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As much as sleep is vital to keep you energised throughout the day, the way you wake up from sleep is something you need to change. You are only going to remain stressed if you wake up haphazardly from your bed thinking that you are late for work. Instead, take some time to relax. According to Ayurveda, with the help of a simple routine, you can clean up your body and mind, improve your immunity and balance your doshas to start your day on a rejuvenating note. Learn from Ayurveda Expert Dr R. Bhagwati, New Age Ayurveda the right way to wake up from your bed.
According to Ayurveda, you should wake up before sunrise so that your body can synchronise with the rhythm of the sun. This is the time where the environment is pure and calm, and the mind is fresh after sleep. Getting up in the wee hours of the day is instrumental as it sets the tone for the rest of the day. These tips will help you wake up early and become a morning person.
Step 1: When you want to wake up, first roll to your right and then get up and sit. When you are sleeping, your body is at rest, and you are at a lower level of metabolic activity. And if you suddenly roll to your left to wake up, you are likely to put a lot of pressure to your cardiac system.
Step 2: Once you are up, sit comfortably on your bed in the easy position. Then rub your hands together and place your palms upon your eyes. Rubbing your palms together will activate all your nerve endings, and you will immediately feel more awake. Then slowly move the palms over your face covering your forehead and shoulders.
Step 3: Then check from which nostril is your breath flowing more strongly. Kiss the palm of the side of your body where you think the flow of breath is stronger and then kiss the other palm. Kissing confers energy.
Step 4: Then step out of bed and touch the ground first with the leg that corresponds to the side of the body where the breath is strong. Here are 9 morning dos and dont's for incredible health.
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