Breath… the essential element of life. It is the first thing we take when stepping into the world and leave while stepping out of it. In this span, we take zillions of breaths. But, during this time, do we ever realize its connection with the mind and body? Do we ever notice the influence of our thoughts and physiology on the breath? Do we ever think how changing the breathing pattern can do wonders for the mind, body, and soul? Yes, that is right. Learning the art of controlling the breath can be great in improving one’s overall well-being, and this can be done through Pranayama.
Sticking to your regular exercise routine surely isn’t easy since there are a lot of challenges and potential obstacles you’ll need to overcome one way or another. If you’re having troubles sticking to your workouts these days, just make sure to stay with us and keep on reading. Here are three most common fitness challenges and tips on how to successfully overcome them!
Do you enjoy preparing tasty dishes for your friends or do you simply use every chance to run away from kitchen duties? Whatever the case may be, some new studies will make you reconsider your perception of cooking.
What is the first thing on your mind when you hear the word oven? Some may think of their grandma who was a housewife and spent her entire life cooking and preparing food for their families. On the other hand, some will think about phenomenal, finger-licking dinner they’ve prepared for their friends last weekend, while others will just think of it as another boring obligation. Do you believe that cooking can mend a broken heart?
We all know that biking is great for the body, as it boosts cardiovascular health, builds strength, reduces body fat, and increases circulation. However, let us not forget that physical and mental health benefits are interwoven and mutually dependent. In fact, activities like biking can help you melt away stress, improve mood, and increase focus. While your muscles are engaged, the brain works as well and receives an instant chemical boost.
Shoe technology isn’t exactly a common field of interest for many, most are just into fashion and convenience when it comes to their footwear. Whatever looks good with their outfit and/or gets the job done depending on the shoes durability and performance, is what tends to work best for most people. However, consider a shoe that can do much more than just look good and function well, but a shoe technology that makes you lighter on your feet and almost feels as though you’re wearing socks – with all the look and appeal of an actual shoe!?
That is exactly what drove the inspiration behind Vibram Furoshiki shoes. The Japanese inspired shoe technology that wraps around the foot, secured in place by extra-strength velcro, with durable soles and traction for your feet to handle all it’s footwork needs; from running, jumping, climbing, to everything else.
Enjoy traveling but dislike having a language barrier that makes it difficult to get around? Perhaps you’d like to ask for directions, such as a place to find some food or even a place to use the restroom, but beings as you’re not comfortable with the language, you fear you might end up in some back alley behind a dumpster. It’s a fear many World travelers have, yet it’s a fear that may soon be put to rest.
Now such a thing as ‘around the world travel without a translator’ will soon become the go-to method for many. A new invention by Waverly Labs has created a device called the Pilot System, which is an in-ear device that can translate English, Spanish, French, or Italian in real time. This means when someone is speaking to you in any of these languages and you don’t understand what they are saying, you can use the device by placing it gently in your ear and it will translate what that person is saying as they say it in a language you can understand.
Summer is less than a month away, so you might want to start thinking about preparing your body for this beloved season. These tips won’t take too much of your time, but they will require some small changes in your everyday routine. Let’s take a look!
Studies show that engaging in physical exercise for 30 minutes a day, five days a week will lead to serious health benefits. Running on a regular basis, and staying active can help prevent type II diabetes, obesity, hypertension, cardiovascular problems, decrease the risk of heart attacks and strokes, and can even prevent certain types of cancer. Running will also help prevent depression and can improve your mental and emotional health – as well as your life overall, vastly.
Even more, scientists have proven that regular running or exercising can also greatly improve the quality of emotional and mental health, plus help you live longer. Here is how running can seriously improve your life and well-being…