Arthritis is a global epidemic with women being more prone to the condition than men. Arthritis is not a disease, but a group of painful conditions, including fibromyalgia, gout, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis. Lack of adequate care could lead to slow erosion of quality of life. But the good news is that yoga could help to ease the pain and inflammation, thus enhancing the quality of life. Before we understand more about how yoga can benefit those with arthritis, let us take a quick glance at the symptoms of arthritis. Signs and Symptoms of Arthritis Some of the most reported signs and symptoms of arthritisRead More →

There was a time when even people over the age of 70 years were able to read books without spectacles. But these days even children as young as two years are wearing glasses. Numerous contributing factors affect our eyesight. Spending long hours in front of computers, laptops, mobile phones, tablets, and television have severe adverse impacts on our vision. Practicing specific gentle yoga Asanas and Pranayama could help in restoring and even enhancing our eyesight. But before we look into the Yoga for eyesight routine, let us know the yogic view of our eyes. Eyes and Yoga According to Yoga philosophies, we have eleven sensesRead More →

“What is that one that stops you from living the life of your dreams?” My answer would be overthinking. It is something that affects the entire human race. It is not a very pleasing experience. It is pretty negative and debilitating and could hinder our growth and positive transformation. But, worry not. There are some practical solutions to handle overthinking. Let us take a look. 9 Practical Ways to Curb Overthinking 1. Become aware of your thoughts Awareness is the first step towards any change. When you become aware of what and how you think, you will be able to prevent overthinking. It is notRead More →

Getting rid of the excess pounds could be a mountainous task for many. What is essential is a balanced eating plan coupled with adequate exercise ideal for your body type. And, this implies that there is no one size fits all solution that could give you results. What might seem to be good for others need not necessarily work for you! However, yoga is one of the most effective ways to eliminate the excess weight, from your body and mind. Yoga, being a body-mind-soul coordinated practice, works across all the three realms, thereby aiding your body to achieves its natural state of wellbeing. Before weRead More →

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition where people experience extreme, intense, and uncontrollable mood swings. The person might be extremely depressed at one moment, but will suddenly feel overwhelming the next moment. There is an unpredictable level of mood changes involved coupled with irritability, restlessness, insomnia, and weight fluctuations. In simpler words, the person who is under the clutches of bipolar disorder experiences extreme emotional imbalance that, if left untracked, could lead to depression. It is advisable to consult a physician to manage bipolar disorder. Along with the medications, yoga could help in balancing the mood by making the affected person more mindful. YogaRead More →

Chakra is a Sanskrit word that means wheel or disc. Simply put, Chakras are energy vortexes – the influential centers of energy – located in a human body that act as bridges between the soul and body. While there are many such energy vortexes, seven are viewed as the major ones. These Seven Chakras are located along the spine in a vertical line, starting from the tip of the spine, moving up, and ending at the Crown. Every Chakra governs a specific area of the human body, meanwhile being responsible for a particular state of the soul. When they are in the balance, the body-mind-spiritRead More →

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” ~ Dalai Lama We have 365 days in a year, and each day is ideal for strengthening your relationships. Still, February is considered the perfect month to boost positivity in your relationship. It is the most romantic time of a year to renew and enhance your bond with your loved one. Being caught up in the daily chaotic routines, we often tend to take relationships for granted. Let’s see what you can do enhance your relationship. 9 Ways to Enhance your Relationship This February Be grateful Gratitude boosts the quality of love. BeRead More →

Anxiety makes us uncomfortable. Acute or generalized, anxiety disorders makes us feel powerless. We experience unexplainable fear, anger, panic, and low self-esteem. There are two common ways people handle this condition. They either opt for psychotherapy medication or evade it. But, there is a holistic approach to managing this uneasy state – yoga. Before we learn how yoga could help anxiety disorder, let us know about its causes and symptoms. Anxiety Disorder – Causes & Symptoms There are no fixed triggers for anxiety. Here are some of the most commonly observed causes of anxiety disorder: Exposure to stressful conditions, including chronic illnesses or bereavement orRead More →

Have you ever heard of the term soulful living? It is such a beautiful experience where your soul is in perfect alignment with your body and mind. And, then life will be nothing less than a miracle. However, there are times when your soul gets wounded. Instead of mending and healing the wounds, you tend to run away from it, weakening the strength of your soul. So, how can you empower your soul? Through conscious thinking because you are your thoughts. Whatever you see, talk and express are extensions of your thoughts. Here are 9 simple ways to empower your soul to manifest the lifeRead More →

Detoxification is not just eliminating toxins and unwanted waste from the physical body. A complete detox involves cleansing all the aspects of your being – physical, emotional, and spiritual. One of the best ways to indulge in a comprehensive detoxification process is to practice yoga. An effective yoga practice consists of Asanas [poses], Pranayama [breathing techniques], and Dharana [Meditation], the blend of which works across all realms of your being and empowers you for a better life. Here are nine ways yoga will help you detox this new year. How does yoga promote overall detoxification? 1. Cleanses the stomach and liver Yoga comprises of variousRead More →