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Gisele Bündchen Reveals How She Overcame Anxiety When Doctors Couldn’t Help

The hot Brazilian model Gisele Bündchen has not been a stranger to anxiety and panic attacks. In a tell-all interview on her mental health issues with Jay Shetty, she revealed the true nature of her mental health issues including anxiety. She also discussed the struggle she went through in trying to overcome these issues. She …

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Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston Quit this 1 Morning Habit that you should Quit too

Jennifer Aniston is synonymous with great health. She’s aged super gracefully and at 50+ years of age she can give any much younger woman a run for money. However one of the secrets of maintaining great health has been routing and her diet. If you are wondering if she’s suddenly joined the 5 AM club …

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What to think while meditating? The answer is simple.

What Should You Think While Meditating?

A reader of the World Yoga Forum asked us this question – “What exactly are you supposed to think when you try meditation?“. This question can exist for a lot of beginners. The mind is difficult to control and when you sit for meditation, it’s possible there are a hundred thousand thoughts that can come …

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How to better understand self with meditation

Better Understanding Begins With Meditation

The mind can be full of chatter and it can be very difficult to control. In the Bhagawad Gita, Arjuna says to Lord Krishna – “The mind is very restless, turbulent, strong and obstinate, O Krishna. It appears to me that it is more difficult to control than the wind.“ Our mind can trick us …

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Ujjayi Pranayama

Yoga For De-stressing: Ujjayi Pranayama

Yoga is an effective therapy for managing stress and anxiety. In this post, we’ll discuss one such breathing technique also called Ujjayi Pranayama. It has numerous health benefits including helping manage stress, and at the same time managing blood pressure, and increasing lung capacity. Yoga is increasingly used in clinical settings for a variety of …

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Dhyana and Samadhi by Swami Vivekananda

In order to reach the superconscious state in a scientific manner it is necessary to pass through the various steps of Raja-Yoga. After Pratyahara and Dharana, we come to Dhyana, meditation. When the mind has been trained to remain fixed on a certain internal or external location, there comes to it the power of flowing …

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Superconsciousness Explained by Swami Vivekananda

Superconsciousness and a means to achieve it have been beautifully explained by Swami Vivekananda in his book Raja Yoga. We see, as human beings, that all our knowledge which is called rational is referred to consciousness. My consciousness of this table, and of your presence, makes me know that the table and you are here. …

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