Wellness By All Means Blog
1. Brian Tracy- Brian Tracy is the founder and CEO of Brian Tracy International which is an organization which specializes in training and development of organizations and individuals. Brian Tracy has addressed more than five million people and more than a thousand companies throughout the US, Canada and seventy other countries around the world. Brian Tracy International specializes on leadership, self-esteem, success psychology, strategic thinking, creativity, and goals achievement.
2. Jay Abraham- Jay Abraham is the founder and CEO of the Abraham Group, author and conference speaker. He is recognized for his work in developing strategies for direct-response marketing in the ‘70s. Forbes once listed him as one of the top five executive life coaches in the US. He is a marketing consultant who is focused on providing growth strategies to businesses and individuals. Jay Abraham has helped over Ten thousand from over Four hundred different industries on a global basis.
3. Valorie Burton – Valorie Burton is one of the top female life coaches in the world, she is also an author, entrepreneur and motivational speaker. Valorie is the founder of the Coaching and Positive Psychology Institute. She has authored eleven books on personal development, also an international speaker on resilience and happiness. She has hundreds of clients from all over the world and nearly every state in the US.
4. Robert Scheinfeld- is an entrepreneur turned author, speaker and life coach whose passion and mission is to help people in the world discover and experience what he calls “Ultimate Freedom.” Perhaps the biggest success he had in that cycle was fueling the growth of Blue Ocean Software from $1 million in sales to $44.5 million in sales over 4 years.
5. Craig Ballantyne- Craig Ballantyne is a writer, coach, business owner and a life coach to actors, authors, and entrepreneurs.
Craig’s coaching skills of seeing what the next step is right for his clients has helped him change the lives of millions of people around the world physically in the last two decades. Today Craig teaches his clients to increase their source of income and make more time for their personal lives. Read More >
We live in a world in which there are constant stress inducers. It can get very overwhelming but that does not mean you need to be on some form of therapy or medication to deal with the stress. There are simple relaxation techniques you can practice to take the effects of the stress away.Read More >
Physical Education is an essential part of school curriculum. Schools have also begun discovering techniques that can help its students improve their PE curriculum and Yoga would be an excellent addition to the PE course curriculum.Read More >
Yoga Helps in Letting Go
The essence of yoga lies in the knowledge and practice of letting go. We need to understand this principle and practice how to unburden our mind and heart from past experiences and future expectations.Read More >
As you try to settle down with couple of mindful breaths, just relax your whole body, brain and the breath. According to both yoga and psychology, your left brain is logical, your right brain is emotional and creative in nature, frontal lobe is your intellectual brain and backside is considered to be spiritual in nature. By practicing yoga and meditation we try to bring balance to all these four sides. When all four sides are properly balanced it would mean 360 degree wisdom. However, mostly we operate with only 90 degree wisdom capacity involving either left or right brain only.Read More >
Bring the complete picture of your heart center in your mind. Try to bring in an image of a rising sun in the sky. And at the same time bring an image of the full moon in your heart center. Practice some alternate nostril breathing in your mind. Inhaling through the left nostril, exhaling through the right nostril; inhaling through the right again and exhale through the left.Read More >
As you try to settle down with couple of mindful breaths, feel as if a wave of relaxation is filling up your whole body. Imaging that an ethereal wave is moving from the toes to the head energizing every cell, every tissue, every organ in your body as you inhale. And when you breathe out, a similar etherial wave is flowing from head to to toes collecting all stress, pain, suffering, discomfort and negative energy and throwing out from your body onto the earth. You are experiencing a complete relaxation of the whole body, as you breathe in and as you breathe out.Read More >
Our fast paced life is almost inevitable. We all have experienced that when we are calm and composed, we achieve more. And Yoga precisely helps us in attaining that state of mind. During the practice of mindfulness meditation, it is often said to use breath awareness as the tool to remain cool. With constant practice of breath awareness well integrated into our daily routines we could achieve that state of mind which will tremendously improve our focus on what we have on our plate. This way we will conserve our thought power and produce more meaningful results in short time. And the end result will fill our hearts and minds with more positive thoughts and boundless energy to attain other tasks in the pipe line.Read More >
