In Jane Alexander's new book Live Well, we get an excellent introduction to the benefits of ayurveda and a simple guide to making your body and mind work in total harmony. Ayurveda is a complex health system which takes in all the senses and all aspects of our lives. Ayurveda treats each person as unique, taking into consideration body type, colouring and stress levels for example, an ayurvedic treatment can offer a programme to create perfect health and wellbeing.
Find out more about your: body type (dosha) Jane's personal experiences of ayurveda Advice for your dosha Advised daily routine Some tips for making the transition from summer to autumn New from best-selling author Jane Alexander, Live Well is a superbly illustrated guide to living the Ayurvedic way, packed with practical exercises. It examines the history and philosophy behind this ancient approach to physical and spiritual well-being, and explains how to apply it to modern life, from understanding your body type to diet and broader lifestyle issues.
A Sanskrit word, Ayurveda means the science of life, or the knowledge of longevity. Its aim is a life well lived an unending succession of 'good days'. According to Ayurveda, living well is only possible when the mind and body are in harmony with one's soul and the universe. Spiritual health is dependent on the ability to live in harmony with the external universe; mental health depends on the ability to live in harmony with oneself. To be able to balance yourself and achieve true harmony you must learn what type of person you are and how you can redress your own imbalances through changes to your lifestyle. Jane Alexander will show you exactly what you should change or add to your life, and how. She will help you to create your inner harmony, and achieve your own contentment, well-being and balance. Making simple changes to your diet and lifestyle can create a whole new you