Article Archive for Alternative Therapies

An excerpt from 'The Ayurvedic Vegan Kitchen'
Taste, called rasa in Sanskrit, is the key to understanding ayurvedic nutrition. It is why certain foods influence some people’s...
An excerpt from 'Buddha’s Book of Sleep'
Some people think that the purpose of meditation is to stop the mind. They sit, and they try. Soon they get into a fight with...
Herbal tea has an image problem. Without the capacity to give a strong jolt like coffee, it’s often considered boring. But no...
Get a new shape for the new year!
If “get fit” or “lose weight” top your list of New Year’s resolutions, you’re not alone: January is one of the busiest times of...
Patients and survivors heal through movement and community
“My neck is tweaked.” “My hips are killing me — they’re so tight!” I’ve heard students grumble about a lot of legitimate aches...
An excerpt from 'Meals That Heal Inflammation'
Let's face it: Chronic pain may be directly affected by the foods you eat on a daily basis.Take white sugar, which I'll compare...
Which brands are best and ways to keep your children's skin (and lungs) safe
A Q&A with EarthTalk; reprinted with permission Isn’t spray-on sunscreen a health and environmental nightmare when it seems...
3 yoga poses to open up your root chakra
The root chakra is the first chakra and is located at the base of the spine. It is the root of your being and establishes the...
Should we vaccinate our children?
Watch our Gaiam TV Inspirations interview with author Suzy Miller on GaiamTV.com!I am frequently asked if I believe that...
Why poses can be better than a prescription
Perhaps you go through your day feeling a general sense of melancholy; you don’t laugh as much as you used to and feel a subtle...