In many ways, finding good health and a sense of connections to ourselves is really a matter of developing good habits; slowly and steadily replacing non-health-promoting habits with new patterns that ultimately help us feel freer and more relaxed.
A bit over 15 years ago, when I first encountered Ayurveda (the healing system from India) I made my first conscious choice to incorporate a new habit into my daily life, and I have never looked back since.
Each morning, upon waking, I drink a tall glass or mug of warm water before I do anything else. It may sound strange, but this habit changed my life when I adopted it, and it is one of the first things I recommend to any student or client that I work with.
Here are four reasons a glass of warm water can change your life: