An affirmation for being in the now appreciating every single moment nor it is good or bad with ease and gratefulness.
“May I find the courage to be grateful for every circumstance.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind
Depression, melancholy, lethargy, apathy, fatigue or disorientated states of mood can affect anyone of us. In order to treat this symptoms medicine offers a variety of psychotropic drugs that are about to cure these diseases. Yoga poses on the other hand are said to be a natural way of returning to the emotional balance - through the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises). The practice of yoga, like any other physical activity, increases the level of serotonin (hormone of happiness) and allows us to find the purpose in life and giving it a meaning by creating a desire to experience life more.
Tenerife you bless, you got me here. Those last few days made me realize how many different wonders can one little island hide within. You’re beautiful, you’re amazingly diverse, you’re delicious and happy shiny. Can't wait to share your cheerful vibes around -
hello my new home, Namaste my new home!
Have you ever heard about the term 'yogic dream'? It sounds pretty good, doesn't it? Well, to be honest it absolutely is. Yoga Nidra turned out to be one of my favourite relaxation method I've ever practiced. What is a Yoga Nidra and how does the practice infleunce our mind and body - let's put some spotlight on all benefits it brings along. In a nutshell, Yoga Nidra refers to the conscious awareness that happens during the state of a deep sleep. It is a yogic technique of mental sleep; it brings total relaxation while maintaining a state of total awareness. During practice of Yoga Nidra we’re able to turn our thoughts patterns towards those positive ones for ourselves. It is said that 20-30 minutes session of Yoga Nidra is equivalent to about 3 hours of a deep sleep.
Nadi Shodana is a form of pranayama (yogic breath control), which is very simple and has an extremely positive effect on our body and mind. This technique is also known as "happy breath" or "sweet breath" that is a form of alternate breathing through holes of the nose. "Nadi" means the channel and "Shodana" means purification. By practising Nadi Shodana you cleanse your channels of Energy.
Pranayama is a study of a breath control that aims to bring peace of mind and internal balance of a nervous system. Its literal meaning explains the entire essence, as prana is air, breath, life force and yama is a control, discipline. After connecting these two words we have pranayama which is a control of a breath and a control of a life force.