Yoga Benefits
Wellness, Yoga

Everything you need to know about Yoga

This month the world will celebrate International Yoga Day on 21st June. Yoga though originated in India have become popular the world over during last few decades. Yet there is limited knowledge about the Yoga and its impact on the physical, mental and spiritual well being. People have assumed it to be a health-promoting practice like… Continue reading Everything you need to know about Yoga

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International Yoga Day
Wellness, Yoga

Things to do on Yoga day

Symbolism must end at some point and in-depth understaing must begin. Everyone from the Prime Minister to citizens across the globe will celebrate the Yoga day on 21st June. They all will perform a few Asana in the public domain and the celebration will end, one more year. Just knowing about Asana and Pranayama for… Continue reading Things to do on Yoga day

Yoga Day
Wellness, Yoga

You can do Yoga 24 X 7- Know from Dev Anand

We all do many things in the name of Yoga. Those of you who think they are doing Yoga do not know what the Yoga is. I have the audacity to make the statement in spite of not knowing what all you know about Yoga. There are some common misconceptions about Yoga; Yoga is assumed to… Continue reading You can do Yoga 24 X 7- Know from Dev Anand

Patanjali 8 limbs yoga
Wellness, Yoga

The most ignored but the most important limb of Yoga

The Sage Patanjali has described Yoga in 8 limbs i.e. Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, (Outward Yoga) Pratyahara, Dharana, Dhyana, and, Samadhi (Inward Yoga).  Yoga is the panacea for everything in life. Your goal could be; Living a good Life - Follow Yama and Niyama Physical Health - Do Asana Mental Health - Do Pranayama &… Continue reading The most ignored but the most important limb of Yoga

Healthy Aging
Education, Exercise, Fitness

Healthy aging or painful aging, choice is yours

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hum Fit to India Fit campaign is a too late awakening of the Government. It should have been the priority number one in 1947 after the Independence. We as a nation are the capital of diabetes, heart disease, and many more lifestyle-related disease. In times like this healthy aging is not… Continue reading Healthy aging or painful aging, choice is yours

Benefits of Stretching
Exercise, Fitness

Know how stretches can keep you fit and flexible

“Yoga stretches out your body and releases lactic acid. I do it four times a week, and my skin feels fantastic afterward. When I'm doing a film, I do it every day - I keep a yoga mat in my trailer. Sometimes I do it in front of the TV. The stretching makes me feel… Continue reading Know how stretches can keep you fit and flexible

Mango & Diabetes
Fitness & Diet, Food & Nutrition, Know your Disease

4 reasons why Mango is good for diabetic patients

“Dear Mango tree, you know that how people are crazy about you, you tempt everyone by your tasty mangoes, you have the power of love. You know what.. No one can hate you. You are the king of summer. You give us sweet mangoes. We enjoy tasty pickles. Our holidays become more special by you.… Continue reading 4 reasons why Mango is good for diabetic patients

Food & Mental Health
Education, Food & Nutrition

New research on Food and Mental Health

The food we eat impacts our mental health. This is evident from the latest research on the subject. In their research paper, Nutritional medicine as mainstream in psychiatry, the authors have commented that, ” There are emerging and compelling evidence for nutrition as a crucial factor in the high prevalence and incidence of mental disorders… Continue reading New research on Food and Mental Health

Happines
Fitness, Happiness, Inspiration

How is your Happiness linked to your Fitness?

“The reason I exercise is for the quality of life I enjoy.” Kenneth H. Cooper, Age 87 who introduced the concept of aerobics. Fitness per se is not happiness, but all happiness requires us to be fit.  Think. You are sick, you are mentally disturbed, you have pain in the body, and you have a… Continue reading How is your Happiness linked to your Fitness?

