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 theSeptember, 16 2019
As we celebrate World Hepatitis Day, it is a good day as any other to talk about our liver that plays a crucial role in purifying the blood and metabolizing drugs we take every day. Today medical experts have voiced concern about the global burden of liver conditions, be they chronic or metabolic. The rise in theJuly, 27 2017
Finally, there is an answer to those painful breathless bouts where you feel like you are being strangled. The answer lies in Yoga. The ancient science of Yoga not just helps you stay fit and flexible; it has immense healing qualities too, as many practitioners who lived with the pain and discomfort of chronic AsthmaJune, 21 2017
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 theJune, 09 2017
So you have finally confronted yourself and decided that the big belly plunging outside your trousers must go. You are ready to slog it out to get the dream flat belly. A flat tummy is a dream that is now within your reach! You need no pills, no liposuction surgeries, or any other treatment thatJune, 05 2017
Over all, the human body is made up of 60% water. The lungs are 83% water and the skin is 64% water. Water and earth element in the body make up the Kapha dosha. An imbalance in the Kapha Dosha can lead to troubled digestion, edema (skin disorder) or obesity on one hand or dehydration, skinMay, 02 2017
A psychotherapist opens up about why counselors and therapists need to look deeper than science… A senior clinical psychologist and psychotherapist by profession and a meditation practitioner gives us five big reasons why people in the mental healthcare industry need to use tools like meditation, deep breathing exercises and other spiritual practices to prevent burnApril, 26 2017
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 expansionSeptember, 30 2016
I went to a Convent school where discipline was taken very seriously. You have to be in class on time, you keep quiet when the teacher is talking. You greet the teacher as she walks into your class. You raise your hand and speak only when you are called out. Play during the Sports class,September, 27 2016
Are you sure you want to hone this art? Are you absolutely sure you want to be a big loser? Now that I have your attention, let’s understand the what, why and how of letting go. First, what is it that we want to let go of? Nobility, generosity, smile? Of course not, right? ItSeptember, 22 2016
As a yoga practitioner and instructor, I run into these commonplace Yoga myths. Myth: Yoga is all about some physical postures requiring super flexible body which can turn into pretzel… Fact: Today most of the world associates Yoga with some yoga postures and sees it as some fitness regime. But Yoga is way of life. It is the study of life,August, 31 2016
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