In my previous article, we discussed how we should prepare our bodies for pregnancy.
Is mental or emotional health equally important, during and pre-post pregnancy?
Pregnancy is a very beautiful time in a woman’s life. But, at the same time, it brings a lot of physical changes for the woman. Not only that, but it also brings a lot of changes at the level of mind and family dynamics for the couple and the family as a whole. Preparations are not only required by the woman alone but, the couple together. And, the whole family!
In this article, we will see, how we can prepare our body to be ready for pregnancy.
Mitahara (Moderate or Balanced Diet)
Diet plays a very important role in the entire scheme of Yoga. Almost all the texts of Hatha Yoga Tradition invariably talk about food a great deal and recommend having the correct kind of food, if one has to succeed in the practice of Yoga.
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We all know that children face a lot of problems during their examinations.
A few of the commonly faced problems are:
One of the major causes of the above could be performance pressure, nervousness, disturbed mind or it can be their divided attention between studies and other activities.
Following exercises will help them to improve their focus.
Above mentioned techniques will help your child with the following:
Note for parents: Do not burden your child with performance pressure, don’t show your expectations during their exams. Keep yourselves and surrounding as cheerful and calm as possible.
Nisha Yadav (Yoga Expert)
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Nowadays you can see many advertisements regarding ayurvedic detoxification, which shows you someone taking massage with oils and powders or any other elements, Taking a bath in the bathtub with some leaves and water, taking steam. Some advertisements show you oil is pouring on the forehead. But all these things are not ayurvedic detoxification.
Tea Tree Oil is a natural ingredient used in the treatment of Acne, which is as effective as Benzoyl Peroxide that cleanses the skin.
It contains antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that remove marks and make skin soft.
It is great natural cleansers and toners.
Pineapple is a small herb. It has around 60cm to 1mt longleaf with thorny margins. This plant is basically from Brazil and brought to India by the Portuguese. Now abundantly available in India.
Latin name: ananas consistent
Loaded With Nutrients
Pineapples are low in calories but have an incredibly impressive nutrient profile.
One cup (5.8 ounces or 165 grams) of pineapple chunks contains the following :
Pineapples also contain trace amounts of vitamins A and K, phosphorus, zinc and calcium, Pineapples are full with a variety of vitamins and minerals. They are especially rich in vitamin C and manganese.
Fruition happens at the end of summer and in Rainey season. So you get all benefits of pineapple if consumed in this period.
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The full Yogic breathing involves all 3 types of sectional breathing discussed before in previous blogs.
HOW TO DO:
1. Take comfortable sitting position, make sure the head and spine are in one straight line in center.
2. Begin slowly by inhaling through the nose, let the air fill your lungs without stopping the movement.
3. Continue to inhale smoothly until your ribcages has expanded sideways.
4. Without stopping the breath continue until your chest has expanded and your collarbones has risen.
5. Now slowly start exhaling in exact reverse motion. Allow the breath to flow out and abdomen to sink in.
6. Continue to exhale slowly, fully focused on your breath being expelled upward and now reaching for your ribcage. Feel the energy of your breath moved through ribcages as you continue to exhale .
7. Continue to exhale and feel how the breath has left your body, your chest and collarbones are now relaxed.
8. It is completely normal if you feel slightly dizzy or lightheaded after practicing full Yogic breathing. In fact this indicates that your brain is being filled with more oxygen that usual.
Make sure your body and mind is completely relaxed when you are doing Full Yogic breathing. Be aware and mindful towards the muscle expansion and relaxation while inhalation and exhalation respectively.
1. Increases the awareness about breathing itself and relation between mental state and breath.
2. Improves easy breathing and lung capacity.
3. Sedative effect on nervous system.
4. Improves concentration.
5. Experience of quietude, inner harmony and mindfulness.
Nisha Yadav ( Yoga expert )