Healing meditation has been a powerful force in ancient yoga practices, proving the power of the mind over the body. Various types of meditation, including this one, have been practiced throughout history, dating back to prehistoric origins. Although meditation is traditionally practiced in religious contexts, it has been spreading across the world since the 19th Century. Meditation is a practice where the individual uses a thought technique, such as mindfulness and focus, to train their attention and awareness. Many find that they achieve mental clarity,
A lot of factors affect an individual’s physical well-being and mental state. The power of nature and weather plays a significant role in your level of happiness, whether you are conscious of it or not. There’s even a debilitating condition termed seasonal affective disorder or SAD, where a person goes through depressive episodes only during the colder months. This is a clear demonstration of what power nature has on us. Here are a few things that you should know about how the power of nature
If you've never heard of the Hygge lifestyle, the Hygge is a Danish lifestyle that illuminates the soul. The Hygge lifestyle is anti-depressive and super efficient. It seems that Denmark is the happiest country in the world. However, when we know the weather of the country, we wonder how people keep up the morale. The answer is thanks to the Hygge lifestyle! So What Is The Hygge? The Hygge, according to Meik Wiking, an author of The Book of Hygiene, is a philosophy of life
The numerous Himalayan salt benefits that have been introduced to the general public lately have amazed people all over the globe. This has led marketers to promote it extensively by listing the plethora of Himalayan salt benefits all over the Internet. But should you jump upon the bandwagon and spend your bucks over a pack of this salt? Well, read on to find out if it’s worth your money or not! Himalayan pink salt is an exquisite gift from nature to mankind. Hand-mined from the
Happiness has various meanings for different people. It’s not always easy to understand what it is that makes people happy. What made me happy as a child has changed a bit now that I’m an adult. Well, ice cream still makes me happy, and so does splashing my feet in cool water. But, there are many other things which have changed me between then and now, and in turn, changed the way I see happiness. Now, I believe the things which make me happy are
Emotional support animals (ESAs) are becoming popular by the day, as more people embrace the fact that they offer an alternative treatment approach to people who suffer from mental and emotional disorders. In fact, in a recent survey of pet owners, up to 74% of pet owners experienced health improvements from owning a pet, and up to 75% reported that the mental health of a friend or family member also improved from pet ownership. While there has been a lot of confusion regarding emotional support
Your parents have probably warned you about the effects of watching too much TV has on your mental and physical health. Were they right? Let’s see. Most of us cannot remember a time before television. While growing up the TV was a constant presence in front of the sofa. But over time TV has moved out of the lounge. We can watch TV wherever we can take our cellphone or tablet and binge watch the latest must-see drama. The average American household has 2.86 television
It is said that you are the average of the five people that you spend the most time with. So what if you surround yourself with empowering people? People you hang out with do matter for your wellbeing and personal development. It’s important to think about whom you are spending your time with, as they will directly influence who you are as a person and therefore what you can achieve. There are different kinds of friends, those who inspire you and those that drain you.