Ayurveda, yoga's sister science, is one of the world's oldest systems of healing. Its integral approach, based on the truth of our interconnection with the natural world, stresses the importance of synchronizing our personal rhythms with the rhythms of Nature for promoting true wellness.
As we begin to awaken from the slumber of winter and take notice of longer daylight, cherry blossoms, and tulips, we see the beginning of spring and rejoice! The spring buzz is all around. Can you feel it in your body and mind? Signs that you might be waking up from the winter slumber include: clear mind upon awakening, stable energy throughout the day, excitement to make future plans, and an abundance of creativity.
When it feels like spring where you live, pay attention to your intuition and its instinctive response to want to cleanse, purge, and rejuvenate. Spring is really a time to thrive and it's difficult to soar if you're weighted down by your life and surroundings. A cleanse will help get rid of accumulated weight and clutter, and allow you to benefit from "what’s not there."
Consider the following practices to feel your best at the start of this fertile new season:
With “spring fever” in the air, it’s a great time to start new projects, take classes, plant seeds, and take action on what you’ve been dreaming about all winter.
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Place all ingredients (including fennel bulb) in a food processor and blend to desired consistency.
Inspire yourself with your pesto creations. Try any leaf or green vegetable. Pesto makes a great garnish on any dish, but especially for beans, potatos, corn, or rice.