11 Yoga Poses for Better Digestion

Yoga Poses for Optimal Digestion

Yoga is practiced to promote health and relaxation with synergy of the mind, body, and spirit.

Yoga is the golden key that unlocks the door to peace, tranquility and joy.” – BKS Iyengar

Digestion is key to eliminating excess body waste and clearing out those toxic materials that don’t serve our body or mind.

The added benefit of yoga is it also helps relieve stress. It empowers your body’s digestion and improves the health of your organs.

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How can yoga asanas improve digestion?

  • Yoga asanas keep the mind active and happy. You are more likely to eat a balanced diet and this eases digestion.
  • Regular practice of yoga discourages fatty deposits.
  • Circulation of blood to the digestive organs increases, thus aiding digestion.

Tips to improve your digestion:

  • Do not lie down immediately after a meal.
  • Avoid eating heavy meals at night.
  • Keep away from stress. This leads to binging and consequently, digestive disorders.
  • Chew your food well. It reduces pressure on your digestive organs.

Good posture daily can help with stomach discomfort” – Greuner

Having stomach troubles? Try these yoga poses to help ease digestion.

1. Lotus Pose (Padmasana):

Padmasana means “Lotus throne” and is also a term for actual thrones, often decorated with lotus foliage motifs, on which figures in art sit.

Yoga Poses for Optimal Digestion

It is a cross-legged sitting asana originating in meditative practices of ancient India, in which the feet are placed on the opposing thighs.

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How to Train your Brain to stay Focused

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The brain is a powerful organ that is capable of processing loads of information. Training your brain to stay focused. Single-minded focus is key to productivity. Increase the strength of your focus gradually.

Where Focus Goes, Energy Flows.” – Tony Robbins

Think of your mind as a muscle. Your physical muscles and your attention muscles, both have a limited amount of strength. So we improve both.

When you train your brain, you will:

  • Be a faster learner
  • Avoid diseases
  • Avoid embarrassing situations

Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.” – Bill Russell

Here are ten ways you can start to improve your focus:

1. Create a distraction to-do list:

Write down the thought or to-do list items. When you are clear about your priorities, You’re able to identify the things you need to ignore and where to devote your energy.

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2. Set a routine:

Routine trains your brain for the activities that will follow. It conditions your brain to expect the work that you have in store.

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Five Golden Health Tips

Five Golden Health Tips

Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Combined with physical activity, your diet can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases (like heart disease and cancer), and promote your overall health.

It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” – Mahatma Gandhi

When health is absent,
wisdom cannot reveal itself,
art cannot manifest,
strength cannot fight,
wealth becomes useless, and
intelligence cannot be applied.” – Herophilus

A Health Poem:

An Apple a day keeps the doctor away.
Some Tulsi Leaf a day keeps cancer at bay.
A Lemon a day keeps the fat off your belly.
A cup of Milk a day keeps your bone strong and healthy.
Drink three liters of Water in a day will keep all diseases far away.

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How to get a better night’s sleep?

The health benefits of a good night’s sleep have been well documented, yet most of us make do with a few snatched hours squeezed into our hectic lives.

We should be sleeping for at least six hours each night, yet according to a recent report by The Sleep Council, 33% of Britons are getting by on five or six hours sleep while 22% say they sleep poorly every night.

Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn” – Mahatma Gandhi

A good night’s sleep is essential to your general well-being and health. This is the time when our tissues repair themselves, our muscles rest and our brain processes the events of the day. It has even been said that a good night’s sleep can help you to lose weight, as your body has more time to digest food and drink, and you are less likely to binge on caffeine, carbohydrates, chocolate and alcohol if you are well rested.

Simple Steps to Getting a Good Night’s Sleep:

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How to bring more laughter into your life?

Laughing can seem like a minor thing, something we do without really thinking much about it.

A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy. – Thomas Carlyle

Laughter is your birthright, a natural part of life that is innate and inborn. Infants begin smiling during the first weeks of life and laugh out loud within months of being born.

Here are some ways to start:

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Secrets Of Self-Control

Self-control is a skill we all possess (honest); yet we tend to give ourselves little credit for it.

When it comes to self-control, it is so easy to focus on our failures that our successes tend to pale in comparison.

Self-control is an effort that’s intended to help achieve a goal. Failing to control yourself is just that — a failure.

The first key to leadership is self-control. – Jack Weatherford

1) Meditation:

Meditation is the key to self control as it is the secret to unlock the power of the mind and the body.

People who follow a regular meditation routine become emotionally and physically stronger and can exercise control over their negative feelings in adverse situations

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​​Drinking Water at the Right Time

It’s common knowledge that drinking eight glasses of water a day is essential for the body to function properly.

All you have to do is drink water. Do it at the right time, in the right amount, be consistent, and you’re done. Simple.

Water is life, and clean water means health” Audrey Hepburn

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Top 10 Tips to Drink Water

1) After Waking Up​:

Drink one glass of water after waking up to help activate your internal organs. The water will help to remove any toxins before your first meal of the day.

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Benefits of Laughing

Laughter is a powerful antidote to stress, pain, and conflict.

Laughter enhances your intake of oxygen-rich air, stimulates your heart, lungs and muscles, and increases the endorphins that are released by your brain. Activate and relieve your stress response.

The health benefits of laughter include the reduction of stress hormones and blood pressure, as well as increased blood flow and oxygenation to the cells and organs.

Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.” — Charlie Chaplin

Benefits of Laughing:

Laughter helps you stress less:

A good sense of humor can’t cure all ailments, but data is mounting about the positive things laughter can do. You can’t feel anxious, angry, or sad when you’re laughing. A good, hearty laugh relieves physical tension and stress, leaving your muscles relaxed for up to 45 minutes after.

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Benefits of Eating Slowly

The benefits of slow eating include better digestion, better hydration, easier weight loss or maintenance, and greater satisfaction with our meals.

Meanwhile, eating quickly leads to poor digestion, increased weight gain, and lower satisfaction.

Another benefit of eating slowly is that it seems to increase water consumption during meals. A new scientific study shows that eating more slowly can decrease your food consumption and prevent overeating.

According to a Japanese Study, eating too fast is associated with insulin resistance.

You may have already heard of the Slow Food Movement, started in Italy almost two decades ago to counter the fast food movement. Everything that fast food is, Slow Food isnt. (Slow Food is an organization that promotes local food and traditional cooking. It was founded by Carlo Petrini in Italy in 1986 and has since spread worldwide).

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