Uma Elements, blog

  • What Your Period Tells You About Your Doshic Balance

    What Your Period Tells You About Your Doshic Balance

    When we experience doshic imbalances, our menstrual cycles are also impacted. We can learn more about our own bodily imbalances by paying attention to our menstrual cycles. In this way, Ayurveda can empower us to approach our reproductive health with intentionality and care, and to target certain ailments more effectively.
  • Celebrate Mother’s Day with an Ayurvedic Approach to Womanhood, Feelings, & Relationships

    Celebrate Mother’s Day with an Ayurvedic Approach to Womanhood, Feelings, & Relationships

    There are so many ways to celebrate Mother’s Day and the powers of womanhood, regardless of one’s status as a mother. For those looking to reflect or to learn different practices for honoring one’s womanhood, Ayurveda offers a number of insightful perspectives on women’s mental, physical and emotional well-being and health.
  • An Introduction to the Ayurvedic Gunas

    An Introduction to the Ayurvedic Gunas

    While there are a number of specific gunas that are characteristic of each dosha, there are also three overarching gunas whose essences capture the universal energies that are continually present, in differing degrees, throughout all forms of life. Here’s a breakdown of these three gunas—we discuss what they represent and how they inform our constitution and everyday experience.
  • The Healing Power of Gratitude

    The Healing Power of Gratitude

    One of the most profound abilities humans possess is gratitude. This feeling of appreciation and thankfulness unlocks our potential for greatness.
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