Daily Routine

Rituals to Tap Into the Energy of Abundance
Practices to welcome more abundance into your life.
A Mother’s Ayurvedic Recipe for Self-Care
Enjoy this recipe of Ayurvedic rituals that can support you on your sacred journey of motherhood and beyond.
Creativity and the Doshas
Creativity is an inherent quality of being human. Everywhere within us, in every cell and atom, is the creative energy of the entire universe. This energy is creating new cells and tissues every day, as well as allowing for new ideas and inspirations.Creativity can show up in many different ways in our lives. Sometimes we think of creativity exclusively as...
Ayurvedic Remedies for Healthy, Glowing Skin
Try these holistic tips for a glow from the inside out this spring.
Ask Dr. Sheila: Daily Routine for the Doshas
For the Ask Dr. Sheila column, Dr. Sheila Patel, Chopra’s Chief Medical Officer, answers questions from our community. If you have a general question for Sheila around health and wellness, please send an email to askdrsheila@chopra.com, and your question may be the one she answers next.In this article, Dr. Sheila answers a question about how to determine the best daily...
How to Implement New and Healthy Routines and Rituals
Try these tips to enhance your daily routines and stick to your goals.
Four Tips for a Healthy Start to Your Day
For many of us, it’s easy for each day to fly by in a blur of work and family responsibilities.A morning routine can be incredibly beneficial in helping us to find a little peace, promote our health and well-being, and establish a good foundation for the rest of the day.Over time, my family and I have established daily practices and...
How to Use Mindfulness to Prevent Burnout at Work
For most professionals, the feeling of burnout is a familiar one. The energy that once filled your workday slowly trickles away. You notice your efficiency slip but cannot find the inspiration to regain it. The fatigue settles into your body. You can feel it in your back, your temples. Even if you entered your profession with lofty inspirations and a...
6 Principles of Rejuvenating Rest
Quality sleep plays an important role in physical and mental health. Chronic sleep insufficiency increases risk factors for nearly every major disease. Yet, according to the Centers for Disease Control nearly one-third of Americans are habitually sleep-deprived. Prioritizing sufficient, quality rest may be the single biggest step that you can take to stave off disease and promote wellbeing. The following...
7 Steps to Superhuman Energy
Every aspect of your life, from work and finances to relationships and hobbies, is dependent upon your energy. Abundant energy provides the necessary fuel to support important areas of focus while diminished energy leads to unfulfilled potential. The practices that follow are proven methods of increasing energy. When implemented regularly, these routines not only enhance energy, they slow cellular aging,...
Four Daily Rituals to Adopt for a Healthier Mind
Thinking about ways to take better care of ourselves can get particularly overwhelming. This is especially true in our modern world as we have access to so many beneficial practices that we might start to feel the pressure to do it all — but none of that is good for our mental health. Starting small with daily rituals vs. throwing...
How Reading First Thing in the Morning Shifted My Mental Health
I was once someone who would wake up in a panic nearly every morning, rushing to open my laptop and get to work before 7 a.m. For years, I thought this is just how I functioned. After all, I worked from home and could eat my breakfast and guzzle down some caffeine while stomping my fingers on a keyboard. This...
How to Keep Your Peace During Uncertain Times
Learn to connect to your center and maintain peace of mind, no matter the circumstances.
Evening Yin Yoga for Sleep
Try this restorative yin sequence to prepare for a deep night of rest.
Pranayama for a Full Night’s Rest
Breath techniques to help you calm your mind and support a good night’s sleep.
Making Your New Year Truly New
The arrival of a new year gives everyone a motivation to seek positive changes in their lives, but the impulse is quite often temporary. We all know and regret how New Year's resolutions look a week later. Even so, almost everyone makes a resolution—in America, at least—only to tell pollsters that more than 95% are soon reneged upon.Alcohol still flows,...
7 Practices for Manifesting Creativity
As human beings, creativity is one of the most powerful energies we can tap into. After all, it is a natural part of who we are — which is why those who carve out time for creation often compare the process to meditation. “As we tune into our creativity, we are transpired to that transcendent space, the present moment, and...