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If you know me, you know I’m not a morning person and never have been. I was always the last to wake up at sleep overs. My poor, poor friends would lay in bed awake while I snoozed through the morning – they eventually they learned that my parents sympathized and would make them breakfast and coffee without me.
In college I made my semester schedules around not having morning classes. When I did have morning classes, I frequently showed up late or arrived having just rolled out of bed.
However, in the last year, I’ve really learned the power and beauty of waking up early and enjoying the mornings. In fact, humans are meant to rise with the sun; It’s great for our mental clock and there are many studies on why early risers tend to be happier people.
A common complaint from new yoga practitioners is that they don't like or vibe with the studio they attended. Whether it was too spiritual, not spiritual enough, had weird music, or the teacher was plain boring, it goes to show how many things can go wrong when choosing where to start your yoga practice. Finding a studio or practice space is like picking a new home, university, or car –– not all yoga studios are created equal and it’s important to find one that checks the most boxes on a personal wish list.
Here are some general tips to use when looking for the right space for you:
While your eyes may be the window to your soul, your skin is the window into your body. Believe it or not, the location and type of break out you’re dealing with can tell you a lot about how you can treat it.
The wonderful thing about Ayurvedic medicine is that it aims to fix the cause, not the effect. Instead of trying to cover up and quickly treat acne spots, holistic medicine says that the goal should be to cure rather than conceal.