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Nurturing your Body During Turbulent Times

It is officially time to help your body “adapt” with adaptogens

It is amazing how resilient and adaptable human beings are. And even as we are challenged in this ever-changing world, we are managing to redefine “normal” and collectively support each other in new ways.

Ideas for Reducing Holiday Stress
Q. I am feeling guilty about not getting excited about the holidays like I use too. I am a parent of two wonderful young kids and have a loving significant other, but over the last couple of years I am just not feeling the joy around the winter holiday season like I use to. I am finding it more stressful and I feel worn out. Do you have any advice?
Ashwagandha: Ayurveda's Most Highly Acclaimed Adaptogen
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is not just another adaptogenic herb; I find the clinical applications for this herb absolutely amazing. I am pleased to report that both self-directed consumers and the scientific community have finally discovered the amazing and broad benefits of Ashwagandha.
Cordyceps to Support Athletic Performance*
Q: I’ve heard that the mushroom supplement Cordyceps can support athletic performance. Can you tell me more?