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5 Reasons to Practice Pranayama

From instant calming to greater self-awareness, Erica Rodefer Winters has found pranayama to be an incredibly important part of her regular yoga …

3 Ways To Use The Breath As Medicine (With Video)

Before you read any further do something for me real quick...turn your attention to your breath and then take a couple of deep inhales and …

Yoga

Yoga Can Improve Your Memory Power

June 04, 2016<p>When you fail to remember something, which you have read, heard or seen, and cannot remember despite several efforts then it is called a …

Yoga

Breathing Techniques: Why are they essential to yoga?

<i>By Suzana Altero</i><p>Inhale, and God approaches you. Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you. Exhale, and you approach God. Hold the exhalation, and …

The Healing Benefits Of Pranayama Techniques

We all go through stressful lives that give us a very little reprieve from day-to-day worries. A good way to relax your mind and your body is to …

Fit in my 40s: ‘If you breathe properly, it will improve skin, sleep, digestion, mood’

First, you must concentrate…<p>Esther Nagle is teaching me to breathe by Skype. If you breathe properly, filling your lungs from the belly to the throat, it will improve everything: skin, sleep, digestion, even impending Christmas stress. First, you must concentrate. “It’s not meditation – that has a …

Yoga

The 5-Step Checklist for the Best Downward Dog

Start from the ground (or mat) up. In life, we need a strong foundation to achieve our goals. The same is true in our asana practice. Half of your …

Primal Action Point: Sit Better (When You Have To Sit) | Mark's Daily Apple

"Sitting on a tucked-under pelvis places constant pressure on the sacrum (the triangular bone at the base of the spine) that can negatively impact …

Don’t Get It Twisted, Yoga Is More About Philosophy Than Fitness

Historians and scholars often date yoga at 5,000 years old– old enough to have gone through many iterations and variations in meaning and expression. …

What Is Text Neck?

Is your smart phone literally a pain in the neck?<p>Text neck is being described as a modern ailment that is due to spending long periods of time …

Pain

This simple stretch helps neck pain caused by staring at your phone

Tim Sitt, author of "Move Or Die: How the Sedentary Life is Killing Us and How Movement, Not Exercise, Can Save Us," demonstrates how to do a simple stretch to alleviate neck pain caused from consistently looking at your smartphone. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Your neck is designed to</i> …

Yoga

Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

The Brain

Why We All Need to Practice More Yoga

“Life means to be living. Problems will always be there. When they arise navigate through them with yoga—don’t take a break.” - B.K.S. Iyengar<p>In Sanskrit, the word <i>yoga</i> means union. While it’s easy to get allured into perceiving yoga as a physical practice that burns calories and offers an outlet …

Do This Right Now If You're Stressed

Try them. Your productivity will thank you later.<p>View this post on Facebook<p><i>All apparel worn by Beach were provided by H&M Sport.</i>

Yoga

Neuroscience Of Meditation: How To Make Your Mind Awesome

So is meditation just another fad that pops up from time to time like bell-bottom jeans? Nope. Research shows it really helps you be healthier, …

Mindfulness

5 Ways Mindfulness Makes Your Life Better

Be “mindful,” but practice clearing your mind to do it. It can be confusing, but there is a real reason that freeing your mind to use your mind …

101 Inspiring Mindfulness Quotes to Live By

“Living 24 hours with mindfulness is more worthwhile than living 100 years without it.”– The BuddhaMindfulness practice , at its foundation, is …

Mindfulness
Spirituality
Yoga

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Mindfulness

The Best Way to Keep Little Noises From Driving You Crazy

Every office has one: the loud talker, the computer “reactor” (laughs at every gif, gasps at every Tweet), the person who snacks on pretzels every …

The Overhand-Grip Secret You're Probably Missing

Masumi Goldman reveals the trick to mastering the overhand grip in Dancer and One-Legged King Pigeon Poses is often in (surprise!) the …

How Being Humble, Kind, and Calm Will Make Your Life Easier

You've heard it all your life: Being humble, kind, and calm is the "right thing to do." But if that isn't enough to convince you, consider this: …

Linguine With Citrusy Yogurt and Tuna Sauce

Less than 15 minutes<p>4-6<p>10 Ingredients<p>1 pound whole-wheat linguine, fettuccine, or spaghetti<br>• 2 cups plain Greek yogurt<br>• 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes

<b>Step 1: Find a quiet place.</b> I know this isn't the easiest request, but try to find a room where you can shut the door. If that isn't an option, grab some noise canceling headphones, earplugs or whatever you can get your hands on. The key is making sure you get 10 minutes of uninterrupted peace.<p><b>Step</b> …

Five Best To-Do List Managers

Finding the right tool to track your to-dos is highly personal, and one person's best is another's junk—but there are some that are better than …