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Reduce Spring Congestion with These 3 Foods

Spring is around the corner, and now is a good time to start prepping to feel healthy and full of energy when the warm weather shows up, everything starts to thaw, and the blooms pop up! When you don’t have …

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Treat Yourself to Self-Love (Literally)

Have you ever wondered why sweets and chocolates are associated with love and Valentine’s Day? One possible answer is that sweet taste, according to Ayurveda, is associated with love. It’s a taste that grounds you and offers you comfort. It’s …

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How to Power Your Paddling

Want more power and balance when you paddle? Stop paddling with your arms and start engaging your core (including your legs)! I love that SUP is easily accessible, but I dislike the misconception that there’s nothing to it. Stand up …

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How to Recover from a Setback

Have you ever worked really hard on something with hours of time and energy invested, only to have it not work out? It feels like a huge step forward and then 2 or 3 steps back, and it feels defeating. …

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4 Essential Yoga Poses for Paddlers

Are your shoulders, hips or low back feeling tight, painful or out of alignment? Do you want to feel more freedom in areas of your body that tend to get tweaked from kayaking or stand up paddleboarding? With less paddling …

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How to Go Beyond What’s Possible

Ever wonder how people accomplish goals that didn’t seem possible? If you’ve seen someone run a big rapid, summit a mountain, do a gravity defying move, or are simply exceptional at what they do, you may think that it’s because …

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Stop Feeling Lonely, Find Your People

Are you feeling lonely, without like-minded people who love to adventure surrounding you? Going out and adventuring on your own can be fun and inspiring, but connecting with other like-minded people who share a similar passion is uplifting for your …

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How to Get Rid of Your Biggest Complaints

Do you find yourself complaining about the same situations, things or  people in your life over and over again? Why is it that these frustrations never seem to go away? I’ve got some ideas for you, but beware, you may …

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9 Minute Guided Meditation with Anna

Is your mind racing with too many thoughts and things to get done? According to Ayurveda, racing thoughts and anxiety are associated with Vata Dosha (Air/Ether). The antidote to anxiety, worry and running circles in your mind is grounding and …

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How She Climbed Out of Her Rut

Are you stuck in a rut that has a deep groove, and feels impossible to climb out? You’re not alone. As K shares below, she was stuck in a 20+ year rut. K is an accomplished, professional woman in her …

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