Early Morning Practice following mantras at the Beginning of Yoga Class in order to make your mind more stable & powerful.Read More >
Surya Namaskar provides all of the key health benefits of yoga in a very succinct package. It is a holistic exercise that provides physical health benefits, but also mental or emotional as well as spiritual benefits. The obvious advantage of Surya Namaskar is the workout it provides for the muscles, but it also benefits joints, ligaments and the skeletal system by improving posture, flexibility and balance.Read More >
Before you begin your mindful meditation practice, find a comfortable position and sit down in a relaxed way. Stretch out your legs in the front and keep your feet together. Focus on your toe joints and starting stimulating the toes by tightening and releasing slowly with mindful breathing. Do it about 10 times and then relax in a cross legged position and reflect on your toe joints mentally and feel the sensation.Read More >
GOD can also be understood as an expansion of of an acronym Generation, Operation, Destruction. This could mean a process through which something is created, something remains in time and space for some time and then get dissolved to recreate new things.Read More >
Reflect on your personal goal. Reflect on your Sankalp, your resolution of total health, true happiness, unconditional love, unlimited success in every aspects of your life. Complete this practice with a chanting of Om and try to feel the vibrations of Om in every cell in your body.
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Yoga is a Conscious Practice:
Let’s refresh once again: Mindfulness practice entails the following: being present, paying attention in a non-judgmental, non-reactive, curious, compassionate and accepting way.
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The essence of yoga lies in the knowledge and practice of letting go. We need to understand this principle and practice how to unburden our mind and heart from past experiences and future expectations.Read More >
In the modern day conventional medicine, most patients receive care passively. But in yoga, it's what you do for yourself that matters the most.Read More >
Being Healthy in all aspect such as physical, mental and having a balanced approach in life
Being more positive, reliable, trustworthy, responsible having a good moral code and conductRead More >
When we are tensed our body position inhibits proper breathing. Due to stress people often breathe very shallow, which results in fatigue and decreased blood circulation. Most people use only a fraction of their lung capacity for breathing.Read More >
Every breath we take alters our energy system. The prana we generate are utilized for five different activities and they are named accordingly: prana, apana, samana, udana and vyana.Read More >
Stimulation is good, but too much of it taxes the nervous system. When the body and the mind are constantly overworked, their natural efficiency to perform work diminishes. Yoga can provide relief from the hustle and bustle of modern life.Read More >
Understantding of God Factor for our BIG Dreams:
GOD can be explained better in terms of acronym:
G for Generation, O for Operation and D for Dissolution. Everyone and everything in life goes through these three-elemental stage, they get generated, sustains for some time and then gets dissolved and regenerate again in same of different name, forms or thoughts.Read More >
Yoga Means Balance in Life
The real intent of Hatha Yoga practice is to bring the mind-body connection by bringing balance to sun and moon energy system in our body-mind-intelligence complex.
Yogah Samatwam Uchyate(in Ancient India’s Sanskrit language)-This means Yoga means Balance into our Life. So, the real intent of doing any form of yoga is to bring balance in sun and moon energy in our body.Read More >
We are exposed to about 6 million pounds of mercury and 2.5 billion pounds of other toxic chemicals in a year. According to a Non-Profit, the average newborn baby has 287 known toxins in his umbilical cord blood.Read More >
Five Layer BluePrint:
Pancha Kosha Model:
Our body is made up of 5 layers or Kosha:
- Physical Body (Annamaya Kosha)
- Vital or Energy Body (Pranamaya Kosha)
- Mind Body (Manomaya Kosha)
- Intellect (Vigyanamaya Kosha)
- Bliss (Anandamaya Kosha)
Goal is mantra, Body is yantra and SMART WAYS is the Tantra or in other words it’t Software, Hardware and Technology that puts the software and hardware together to make a meaningful application.
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No other species on earth except the humans had a kitchen and because of this, non- humans mostly live their full lives. ‘God sends food and devil sends cooks, to boil , oil and soil it with ice, spice and chilly’. -Naturopath teacher, Dr Hiralal.Read More >
Breath is the most important part of life and yet it also the most neglected aspect. Most of us do not know what is the correct way to breathe so that we create more prana or life force and create more energy.
