Today we will see the next (fourth) principle of Yoga.
Our body and mind gets affected with stress and strain due to various reasons. This causes many problems to the body and mind. Everyone is longing to have a relaxed life. Modern era pushes you to face stiff competition which eventually causes more pain within you. You need more energy to face the modern world.
Yoga teaches you to conserve energy. This makes you feel relax. Your blood pressure and heart beat will be normal. In the stressful field the management is teaching Yoga for the employees so that they can achieve their goal.
Today we will see the next (third) principle of Yoga.
Our body needs nutrients such as fats, carbohydrates, minerals, vitamins or proteins. Any substance which provides nutrition to the body is food. Usually we consume rice, wheat and maize. The food we eat must have balanced diet. Malnutrition is a big concern in the modern society. People are taking junk foods which hurt them more.
If you want to maintain your body then you have avoid junk foods, over-eating, fasting too much. You have to eat easily digestible foods which make the mind calm and your body supple and light. Further it gives a great resistance power to overwhelm diseases. You have to take more water between meals. During Yoga practice you have to take plenty of water. For the illness you have to take natural remedies except emergencies.
Today we will see the next (second) principle of Yoga.
Sleep means absent or reduced consciousness. Sleeping hours differs from person to person. Children need more sleeping hour’s. Usually they sleep for 14 to 15 hours in a day. When a kid moves to school then the sleeping hours get reduced. During Adult age the normal sleeping hours will be 7 to 9 hours. If you sleep for many hours then it will make you weak and lazy.
Insomnia means staying asleep. It might be caused for many reasons such as poor sleeping environment, psychological stress, excessive physical or mental stimulation before bedtime or an inconsistent sleeping schedule.
Nowadays sleeping is a great problem for many people. If you fail to sleep at least six hours a day then it will affect your mind and body. Go to sleep at 9 or 10 P.M and wake up early morning (5 or 6 A.M). It is a good time to practice Yoga.
Practicing Yoga makes your mind and body fit and proper. There are ten principles of Yoga which makes you to achieve your goal. The first principle of Yoga is
Discipline means a systematic instruction to train a person or a set of rules regulates your behaviour. Self discipline is essential for practicing Yoga. The five pillars of self discipline are hard work, willpower, acceptance, persistence and industry. Systematic and regular practice is essential to achieve your goal. If you failed to practice Yoga systematically and regularly then you cannot ripe the benefits of Yoga fully.
Yoga makes you self-purified and stronger. Further you have to practice Yoga in accordance with instruction given by Yoga gurus.
Maintaining health is a big concern for us. In order to maintain your health you have to do exercise regularly. You can maintain your shoulder by doing the exercise as stated below:
1. Do this exercise slowly and keep your spine straight and your neck relaxed.
2. Raise your right shoulder and then drop it down.
3. Raise your left shoulder and then drop it down.
4. Raise both shoulders at once and then drop them down again.
By doing this you can ease your shoulder tension. Further you can do stretching exercise for the shoulder. For that the steps are given below.
1. Sit in any comfortably erect position. Hold the strap and straighten your arms forward. While inhaling move your arms up until they are overhead, and exhale as you bring them down behind you.
2. Coordinate this movement with your breathing, making the movement smooth. Make sure the strap is sufficiently long and your hands sufficiently far apart, so that you can keep your arms straight. If you cannot keep your arms straight, lengthen the strap.
You are seeing this beautiful world through eyes. To preserves a healthy eye sight you have to do exercise for eye so that the muscles of eye gets strengthen and healthy. Without moving your head you have to do this exercise while doing so you improves your eyesight, prevents eyestrain and the muscles of your eye gets strengthen. The fives exercises of your eye are
1. Look up and then look down.
2. Look at the right and then look at the left.
3. Look at the top right and then look at the bottom left.
4. Look at the top left and then look at the bottom right.
5. Look up and then rotate your eyes clockwise and then anticlockwise.
You have to breathe normally while doing these exercises. Further you have to do it slowly to reap the full benefits.
There is no cure for HIV. People affected with this HIV get depression, anxiety, loneliness, fear and hopelessness. Yoga can reduce the stress, anxiety and fear. Further they get inner strength. Meditation, exercise and breathing are the three parts of Yoga. Yoga strengthens the muscle and nervous system. It stimulates the organs. Hence you will feel better and the energy level increases. Breathing exercise keeps your anxiety and stress down. Meditation makes you to know your body better. Do Yoga regularly and get relieved from the stress, anxiety, loneliness.
First five seconds close your eyes and after open and close it again. Six times do this exercise.
You are working with computer screen that time you will get up from every half an hour and move a bit around. Take one glass water and provide it to your eyes with a break of two minutes.
Minimum one minute close the eyes and rotate the eyeballs.
Gently rub the eye palms around one minute. It is called palming. In our eyes are need darkness to refresh. Doing every eye exercise that time we finish palming. Now relax the eyes.
Now you will imaging there is a big clock in your front side. You watch no twelve for ten seconds and after vertically watch number six. Minimum ten times do this exercise. After you will move horizontally move your eyes position in three to nine and finally watch diagonally (two to seven and ten to four).
Sambhavi mudra means your two eyes eye bolls are same time see the middle of the eyebrows, in few seconds hold and after move your eye bolls to your nose.
Gradually, through your view to the ceiling at that time you will inhale. And after exhale at that time your view goes to down in a vertical line towards the floor. Six times do this exercise.
Any exercise helps to your eyes fresh. So do walking and other kind of exercises.
Normally we blink our eyes. In our work busy that time we can not blink the eye’s will be suffer. So take effort to more blink.
In your workplace lights are dim its good for your eyes. Avoid bright lights. Bright lights increases eye strain.
Reduce your computer, laptop and television brightness. With out strain the eyes are adjust to dim light.
Strengthen the organ which adjusts the lens of the eye, by this exercise, and you may never need spectacles. Sit in a room by the window, and focus on a point in the distance. Hold your arm straight out in front of you, in the same direction as the point you are focusing on, with your thumb extended in a ‘thumbs-up’ position. Your thumb should be directly in the line of vision of the object you are focusing on in the distance. Now, keep shifting your focus from your thumb to the point in the distance. Do this around ten times, and at least once a day.
It is extremely dangerous to do inverted poses during pregnancy. If you have done the inverted poses then there is a possibility of causing air embolism. But pregnant women can learn and practice simple breathing and meditation techniques daily which eventually results in easier delivery. Further the health of the mother and baby will be good. Caution: Always a better trained instructor is good to achieve your goal.
Are you suffering from shoulder alignment problem? Body balance is important to maintain health. Trikonasana helps you to maintain your shoulder alignment. It improves spine flexibility and relieves your backache, gastric, flatulence, indigestion and acidity. Do this yoga and get relief.