Pranayama, in Yoga, is the practice of controlling the breath, which is the source of our pranah, or vital life force.  If we control the breath, we control the mind.  Stated differently, fast breathing = restless mind; still breath = still mind and ...

 

The Benefits & Science of Pranayama (Breathing Practices) in Yoga and more...

The Benefits & Science of Pranayama (Breathing Practices) in Yoga

Pranayama, in Yoga, is the practice of controlling the breath, which is the source of our pranah, or vital life force.  If we control the breath, we control the mind.  Stated differently, fast breathing = restless mind; still breath = still mind and clear perception.  When the breath is still, the mind is still...

                   

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These two darling Irish siblings completely captured my heart. Glowing with such absolute beauty, joy and love... I've truly fallen in love with them. (Please forgive the glare as the paint is still wet!)I approached this oil painting, "Ireland Babes" (18 x 14 oil on panel), in an entirely new fashion. All the plein air painting I've done has made me a much better, more spontaneous and fast painter. The reason being in just one hour outside painting, the entire scene will have totally changed due to the swiftly moving light and, therefore, one must respond to the scene just as quickly or it won't get captured. What this means is there is no time for any conversation in the head... only time to let life flow through and work its magic on the canvas. So this is...

                   

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7 ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE TREATMENTS FOR ANIMALS: A SHORT GUIDE TO CARING FOR YOUR PET NATURALLY

Kenzo had been paralyzed in all four legs for two weeks.  He wasn’t eating, he slept only on his side and he never even tried to get up. Prescription medications had no effect.  His owners were on a mission to find a solution, and that’s when they found Dr. Valérie Trudel’s acupuncture and osteopathy clinic. When Kenzo arrived at the clinic, he seemed to be in pain.Dr. Trudel’s first instinct was to prepare his owners for the possibility of euthanasia. Obviously, that’s not a reality any pet owner wants to face, so they made up their mind to try everything they could. They knew the journey ahead would be long.  Dr. Trudel performed acupuncture on Kenzo and his owners decided to wait a full 24-hours before making a snap judgement about the results.  Kenzo arrived lying on his side. After the first treatment, he left lying on his stomach. Dr. Trudel saw him again two weeks later; he was...

 

The Science behind Yoga

Yoga is a spiritual discipline dating back to some 5000 years in the history of Indian philosophy, its purpose, mainly to unleash spiritual and mental powers of an individual. However, in recent times yoga has been extremely popular in the context of fighting stress, anxiety and depression in these times of industrialization and our super-fast lifestyles.Apart from the spiritual aspects, the physiological benefits acquired from yoga have recently had radical scientific understandings behind its workings. It also moderates the surge and the production of chemicals in the body that affect us mentally, physically as well as psychosomatically. So, let's understand the science behind yoga that makes it so useful!

 

My HairPrint Results and a little philosophy too

Allow me to introduce you to HairPrint, the only 100% hypoallergenic, non-toxic, odor-free hair color in the world proven not only to restore hair to its natural color... it also improves hair structure! Bye-bye harmful chemicals that eventually cause irreparable damage to the hair shaft, follicles and scalp-- Not to mention to our bodies as a whole, since the particles of standard toxic hair dyes are small enough to enter the bloodstream (the reason we can't color hair during pregnancy). The melanin pigment in Hairprint is already present in millions of our skin cells and due to its relatively large size does not pass into the bloodstream...