Whether you work in an office at a cubicle, or you’re like me and you work from home, stress can be a silent killer. Our lives seemingly revolve around our work, and in our pursuit of success and happiness we’re only getting further away from our goal. Continue reading
Much like yoga, mindfulness has become increasingly popular in the West over recent decades, and is now promoted by doctors, celebrities, and everyone in between. But it still can feel foreign and esoteric, and many people hold misconceptions about mindfulness or just don’t get what it’s all about. These five facts about mindfulness should help clear up some of the confusion. Continue reading
Exploring the scientifically based research on the health benefits of meditation
Take a deep breath and relax….
In recent times, meditation has become a major topic of interest in the field of scientific research. People are becoming increasingly aware of its practice and benefits. A number of scientific studies, on the various types of meditation and relaxation techniques, and their impact on our overall health, have emerged. Continue reading
BEAUTIFUL AND CALMING MUSIC TO LISTEN TO DURING RELAXATION OR MEDITATION
This is a nice 5-minute meditation session that you can do alongside your usual Yoga practice as well as at the end of the day to unwind and relax.
Find a quiet place where you won’t be disturbed, and a comfortable position either sitting cross-legged with a separate cushion under your rear, ensuring that your back is straight, or laying down on your back with the palms facing up. Feel free to keep your eyes slightly open, or to gently close them to allow for full concentration.