Aligned and balanced posture enhances our ability to achieve stillness and practice proper breath control. To calm the activity of our thoughts it is important that we understand the benefits to the mind and body that an aligned posture brings. You will need to decide which practice position is both comfortable for you and that you will be able to maintain for increasing periods of time.
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.