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4 Reasons Why Modern Urbanites Need the Ancient Art of Massage

Living in the city is often exciting. The latest developments are concentrated in concrete jungles and the most competitive people live in urban areas, which is why those who have big dreams believe that taking to the city will bring them closer to them. Basically, cities are lands of milk and honey for a lot of people — the place where they will achieve success. Continue reading

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The Modern World Woman and the Increasingly High Expectations and Pressures

the facts behind the biochemistry of today’s busy woman vs. that of cavewoman

In recent times there has been an increasing pressure on women around the world to be the best they can possibly be in variety of fields. In their attempt to please everyone women are striving to be a good daughter, friend, partner/wife, mother, employer and co-worker. On top of those and other responsibilities and expectations many women are also desperately trying to keep up with the beauty standards of today’s time. But how can they achieve all of these? How can they be slim, beautiful and most importantly healthy while juggling everything else on their long and almost never-ending to-do list.

This is a truly inspiring and thought-provoking talk by Dr. Libby Weaver who discusses some of the issues and facts behind the biochemistry and modern life of today’s woman in comparison to that of cavewoman, as well as what can be done in order to bring more balance in the hectic and busy lifestyle that many are experiencing in the current times.

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Office Yoga : Gentle Stretches to Release Tension Whilst at Your Desk

If your work involves sitting at a desk for a prolonged period of time, it is important to give yourself breaks, to stretch and release tension in the muscles as well as to allow your eyes to rest.

The above video demonstrates some easy and effective stretches that you can do at your workplace. In addition, remember to take some time away from your computer or books every hour or so to refresh and maintain a good level of focus.

~Namaste~