Can Meditation boost my brain?
Benefits of Meditation
Researchers and yoga practitioners have known for several years about the benefits of Meditation. It is widely known that it can release stress, elevate mood as well as normalize the blood pressure and blood sugar levels. With the advent of technology (fMRI, EEG etc) in medical science there has been a better understanding of how the structural and functional roles of the brain change with a regular practice of Meditation.
Our ancient scripts speak of the fourth level of consciousness (Turiya) which is different from the sleep,
Practicing the Art of Mindfulness in Your Everyday Life
“Mindfulness is a way of befriending ourselves and our experience”.
This quote has deeper meanings hidden in it. Often, in this fast world, we fail to pause and look around us. We are multitasking, running around doing one thing or the other without understanding the need to be attentive. In fact, being present or mindful as it is rightly called helps immensely in improving our physical and mental health. But, how do we achieve this?
ARE YOU AT PEACE WITH YOURSELF?
As Joan Z Borusenko says, “Everyday brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.” It is on us to make the right choice and change our lives for the better. Stress, heartbreak, chaos, worries, anxieties are all part of human life, but the way we choose to deal with them is what that makes all the difference.
Importance of inner peace
We all run after success, money,
How can breathing exercise help to reduce your anxiety?
Breathing is a vital biological process by which oxygen enters the lungs and enables carbon dioxide to leave the body through exhalation. Breathing is also one of the physical processes that responds to our emotional or physical state. For example, we hold our breath when in fear or breathe faster when stressed. Likewise, it affects most of the other emotional states such as anger, fatigue, disgust, sadness, happiness etc. Breathing is also one of the few processes which can be altered by thinking consciously about it.
TRUST YOUR INNER STRENGTH
“You are way too strong than you think!” I used to say this to my friend whenever she had a bad day. And this is something I say to myself almost everyday. I have seen people crying over material loss. I have seen people going into depression cycle. I have seen people breaking and making up in relationships. I have seen kids getting nervous before exams. I have seen many such situations where negativity and fear suck the strength out of you.