Healthy lifestyle comes from eating right
I read somewhere that our body talks to us and we often choose to ignore it and do not listen. We should really listen more. Over the years of my growth, I have come to understand that body actually does talk to us. I actually have seen this, heard this and deal the consequences of not listening to it. Most of what our body complains – is bad food habits, what we eat. For example, we tell our kids that broccoli is good for our body but kids don’t quite like the vegetable.
Eating right is at the center of our overall well-being – physical, mental and spiritual. Our eating habits are created in our earlier years and our body forms around these habits. It gets used to certain types of foods and builds its resistance and ability to survive various bacteria, viruses and attacks by Continue reading “Living life along with eating right” »
Gautam Buddha – pioneer in ‘Self’ Awareness
Practices such as yoga, meditation, chanting help you bring some sense and balance to your life. But this is confined to a specific time. Indeed, one cannot be meditating or practicing yoga asanas all day long. Once you step out of the yoga class or conclude your meditation for the day, the marathon of your thoughts begins again. However, the home and workplace itself provides with ample opportunities to be ‘mindful’.
For many of us, daily chores become an opportunity to think about other things while doing them. We are so accustomed to doing these activities that we no longer need to be aware while doing them. So the key is to bring mindfulness to the most basic things that we do.
As you wake-up
When you start the day, with brushing your teeth, pay attention! How does the toothpaste taste? What temperature is the water? What sensations are you experiencing in your mouth? Notice your body posture; are you tensed over the sink? Experiment each day; with different aspects of your morning. Take those few moments of doing something ordinary and let it become something extraordinary. Even to appreciate the ease with which we do miraculous things like breathing, can assist us to take a Continue reading “Mindfulness Meditation…………..” »