Health contains 676 articles
The Yoga Challenge: Chakras and Kundalini
Categories: Health

You have already learned about the yoga concept of life force or energy otherwise known as prana. We all have seven energy centers which are known as ”chakras”. The work chakra means wheel and it may help you to visualize each center as a vortex spinning with energy. The chakras start at the base of the […]

The Yoga Challenge: Yoga Mandalas, Mantras and Yantras
Categories: Health

Mantras, mandalas and yantras are much used in yoga. But what, exactly, are these three strange sounding forms? Mantras are used as a form of sound meditation while yantras and mandalas are used as an aid to visual meditation. A yantra is a mystical symbol of cosmic energy and power. Typically, it takes the form […]

The Yoga Challenge: Yoga Meditation Benefits
Categories: Health

There are many different meditation methods and the key is to choose one that suits you as an individual. As we’ve already seen, one of the main branches of yoga is concerned with meditation and yoga masters have been studying yoga meditation benefits for many centuries. We all concentrate in different ways, some people concentrating […]

The Yoga Challenge: Breathing Exercises In Yoga
Categories: Health

Breathing is, as we know, essential to life and it is essential to the practice of yoga. In Sanskrit the word for life and breath is exactly the same and it is one you have already come across: prana. Manipulating prana is the primary purpose of breathing exercises in yoga. We need to breathe in […]

The Yoga Challenge: Yoga Benefits
Categories: Health

Yoga has been described as the heart of healing and it provides a uniquely harmonizing effect for the entire body. Thanks to its emphasis on deep, rhythmic and effective breathing, yoga not only increases lung capacity and oxygenation of the brain but also the flow of electromagnetic energy which is generated by the heart and transported […]

The Yoga Challenge: Yoga Types
Categories: Health

Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual science that originated on the Indian subcontinent over 4000 years ago. The Sanskrit word ”yoga” means concentration or contemplation and is often translated as ”union”. It is through the practice of yoga that you can unite mind, body and spirit. Yoga is not just an exercise system but […]

BRAT Diet: How BRAT Diet Food Rescued Me From Terrible Stomach Pain
Categories: Health, Natural Remedies

I love the BRAT diet!!! I had been having stomach aches – severe ones – for days. The kind of pain that has you lying on the couch groaning, whether audibly or not. For hours. Day after day. This went on for approximately a week – until last Friday, March 1. I had my usual […]

Tattoo: A Tattooing Primer For Anyone Considering A Tattoo
Categories: Health

The word tattoo is derived from the Tahitian word “tatu”, meaning to mark something. Tattoos’ historical significance, dating back to eras BC, was to indicate a person’s skill or position in society. Some superstitious cultures believed that they warded off evils. More commonly today, a tattoo may signify association with a group or subculture in […]

Why Are Pain Patches A Great Option For Arthritis?
Categories: Health

Pain patches have started to pick up in popularity and are an option for so many people around the world. This is why most patients are starting to incorporate the use of pain patches and believe this is the ultimate solution in their arsenal of pain relief solutions. If the goal is to deal with […]

3 Common Eyesight Conditions and Their Solutions
Categories: Health

The ability to see is, without a doubt, one of the greatest gifts to humanity. It is amazing what people can accomplish with good eyesight. The world is becoming more complex; the ability to see is slowly becoming one of the major requirements in different sectors across the globe. For example, it is hard to […]