Sometimes, sitting down for even just 5 minutes can already be difficult–especially when you’re dealing with anxiety and stress, or are simply busy and on the go. All the same, you can still make room for your mindfulness practice. Here are 1 minute mindfulness exercises you can do:
If you have a jam-packed work schedule and dozens of tasks in between, then you may not have the time to squeeze in a full-length yoga practice. Luckily, it’s still possible to do yoga on a hectic day. Here’s how to practice yoga if you’re really busy.
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.
Your child may be suffering from anxiety, but may not have the tools to express their feelings and cope during times of distress. Below are a few mindfulness techniques for children who suffer from anxiety.
Arm balances like bakasana or crow pose are challenging but fun. They help strengthen your wrists, arms, and shoulders, challenge your core muscles, and improve balance and focus. If you’ve already explored bakasana and are looking to try something new, here are some other crow pose variations that you can do.
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.