Author: Kate Towell

guest blog with Jane Dutra-Salemi When our older kids were younger, we were happiness-rich, but money-poor. Out of necessity, we needed to create for our family a holiday season that was built upon experiences and family togetherness instead of monetary things. We didn’t know it then,...

Thank you for sharing your thoughts and feedback on my last blog post, An Ayurvedic Perspective on Coffee. Many of you shared your struggle with sourcing and sustaining your energy naturally and were interested in finding ways to reduce your coffee consumption. I thought it...

As cleansing season wraps up I wanted to share with you my thoughts on one of the questions I hear most often from folks I am supporting with their seasonal cleanse.  Do I have to give up coffee? On the cleanse the answer is “yes”, post...

The past few months I have been reading books and listening to loads podcasts on habit change science. Yes, it is a science and it’s fascinating stuff. Today I listened to a super cool podcast with BJ Fogg, a behavior scientist and author of Tiny Habits....

When I first found Ayurveda I knew that it was different from other healing traditions. I was immediately drawn to its simple truths and connection to nature. I loved how the teachings empowered me to invest in my own health and healing.  Ayurveda means the knowledge...

“Tell me your daily routine and I’ll tell you how healthy your feel.” From the first line of Change your Schedule, Change Your Life I was hooked. The foundation of my healthy lifestyle has long been the Ayurvedic practice of good dinacharya (daily routine), and this...

Not all habits are created equal. Some habits have more of a positive impact on your wellness than others. In the book, The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg coined the term, “keystone habit,” to refer to a select group of habits that help to supercharge...

I am heading to Costa Rica at the end of the week for a yoga retreat and I am stoked! I have led international teacher trainings and retreats but never gone on one myself. I was feeling some guilt about taking a week off but...

Living in the digital age has its upside for sure. On one hand we are more globally connected and have more entertainment, information and conversation at our finger tips then at any time in history. The average American checks their devise about 157 times per...