mindfulness, philosophy

Pranayama – take a deep breath (part 1)

Sanskrit word prana has a number of interpretations in English and is often translated as "energy" or "life force". In yogic philosophy prana refers to the life force present in all living organism and inanimate objects. The word yama means control therefore pranayama is often referred to as breath control. However, the second root of… Continue reading Pranayama – take a deep breath (part 1)

mindfulness

Unhelpful thinking patterns contributing to anxiety

The outside reality is created by the thoughts and beliefs we maintain about life in general. What we believe in our inner world (cause), we see in our outer world (effect) — not the other way around. We are often tested by circumstances outside of our control. Even though you may not be in control… Continue reading Unhelpful thinking patterns contributing to anxiety