It’s normal for the mind to stray away and wander off. And during meditation, it’s especially common for the mind to jump from one thought to the next. One tip to catch your thoughts is to follow the breath.
By now, you may already be familiar with breathing techniques like sama vrtti and ujjayi pranayama. However, if you haven’t heard of hummingbee breath or bhramari pranayama, then consider including it in your meditation practice.
If you’re in need of an energy boost, ujjayi pranayama—otherwise known as victorious breath—can help uplift your mood and leave you feeling revitalize. It’s a type of breath technique that naturally stimulates and heats your body, so it’s especially ideal for keeping warm in cold weather.
Confronting our emotions is no easy task. In fact, most of us choose to run away or shut our feelings out. However, resisting our emotions can leave us feeling even more stressed and fatigued.
Whether you have just started doing yoga, are looking to advance into certain postures, or just want to meditate more regularly, having yoga blocks at hand can be very helpful and enriching in your asana and meditation practice. But what exactly are yoga blocks for? There are actually a number of ways to use them. […]
Visualizing and focusing on a specific image during meditation can help enhance your focus, reduce anxiety, and improve your mood levels. Certain images are especially effective in grounding the self and bringing about feelings of calm. Take the image of a tree, for example. A tree represents grounding but growth. It is fully rooted to […]