Surviving a Hot Pitta Summer

I have a tendency to seek out hot and humid places to call home, so for me, it’s summer all year long.  However, the months of June, July and August are hotter than most – for me and most other people in the Northern Hemisphere. Ayurvedically speaking, summer is Pitta season. That means the potential…

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La Cultura del Beso – The Culture of the Kiss

One of the first things that grabbed me about Latin American culture is the kiss. It’s used as a greeting for everything and everybody. From new friends to business acquaintances, everybody is greeted by a pressing together of cheeks and a besito – or small kiss. It’s such a simple greeeting, and a sweet reminder…

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