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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 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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  • gunas of winter
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Recipe: Power-Up Veggie Broth

    Good broth or stock is the secret of many a chef and fine restaurant. Broths and stocks really enhance dishes, adding nutrition and depth of flavor. Broth is a great way to add a wider variety of...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
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  • The Gunas—My New TV Guide

    So much of the time when you read about optimizing the Gunas—sattva, rajas, and tamas—people focus on food. But I find these qualities really helpful to guide my choices in environment and entertainment as well. Sattva is the...

    • Posted October 8, 2015
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  • Are you anchored in your health?

    Anchors are much in my thoughts. An anchor is a source of stability and security. In the wrong place, an anchor can block movement and cause stagnation. In our day-to-day choices, belief anchors can hold us back...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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