Peace is the absence of disturbance. It is a form of freedom. To live a peaceful life is to live a life void of stress, disturbance or war. We have outward and inner peace. Outward peace reflects on how we show love and respect to each other despite our cultural, political and religion beliefs. Inner peace is our mental and spiritual stability despite what is happening around us.Read More >
Wellness By All Means Blog
Although Yoga has been defined in hundred different ways, the two most popular and sensible definitions are: “Yogah Karmasu Kaushalam” (Meaning- Yoga adds fine skills to our life)and “Yogah Chittabrutti Nirodha” (Meaning- Yoga is about controlling our mind by restraining our thoughts). Both of these principles are tied with the philosophy of holistic health.Read More >
Happiness is a mental state of mind and in this state you feel everything is perfect. The truth is happiness means so many different things to so many people. For instance; while a woman might be happier with a promotion at her office than getting married, another would be happier with a husband and family than a promotion at her office.Read More >
A few years ago, my mentor told me of a mutual acquaintance who had finished reading an about 500 paged book in 2 days. He then challenged me to see if I could perform a similar feat. Like a yes-man, I initially accepted the challenge and started thinking of the many things I could stop doing so as to create time for this new task. A few hours after we talked however, I had a rare conversation with myself; I asked me why I wanted to read that book. Was I going to read so I could break or equal another’s record? Was I trying to impress him? Did I need to do it? As the answers to the first two questions were yes and that to the latter was no, I refrained from reading that book. I realized I felt like a weight had been lifted up my shoulder. Why, you ask? I finally was able to say no to something I wasn’t doing for me and I finally embarked on the journey of knowing myself better. How did I do this? Compiled are ways by which I knew myself better:Read More >
Developing a creative mind is definitely essential if you're to survive life, regardless of what job or profession you find yourself. Creativity brings ideas and helps in the development of amazing innovations.Read More >
Thoughts Take Roots in our Mind
Think of your mind like a big garden. All this time from the childhood, billions of thoughts have flown through this mind. Some thoughts may have taken deep roots and some even have become like a full-grown tree.Read More >
Renew Your Thoughts with Yoga Nidra
Yoga Nidra is a very effective tool to reform our mind, remove some old habits and replace with new thoughts.Read More >
Am I this Body: Or, I have this Body?
If you take any object like, your car, you say, “its my car”, that means you are different than your car. Likewise, when we say, “this is my body” I am different than my body.Read More >
Keeping Stress Under Control
Stress is inevitable in our life, some stress is
necessary to have so that we are able to lead a productive life. However, if it goes beyond a point it can be detrimental to our health and wellbeing.Read More >
Learning how to forgive and live gracefully:
As some great person said aptly, “we are spiritual beings having a human experience”. This means we have all the power to forgive and live gracefully. Only we can do it, no one else has access to our mind and spirit.Read More >
Desire, Dream and Drive:
This is what we call the 3D principle of Success: Desire, Dream and Drive. Desire happens at a deeper subconscious level, dream happens at a mental conscious level and drive happens at a physical body level.
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The Power of Mind
As we have been already learning our mind is extremely powerful. However, the sages have wondered what gives that power to this mind to think, remember, comprehend, focus and be able to do many other operations?Read More >
The Power of True Intent
Many times, when we are not aware of our true desire, it can create disturbance in our mind. Often times, it leads to psychological distress and can lead to depression, anxiety or other disorders.
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You are completely relaxing your whole body. You are progressively relaxing every part of your body from toes to head, Slowly experiencing even more deeper relaxation. You are going deeper within. Bring a gentle curiosity in your mind about its healing nature. Wondering, how this body is able to heal the body, how your mind is becoming calm, peaceful and relaxed.Read More >
Understanding Astang Yog: The Values of Sage Patanjali’s Eight Limbs of Yoga:
Astanga Yoga means eight limbs of yoga according to Sage Patanjali, who packaged yoga together three thousand years ago.Read More >
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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