In the heart of the majestic Himalayas, in the land of Bhutan, a celestial phenomenon unfolds during the 8th month of the Bhutanese calendar – an event that weaves together the mysteries of the stars and the ancient healing wisdom of Tibetan medicine. For one magical week, during the Trubap festival (ཁྲུལ་བབ་), the star Rishi (དྲང་སྲོང་), also known as Canopus to the Western world, graces our skies with its light. But Rishi is no ordinary
KEY HIGHLIGHTS‣ Lung function declines with age‣ Breathing exercises help to increase lung capacity and aid recovery‣ Deep breathing reduces worry, fears, and anxiety‣ Breathing techniques can be incorporated into your aerobic exercise routine Since the beginning of their profession, doctors and healers are battling with all kinds of respiratory infections. Luckily most of them, although always certainly unpleasant, are self-limiting and do not pose much danger. However, there are times when environmental
For centuries, yogis, shamans and sages from different cultures have known the meaning of diaphragmatic or belly breathing. It became the basis for almost all meditation and relaxation techniques. With the advancement of Western medicine, understanding of anatomy and work of the nervous system, deep breathing became a central part in the treatment of autonomous nervous system (ANS) – related conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), anxiety disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder
Herpes is quit common problem. More than one out of every six people aged 14 to 49 years have genital herpes. And the scariest fact is that Herpes in the eye is a leading cause of blindness in the world. To protect yourself and your loved ones we have created this post so you could get to know what and who is Herpes!
Last night I dream of being locked in a dark cell, all alone. I couldn’t tell what time it was – whether it was day or night. Despite having access to food and water throughout the day – I felt miserably weak, to the point where I didn’t feel like eating. I was lying down and the door banged open and there it stood, my saviour – the sun. A huge amount of
For as long as we can remember, we have poked fun at the men because once they catch a cold they begin to act like they are lying bare on their deathbed. At this point of time, we have – also – considered the term “drama queens” for them. We lovingly mock at them because we consider this as an act of theirs to receive the care that they so longingly crave for
Prior to 1950s, scientists believed that as individuals drift off to sleep, their bodies and brain go in the shutdown mode, entering an inactive state which lets them recover from the happenings of the last day. Eventually, researchers learned that sleep is a lot more complicated and it is a much more active state than it is assumed to be. In fact when you sleep your brain is going through different patterns of activity.
The deepest problems of modern life flow from the loss of balance. Prolonged stress, uncaring relationships, sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy diet, huge informational stream and gadget addiction lead to the loss of balance. As a result, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, obesity, poor eyesight, tinnitus caused by stress and energy imbalance become common experiences for most people.