The circular geometric configurations most commonly associated with Eastern religions can also be used to regenerate and restore life balance.
According to traditional Chinese medicine, puncturing the body with needles can restore physical, emotional, and spiritual balance.
Chinese thought around the energy that sets the world in motion refers to tao (or, dao)—eternal, constant, and impossible to describe. Indigenous inhabitants of Polynesia believe in mana, a power bestowed on all creatures and things. It’s worth considering how many of these ideas have penetrated our Western thinking and in what form.
Falling asleep at regular times and for regular periods is essential for mental and physical wellbeing. There are a number of ways to encourage it.
How turning the position of the body, quite literally, on its head is believed to increase circulation, improve energy levels, and strengthen muscles.
In parts of East Asia, dried mugwort leaves are burned by folk doctors to prevent the sorts of illnesses that can arise in the winter months.
Calm your mind, focus on yourself, and organize your emotions with these simple exercises for mental wellbeing.
Tsa Lung – a Tibetan yogic practice – combines both breathing and physical exercises to further support meditation and mindfulness.
Excessive breathing can entail too little carbon dioxide in our body, which can lead to numerous health complications. This can be solved with diaphragmatic breathing.
The practice of yoga nidra – or yogic sleep – is accessible to everyone and can help us relax our body and mind.