The Everyday Ayurveda Guide to Self-Care

Rhythms, Routines, and Home Remedies for Natural Healing

Photographs by Cara Brostrom
By Kate O'Donnell

- Paperback
Shambhala Publications
Pages: 288
Size: 7.480315 x 9.251969
ISBN: 9781611806519

Discover the best way to care for yourself—day by day and season by season.

Embrace the ancient principles of Ayurveda to become a more integrated, whole, and healthy version of yourself. This detailed guide walks you through the steps of foundational Ayurvedic practices that can be easily integrated into your existing self-care routine—from self-massage, oil pulling, and tongue scraping to breathing practices, meditation exercises, and eating with intention—to uplift your physical health and state of mind.

In The Everyday Ayurveda Guide to Self-Care, you will:

  • Get acquainted with the tradition of Ayurveda and better understand your doshas (metabolic tendencies) and basic Ayurvedic anatomy.
  • Discover the art of self-care by exploring daily routines and seasonal practices to prevent imbalances in the body and mind.
  • Find out what foods, spices, and herbs carry medicinal qualities that support cleansing, rejuvenation, and management of common ailments.