Posts Tagged ‘Depression’

Why do we really fall ill? Is diet, exercise and maintaining a healthy lifestyle sufficient for protecting ourself from illnesses or life threatening diseases? Ever wondered if there are factors beyond these that might be affecting your health and well being. I have seen friends and family members who have blamed themselves for their illnesses. And this blame does not help in the recovery process. Though diet and lifestyle is a major factor attributing to good health but let us not limit ourselves to this notion. I am sure you’ve heard of people who are very fit and eat healthy, die of chronic health issues as early as in their 40s or 30s. Why does that happen ? Have you ever wondered? I have… (more…)


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You may wonder what the hell does nutrition have anything to do with my brain health! This blog will surely give you a renewed perspective just like the readings on this subject did for me…

As most of us know, the brain is made up of fatty acids, water and minerals and hence we could possibly conclude that the foods we eat affect what we think and how we think. In recent years, enough scientific study has been done that suggests that food can help to treat and prevent depression, schizophrenia, Alzheimer and ADHD disease. (more…)

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Today we are racing ahead of time, are under constant stress of achieving more and bigger things. The aspiration to acquire things never ends and it seems like one endless battle for more and more and more! We have forgotten what our scriptures have thought us! If our ancestors were alive today what advice would they give us to recover from our constant battle with disease and stress? (more…)

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According to Swami Sivananda one can achieve perfect health by the practicing these three asanas: Headstand, Shoulder Stand and Forward Bend. Though there are several other asanas that you may be practicing in your regular class, I would like to focus on these three to start with.

Headstand (Sirsasana)

The Headstand is referred to as the ‘king of the asanas’ and hence is one of the most powerful asanas for the mind and body. (more…)

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