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2 min.
Breathing Meditation (Pranayama)
Apr 10 2022
Your breath matters

The room was full of people, sitting, lying and a few moving around on their mats. Some were wailing, some crying, others laughing and yet others in a state of deep trans with their eyes rolled slightly inwards. The shaman cruised slowly through the room …

Dini Narayana Martinez
3 min.
Breathing Meditation (Pranayama)
Oct 7 2021
Meditating: the way to unwind!

Do you think it’s important to unwind? So do we! One of the best known and most effective ways is to meditate.

We all need calm, peace and love in our lives, but it doesn’t always come naturally. If it just won’t come our way, why don’t we seek it out ou…

HUSTL
3 min.
Breathing Meditation (Pranayama)
Apr 2 2021
5 things you have to know before starting to meditate

Prior to starting to meditate I felt that I had two advantages: I arrived from India, and because of my medical background, I had looked into the health advantages of meditation. So when I think of five things that I wish I’d known 30 years ago, I would a…

Demi Powell
4 min.
Breathing Meditation (Pranayama)
Mar 22 2021
How Yoga Changes Your DNA

Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don’t simply relax us; they can ‘reverse’ the molecular reactions in our DNA which cause ill-health and depression, according to a study by the universities of Coventry and Radboud.

The …

Demi Powell
6 min.
Breathing Meditation (Pranayama)
Mar 19 2021
Don't have time to meditate? Read this!

This morning, like every morning, I sat cross-legged on a cushion on the floor in my comfy yoga pants, rested my hands on my knees, closed my eyes, and did nothing but breathe for 20 minutes.

People say the hardest part about meditating is finding the ti…

Demi Powell
1 min.
Breathing Meditation (Pranayama)
Mar 9 2021
Meditation can rebuild your brain, according to Harvard research

Test subjects taking part in an 8-week program of mindfulness meditation showed results that astonished even the most experienced neuroscientists at Harvard University.

The study was led by a Harvard-affiliated team of researchers based at Massachusetts …

Demi Powell
2 min.
Breathing Meditation (Pranayama)
Mar 2 2021
How you breathe affects Memory and Fear

A new study reports the rhythm of your breathing can influence neural activity that enhances memory recall and emotional judgement.

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered for the first time that the rhythm of breathing creates electrical activi…

Demi Powell
3 min.
Breathing Meditation (Pranayama)
Mar 2 2021
Similar Effects of Meditation and Psychedelics

Do you ever find yourself worrying about an upcoming situation, even though similar past experiences have worked out fine? Or do you worry about your relationship or finances in a way that is out of proportion with your actual circumstances? These are cla…

Demi Powell
2 min.
Breathing Meditation (Pranayama)
Feb 17 2021
The way you breathe affects your brain

Breathing is not just for oxygen; it’s now linked to brain function and behavior.

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered for the first time that the rhythm of breathing creates electrical activity in the human brain that enhances emotional judg…

Demi Powell
3 min.
Breathing Meditation (Pranayama)
Jan 20 2021
Why Practice Yoga?

I have been asking this to myself lately, why practice yoga everyday? And my short answer is to reconnect with my essence, and inner strength on a daily basis.

I started practicing yoga in 2007. I am originally from Colombia and my husband is American. W…

Lorena Ulloa Mayorga
5 min.
Breathing Meditation (Pranayama)
Oct 17 2019
Rebirthing Therapy: Safety, Technique, Bans, and More

What is rebirthing? Rebirthing is an alternative therapy method used to heal reactive attachment disorder. This therapy exploits a particular type of breathing(breathwork) meant to help you release emotions. Supporters of rebirthing say that by participat…

Demi Powell

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