International Yoga Day 2018

June 21, 2018, marks the fourth International Day of Yoga! All around the world yogis and yoginis will be participating in events that honor and celebrate this ancient practice. Even if you can’t attend a live event in your city, you can join in by doing your own Sadhana, or by checking out the Indian Government’s Official Yoga Protocol. You can even watch this statement from India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and share in the following practice:   How will you be celebrating International Yoga Day 2018?

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How to Radically Reduce Your Expenses So You Can Change Your Life

Sometimes we think with our hearts and not with our heads. Making New Year’s resolutions can often be disastrous, with 80% of people failing by February or not even putting it in motion at all and regretting it instantly. I have been there, done that on several occasions. One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to cut down on spending, and although this sounds achievable, if you don’t have a fully-pledged strategy in place, the likeliness of failure spirals out of control. When I spoke about simplifying my…

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Beauty Health Lifestyle Yoga

Yoga Poses to Help Reduce Stress and Tension

Stress is one of the most common ailments in today’s super chaotic life. The discovery of stress is dated back to 1950 when endocrinologist ‘Hans Selye’ first identified and documented stress. Stress can have a direct effect on your work performance, relationships, emotions, and thoughts. You may get irritable easily and could even lash out at the slightest provocation. Let’s share with you few simple yoga poses that may help you reduce the stress you are encountering. The Corpse Pose Popularly known as ‘Savasana’, gets its name from the recumbent…

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Ayurveda Health Lifestyle News

Copper Charged Water for Health

Clean and safe water free of microbial presence is a concern worldwide. Especially in developing countries getting clean drinking water is still a major problem. Science has provided some purifying methods, but most of them are too expensive and depend on electricity which is scarcely found in villages in developing and under-developed nations. Vibrio Cholerae is one of the most common microbial present in water. This pathogen causes diarrhoea and is the reason for mortality in children in developing nations. A recent research has proved that water stored in copper…

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Health Lifestyle

Cancer Free Celebration Ideas

Hearing from your doctor for the first time that you have cancer would have to be the worst moment of your life. Conversely, when that same doctor tells you that you are in remission or even cancer free there is an elation that washes over your whole body like you have never felt before. But you are forever part of a cancer community, you are uniquely empathetic to other sufferers and can understand and sympathise with their struggle. So I have been thinking that there could be no better way…

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Cancer Causes and Prevention

Cancer is a chronic disease characterised by the uncontrollable and abnormal division of cells in a part or in parts of the body. Cancerous cells can move throughout the body through the blood or the lymphatic systems and hence capable of destroying healthy tissues in a process known as invasion. It is the second most cause of deaths worldwide. We shall discuss some of the cancer causes and prevention below. There are said to be over two hundred forms of cancer; anal cancer, bladder cancer, bone cancer, breast cancer, cervical…

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Health Lifestyle News

Are You Overly Flexibile? Hyperflexibility, Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and Generalized Joint Hypermobility

Over the last year or so, I have had more and more students asking me about “hyperflexibility” and more specifically if their excessive flexibility at certain joints could be dangerous in any way. Hyperflexibility has also been a topic of discussion in the teacher-training program where I teach experiential anatomy when we discuss “how much flexibility is enough?” To start, I always tell these students that it is fairly common for many people to have one or two joints that are more mobile than average, or hyperflexible. For these people,…

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