Simple ways to implement Ayurveda in your lifestyle

1. Eat
Fresh Food – Freshly prepared meals are easier to digest. Processed, canned,
frozen or packaged foods are filled with preservatives and chemicals which is
not good for your digestive system. Choose locally produced seasonal fruits and

2. Drink
enough water – This has been repeated many times and for a good reason. Your
body needs water to flush out accumulated toxin from your system and keep it
hydrated. However, don’t mix water with your meals and keep a gap
of 40 minutes before and after meals.

3. Drink
Herbal Tea – Sip natural herbal tea through the day. Not only it is caffeine
free but is also a great way to relieve from stress. Choose a herbal
tea which balances your doshas.

4. Add
healing Spices to your meals – According to Ayurvedic Diet Turmeric, cumin, coriander, fennel, cardamom are
spices which not only add flavor to your meals but are also packed with healing
goodness. Turmeric is an antiseptic, cumin aids digestion, coriander cleanses
the system, fennel settles the stomach and cardamom cools the system.

5. Walk
– According to Ayurveda walking is a Tridoshic workout which means it balances all 3
doshas without putting excessive strain on your body. Even if you walk 30 minutes
every day, it will make a major impact on your mind and body.

6. Detoxify
Regularly – Regular Detoxification is very important in Ayurveda.
Detoxification helps flush out the ama from our system and prevent more from
building up.

7. Massage
your body – Use warm oil to gently massage your skin. Let your body and mind
feel pampered and relaxed. Self-massage or Abhyangam is a great way to nourish, re-hydrate and heal the skin.

8. Be
with nature – We are all an integral part of earth and nature and Ayurveda believes
in making a connection with earth and nature. When we spend time around green grass,
beautiful flowers and trees we bond with earth. This is a great way to relieve stress that has an immense calming effect on us.

9. Give
your mind and body a break – Close your eyes and sit down for a minute. Take
deep mindful breaths to improve the flow of to all parts of the body. This will
give you a sense of well-being.

10. Go
to Bed Early and Rise with the sun – Ayurvedic lifestyle emphasizes on going to
bed early and rising with the sun in the morning. This way your body gets good
night’s rest and you get to enjoy the early morning calm of nature. This prepares your
mind and body for the rest of the day.

Include these simple yet powerful Ayurvedic healing ways to
your lifestyle and see the change in the quality of your life. Good Luck!