If self-care isn’t a part of your daily routine, then I’m officially telling you that it needs to be. And if you’re thinking to yourself something along the lines of “Yeah, right. I don’t have the time for self care!” then you’re the exact type of person who needs to start practicing self-care right away.
Have you ever heard the expression “you can’t pour from an empty cup”? Stop and think about it for a second – how can you give of yourself to your children, work, family, business, education, etc., if you’re running on empty?
One of the core goals of Ayurveda is to maintain health, which is why preventative self-care is a huge part of Ayurvedic medicine. Self-care rituals abound in Ayurveda, from the simple to the complex.
The good news is, there are many self-care rituals that you can start implementing into your life immediately.
A note on doshas – in Ayurveda, there are three main body types: Vata, Pitta and Kapha. These are known as doshas and are one of the central concepts of Ayurveda. We are all made up of a unique combination of Vata, Pitta and Kapha, and knowing your dosha is essential to your health and wellbeing. To find out your dosha,
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