Breathing

The Dangers of a Widening Gulf Between Your Heart and Mind

Elan Divon | Posted 03.16.2014 | Canada Living
Elan Divon

Learning is not just about retaining knowledge, it's about understanding how to relate that knowledge to other people in a meaningful way. And you can't do that if you are distracted, stressed or lack emotional intelligence.

Mindfulness Can Give You a Real Buzz

Dr. Divi Chandna | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. Divi Chandna

Mindfulness is the buzz word of the day. You hear mindful eating, mindfulness based stress reduction, mindfulness in meditation, mindful walking and more. Why is this mindfulness such a buzz? Over time, you start to realize you can actually choose your thoughts and thereby choose emotions.

Breathing Life Into the Year..

Paula Pyne | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada
Paula Pyne

It probably seems to you that the days of the New Year have long passed but I'm just getting around to writing this post. I've been going at turtle ...

7 Yoga Facts From A Yogini

Anupreet Sandhu Bhamra | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada Living
Anupreet Sandhu Bhamra

The word Yoga means union. As an Indian Philosophy, Yoga is a discipline through which body and mind are brought together in union, in complete harmony. It offers a holistic approach to life: through body poses, breathing, self-control of senses, diet, meditation, selfless actions, devotion and knowledge, to name a few.

Yoga Breathing Technique From The Top Of Machu Picchu

Sarah Bolen | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada Living
Sarah Bolen

Without a conscious focus on breath, a yoga practice will become strained and challenging. In yoga, breathing techniques are referred to as pranayama. Breath is life, and yet an active focus on the breath throughout everyday life is often ignored.

Five Ways to Use Meditation in Your Work Day

Danielle Mika Nagel | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada Living
Danielle Mika Nagel

So many of us spend our days stressed out and full of tension. Whether it's a heavy workload, a busy family life or a late night social calendar, it all catches up eventually. That's where meditation comes in handy. Simply taking time out of your day to stop and breathe with purpose can alter your attitude and make the day much smoother. Check out these five tips.

Quick Study: A Naturopathic Doctor's Favourite Exercise Tip

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 12.01.2011 | Canada Living

Quick Study [kwik stuhd-ee]: The Huffington Post Canada's tips to make your life a little sweeter, five minutes at a time. Think of it as a cheatsheet...

Meditate More: How To Fit Mindfullness Into Your Everyday Schedule

The Huffington Post Canada | Annabel Fitzsimmons | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Living

Meditation restores a sense of inner calm, focuses the mind and releases stress. It helps us maintain steadiness amidst the life changes and emotional...

Breathe Easy: Training Tips For New Runners

The Huffington Post Canada | Annabel Fitzsimmons | Posted 11.06.2011 | Canada Living

When taking up running, newbie runners often have a number of concerns: discovering the ideal pace, finding the best shoes, choosing a pre-run snack, ...

5 Free Ways To Get In A Good Mood - Fast

The Huffington Post Canada | Shelley White | Posted 10.30.2011 | Canada Living

If you're like many busy families, the advent of September means an end to the lazy, hazy days of summer and a return to the stressed-out, hustle and ...