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Sleep Easy

Sleep Easy

The frigid, winter months often leave us longing for comfort in the forms of food, clothing, and sleep. While the shortened days may induce a desire to hibernate in our warm alcoves, the aches and mood changes brought on by the cold can keep us from getting a good night’s rest. In these times, it can help to be your own sandman, by finding and treating the root causes of insomnia to ensure sleep comes naturally. Often times, insomnia is caused by stress, anxiety, poor diet and exercise, among other things. Still, if a lack of sleep becomes a major problem it may be a… read more

The Beauty of Meditation

Meditation

Meditation is a simple technique which facilitates the return to a child-like state of presence, inner peace and stability. In the Western world, where walking around stressed and anxious is completely normal and the resulting health problems are rampant, Meditation, the ancient and timeless practice of deep conscious relaxation, is gaining popularity like never before. Meditation v Medication While prescription medicines like anti-depressants can be of enormous relief to sufferers of stress-related disorders in the short term; they do not treat the source of the imbalances and are therefore impermanent. This is why many doctors say clinical depression is incurable,… read more

Kundalini Yoga

Kundalini yoga

Kundalini Yoga is said to be one of the most powerful yoga practises there is. It was introduced to the west by Yogi Bhajan and it incorporates the physical, spiritual, and mental aspects of human self. The practice is a combination of powerful breathing techniques, postures, mantras and meditation which apparently help you to unlock your true potential. Kundalini yoga, the yoga of awareness, focuses on unlocking the creative spiritual potential. There is an emphasis on upholding values, speaking the truth, and focusing on compassion and consciousness. It is about preparing you to face the world with confidence. Now, don’t… read more