After a long research and practicing with thousands of participants we have finally discovered the correct formula for breathing.
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In today’s world people are exposed to long hours of work which results in stiffness, strain and discomfort. To add to it our modern lifestyles does not provide natural motion of muscles and joints which in turn leads to disease. Stretching exercises (or asana) loosen the major joints in our body thereby improving our flexibility and notably reducing our aches and pains.Read More >
Yoga helps to restrain thoughts
One more recommendation: If you choose a spectific time and preferably a specific place to practice the yoga nidra, it can even be more rewarding.
Beyond doubt, regular practice of yoga and meditation can make our mind more calmer and relaxed with lesser number of disturbing thoughts.
Most people find the idea of having a life coach strange and absurd but people who have life coaches are more successful and content in life. When you have one of the best life coaches, they become your biggest supporter and number one fan. They hold you accountable to your life goals and motivate you to achieve them.
There are some people who would actually love to have a life coach but they are too busy to meet with them as often as possible. The world is so advanced right now that you can get some of the best life coaches online to coach you.
Here are some of the ways to find the best life coaches online;
1. Get a referral
Finding a life coach online is very convenient and less time consuming, but you have to be careful not to get the wrong person for you. To get the best life coaches online, get referrals from friends and family who have used online life coaches before.
2. A matching service
there are quite a few sites online that specialize in linking people and life coaches together. They help you find the right life coach for you without much stress, all you have to do is sign up and list your preferences.
3. One that fits your budget
when finding a life coach you have to go where your budget leads you. The best coach in your book is the one that is not above your budget and fits most of your preference in a life coach.
So when finding or selecting a life coach online, always find out the price before you make a decision.
4. Request for a free consultation before making a decision
Most times just the feeling that a life coach is best for you is not enough to make a decision. You need to ask for a free consultation from the life coach, this way you get to know if they are in sync with you. If not you can always count your loses and move to the next life coach on your list.
During the free consultation you also know if your life coach is very specialized in your area of need and has enough experience up their belt.
Finding the best coach for you online takes of lot of attention to detail but at the end, the result is worth it. They would motivate you and to achieve your goals and dreams beyond your imagination.
Depression can be scary and can happen to anyone, at any age. We see the happiest person, or someone with the widest of smiles, falling victim to depression. And while some might prefer the conventional ways, others might prefer natural cures for depression. But first, how can you identify depression?Read More >
It is not difficult to understand the desire of parents to raise children who are conscious and aware of the importance of a healthy body. The development phase of a child's growth is very crucial and there are a lot of benefits to be gained from Yoga. Yoga is one way in which you can encourage your children to keep fit and reach a level of self awareness that can help boost their inner strength and confidence even at the early stage of their lives.Read More >
Depression in Psychiatry and psychotherapy, is a state of mind that causes a severe long-term reduction of the enjoyment of one's life and also one's ability to visualize a happy future. It is period of unhappiness or low morale which could last longer than several weeks and may include the ideation of self-inflicted injuries or even suicide.Read More >
Studies have shown that daily reminder can be so life transforming
Just like we set up the desired address in our vehicle’s GPS (Global Positioning System) and as long as you keep that in the forefront, it’s impossible to get lost. Our body is also like a cosmic vehicle transporting the self from place to place; event to event; and from one experience to another.
