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7 Foods to Help You Focus
You’ve experienced those days where you feel foggy and the most basic questions are impossibly hard. Good news—your mental energy and focus can be improved by eating the right foods.

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Yoga

Yoga Is Better Than Caffeine: 5 Yoga Exercises for Energy

Caffeine might be your favorite way to start the day, but too much can lead to sleepless nights, anxiety, anger, and a case of the jitters. One of my mantras is “no coffee no prana!” However, I have to limit my intake of caffeine because my dominant dosha is Vata. Through yoga and meditation, I’ve become more aware of my body’s reaction to caffeine. I can still enjoy my morning Americano, but I can’t have more than that. When I need an energy boost without the negative side effects, I turn to specific pranayama and asanas. The next time you’re tempted to pour that second or third cup of coffee, try these exercises, in order, instead.

Danielle Mika Nagel
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Mind-Body Health

Create Sustainable Energy: Exercise Tips for Vata

As a Vata type, you like moving fast and being active. You may be drawn to playing sports and trying new workouts. As long as you don’t push yourself too hard, your love of movement is a gift. As thousands of studies show, physical activity is one of the most powerful ways to create radiant health and emotional well-being. Here are just a few of the physical and mental benefits of regular exercise:

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