Uma Elements, blog

  • The Best Breakfasts for Calming Anxiety & Boosting Calm

    The Best Breakfasts for Calming Anxiety & Boosting Calm

    Ayurveda recommends eating breakfast within an hour of waking up, and it should be the biggest or second biggest meal of the day. Some great grounding breakfast options for the Vata season include oatmeal with warming spices like cinnamon and ginger, eggs cooked in ghee, and avocado toast.
  • Ayurvedic Recipes for Managing Insomnia & Sleep Anxiety

    Ayurvedic Recipes for Managing Insomnia & Sleep Anxiety

    Vata imbalance often presents itself in the form of poorer sleep quality, a general inability to fall asleep, as well as feelings of general anxiety that emanate from poor rest. The use of spices is emphasized in Ayurvedic medicine as they work as both preventive and curative agents. We discuss the best loved spices and extracts for balancing Vata, and in turn alleviating sleep and anxiety issues.
  • Maintaining Balance in Vata Season

    Maintaining Balance in Vata Season

    Late fall to early winter is known as Vata season in Ayurveda. This time of year shares many qualities that distinguish Vata: cold, dry, rough, mobile.
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