Mental Fitness
Education, Exercise, Fitness

What you need to know about your mental fitness

“Thinking is the toughest kind of work which is why so many people avoid it.” Orrin Woodward Thinking involves brain and fitness of our brain improves quality of our thinking. Exercise is good for physical fitness. But the majority of modern-day diseases are a psychosomatic disease.  This means connected with both - the mind and… Continue reading What you need to know about your mental fitness

Backache
Fitness, Happiness

6 things (unusual) to do when you are down with a severe backache

“Today's tears sweep the road to tomorrow's blessings.” Matshona Dhliwayo A severe backache is very painful. It almost immobilizes you. But like we are taught daily by hundreds of motivational message on Whatsapp, we have to see the positive side of everything. Therefore, I have found that a severe backache has its own advantages. This is… Continue reading 6 things (unusual) to do when you are down with a severe backache

Willpower
Education, Fitness

Know the root cause of all your health problems

“If ignorance is bliss, there should be more happy people.” Victor Cousin Our ignorance about health and diseases is not bliss. Why we suffer from any disease? One is our ignorance and the second is our low willpower. Ignorance about our own body, how it functions, how the food we eat influence working of our… Continue reading Know the root cause of all your health problems

Behaviour Change
Education, Fitness

Why changing unhealthy behaviour is difficult and what can be done about it.

“Behaviour is the end result of a prevailing story in one's mind: change the story and the behaviour will change.” Jacent Mary Mpalyenkana It is now an established fact that most of the modern day diseases are the result of our sedentary lifestyle and poor food choices. In addition, we all know how smoking and alcohol… Continue reading Why changing unhealthy behaviour is difficult and what can be done about it.

International Women's Day
Education, Fitness, Happiness, Inspiration

The International Women’s Day – 3 ways to make it Women’s Year

“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” Margaret Thatcher Women's equality movement started in 1908 in the US.  In 1909, National Women’s Day was celebrated in the US. The first International Women’s Day was observed in 1975 by the United Nations. "The story of women's struggle… Continue reading The International Women’s Day – 3 ways to make it Women’s Year

Stress Management
Education, Fitness, Happiness, Karma, Spiritual

The ONLY sustainable way to deal with the Stress

“How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.” Wayne Dyer We know the laws of maths, biology, chemistry, GST, and even Income tax. We keep track of changing laws and acts governing us as a human being, and as a citizen. Good, we are conscious and aware citizens. But the irony… Continue reading The ONLY sustainable way to deal with the Stress

Dental Care
Exercise, Fitness

Why going to the Gym is not enough for your fitness?

“Health is not valued till sickness comes.”Thomas Fuller Gym training, whether cardio or weight training is not enough to keep us healthy. There are areas of the body which escapes the exercise impact.  Let’s see. Eyes: The National Eye Institute recommends some ways to keep eyes fit. Have a comprehensive dilated eye exam. Many common… Continue reading Why going to the Gym is not enough for your fitness?

Holistic Healing
Education, Fitness

5 Whys and root cause of healing chronic diseases

“By asking and answering ‘why’ five times, we can get to the real cause of the problem, which is often hidden behind more obvious symptoms.” Taiichi Ohno of Toyota Motors. A disease is a response of our body to our lifestyle. Whether its stress, or unhealthy eating or irregular living. Irregular living means not paying… Continue reading 5 Whys and root cause of healing chronic diseases

Body Ecology
Education, Fitness, Fitness & Diet, Food & Nutrition

10 ways we are destroying our Inner Body Ecology

We are concerned with the world ecology so on November 1st we celebrate World Day of Ecology, to remember throughout the planet the importance of knowing and valuing the relationships that exist between living beings and their environment, and raise awareness among our people about the importance of maintaining a harmonious relationship with our environment. This… Continue reading 10 ways we are destroying our Inner Body Ecology

Chauvihar
Education, Fitness, Food & Nutrition

7 health benefits of Chauvihar

Recently in a radio interview, Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpai said, he only eats Papaya after 6 in the evening. Many Bollywood actors and fitness professionals now suggest early and light dinner. Many like Manoj Bajpai eat early dinner. Akshay Kumar is said to have his last meal at 7 pm. In a recent study at… Continue reading 7 health benefits of Chauvihar

Benefits of Exercise
Education, Fitness

A health advice from 70 year old lady to her 45 year old daughter

Creating awareness about the preventive health care measures is one of the prime objectives of this blog. Mostly what we write here is about our life experiences. Today I am writing what my 70-year-old client told her daughter. It is very basic and common sense, but; "There is nothing more uncommon than common sense. "… Continue reading A health advice from 70 year old lady to her 45 year old daughter

2nd Opinion
Education, Fitness, Know your Disease

Why 2nd Opinion is MUST in some medical conditions?

