Forget about the doshas!

Little boy holding book looking surprised.

For a second. It is not that the doshas are not important, but it would be wrong to follow lifestyle guidelines purely based on one of the doshas. I will explain to you why. You see, I would like you to work with the qualities rather than just keeping the doshas in mind. Ayurveda is […]

Ayurveda basics: agni, your digestive fire

Ceramic dish with vegetables on fire

In ayurveda, when we evaluate someone’s health, one of the first things we do is look at the level their digestive fire. The agni represents the fire element and involves everything related to transformation. The main functions of agni are digestion, absorption and transformation of food and sensations into energy, since everything we ingest is […]