Healthy Living Articles

Water – What Every Body Needs

Water – What Every Body Needs

By Gayatri A | August 20, 2014

  The human body is a water machine, more liquid than solid, and requires regular replenishing with this magic elixir, in order to survive. We can last 2 – 3 months without food but only 2 – 3 days without water. Some more numbers: The average adult body is composed of approximately 60% water. This …

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What is Health?

By Gayatri A | August 20, 2014

  Health is a very ill defined term. In the western countries many people see health as a black and white concept. You are healthy unless you have a disease. Many people even go to a doctor with some conditions that the doctor can’t identify as a disease and the doctor will send them away …

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Insomnia

By Gayatri A | August 20, 2014

  In the Italian province of Venito there is a family whose members regularly die from lack of sleep. They have an extremely rare form of inheritable fatal insomnia, and once it strikes, usually in middle age, they never sleep again, and their descent to death is inevitable. Luckily for most of us lack of …

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Overcoming Stress with Meditation

Overcoming Stress With Meditation

By Gayatri A | August 20, 2014

  Homeostasis is an important process of the body which is always striving to keep the internal environment within a certain range. Therefore if the body gets too hot you sweat, if you are dehydrated you feel thirsty, if you’re lacking in oxygen you feel the need to breathe deeply or yawn. These are but …

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neti

Neti

By Gayatri A | August 20, 2014

Nasal Cleansing with Water. How’s that wonderful feeling in your sinuses when you dive under the waves! You can get that feeling every time you do neti – fresh and clear. Neti is a nasal wash with warm, salty water. Its main benefit is in the prevention of respiratory disorders like colds, flu, sinusitis and …

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Indian Head Massage

Indian Head Massage

By Gayatri A | August 20, 2014

  With Indian Head Massage a feature workshop at our Free Yoga Day on March 14 we thought it wise to make a step by step guide available to you. Any one who has had an Indian Head Massage before will tell you how great it feels, so if you missed Free Yoga Day or …

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Keeping healthy during flu season

Keeping Healthy Through Flu Season

By Gayatri A | August 20, 2014

  We have now entered flu season in the southern hemisphere so we’d like to let you know the measures we are taking to care for your health while you are attending our programs and classes. Because our organization works in the field of healthcare, we take our responsibility to safeguard the health of our …

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