From an Ayurvedic perspective (yoga’s healing sister science), autumn brings with it an increase in the dosha of Vata (air) and a transition away from summer’s fiery Pitta energy. During this energetic shift, our thoughts tend to be frenetic and putting them into a focused product becomes a challenge.
To combat this super-charged energy, attempt to slow down, re-evaluate your needs, and incorporate more grounding, calming, and balancing practices into your day to day. Taking care of our mental state is the first step in keeping ourselves physically healthy as the weather cools.
Five Practices for a Smooth Transition: