Breathing exercises, known as pranayama form an essential part of yogic practices. There is a saying in yoga that it is not the number of years lived which determines the length of your life, but the number of breaths taken!
We all know that cycling is a form of exercise, masked as a means of transport. Using your bike several times a day for short errands, or once a day for a longer ride can greatly reduce stress levels. This is achieved by treating stress physically, not just mentally. But you may be wondering, how exactly does your mind gain from an exercise that is far less exhausting than, say, aerobics?
Getting a good night's sleep can benefit many areas of life. Falling asleep should be one of the easiest things in the world to do... But why are so many of us struggling with insomnia and not able to fall asleep? See if you're making these mistakes that are keeping you awake at night.