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Meditation – the ultimate reset of our being

During meditation, stress hormones like cortisol and adrenalin are reduced in our blood whilst bliss hormones like dopamine and serotonin are produced.  The bliss hormones would stay in our body system for a while until the next daily mediation begins.  Meditation can change the brain over time.   Long-term meditators

To breathe, to live, to be

What have I learnt in yoga so far? The experience I’ve gained is profound and hard to explain in words but in this blog post today I will attempt to share my version. Will start in 2017, 4 years ago when I was 25. I was the typical university grad


The essence of practicing of Isvara Pranidhana is to surrender your ego with humility and cultivating trust in the universe no matter what the circumstances. It is only by losing our made belief self that we gain our true self.   In meditation, we can try to use these steps:

Journeying back to self

Yoga is leading me on the journey back to self. In this personal blog post, I will share about my journey through meditation. “Meditation is a natural distillation of spirituality into something applicable yet powerful. There is nothing more spiritual thing you can do, than to just tether to the

Meditate in a scented world

About 2 years ago, I went for an Aromatherapy Yoga class as I was curious about what I could learn from the class. It was a 1-hour class, where students lie in Shavasana pose, with warm bean bags doused with lavender placed on our eyes. The smell of lavender calmed

Mental Health & Yoga Nidra

Mental health is an issue that until recently has not been discussed much. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Having good mental health doesn’t necessarily mean the absence of a mental disorder, it means having a positive mental characteristic. However with the hustle

Meditation and some of it’s benefits.

What is meditation? Meditation is the process of observing the mind. Meditation doesn’t mean that one shouldn’t be thinking anything but rather observing the mind as it wanders and traversing it gently back to the breath or to the area of focus and eventually quiets the mind. Meditation is observing

How Scents Can Influence Our Yoga Practice and Mood

For centirues people have been using all kinds of scents in various forms to influence the mind and body. Almost every spiritual path includes the burning of incenses for different rituals: there are scents to cleanse the surroundings, to calm down, to attract money and luck, etc. From the modern

Should you meditate?

meditate /ˈmɛdɪteɪt/ verb focus one’s mind for a period of time, in silence or with the aid of chanting, for religious or spiritual purposes or as a method of relaxation.     Are you happy? Where do you derive happiness from? In this COVID-19 situation with a lot of negative

Meditation and its importance in 21st century

Most of us have heard about the history of evolution. Charles Darwin had proposed the theory of biological evolution by natural selection. According to his theory, only the species fit physically for the environment had survived. This was true a few centuries ago. In this modern day with all these