I wrap both of my hands around the smooth rounded surface, warm to the touch. I take a deep breath, inhaling the scent of my guilty pleasure. Heat catches the inside of my nostrils, providing an all familiar comfort. A tingle runs down my spine, as I know what my body is about to experience — my necessary pleasure.
Am I an addict?
I would never admit it, but I’ve experienced this feeling too many times to count, in more flavors than I can remember. Brazilian bold, pumpkin spice, French vanilla to name a few. At a point in my life, there were two things I couldn’t live without: my alarm clock and my coffee. Waking sinfully early to assist clients in their wellness endeavors led me to enlist the assistance of these two agents of productivity.
I’ve since gave up coffee, opting for a filling breakfast instead. But don’t let my choice deter you, coffee is great. Coffee is everything when you have a bad night’s rest. Coffee is bae. Coffee is sometimes even better than having a significant other (just refer to our 29 reasons why).
Coffee not only wakes you up, it has endless other health benefits to a nice hot cup of brewed goodness. Here’s how: