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Body Mind Complex
The Cortisol Problem: Reduce This Stress Hormone Naturally In 5 Ways

Cortisol is called the stress hormone. Our body was originally meant to release a hormone called cortisol in response to dangerous stimuli and to prepare our body as part of our fight or flight response. When used for that specific goal, it serves a great purpose. But the release of cortisol, in response to stress,

September, 01 2020
Body Mind Complex
Bloated From Water Retention: Abhyanga Helps!

Did you know there is a quick way to check if your body is bloated up due to water retention? Check your weight in the morning and in the evening. If the two vary, it is a clear symptom of water retention problem that can lead to often painful swelling in legs, palms, face or

August, 21 2020
Body Mind Complex
S.A.D: Six Ways To Keep Your Brain Active And Happy During Winter

There is proven research to show that seasons do influence our mind and more importantly our brain function. There are mood disorders associated with change of seasons. During Winter, people report undergoing SAD or seasonal affective disorder, a type of depression that sets in during deep winters when the days are short, not enough sunlight,

December, 30 2019
Body Mind Complex, Lifestyle
Five Ways To Deal With The Holiday Stress For The Ladies

While we look forward to the holidays spent with our loved ones, this one goes out to the women in our lives who make sure our holidays are memorable, who make sure the food on the table is delicious and diverse, gifts are amazing, all the invites have been sent, guests are comfortable and the

December, 27 2019
Body Mind Complex, Lifestyle
7 Ways Ayurveda Can Keep You Warm This Winter

It is that time of the year when no amount of coffee and blankets seem to suffice. If you are on the East coast, you know what we are talking about. Sub zero temperatures, snow laden roads, antibiotics and endless layers…yet, infections, cold and occasional fever sneak into our bodies during these winters, as our

November, 10 2019
Body Mind Complex
8 Yoga Tips For The Lazy

When lethargy sets in, it feels like an insurmountable task to get to the Yoga Mat, though the intention is always there. It happens to the best of us and sometimes this lethargy lasts for a few days and months. The ‘Promise of the Yoga Mat’ is pushed to the next week, and then the

September, 16 2019
Body Mind Complex
5 Ayurvedic Remedies For Sleep Apnea

Almost 936 million people world over have been diagnosed with Sleep Apnea, another lifestyle-related disorder on the rise globally. Patients of sleep apnea report shallow breathing/ no breathing for a few seconds to minutes every night. These pauses occur more than once during the entire period of sleep! The fallout of the condition can range

August, 26 2019
Body Mind Complex
Are You Doing These 5 Things To Re-hydrate Your Skin?

Drink enough water, moisturize, exfoliate-that’s common wisdom when it comes to dealing with dehydrated skin. But how to follow this wisdom in a way that best suits your skin type? Let us show you. 1. 6-8 Glasses but how? A lot of people believe the best way for the skin to hydrate is by drinking

July, 28 2019
4 Natural Non-Invasive Treatments For Arthritic Pain

About 54.4 million US adults, that is about 25% of the country’s population suffers from some form of arthritis, data from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests. There are about a thousand types of arthritis, or inflammation of joints and other joint diseases, but two of the most common ones are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid

June, 25 2019
Body Mind Complex
On This International Yoga Day, 3 Ayurvedic Practices For Every Yogi

As you glide into a cobra pose on this International Yoga Day, a day dedicated to celebrating the gift of Yoga in our lives that has brought good physical and mental health, healed illnesses, brought spiritual centeredness, a happy state of mind, flexibility for some and weight loss for others, we are here to tell

June, 20 2019
Ayurveda & Nutrition
7 Ways To Boost Your Metabolism Naturally

Do you work out a lot and still see no significant social-media-post worthy improvement, while your friend hogs and still manages to take the lean road? Constipation, fatigue, headache are few of the other signs of a poor metabolism or low basal metabolic rate. Metabolism measures how fast do you burn the calories you consume

May, 28 2019
Body Mind Complex
5 Ayurvedic Remedies To Get Relief From Sore Muscles

You are probably all too familiar with the topic of this discussion-fibromyalgia, frozen shoulder, chronic pain, stiffness in the neck, shoulder and arms-rings a bell? For many of us, sore muscles and stiffness is a friend. A big difference between Ayurvedic point of view and that of western medicine in pain management is, in Ayurveda,

April, 05 2019