Harnessing the power of laughter for health and happiness
Laughter, as a global language of delight, offers an extraordinary key to unlocking the gates of health and happiness. It crosses ethnic boundaries, uniting us via shared laughter. The power of Laughter, in addition to providing amusement, causes a cascade of physiological benefits, including the release of endorphins, which work as natural mood enhancers. This[…]
Mindful Parenting: Nurturing Your Child’s Well-being
In today’s fast-paced world, parenting can feel like juggling with demands pulling us in all directions. However, practising mindful parenting can significantly contribute to your child’s overall well-being. Let’s explore the concept of mindful parenting and discover some ways to cultivate a positive and nurturing environment for your child. Understanding Mindful Parenting: Grasping the essence[…]
Wellness for Physical, Mental and Emotional Health
Wellness is the act of practicing healthy habits on a daily basis to attain better physical and mental health outcomes, so that instead of just surviving, you’re thriving.  Several key areas of your lifestyle are considered dimensions of overall Wellness. They include: social connectedness, exercise, nutrition, sleep and meditation. Each one has an impact on[…]
Psychology: An Overview
Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behavior. Psychologists are actively involved in studying and understanding mental processes, brain functions, and behavior. The field of psychology is considered a “Hub Science” with strong connections to the medical sciences, social sciences, and education. The discipline of psychology is broadly divisible into two parts: a[…]
Trauma is ubiquitous in our society; therefore, it is important to explore how individuals cultivate healing after traumatic experiences. Yoga may be one avenue to cultivate healing. Qualitative methods were employed to study the role yoga practice played in the healing process of those who experienced interpersonal trauma. Eleven interpersonal trauma survivors who practiced yoga[…]
Experiencing occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. However, people with anxiety disorders frequently have intense, excessive and persistent worry and fear about everyday situations. Often, anxiety disorders involve repeated episodes of sudden feelings of intense anxiety and fear or terror that reach a peak within minutes (panic attacks). These feelings of anxiety and[…]
Many a times emotions are overwhelming, if some of these are not controlled in time, they can become the cause of your stress. The good news is that there are many simple techniques, and with some lifestyle changes, that we teach you, would help to control and deal with these negative feelings and emotions: 1.[…]
Depression and ways to overcome it
Depression is classified as a mood disorder. It may be described as feelings of sadness, loss, or anger that interfere with a person’s everyday activities. Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel the way you think and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable.[…]
Obsessive-compulsive disorder is characterized by unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead to compulsive behaviors. Obsessions are thoughts, images or impulses that occur over and over again and feel outside of the person’s control. Individuals with OCD do not want to have these thoughts and find them disturbing. In most cases, people with OCD realize that these[…]
Yoga has long been known to be a great antidote to stress. Yoga combines many popular stress-reducing techniques, including Asanas (physical postures) and learning to control the breath through Pranayamas, clear the mind through Meditation, and relax the body with Yoga Nidra practice. As yoga becomes increasingly popular, more and more people are discovering the benefits[…]