Ayurvedic Body Type: Find Your Dosha

According to ayurveda, each of us has a unique mix of three mind and body principles, which creates our specific mental and physical characteristics. These three principles are called doshas.

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The three doshas are known as: Vata, Pitta and Kapha. To find out your dominant dosha, take this quiz. Your dosha type will be determined by the majority of (i.e. mostly A, B or Cs) is the majority of your responses. Take the quiz and then tally your responses to find the best diet for your body type.

Quiz: How Clean Is Your House?

Studies show a clean house is good for your physical and mental health.

One study found women who described their living spaces as "cluttered" or full of "unfinished projects" were more likely to be depressed and fatigued than women who described their homes as "restful" and "restorative." The researchers also found that women with cluttered homes showed higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol.

Cleaning can also benefit our mental health! According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, physical activity — like the action of cleaning and the end result of a cleaner home — helps relieve stress, anxiety and depression.

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