Train Your Mind, Heal Your Body. So, we need to activate this internal GPS (Goal Positioning System) in our body-life-mind complex of this cosmic vehicle through daily practice of yoga nidra.Read More >
The Sun is the vision of the divine, whose light fills all the worlds; it is also the cosmic symbol of the Supreme. Surya is possibly the most popular Vedic God. In Rig Veda III 62.10 he is worshipped as Savitr, the source of life and light. He is also the source of inner enlightenment as the famous gayatri mantra suggests.Read More >
Smart Way is a subtle mindfulness and yoga nidra based tool that trains your mind and heals your body. Smart Ways means Subtle Mindful Applied Relaxation Technique based Wellness and Yoga System.Read More >
Think about one of the most popular New Year Resolution we take: “I want to lose weight”, Or “I want to reduce my Stress” or some other goal we want in our life. There is a fundamental problem this kind of resolution. According to several studies, it is proven that our mind des not understand the negative connotation. For example, in the above goal of “I want to lose weight” the word “lose” is negative and it would not be processed by our brain. So it will only remember the “weight” part and all you do to lose weight would be more counter-productive. Same thing with the “reduce” part for the stress.Read More >
In America, Yoga has been popular largely because of its promises for physical fitness. However, according to a recent talk by Dr. Timothy McCall, who is the author of the book “Yoga As Medicine”, more and more people are now practicing yoga for better health rather than just physical fitness.Read More >
There are twelve names for the sun in Sanskrit. The Sun Salutation consists of 12 positions done in succession. When one round ends, another one begins in a perfect circle. Surya Namaskar is a general tonic and complete warm-up for the entire body, which can be done just as is, or as a warm-up before yoga asanas. The Sun Salutations are said to remove bodily and mental tensions, improve circulation, stimulate the nervous system and raise the body heat. All joints are loosened and lubricated. It offers great flexibility to your spine. The muscles of the abdomen, pelvis and spine are toned and strengthened. The breathing is regulated, thereby calming the mind. If practiced slowly, it has a calming effect. If practiced briskly, it is invigorating. There are many variations on Surya Namaskar (the Sun Salutation), but here is one version which we practice.Read More >
Yoga has so many long term benefits. It can be innovating, fun and relaxing practicing yoga in the office. Working several hours in the office with the computer can strain the shoulder, neck and back muscles, and this may lead to stiffness and tension. If this is not properly handled in the right way, it could have negative effect on your work performances at the place of work and also your overall quality of life. Office yoga can be considered as a series of easy exercises someone can perform inconspicuously at your office desk anytime.Read More >
Another effective and simple way to keep the mind steady is by doing Meditation. It helps to manage stress and gives clarity to your thoughts. There are three breathing meditations that can be of great help to you, this meditation will help slow things down, enhances your ability and increases your productivity in other for you to make cogent decisions when handling situations that are extremely stressful.Read More >
Pursuit of happiness is an infinite journey in which humans may be willing to exchange their most delicate part of their body just to get it. A person can never have true success without real happiness. Everybody is entitled to live a life filled with happiness. You can use our online aid through this journey to happiness.Read More >
You can feel helpless when you are depressed. With the help of medications and therapy, you can fight back depression on your own. By changing your lifestyle, the way you think, your behavior and your physical activity can help to treat depression. All these highlighted are some of the natural ways for treating depression.Read More >
10 minutes of Praying for Others is as important as praying for yourself!Read More >
Are you aware that you can be depressed without realizing it? As a matter of fact, most people who have depression may not notice it even if it gets worse. Most times, it is hard to know if one is depressed because it doesn’t come with identifiable emotions. It would just come and before you know it, you feel tired all the time. Things you derive joy and find fun start irritating you. You start seeing life meaningless and pointless. Nothing makes sense to you anymore, and to you, the world is grey.Read More >
Yoga Nidra is a deep form of relaxation. It is also known as Yogi Sleep because of the experience individuals face while performing it during yoga. This experience is restorative and very peaceful. Most of the times, it is achieved after the yoga poses session is been completed and extra meditative period is performed. It can be reached without carrying out the full yoga session. The reward of this meditation can be achieved whenever an individual finds the chance to perform it. It doesn’t necessarily means that it must be performed consistently before you can achieve your desire result. However, you get a better result when it is performed after completing a yoga routine.Read More >
