Try standing a cone on its tip! You know the outcome – it will fall instantaneously! Now look at a man standing tall. A life size mannequin needs support to stand erect. But every man, every moment is capable of not just standing still and erect but moving with total confidence that he will not more »
Tossing a pebble…
‘The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble’ – Blaise Pascal Imagine living during the cave ages when hunting and food gathering was our primary role rather than technology and wealth creation. The very survival of the man in the wild was dependent on his body’s more »
Movement is life…
Recent research shows that even if you exercise regularly, a sedentary lifestyle lacking movement right through the day causes enormous damage to our health. This is because all the internal systems in our body – our circulation, lymphatic system, digestion synchronize with our ability to move. Life is after all a rhythm! So a one more »
Inhale… you are alive!!
Every time I get stressed and seem to be churning out a hundred instructions per minute, my little daughter will come close to my ear and whisper – ‘Ma! Breathe…’ I would immediately smile, take a deep breath and realize whatever it was, it wasn’t worth missing on the oxygen! As you read this article, more »
Breath unites your body and mind
All activities in the body can be grouped as voluntary and involuntary. Voluntary actions are those that take conscious will – for instance moving your hand, chewing your food are all voluntary actions. Involuntary actions are those that happen automatically in your body without the need for conscious intervention like your heart beat, peristaltic movements more »
Sleep is the new status symbol !
We can even go without food for several days. But nobody can go without sleep! Your sleeping hours are very important to ensure a healthy body. Your body takes its cues from the sun like most living things on this planet. So with the morning light, cortisol, the wake up hormone, levels rise in the more »
Life is a Rhythm…
Everything about life is a rhythm. Time is a rhythm, hear beat a rhythm. Inhalation and exhalation a rhythm. Walking a rhythm. Running a rhythm. Every movement a rhythm. But very often we are not even aware of that rhythm. All living things have a biological clock that takes its cues from the sun and more »
Keeping your body hydrated – The How ?
‘Chew your water, drink your food’ is an old zen saying that emphasizes the need for everybody to keep sipping water right through the day. Understanding our body’s need for water, some make it a mechanical exercise every morning to drink two liters of water hoping to complete the ordeal. That is no way to more »
Water contains many Medicines
Water is considered to be the most common solvent on earth. A solvent is a liquid capable of dissolving other substances. The substances that are dissolved in the solvent is called the solute. Most of our testing for parameters with regard to health of the human body has been in relation to the solutes – more »
You are what you eat !
Imagine you are stranded with just a few hundred rupees in a strange land with an option to return home only after a few days. Will you be liberal in spending your money, or would every rupee count? Everyone understands that at times of recession, cash in hand is better than any asset on paper. more »