As we begin the New Year, many of us have New Year’s resolutions that involve being healthy ~ and for many of us, losing weight.
In Yoga class, OM SHANTI SHANTI SHANTI is often chanted. What Does It Mean?
For eons, the sacred sounds OM SHANTI SHANTI SHANTI has been chanted. OM (also spelled AUM) is a sacred sound and mantra in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. OM can be said to be the universal sound of creation.
Healthy weight is a reflection of a balanced mind and a healthy lifestyle. When the mind is at peace, and the lifestyle is balanced, the mouth knows what to eat and what to avoid.
As we greet the New Year, let us remember that all challenges to our health and well-being come from a state of low ojas. Ojas is the foundation of our ability to love to be loved; it is that which sustains, stabilizes and nourishes us.
“The path of healing is based on a simple premise. If there is an excess of a particular quality in your body or mind, then reducing your exposure to that quality and taking in the opposite quality will assist your body and mind in returning to its proper balance. It is really just common sense. By adjusting the qualities we take in, the elemental balance of the body is changed and with that, the physiological forces (doshas) that govern its function.
Already laying plans for losing weight after the first?
Step #1: Eat your biggest meal at lunch!
The holidays are upon us and it is a great reminder to give ourselves the gift of Self-love! Self-love is needed every day. But during the holidays it is even more important. Many people find themselves stressed out and taking care of others. Whether it is buying gifts, preparing meals or entertaining guests, it seems like there is so much to do. If we are not careful, we become depleted.