Today, we live in a fast-paced environment running and juggling between family, work and friends. So we get worried and stressed always thinking about the things we have to do and the little time we have to do them…
If we stop living in the moment, we stop appreciating everything we have and the little things that makes us smile… then what is the point of life?
Today start your day by taking that time you really need to take care of yourself, find inner-peace and balance in your life and discover the secret to a healthy, stress-free and happy lifestyle!
Yoga and meditation should be a part of everyone’s daily routine. feeling relaxed, avoiding stress and being in the moment are crucial for a healthy lifestyle.
Stress could be making you sick, looking older, fatter and prone to many health problems and conditions like depression, diabetes, GI problems, high blood pressure and massive headaches, just to mention a few…
Some days avoiding stress is harder than others, like the day the restaurant you loved and trusted for years betrayed you and got you GLUTENED! Having gluten symptoms can be painful and stressful, those days take all out of yourself…
You really need a way to get your CALM BACK…so let me give you some amazing simple tools to help you heal your mind and body.
Let’s start by practicing this simple breathing relaxation exercise:
Find a comfortable position and close your eyes. Forget what you were doing or what you have to do…Be in the moment and start breathing deeply and exhaling slowly through your nose 3 to 5 times.
Continue breathing deeply and focus in your stomach Don’t concentrate on your pain just acknowledge it and try to relax all your muscles in that area every time you breathe out. Do this for about 10 minutes or until you start to feel calmed and relaxed.
Did you know that as little as 10 minutes of meditation everyday can help you heal your body and mind?
Practicing calmness will reduce stress, help you sleep better and appreciate life by feeling connected to yourself and others. On a more medical point of view: it lowers your blood pressure, helps you concentrate and aids your immunity and metabolism.
It’s really mind-blowing how some very simple habits can give you so many amazing benefits. So turn off your cellphone and find your calm every day especially on those days you need it the most!
After you’re done with your daily meditation try some of this amazing yoga poses to aid digestion and relieve gluten symptoms!
Follow the links for a step by step detail instructions for this asanas.
Trikonasana or Triangle Pose – Improves digestion, stimulates the abdominal organs and alleviates constipation, acidity and gas. Not recommended to practice when suffering from diarrhea.
Paschimottanasana or Forward Bending Pose relieves constipation and stomach pain.
PavanaMuktsana or Wind Relieving Pose – Improves digestion and alleviate gas by massaging intestines and abdomen organs.
Matsyendrasana or Half Spinal Twist Pose – Massages your abdominal organs, helps to detox your kidneys and liver and stimulates and improves digestion.
Ushtrasana or Camel Pose – It stretches and expands the stomach and intestines, improves digestion and alleviates constipation.
Dhanurasana or Bow Pose and Fish Pose – Relieves constipation
Uddiyana bandha or Upward Abdominal Lock – Aides Indigestion and Constipation
With meditation, yoga, rest and plenty of fluids you’ll be able to kick off your symptoms faster and easier than ever before!
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