Entries tagged with “Summer”

3 Cool Drinks for Summer Inspired by Ayurveda

Discover the medicine in your kitchen.

5 Herbs & Spices to Eat This Pitta Season

Cilantro and fennel are among the Ayurvedic herbs that help to calm Pitta’s heat.

5 Ways to Chill Out

If the weather report involves the term “scorcher,” here are some natural ways to cool off.

5 Ways to Get Outside

…Even if you’re not outdoorsy.

5 Ways to Summerize Your Meals

Plus a recipe: Spring into Summer Salad with Berries, Peach and Rose

6 Ayurvedic Foods to Cool Pitta

Foods like limes keep a cooling balance so we can stay strong, maintain energy, and fully enjoy summer.

A Ritual for Summer Solstice and Father’s Day

The summer solstice coinciding with Father’s Day is a powerful opportunity for exploring the balance of masculine and feminine within yourself.

Drinking in the Joy

An excerpt from Randi Ragan’s book A Year of Living Mindfully: Seasonal Practices to Nourish Body, Mind, and Spirit

Eggplant & Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

I've already started to notice the daylight hours shifting and the days becoming shorter. Luckily, August is a beautiful time of year in Washington, so we still enjoy warm, sunny d…

Guided Summer Solstice Meditation

Want do you want to bring more of into your life?

Have a "Wine and Chi" Party

A simple summertime spiritual practice Take the rest of the day off. Grab a good book, a couple of bottles of wine, some cheese and fresh-baked bread, and a bag of carrots. Head …

Healthy Vegan Summer Chili Recipe

When temperatures rise, it's the perfect time to turn off the oven and prepare a healthy, no cook meal like this raw vegan chili recipe. With a thick and creamy texture made fresh …

How Yoga Got My Mom and Me Through the Worst Summer Ever

Summer. A time of fun in the sun, pretty clothes, romance, rainbows, and unicorns.Or, if you’re me, a bad breakup, moving back in with my parents, getting hit by a car, two rounds …

It’s Summer! Hurry Up and Relax!

An exercise to relax ... and connect with summertime.

June: The Harbinger of All Things Good

How to celebrate the summer solstice and other special occasions this season.

Porch Parties With A Celebrant Touch

Gather in community on a porch and enjoy a type of fellowship, relaxed conversation and neighborliness that can’t be matched by more formal events.

Simple Gifts

For some, summertime means a more lenient dress code at work, flexible hours, and visits to the local ice cream store. For some, summer starts when they eat watermelon at a family …

Summer Festival Round-Up

[EDITOR'S NOTE: WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING ENTRIES FOR THE BHAKTI TICKET GIVEAWAY, CONGRATS TO OUR WINNER!]Every summer, countless people flock to outdoor amphitheaters, campground…

The Spiritual Meaning of Midsummer

Try this mini-ritual for midsummer, when nature teaches us to rest and be patient.

Why You’re Crankier in the Summer, and How Ayurveda Can Fix It

Follow these tips, and you should be on your way to feeling cooler—temperature- and temper-wise.