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There is light and substance

My story as an addict and the events leading up to my years of using are not unusual. My release from the seemingly unrelenting grip and all too deep hook of heroin addiction (as well as a litany of other drugs) is pretty remarkable from the conventional perspective of treatments centers and the 12 step programs. To me, however, it was not totally miraculous, all though the process was powerful enough to be called a miracle. I have been clean now for nearly two years, and have had an accelerated recovery based primarily on my new habits and how they
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Janet W

“Working with Deva to learn Ayurveda has been so amazing! I know so much more now about myself, my body, my mind, and the exact steps I need to take to stay in prime health. It was incredible how she seemed to know additional problems that were bothering me. She identified them before I could and helped me learn how to balance it all. I’ve learned so many Ayurvedic practices that I will use for the rest of my life to help me focus on health, wellness and youthful living. I felt so great after doing the Qwik-Drop 7 Day
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Jenn Kidd

Awareness “Through Skype consultations with Deva, I’m cultivating greater awareness in many areas of my life which is helping me to find more balance and therefore more peace. I’m constantly inspired and supported by Deva’s knowledge, wisdom, creativity and compassion and would recommend anyone who’d like to discover more to get in touch with her.”   ~Jenn Kidd, Actress, England, 2013
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Overcome Candida Naturally

Candida is a yeast like fungal organism and currently the most common cause of fungal infections worldwide. Candida albicans <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candida_albicans>  is currently the most commonly isolated species, and can cause infections in humans and other animals. When it overgrows in the digestive system, it becomes more like a parasite and we may experience a wide variety of symptoms in the body. Antibiotics promote yeast infections, including gastrointestinal Candida overgrowth, and penetration of the GI mucosa. Thrush is an overgrowth of yeast in the mouth.  Fungal infections of the nail beds and vaginal yeast infections are common. Candida often presents with a
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Ayurvedic Kitcheree : AKA Mung Beans & Rice

Kitchari—a soupy porridge made from rice and mung beans, lightly spiced with ginger, cilantro, and other spices—is considered a fasting food and is used to purify digestion and cleanse systemic toxins. Kitchari provides solid nourishment while allowing the body to devote energy to healing. You can safely subsist on kitchari anytime in order to build vitality and strength as it helps balance all three doshas. Go to Recipe Ayurveda believes that all healing begins with the digestive tract, and kitchari can give it a much-needed rest from constantly processing different foods while providing essential nutrients. The blend of rice and
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Working with Deva on Skype

Working with Deva on Skype “Working with Deva on Skype is brilliant. It’s convenient and means i can keep on track no matter where in the world my schedule takes me. Deva and her knowledge and passion for Ayurveda has become a welcome companion in my life. Her advice is practical and it works! The intense headaches I used to suffer from have improved dramatically – I hardly ever get them now!- and I now understand what my body and mind need in terms of food, herbs and exercise to be at my best. I’ve loved learning about this ancient
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Indianapolis, Indiana

Their approach to treatment promotes rapid, sustainable change like no other program I have encountered. And on top of it, their team of healers is not only highly qualified but also compassionate and uniquely dedicated to uplifting, energizing, and calling in the best in each individual. For anyone who truly desires and is ready to change his/her life, Whole Self Recovery is unprecedented in its ability to provide powerful tools and support in an incredibly loving, uplifting, profoundly life-altering program. In my opinion, this program has created the template for the new paradigm in treatment for everything from physical issues
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Fall : Time to Balance Vata

Vata : consisting of the elements air and ether, vata is the principle force of motion in the body and mind. When vata dosha is healthy, the movements of the body are graceful, unimpeded, and yet controlled. when out of balance, the movements become erratic, excessive, decreased, or blocked. VATA REGULATES: circulation, respiration, urination, nervous system, creativity worried, anxious, afraid, gas, constipation, colic pain, gripping, abdominal bloating, pms, dry skin/hair, add, nervousness, anxiety, insomnia, aversion to cold weather and wind, food allergies, receding gums, irregularity in occurrence, twitching, memory loss Things that throw vata out of balance Excess stimulation, overly dry foods, an abundance
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