How many dealers did you visit before you last bought a car? Were you happy with the first quote you got for a painting job or kitchen renovation? When it comes to your finances, your house, clothes and jewellery, it makes sense to do your research, shop around and make sure you’re getting the best… Continue reading Why 2nd Opinion is MUST in some medical conditions?

Healthcare Exercise
Exercise, Fitness

How can YOU ease the pressure on the healthcare system?

Yes, you can and only you can because you are adding the pressure on the nation’s healthcare system by your reckless living/choices and misplaced priorities. What HT Youth Survey 2017, found is alarming. Most youngsters in India do not exercise regularly or monitor their diet. India’s ancient tradition of yoga also does not have many… Continue reading How can YOU ease the pressure on the healthcare system?

Fruit Juice Unhealthy
Fitness & Diet, Food & Nutrition

Do you think fruit Juices are healthy? Read This.

We all love fruit juices. We all have it guilt free assuming that there could be nothing healthier than the fruit juices. However, remember fruit juices are loaded with sugar and lacks fiber. The sugar content in fruit juices is many times more than soft drinks. Fruit juices are missing a lot of the stuff that… Continue reading Do you think fruit Juices are healthy? Read This.

Elderly People and Exercise
Exercise, Fitness

11 reasons elderly people MUST exercise regularly

“The wise mind mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind.” Williams Wordsworth (1770 – 1850). We all are aging dally. We are not aware of it. Our deteriorating age-related symptoms send us signals. We realise we are aging when we are under the seize of many diseases. Gerry R. Boss,… Continue reading 11 reasons elderly people MUST exercise regularly

Makar Sankranti, Chikki
Fitness & Diet, Food & Nutrition

Makar Sankranti – Health benefits of Jaggery Chikki

Today various parts of India are celebrating Uttarayana or Makar Sankranti or Lohri or Pongal. Makar Sankranti (also known as Makara Sankranti or Maghi) refers both to a specific solar day in the Hindu calendar and an Indian festival in reference to deity Surya (sun) that is observed in January every year on this day. It marks the first day of sun's transit… Continue reading Makar Sankranti – Health benefits of Jaggery Chikki

Staircase Climbing Exercise
Cardio, Exercise, Fitness

Staircase climbing exercise for better heart health

‘No time for fitness’ can no longer be an excuse if you are living in a multi-story building.  (Multi-storey means more than 1 floor so no excuse here too.) Just climb the stairs every time you go down. Or make it better by planning a staircase exercise. One study found that simply walking up 200… Continue reading Staircase climbing exercise for better heart health

27 year old woman dies of cancer, life advice letter
Books, Happiness

You can’t ignore 27 year old dying woman’s advice. Read it NOW post

This Facebook post of Holly Butcher, an Australian 27-year-old woman,  is going viral. She died of Cancer last week. She wrote the letter just a few days before her death. The content of the letter very much resonates with one of the purposes of this blog i.e. Happiness.  We are publishing the same for the… Continue reading You can’t ignore 27 year old dying woman’s advice. Read it NOW post

Health Benefits of Ghee
Ayurveda, Education, Fitness & Diet

Ghee for good health – An Eye-opener

We are living with many health-related misconceptions. A few we have read in my last post Know why Weight Loss is the incorrect New Year resolution? In this post, I am going to dispel our wrong belief about the Ghee. “At one time considered the food of Gods, it’s now a “fattening” ingredient and somehow… Continue reading Ghee for good health – An Eye-opener

Weight Loss, new year resolution
Education, Fitness, Fitness & Diet, Food & Nutrition

Know why Weight Loss is the incorrect new year resolution?

Weight loss is the number one 2018 new year resolution in the US. Good news for this blog/fitness blogs and many fitness professionals /industry.  Hope to see similar priority among Indians. India is known for Diabetes, heart disease, obesity capital of the world. In fact, The Hindu Business Line reported India faces an ‘epidemic’ of… Continue reading Know why Weight Loss is the incorrect new year resolution?

Happy New Year
Books, Happiness, Inspiration

The 2nd thing to do in 2018 for a Happy New Life

We all wish Happy New Year to everyone every year. This is just our autonomous system in action. We don't do anything to make it a happy year either for the self or for the others. Action must be taken, the course of the life must be altered and dream must be pursued. Then and… Continue reading The 2nd thing to do in 2018 for a Happy New Life