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All of the seasons bring changes that can affect our health. Fall is a time of vata, which is the principle that moves everything in the universe. Vata moves the wind and weather, and also moves the breath in your body. Vata moves your thoughts, your emotions and your joints. Vata is the easiest principle to unbalance because it is light and changeable. You need to baby this vata.
In North America, fall has the qualities of vata- it is windy, rough, empty, light, cold and dry. Because like increases like, you are more likely to develop problems that are caused by too much vata such as constipation, insomnia, cold hands and feet, rough, dry skin, cracking joints, restlessness, gas, burping, cracked nails, tremors, anxiety, worrying and fear.
Making some easy changes to your diet and daily habits can go a long way to keeping you in balance. Here are some suggestions for keeping vata calm and quiet in the fall.
I'm Shivani Chase. I love to help people learn how to live the best life they can using Ayurveda, yoga, compassion and common sense.