The last time we waded in the waters of yoga philosophy, we had a look at ahimsa. However, there are other yamas–or universal practices–worth diving into. The second yama, for example, is called satya or “truth.” But what is the principle of satya?
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:
Today, September 10, is World Suicide Prevention Day. It is a day when organizations and concerned individuals come together in various ways to spread awareness that suicide can be prevented.
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.
Taking mental health courses online is one of the better things you can do during the pandemic – and beyond. The next time you find yourself spending the whole weekend binge-watching or playing video games, why not set aside an hour or so to learn something new that will help with your wellbeing?