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About Mary Sullivan

Mary Sullivan is an Ayurvedic yoga specialist, avid student of the Ayurvedic Living Course, amateur herbalist, canner, fermenter and cook. She teaches classes on meditation, self-care, health and food. Read more from Mary at www.daretoselfcare.com and on Facebook..
  • Road trip
    How to transition from your Ayurvedic spring cleanse

    Recently I went down to AAPNA’s (Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America) 14th International Conference on “Consciousness in Ayurveda & Yoga.” Consciousness integration is a subject I am wading into, trying to embody at my learning...

    • Posted March 15, 2017
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    Playing in the Gunas of Winter

    Frigid temperatures are here in the Northern hemisphere. In early January we are in deep winter, well before the transition to spring. The gunas of winter are the dominant qualities of my environment. The gunas of this...

    • Posted February 11, 2017
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  • Eat Turnips
    Eat Turnips (Roasted Turnip Fries Recipe)

    Ritucharya is seasonal living and eating. As one of my favorite teachers likes to say, “Seasonal living invites you to align with a larger rhythm.” The larger seasonal rhythm gives us a sound support structure in which...

    • Posted January 1, 2017
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    Exploring the 6 Tastes & The Secret to Excellent Taste…Buds

    Our Amazing Sense of Taste – What if you couldn’t taste your food? In Ayurveda we talk about the 5 sense organs and senses.  Our eyes see, our ears hear, our noses smell, skin feels and our...

    • Posted August 11, 2016
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  • Cool your jets
    Feelin’ the Heat? Cool your Jets with Ayurveda

    Feelin’ the Heat? Time to cool your jets with some Ayurvedic wisdom. Summer, pitta season is here.  Most of my friends are feelin’ the heat.   I tend to hang with Pitta peeps:  Men and women who have...

    • Posted July 5, 2016
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  • Digestive Greens
    Digestive Greens & the 6 Tastes

    Digestive Greens & the Six Tastes Greens are an important component in my diet. As a food category greens are very nutrient dense, flavorful and filling. Almost every health plan counts greens as a staple. Ayurveda builds...

    • Posted May 25, 2016
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  • Chronic Lyme Recovery
    Ayurveda & Chronic Lyme Recovery

    Ayurveda adds valuable tools to the Chronic Lyme Recovery Toolbox. Chronic Lyme disease is an illness that is tough to treat. People know and agree on the cause. Lyme is a borellia – sprirochete bacteria-infection, often one...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • How to stoke your own digestive fire.
    Agni First Aid

    Agni is the fire of transformation, the force of digestion in our body. In Ayurveda healthy agni is a the foundation for wellness.  First Aid practices for agni are a key part of self care. Ayurveda defines 40...

    • Posted March 24, 2016
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  • manage autoimmune disease
    Can an Ayurvedic Routine Prevent or Manage Autoimmune Disease?

    How to manage autoimmune disease? Automimmunity, where your (immune) defense system mistakenly attacks and damages your body, is on the rise in our neighborhoods and our country.  In its various forms, it touches many lives.  It has touched...

    • Posted March 18, 2016
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  • eye strain
    5 Soothing Tips for Tired Eyes

    Do your eyes feel fatigue or strain?  Add Ayurvedic self-care to take care of any eye weariness and to soothe tired eyes.  Your eyes use the majority of your sensory energy.  They are the organs of sight, a...

    • Posted February 15, 2016
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