Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
“It’s not stress that kills us; it’s our reaction to it” – Hans Selye
Not only stress has become a part of our lives, we have become attuned to it. Like we have just accepted it, it’s going to happen to me, to you to everyone.
But just because something is common doesn’t mean it’s not dangerous. And stress is not just dangerous, it’s fatal. There’s no dearth of information chronicling the adverse effects of stress on the body and mind. Continue reading
How Yoga Can Help With Eating Disorders
It is disturbing to see so many teenage girls and even women in their 20s fall prey to the twisted concept society has in regard to beauty. In fact, even a lot of young men are influenced too. While being physically attractive is every person’s dream, why do so at the cost of your own health? Continue reading
Yoga for Cancer
Most people consider yoga to be mostly a weight loss and maintenance program, but the fact is that this ancient mind-body health system can work wonders for cancer patients. This fairly recent trend of including yoga in a holistic cancer treatment package owing to its therapeutic properties, is being well-received the world over with proven results. Continue reading
Have you felt a burning sensation in your throat after a heavy meal? The burn that rise up your esophagus and spreads right from your upper chest to the back of your throat is known as acid reflux. The scientific name for the disease is Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease or GERD, and is more common than we think. Continue reading
Yogic food system
When I was trying to shed a few pounds, my trainer had told me about a golden rule that had helped most of his clients lose weight faster and in a healthier way- Diet makes up for 70% while exercise makes up the other 30. What goes in through our mouth is extremely important not just to lose or gain weight but to also maintain a healthy lifestyle and for longevity. Continue reading
Yoga postures for anxiety relief
Anxiety is one of the common problems that a lot of people are suffering from. Following are some statistics that elaborate how common anxiety problems have become in recent times.
- 1 out of every 4 people is likely to suffer from anxiety problems in the course of a year.
- In Britain, one of the most common metal disorders is anxiety and depression.
- Women are 60 percent more likely to suffer from anxiety disorders.
- Over 75 million people are suffering from anxiety issues. Continue reading
You have probably heard of it in your social clique and fitness freaks are raving about it, but what is hot yoga anyway, and most importantly why is it any different than the regular hatha yoga?
The brainchild of Bikram Choudhury, hot yoga also known as Bikram yoga is an improvisation on the traditional yoga form. Continue reading
It is no secret that yoga does indeed help in relieving stress and anxiety. When practiced for a prolonged period, yoga becomes more of a preventive measure and equips people to better deal with stress at the very onset. However, not a lot of people are aware of the acute power of yoga and how influential it can be when practiced correctly. Continue reading
The effectiveness of Yoga on our body and mind has already been established, and today people by the dozen are turning to yoga with the hopes of improving the quality of their lives.
Speaking of which, no other factor taints your health and quality of life more than stress and anxiety. Stress has often been compared to a slow moving time bomb that can cause life-altering conditions like diabetes, blood pressure, and heart conditions in a perfectly healthy body within a short span of time. Continue reading
Along with a state of mental discomfort, there is also an almost tangible feeling of anxiety
and restlessness associated with the term stress. There are numerous ways to
beat stress, but Yoga is one of the best proven techniques to combat and
prevent chronic stress. Continue reading