Posts Tagged ‘Stress’

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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“Sometimes the terms stress and crisis are used interchangeably even though stress is actually a temporary or prolonged condition that requires people to adapt to circumstances or expectations shaped by the self or others.  Stress is rarely a simple stimulus-response situation, but is rather an interactive process in which one’s perception of the rewards in relation to the energy expended is an intervening variable. ” (Hoisington PhD, 1998, p.2) (more…)

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How many us have suffered from IBS or some form of constipation or diarrhea at some point of time in our life? Too many, I am sure.

According to Ayurveda, the quality of your health greatly depends of how good your digestion or digestive Agni (fire) is. So, let us not ignore the occurrence of constipation/ diarrhea especially if it has continued for long stretches of time. (more…)

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