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5 Powerful Ways You Can Deal With Election Stress Disorder

You know stressing over an election result isn’t going to greatly benefit your body and mind, but here you are nervously refreshing your feed every few minutes. A study carried out last year showed, 68% of participants reported that an election outcome is so stressful that it affects their physical and mental health. But it

November, 03 2020
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
Ayurveda & Nutrition
Coronavirus: 3 Ways The Stress From Staying Home Affects Your Skin

The world is in a lock down, well almost. Work from home as well as work for home is keeping us on our toes and social distancing has made sure we get zero parlor time. We are left to our own devices as far as skin care is concerned. You may think, staying at home

March, 30 2020
Lifestyle, Yoga and Meditation
 4 Tips To Soothe Migraine Pain

Recurring migraine headaches can be excruciating and so severe that they interfere with your work and affect the quality of your life, bringing your life to a standstill. It manifests as severe pain, typically on one side of the head. Other symptoms include heightened sensitivity towards light and noise, vomiting and nausea. Though over-the-counter painkillers

November, 28 2018
Ayurveda & Nutrition
5 Things You Can Do To Have A Peaceful Day

Stress in your body is a reflection of the fact that you are depending and overusing the sympathetic nervous system(flight or fight) and underutilizing the parasympathetic nervous system that is responsible for rest. So what can you do to pamper your parasympathetic system every day? The answer is simple- meditation! Meditation is important to activate the

April, 20 2018
Body Mind Complex, Lifestyle
13 High Value Tips For Best Stretching Experience

Do you bend over to touch your toes first thing in your workout in the morning? We are here to tell you, you are putting your muscles at risk, like many others who do not have a great deal of information about the science of stretching. Stretching when done right, as is done during the

March, 09 2018
Lifestyle, Yoga and Meditation
10 Yoga Ways To A Robust Heart (Part 1)

Bear with us if you see too many disturbing stats in the following paragraph. We know it goes against the grain of great writing but this is about your heart. When it comes to heart diseases, the statistics are enough to get your heart rate racing. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, and smoking are the

June, 09 2017
Lifestyle, Yoga and Meditation
10 Super Simple Yoga Exercises For Tired Eyes

Today the screen, be it a laptop, computer, smart phone or a tablet, has unalterably entered our lives. On an average, an American spends almost half a day staring at the screen. Then it is not hard to imagine the tremendous repercussions this may have on the health of our eyes.  The various problems that

May, 16 2017
Yoga and Meditation
Science behind Ujjayi – The Breath of Victory

Ujjayi is a sanskrit word comprising of the syllable ‘Ud‘, meaning upward movement. It can also mean puffing or expanding. It suggests a sense of power and importance. ‘Jaya’ means take-over, conquest, victory, success; and can also mean restraint or curbing from the opposite point of view. It is called the victor’s breath because the expansion

September, 30 2016
Body Mind Complex
5 Ways to Clear Your Mind This Summer

Ever notice how sometimes summer feels like the more stressful and busy season?    A recent survey conducted by SleepRate shows that a third of Americans reported that they are more stressed in summer months than in any other season. Why? We have busier social lives this time of year – with as many as three

July, 13 2016