“You can quit your job, but you can’t quit your calling.” – Dr. Avanti Kumar-Singh
I am super excited to share this girlfriend jam with Dr. Avanti Kumar-Singh, a physician who, after extensive medical training, began a journey to find her joy again, truly heal — and help others do the same.
While in medical school, Dr. Kumar-Singh found herself ill, and through her search for answers, she refound the beauty and power of Ayurveda.
In today’s episode, she’s sharing her story of the path to Ayurveda, further explaining what the practice is centered around, how to find balance and optimize your health, and most importantly, her new book The Health Catalyst.
So, let’s get to some yakking!
- 03:11 How Dr. Kumar-Singh’s health crisis led her to Ayurveda
- 05:21 What Ayurveda is
- 06:08 Understanding the 5 elements of Ayurveda
- 08:55 How is unbalance showing up for you?
- 09:42 Ayurveda as a qualitative science
- 12:20 How to optimize your health daily
- 15:22 When to cut technology off
- 20:00 Finding the touchpoints in your day
- 23:14 Optimal way for consuming food
- 27:38 Setting boundaries with loved ones
Connect with Dr. Avanti Kumar-Singh:
Through a powerful mix of expert knowledge and communication, Dr. Kumar-Singh serves as a catalyst for transformation towards more vitality, and ultimately, more joy in everyone she works with. Her courses, writings, and lectures beautifully bridge the gap between the technological advances of Western medicine and the traditional, equally effective practices of Eastern medicine. She is a portal to demystifying and understanding the power and beauty of Ayurveda. Over the last 20 years, Dr. Kumar-Singh has shared her expertise with Fortune 500 companies, elite undergraduate and graduate institutions, and prestigious industry and medical conferences. She has also been featured in the Huffington Post, Thrive Global, and was a member of upwave.com’s review board— Turner Media’s former health and wellness entertainment brand. She is currently the co-lead facilitator of the Faculty Scholars Program in Integrative Healthcare at the OSHER Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago. Dr. Kumar-Singh holds a BA in Art History from the University of Chicago and an MD from Rush University College of Medicine. She is also a certified plant-based professional and a certified yoga therapist. The Health Catalyst is her first book.
Learn more about Dr. Avanti Kumar-Singh
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