In the previous post we highlighted the physical changes that happen inside the brain while practising yoga, meditation or pranayama (breathing exercises). However, it is well known that the positive power and serenity that we feel after a yoga class, do not stay only in the brain. What we experience is rather a mixture of colourful vibes that irradiates in the whole body, making us calm, relaxed and energised at the same time.
It is well known that yoga (and meditation) considers the individual as a psycho-physical element, treating and healing the whole person as a singular and complete unit. When we practice yoga, we create multiple level benefits that impact our multidimensional system. If you have ever taken part in a yoga class, you would definitely know what I am trying to describe in words.
A new year means new resolutions, right? How about a new mind-set?
We often, if not always, start the new year with new resolutions that we know most of us will not be able to keep up by the end of February, but why is that? Busy life? Laziness? New job? Moving house? Could we “blame” the wrong mindset?
December has already arrived with it its festive season and I truly love this time of the year: the chilly air with the excuse to gulp down a creamy hot chocolate with marshmallows, the Christmas fairs with their stunning Christmas lights and the mulled wine aroma in the air, the moment when you loved ones open their gifts and their eyes lighten up, Christmas Eve and Christmas day with the promise of a happy family time..