A recent study has found that Meditation is as effective as a leading anxiety medication in managing anxiety. While there is enough said about stress being the main reason people develop mental disorders such as anxiety and depression, the practice of Meditation or Mindfulness as a tool for mental wellness, has not been taken seriously.
The Journaling Technique Frequent and intense emotions can have both a physical and mental impact on us. The body can experience increased heart rates, temperature, perspiration, or acidity. Eventually it will lead to physical ailments – ulcers, hypertension, Acidity related problems, Insomnia, even auto immune diseases and mental disorders such as Anxiety and Depression. However,
Stress is now a fact of life,so much so, that it has become a generic emotion. Any feeling that evokes discomfort in the body or mind is termed stress. People of all ages are heard talking about how stressed they are and this includes children. Our lifestyle with the access to technological stimuli round the
The controlled breathing in Yoga helps to balance the Autonomic Nervous System. It activates the parasympathetic nervous system through the vagus nerve. An active and well nourished Vagus nerve reduces inflammation caused by stress in various parts of the body and prevents the occurrence of mental and physical ailments. This blog contains a simple explanation of how this happens.
Most of the yogic texts are complicated Sanskrit terms that have little significance to the lay person. While the believers’ numbers are growing, there are many sceptics too. Especially when we talk of the healing effects of yoga. So, it’s important to understand how yoga works on the human body and consequently the human mind.
Anxiety can impact your body in many ways: Here are some of them. — Read on psychcentral.com/anxiety/anxiety-in-the-body-physical-symptoms-and-signs
Emotional exploration Understanding what a particular emotion feels like in the body helps us to become aware of the onset of the emotion and be comfortable with those sensations. This awareness helps us recognize and label the emotion before it spirals out of control. Redirecting our thoughts to our bodily sensations helps us manage our
Stress may be caused by both internal (fears, lack of confidence, other personality issues) as well as extraneous (difficult boss, family members expectations etc.) factors. However, it is my contention that if one can gain control over internal factors, which can certainly be done, the external factors will not have the devastating impact that they
Are you an emotional person? We all experience a range of emotions – there is no one who does not. If a person is completely apathetic, without emotion then that is a mental disorder. If a person experiences extremes of emotion, that too is a disorder. Most of us go through ups and downs which
These are times when we see Negativity everywhere we turn. I am sharing an interesting article that explains how we are lured into negative thinking by our thought patterns. Awareness of these patterns can help us recognize these habitual patterns of thought in ourselves. Awareness can lead to action – making changes in our thought
Everybody experiences emotions. Despite that, Emotions are never completely understood. Some think that we need to express our emotions openly, others feel that they should be contained. Most of us oscillate between the two depending on the situation and how our mental state at the time. It is important to learn to express our feelings
This is a new series of blogs that will help the reader develop a better awareness of emotions that are experienced and develop techniques to regulate them more efficiently. We all want to be more peaceful. Many of us want to be able to manage our emotions better so we do not end up losing
Have you often wondered why your colleague was so snappy or your spouse did not pay attention to you or your child burst into tears over an inane remark from you? Have these reaction kept you preoccupied or even awake at night wondering what you had done wrong? If yes – read on. One of