DISEASE

The first of the vikshepas is vyadhi or disease. Here Patanjali means physical disease, where the system is unbalanced and away from ease. Where does disease start? Rarely does it initiate in the physical body itself, unless it is the result of an accident or physical trauma. Generally, it starts in the sheath of prana, in the bio-energy field known as the pranamaya kosha in Yoga. The pranamaya kosha is the sheath where we experience the flow of energy within us, and with the…

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YOUR BRAIN ON NIGHT SHIFT

JAMIE NOTHSTINE is an emergency room nurse, a certified Primal Health Coach, with a Bachelor Degree in Kinesiology and Bachelor Degree of Nursing. She also has a passion for fitness and nutrition. Here Jamie shares her personal tips for working night shifts as a health professional, and still getting regular rejuvenating sleep. If you work the graveyard shift, do any of the following sound like you? Brain fogTiredCrankyAlways hungryOften sickOverweightHeadachesDepressionAnxiety After working the night shift for…

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THE POWER OF REST

JOANNE LAM is a personal health coach by day and thought-provoker by night. Born and raised in Hong Kong, she has since lived in the United States, the Netherlands, and currently resides in Canada. Here she explores the need for rest, and its role in her daily life. Remember a time when you could power through a day, a week, and a month with as little as two to three hours sleep a day? Remember a…

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INSIGHT OF THE HEART – PART 1

SAKI SANTORELLI is interviewed by AMIR IMANI as part of a webinar series about mindfulness, love, compassion and the way of the heart. Q: Today we are very delighted to have my dear friend, mentor and teacher, Dr. Saki Santorelli, with us. Saki was the Executive Director of The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health and Society at the University of Massachusetts, USA, for 17 years. I have been a witness to his deep contribution to bringing mindfulness…

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