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The Holiday Season Should Be Joyful

The Holiday Season Should Be Joyful

by Nischala Joy Devi December 18, 2014 This beautiful time of year is also one of the most stressful for many people. The rush and obligations of the holiday season—a season that should be simply joyful—can bring anxiety, worry and higher blood pressure. At times of stress many of us withdrawa from our physical bodies and draw into our minds and emotional bodies. Breathing becomes shallow. If the shallow breathing is left undetected, that in...

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The Healing Path of Yoga – Republished!

The Healing Path of Yoga – Republished!

The Healing Path of Yoga (Re-Published with a New Cover!) Time-Honored Wisdom and Scientifically   Proven Methods that Alleviate Stress,  Open your Heart, and Enrich your Life     By Nischala Joy Devi Foreword by Dean Ornish, M.D. Stress is now considered the foremost contributor to poor health and a major factor in causing heart disease, cancer and a myriad of chronic and acute diseases. This book will make yoga a fundamental part of...

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Are You Holding Stress?

Are You Holding Stress?

by Nischala Joy Devi. March 19, 2014. Most of us go through our lives with little awareness of the way different parts of our bodies hold tension and, of course, are eventually adversely affected. The more aware we are of the ways stress affects us physically, the more we can develop kindness toward our own bodies by taking time to release that stress. Deep Relaxation, Yoga Nidra, is a beautiful way to sharpen this awareness. As an example,...

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Breathe Past Holiday Stress

Breathe Past Holiday Stress

by Nischala Joy Devi. December 14, 2013. This beautiful time of year is also one of the most stressful for many people. The rush and obligations of the holiday season—a season that should be simply joyful—can bring anxiety, worry and higher blood pressure. At times of stress many of us withdrawa from our physical bodies and draw into our minds and emotional bodies. Breathing becomes shallow. If the shallow breathing is left undetected, that...

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Start The Day Relaxed & Limber

Start The Day Relaxed & Limber

by Nischala Joy Devi. September 23, 2010. The time of day for practice of the yoga poses, asanas, can be determined by the busyness of your schedule. Early morning seems to work well for many because the day’s activities are not yet in full force. The mind is calmer, and the lists for the day have not yet begun. Having the recommended empty stomach for the practice is also easier at this time. The poses may look better later in the day,...

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