Is this the right book for me?Are you looking for a more balanced, natural way of life that is just right for you? Have you visited an Ayurvedic spa, and do you want to find out more? Boost Your Vitality with Ayurveda is your guide to making this ancient healing Indian tradition work for you. You will be able to understand exactly what your 'type' is, before getting expert physical and mental advice on the lifestyle and diet that will work for you. There's also a complete list of effective home remedies for minor ailments, and a full guide to all the country's practitioners - everything you need for a healthy and happy way of life.Boost Your Vitality with Ayurveda includes:Part one - The essence of AyurvedaChapter 1: About Ayurveda and why we need it todayChapter 2: The core philosophyChapter 3: The causes of disease and how to avoid themChapter 4: Traditional methods of healingPart two - Putting Ayurveda into practiceChapter 5: Getting startedChapter 6: How, when and what to eatChapter 7: Daily and seasonal routinesChapter 8: Breathing and meditationChapter 9: Healing herbs, spices and formulationsChapter 10: Self-healing secrets for common complaintsPart three - Taking it furtherAppendix 1: Food guidelines for the basic mind-body typesAppendix 2: Useful contactsAppendix 3: Further readingAppendix 4: Glossary of Sanskrit termsLearn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Sarah Lie is a freelance journalist and one of the very few people in the UK to hold a BA Hons in Ayurvedic Medicine. She has recently worked in Ayurvedic hospitals in Bombay and Karnataka, India, and is a full member of the Ayurvedic Practitioners Association.