About a third of Americans are not getting enough sleep, going by CDC data, and this is increasing cardiovascular and obesity-related risks among the population. A European Heart Journal study, based on data from 21 countries, found that those who slept less than 6 hours had 10% higher risk of death by stroke or heartOctober, 01 2020
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
Like your car needs refueling, it is an unavoidable requirement of your soul to take a meditative pause for a few minutes every day and for a few days each year. Did you say, meditation is not meant for you? That you fidget a lot and meditation requires you to sit with a straight faceDecember, 08 2018
Have you ever wondered what makes a baby or a fresh flower or the sun rise or even indeed the colors of the fall beautiful? Global humanitarian and spiritual leader, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar who founded the International Association For Human Values, unveils the secrets to their effulgence in this simple commentary on BeautyNovember, 07 2018
Yogi Alert! What keeps you from being boundlessly happy, unconditionally joyful, peaceful and alert? Are you really who you think you are in your mind? What is the nature of this mind? Would you like to befriend your mind? Here in this invaluable, extraordinary yet succinct commentary, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, a global humanitarianAugust, 24 2018
Often an over indulgence here or a holiday out of the routine there causes guilt. Other times, guilt is caused by actions we engage in that do not meet our moral or ethical standards. But how does guilt affect our consciousness and how much does it really help us? Here in this week’s wisdom blog,July, 27 2018
To practice Yoga is to relinquish control- a rather revolutionary idea in our modern lives. Ironically for some of us, it is the hardest to let go of the control that our comfortable beds command over us when it is time to wake up in the morning. Here we offer some help with a setJune, 29 2018
This week’s wisdom post is more than just sentences and paragraphs. If you let it, it will awaken you to a deep but meaningful secret for leading a happy life. In this week’s wisdom post, we share with you a priceless commentary by global spiritual leader and humanitarian, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder ofMay, 28 2018
How empty is your mind’s cup? If it has been full or worries, anxieties, concepts, theories, frustrations, unproductive thoughts so far, would this not be a right time to empty it? So how can you empty it? In this week’s knowledge post, we share priceless pearls of wisdom from the global spiritual Master and humanitarianMay, 09 2018
Do you dwell in guilt and suffer in it? In this latest post, we share an absolutely insightful commentary by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder of The International Association For Human Values, a revered global spiritual Master and a celebrated voice for peace and diversity. The commentary unlocks the delicate skill of dropping ourApril, 27 2018
Beginning today, we bring you weekly notes of spiritual wisdom to get you through the week’s highs and lows with an unshakable smile and steadiness of spirit! Expect each post to be filled with practical, essential, simple yet deeply transcendental commentary by globally revered spiritual master, humanitarian and a voice for peace and diversity,Gurudev Sri SriMarch, 17 2018
Audrey Hepburn, one of the greatest and most glamorous actresses to have ever lived, said ‘I believe happiest girls are the prettiest girls’…..profound and probably holds true for every human being, irrespective of age, gender or class. Considering this truth, then why is it that we have this habit of postponing happiness, while each ofJanuary, 03 2018
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