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My first time: nasal irrigation

On the third Sunday in April, I woke with a sore throat. By evening, I had laryngitis. Strange symptom chronology. And strange timing. Already spring! Sunny enough to go glove- and scarf-free. 559 more words


... cleansing methods

Yoga is so much more than postures people. A lot of peepz don’t seem to get that. Postures or asanas are just one part. It’s fine if you’re just into asanas, a lot of people are and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. 834 more words


Peace pierces the forest of illusion

An ancient Sanskrit verse, often called the Shanti mantra or the peace mantra:

असतो मा सद्गमय:
Asathoma sathgamayah
Lead me from the un-true to the true… 696 more words


Breathe easier.

Hello! Welcome to my brand new blog!

Right now, with the first notes of Spring in the air, the fireplace still roaring, and my kitties snuggled up in my bed, I’m really appreciating my neti pot to clear my stuffy sinuses. 211 more words


Entering Akash

You’ve heard, perhaps, of Akash. In Hindi, it means ‘sky’. It’s often translated as ether.

Akash, said my mother, has everything in it – all words spoken and unspoken, all your thoughts, feelings, emotions. 213 more words


Genie of the Neti Pot

Frances used the palm of her hand to cover the large opening of the little plastic neti-pot and she put a finger over the spout. Gently, so as not to disturb her aching head, she shook it so the little packet of salt would dissolve. 991 more words

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