Personal Development – What Carnoustie Ayurvedic & Wellness Resort Taught Me

When I arrived at Carnoustie Ayurvedic & Wellness Resort in Kerala, India, I brought with me recently revealed issues of enmeshment which I had just started working on with a Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) psychologist in Qatar. This therapist and I were also discussing my past history of misdiagnosis and my desire to figure out…

Carnoustie Ayurvedic & Wellness Resort – My Pitta Vata Vegetarian Diet

During my week stay at Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort my Ayurvedic doctor, Dr. Regina assessed me to determine my dosha. I’m Pitta with Vata influence. All my meals for the week were chosen to match my Pitta Vata biological energies. I know very little of this ancient Indian medicine of Ayurveda and it’s doshas….

Mararikkulam North, Kerala, India – Day 7 – Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort

This was my last day at Carnoustie.  Tomorrow I would fly to Qatar to join my husband’s overwhelming whirlwind of having less than two weeks to pack up 4 years of life in the Middle East and ship it to Canada. I started my day with 7:00am Healing Yoga down by the beach.  I arrived…

Alappuzha, Kerala, India – Day 5 – Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort – Punnamada Lake Backwater Boat Ride

Part of the Carnoustie experience includes a boat tour of the backwaters of Punnamada Lake in the Alappuzha district. Myself and four other Carnoustie guests were driven to the marina.  I was happy that Andrei and Alice Soukhinine , a wonderful couple from Moscow, were on the tour with me! The captain greeting us as…

Mararikkulam North, Kerala, India – Day 5 – Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort – This Day I Find Out My Husband And I Would Be Leaving Qatar

I hadn’t mentioned what was happening back in Doha during my stay in Kerala, to save it for this blog. My husband Michael and I both work in education in Qatar. My trip to India was during my school’s scheduled Spring Break. My husband’s college scheduled Spring Break was two weeks after mine. While I…

Mararikkulam North, Kerala, India – Day 4 – Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort

It’s a bit of a long story, but the short version is that this day was a photo mishap!! I had to use my underwater camera to take pictures during the morning/afternoon because my Canon battery was charging and when I used my iPhone to takes pictures, with the internet so slow, pictures from my…

Mararikkulam North, Kerala, India – Day 3 – Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort – My Reiki Master Teacher Training Begins

I woke up feeling very excited for my first 6:00pm Reiki Master Teacher Training Workshop with Dr. V. P. Rajasekharan! Dr. Raj. as we call him, is a Carnoustie resident Yoga professor, Reiki Master and Pranic Healer with a PhD in yoga & MD in Alternative Medicine and Diploma in Pranic Healing. He is a…

Mararikkulam North, Kerala, India – Day 2 – Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort – Traditional Indian Dance Performance

Carnoustie put on a small dance show for guests with three young women performing traditional Indian dance! Videos: I met the dancers after the show.  They were so beautiful! The girl’s ages were 13, 16 and 22 years old!  Their costumes were spectacular!!! What I noticed most during the beautiful dances were their eyes.  I…