Parts of the G.I tract and their corresponding doshas.
Vata imbalance and pain due to lack of upana vayu.
Pitta imbalance and pain due to hyperacidity.
Stress and the koshas.
Excess kapha in the gastrointestinal tract.
we start to think of the digestive tract as more of a snake, whose
tongue is our tongue, and whose anus is our anus, and that that
great carrying channel, that Maha Vaha Srotas, is responsible for
what becomes us and what supports us, and what is no longer needed.
And so the choice maker, the awareness as choice maker, about what
even enters in the five senses, if that choice maker is not
relaxed, intuitively attuned, what will happen are bad choices. And
bad choice dull down the intelligence of this snake.” - Cate
we’re asking the question about stress and digestion we have to get
to the root of stress. We already know that stress causes us to
make bad choices. Like, good choices, smart choices for the very
very short term are usually anti-choices for the long term. Against
our long term desires. So with stress we want to look at why we are
out of rhythm. What do we really want? That questions of what do we
really want to eat, what do we really want to taste, what do we
really want to digest, what do we really want to absorb. What do we
most deeply want to know in this life? And if our day-to-day
schedule isn’t aligned to that, to the who we want to be next, to
the what we want to become next, like in real action, in real day
to day shifting, evolving, how we use our time, more and more in
alignment with what we want, we’re going to have stress. Because
we’re living against our intuition.” - Cate Stillman
rhythm of life is the rhythm of communication.” - Cate
intuition is lead by what feels good. It’s lead by desire. Because
more good on the deepest level, is not superficial good. It’s not
chocolate cake all the time.” - Cate Stillman
About the Podcast
Cate Stillman leads a global online community in thought leadership to thrive in your body and your life. Rooted in healthier habits, Ayurveda, dharma or life purpose, Yogahealer Cate Stillman conducts progressive expert interviews and community conversations on applying yoga, ayurveda, conscious lifestyle design, entrepreneurship, progressive family living, and Yoga Health Coaching. This podcast is a bird's eye view of the global Yogahealer community at yogahealer.com