Four Steps of Ayurvedic Living

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Step 1: Create a daily routine. Creating a daily routine provides a balanced rhythm, which can be very calming to the nervous system. Ayurveda focuses on the morning routine, in particular, because it is the beginning of our day, setting the tone to the rest of the day. Step 2: Learn the practice of self-massage […]

Pratyahara – Withdrawal From The Senses

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Pratyahara (withdrawal from the senses) is where the inner circle of the Yogic practice begins. As Asana’s help us to start with Pranayama, so is Pranayama aiding us in Pratyahara. Asana is a steady physical posture, Pranayama is the harmony of the prana(life force/energy) by proper manipulation of the breath. Pratyahara is the withdrawal of […]

Benefits of Meditation

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Here’s how meditation can help you become more confident. If you’ve been experiencing feelings of low self-confidence, then it’s time to use meditation to uplift your mood and self-worth. Meditation can make you more comfortable in your skin. Image courtesy: Shutterstock Confidence is an attractive quality—it is what strikes you about a person when you […]

The Philosophy of Yoga

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In the modern times a lack of understanding and interest among many as to what the purpose of the path and practice of Yoga is and what the philosophy behind its practice is. Most individuals think of it as being a primarily physical practice which can weaken and alleviate various mental and physical imbalances and […]