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.
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.
Bob Marley was a phenomenal man, helping to spur the awakening and enlightenment of individuals through his medium of music for many years. Though deceased, Mr. Marley has continued to inspire the World ever since his passing. In November 2014, Forbes Magazine listed Marley as number five on the list of highest-earning dead celebrities.
In the past two decades alone, Marley has sold more than 75 million albums, with more than 12 million copies of his best-selling reggae album ‘Legend’ being sold internationally, with several thousand new units sold every week.
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!
Life isn’t about pleasing everyone who crosses your path. It isn’t meant to be lived doting upon everyone’s demands and expectations of you. Going through life this way will only serve to dampen your aura and lower your vibe. It will cause you to constantly feel on edge about things you might potentially do wrong, adding to levels of stress and anxiety.
So it’s no wonder that people who DO this to you, and make you feel this way, should be avoided at all costs. Granted, close friends and family who fall in this category is an argument best saved for later down the page. For now, let’s discuss the 8 toxic people to get rid of if you want any hope of becoming happier and more productive throughout the day.
There will be times we feel down or out of place. You are not alone! Millions of people around the world suffer from depression or sadness, feeling as if they aren’t going anywhere. Do you feel that way as well? It may be tough looking for a way to cope and pick yourself up. But that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. As long as you want to change and follow a few steps to live more positively and balanced, you’ll get there.
The question is: Where to start? I will show you five easy yet life-changing ways to live a more positive and balanced lifestyle.
Life flies by so fast! Does it not? Granted on occasion time seems to move like molasses and it feels like forever to get through certain days, yet on the grand scale, looking back at the course of your life, does it not seem to have flown by?
It’s easy to get caught up in the ‘day-to-day’ and overlook nearly everything we’ve been blessed with. Becoming so comfortable and accustomed to everything and everyone that we no longer focus on the happiness they bring. Instead, we become so secure in them we take them for granted. This leads to us more easily lending our focus and attention on less than desirable feelings such as what we yet lack and everything we’ve yet to do or get. Naturally this area of focus may lead to fear, doubt, anxiety, depression, or any number of negative emotion.
Life doesn’t always go as planned and quite often it takes us places we never thought we’d end up. Sometimes it can be draining and downright disappointing, while other times it can be going well and leave us feeling on top of the moon.
Yet more often than not we come upon people who always have something to complain about, no matter how large or small that ‘something’ is. How many people do you know complain about something at least once a day? How many times do you yourself complain about something, if even to yourself, in your own mind?
It’s human nature to want more out of life and to aspire to greater heights. To yearn for new people, places, and things and to achieve our greatest potential. Yet at the end of the day, it boils down to happiness. How happy are you, truly?