A Sense of Space 🙏

Preparing your yoga space can be just as important as the practice itself. There is a sense of serenity that comes with creating a clean and beautiful sanctuary for yourself. I like to start my morning by making my bed. For some reason this small little chore that only takes a couple of minutes is surprisingly relaxing and gets me in the mood to get my day started. Then I make my way into the kitchen to have my morning coffee or tea with my husband. I have a few nice quiet moments with him as we wake up together and get ready for the day.

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Wake up happy ☀️

Change is hard. A study conducted by Phillippa Lalley suggested that “the time it took participants to reach 95% of their asymptote of automaticity ranged from 18 to 254 days; indicating considerable variation in how long it takes people to reach their limit of automaticity and highlighting that it can take a very long time.” Sounds a little discouraging doesn’t it? But there’s good news. It means that all those times you tried to get in a good habit or get out of a bad habit, and you just didn’t quite make the mark, maybe that particular habit just needed a little extra love and is still an attainable goal. As a yoga practitioner and wellness advocate, I firmly believe in the power of the mind. Creating positive associations to reinforce your new habit may help you to turn a new leaf.

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