Several people think Yoga Nidra meditation is a twilight sleep, it is also known as the deep sleep. A condition of being awake and yet asleep, it is much complex than that. It is more than the stage of conscious deep sleep and the dreaming stage. Sounds more like an oxymoron, while it is not. Yoga Nidra Meditation is known to be the third level out of the four level of consciousness, at this stage there is no form of images in the mind. Where images are formed is the waking state domain and it is also known as the first level, images are also formed in the second level also known as the dreaming state. Yoga Nidra is the level before the last level. The Turiya is the highest level of consciousness.Read More >
There are a lot of benefits by considering private yoga instructions. It is another proven way you can get fit, lose weight and feel great. You may have troubles setting up appointment with an instructor for yoga practices, the solution to this is by having a personalized private yoga session, and this can help you get started.Read More >
Depression is a mental illness that affects millions of people every year. It is considered to be very devastating illnesses that have number of causes which include stress, lack of sunlight, trauma and overwhelming life experience.Read More >
Practicing yoga is another great way of treating joint pains and other common and uncomfortable aches without using pills. A group of researchers at Duke University Medical Center conducted and studied a 20 years review, and they discovered the effectiveness of Yoga in the treatment of chronic pains such as fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome and osteoarthritis. The result obtained from this research was useful to patients as they saw significant reductions in muscle stiffness, joint pain and general discomfort of the body, while also strengthening the muscle, range of motion and improving their body flexibility.Read More >
In the course of this post, you have probably noted that yoga is of immense benefits to everyone from all works of life. Almost everyone regardless of height, age, shape, background and even gender will gain from a consistent and mindful practice of yoga. Yoga is extremely beneficial for athletes regardless of the kind of sport or its intensity. Many athletes have admitted that yoga has helped them in many ways.Read More >
I know you have heard a lot about yoga, but maybe you are yet to join a class because you are shy or you don’t think you’ll be good at it. Here’s some good news! You can practice yoga from the comfort of your homes by watching free videos online. With the routines at your fingertips, you can practice yoga in a safe, comfortable environment free of intimidation or fear. If you are very curious about learning all there is to yoga, simply go online and read up on how you can start your yoga sessions.Read More >
Finding the right Medication for Sleeping Disorders
Being unable to sleep after a draining activity or stressful day at work can be somewhat frustrating. The fact that some people find it very hard to go to sleep whenever they feel like it is disturbing and often causes irritation and anxiety which causes a visible effect on their daily activities. To find the right medication for sleeping disorders, many experts have recommended the art of sleep meditation as a cure.Read More >
Depression is an extremely popular medical condition that is usually treated either through medication, therapy or a combination of both. However, there are certain conscious efforts that can be taken to alleviate your suffering. Learning to treat yourself with love and kindness and realizing your self-worth can put you on the right track towards recovery. The numerous kinds of depression medications present in the world today have many side effects, therefore, a holistic approach is always considered in these cases. For individuals who are depressed and refuse medication, there are other natural remedy options that could be considered.Read More >
Picture a tightrope walker performing in a circus. He is walking on a rope which is suspended just a few feet above the floor fully covered in straw. His main goal is to walk the rope from one end to other without tripping or falling, and to maintain his balance to a certain extent; he holds a long bar in his hands. But alas, it’s a circus performance, and he must do more than simply walk. Therefore, he balances a chair on his shoulders, and on that chair, a young woman sits, focused on the spinning rod on her head and how to ensure it stays properly balanced and on top of that rod is spinning plate.Read More >
Many people might think that the secret to true happiness is ambiguous. However, contrary to this common belief, conscious effort on our part can be taken to ensure that we remain happy for a long period. The steps outlined below can put you on the path to living a happier life.Read More >
With everything happening around us in such little time, it is easy for one to become overwhelmed and stressed even over the smallest of issues. Every breath we take affects our overall energy system. Therefore, it is crucial to our well-being that we try our very best to remain calm as often as we can. Every breath we take alters our energy system. As humans, we generate Prana frequently, and they are usually utilized for five different activities, namely; Prana, Apana, Samana, Udana, and vyana.Read More >
The essence of yoga lies in the knowledge and practice of letting go of unwanted thoughts. We need to understand this principle and practice how to unburden our mind and heart from past experiences and future expectations.Read More >
Every breath we take alters our energy system. The prana we generate are utilized for five different activities, and they are named accordingly: Prana, Apana, Samana, Udana, and vyana. We need to balance these energy dynamics for health and healing. So the question “how can I maintain a calm mind?” will be answered in the subsequent paragraphs.Read More >