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#03 Self Care - Self Abhyanga

#03 Self Care: Self Abhyanga
Winter is here! Snow, ice, warm fireplace, cozy blankets, hot cocoa and dry skin, oh my.
This is winter here in the New England area, dry, wet cold and is a challenge for our skin over the long winter months.
What to do? Well Ayurveda has this under control! 
A few ways Ayurveda helps in the winter: Eating warm grounding foods                    Do you remember when you where young and your mother or grandmother would make a stew or pot pie and left you feeling full and loved. Relaxing with warm foods in the cold dry weather helps keep you feel comfort, grounded and nourished through food. Nourishing foods keep the body strong,healthy and balanced the immune system.
Add ghee to your diet                    Ghee is the perfect winter soother. Ghee can be added to your foods to help lubricate the joints and moisten dry skin. Massaging the skin, lips, dry areas to relax, soothe and lubricate the skin and leave you glowing.
get outside, but layer properly       …