Meditation is a body and mind relaxation technique. If you take a look at the Asian history, you will find that this excellent body and mind rejuvenating technique was in use even thousands of years ago. Ancient people from Asia, who were habitual of regular meditation practice, were far healthier than the modern people, who are habitual of living an unhealthy and stressful life. Continue reading
There are some moments in our life when we sense something is just not right. It happens several times that we can feel a typical unusual moment quite strongly; but we can’t express the feeling or find out the likely reason responsible for triggering that awkward situation. The presence of negative energy is very much capable of giving you such bad experience. Almost all of us encounter some sort of depressing energy during our day to day life. Continue reading
The internet is abuzz with the growing popularity of alternative therapies for a large number of ailments and diseases. Aromatherapy too is a traditional alternative medicinal practice that is aimed at improving the emotional and spiritual being of a person.
The basis of Aromatherapy is to cure using essential oils and certain aromatic herb, which has a profound influence on a person’s emotional being, cognitive functions, and even physical health. Continue reading
Gratitude- a word often used but seldom adhered to. How many times have we actually taken the time to feel grateful about something? We often say that good things happen to other people, but why don’t we realize that at time we are the ‘other’ person for a lot of people out there.
When you feel grateful, you feel content, which in turn makes you feel happier. And it is this consistent feeling of happiness that helps to reduce and in due time, thoroughly remove the proneness to stress and anxiety. Continue reading
Sleep is very important and necessary for our body and mind. The loss of sleep can cause you to become stressed and sometimes
nauseated. Daily stress and anxiety can also lead to various health problems. Hence, you need to keep your mind calm to stay at peace. Here are a few ways to get that calm sleep that your mind and body needs. Continue reading
Don’t you just feel like indulging in a spa or wellness retreat once the going gets tough? The positive effects of spa treatments on the emotional and physical well-being of a person has been discussed for years, with light being thrown recently on the efficacy with which spa can both rejuvenate the mind and body. Continue reading
Stress is generally perceived as a negative emotion considering the negative impact it
has on a person’s mind and body. Although there is something called ‘good’
stress that is characterized by the pressure of a deadline that charges you to
work harder and put in more effort, when we talk about stress it usually has a
negative connotation. Continue reading
There was a timein my life when I was going through an extremely rough patch. I was stressed beyond measures and truth be told, I do consider that phase to be the worst time of my life although one that taught me a lot.
During this time, a close friend of mine with whom I had lost touch, came to know about my hardship through our mutual friend, and he sent me a card which had just two lines written on it. Continue reading
As a little child, the ultimate source of happiness for me was watching two raindrops race down my window. For reasons unknown, it would delight and excite me every time it rained and I would slide my glass window close to kick start a competition between two tiny raindrops. I would cheer for the winning drop and egg on the one left behind: that was what made me happy.
Like million others, I too silenced the child within me as I grew up. There came a time when I did not have any inclination to enjoy a bout of unseasonal rain or relish a cup of hot chocolate with marshmallows. Gulping down mug after mug of black coffee, I had started to equate happiness with material wealth; materialistic possessions, a better bank balance, a six figure pay check, and the latest gizmo was supposedly my ticket to happiness. Continue reading
A lot of people turn to anti-depressants to curb and cure stress and anxiety, when the truth remains that stress is more of a psychologically influenced condition and hence can be better treated with will power. As the statistics for stress-related
depression goes up, there has been constant search for alternative holistic treatment approaches. One such method is Ayurveda. Continue reading