. These NCDs are lifestyle… Continue reading Relevance of Ayurveda for Preventative Health and Chronic and Non-Communicable Disease
Ayurveda Awareness Centre (AAC) along with Saraswathi Maha Vidhylaya (SMV), presented three Wellness Events in Perth in Feb 2020, with our mentor and teacher Dr Rajen Cooppan. Health and Wellbeing in Fast-Paced Life This event is designed for busy people who have no or limited knowledge of Ayurveda. This was about introducing hoe to preserve,… Continue reading Feb 2020 Wellness Events Report
WHO [the World Health Organisation] recognises Ayurveda as an ancient and holistic system of health care with texts said to be about 6000 years old. It is said to be in existence in oral form for about 40,000 years. Ayurveda is one of the traditional systems of medicine that practices holistic principles primarily focused on… Continue reading Ayurveda – The Science of Life