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Discover the transformative power of Pranayama! 🌟
What is Pranayama? Pranayama is an ancient practice of controlling your breath to enhance your physical and mental well-being. In Sanskrit, "prana" means life force, and "ayama" means control. ⚖️ You can practice Pranayama through different breathing techniques, such as Nadi Shodhana (alternate nostril breathing), Ujjayi (victorious breath) or Bhramari (humming bee breath), to name a few. 😌 Start with just a few minutes each day and notice the transformative effects! 💥
In our fast-paced world, the real luxuries often go unnoticed. A good night's sleep, losing yourself in a captivating book, and the freedom to choose your own path are just a few examples of how you can’t put a price on certain things 🥰. Embrace these simple, yet profound pleasures and let them enhance your daily life. 🍀 Shakti Mat, Losing Yourself, Choose Your Own Path, Acupressure Mat, Sleep Relaxation, Deep Sleep, Acupressure, Losing You
The ✨ real ✨ luxuries in life
In our fast-paced world, the real luxuries often go unnoticed. A good night's sleep, losing yourself in a captivating book, and the freedom to choose your own path are just a few examples of how you can’t put a price on certain things 🥰. Embrace these simple, yet profound pleasures and let them enhance your daily life. 🍀
Meet your body’s superhighway: the vagus nerve. 🧠🚀
Meet your body’s superhighway: the vagus nerve. 🧠🚀
Meet your body’s superhighway: the vagus nerve. 🧠🚀
The vagus nerve, the longest nerve in your body, connects your brain with your digestive system and crucial organs. It manages stress by balancing your body's "rest and digest" (parasympathetic) and "fight or flight" (sympathetic) modes, supporting overall wellness. Stimulating it through deep breathing, meditation, or acupressure helps reduce stress and anxiety. So, next time you feel overwhelmed, take a deep breath and give your vagus nerve some love! 🌿✨
✨ The physiological sigh ✨
✨ The physiological sigh ✨
✨ The physiological sigh ✨
A great way to regulate your body's fight-or-flight response is using the physiological sigh ☁️ To practice this deep breath techquine, inhale through your nose, take a quick pause and then take another shorter, sharp inhale followed by an extended exhale through your mouth. 🌬️ This helps activate your parasympathetic system, producing a soothing and calming effect on the body 💛
Welcome all experiences; the good, the bad, and everything in between. 💞
As you grow and learn, you’ll encounter different challenges and life experiences. 🛣️ Cherish every moment along the way, for it's through life's twists and turns that your inner awareness flourishes. 🌱🌻 Tune in to your feelings and thoughts, and notice how they affect and shape your behaviour. Let each encounter mould you into a more mindful and enlightened version of yourself. 💫🌵 🎥: @liepziedziai
Self-care isn’t just about taking time ‘off’ to recharge your batteries 🔋🪫; it’s about setting boundaries, priorities and intentions to reconnect with yourself and your surroundings. It can take many forms such as exercising, meditating, intentional eating, journaling, etc… Everyone's self-care routine looks different, so what does it look like for you? ✨ Intentional Eating, Reconnect With Yourself, 2024 Goals, Mental And Physical Health, Setting Boundaries, Self Care Routine, Physical Health, Care Routine
Self-care isn’t selfish; it’s essential for your mental and physical health. 🪴
Self-care isn’t just about taking time ‘off’ to recharge your batteries 🔋🪫; it’s about setting boundaries, priorities and intentions to reconnect with yourself and your surroundings. It can take many forms such as exercising, meditating, intentional eating, journaling, etc… Everyone's self-care routine looks different, so what does it look like for you? ✨
Maintaining your vagus nerve strong and balanced can help you manage your stress levels better and look after your overall health. 🧘 This nerve plays a crucial role in regulating the ‘fight or flight response’, helping you switch back to your parasympathetic mode, where your body is relaxed.💤 Although we can’t control the functions of the vagus nerve, we can stimulate it to send signals to the body that it is time to relax and de-stress. Do you know other ways to stimulate it? 😍 Wellness Wishlist, Flight Response, Time To Relax, Look After Yourself, Overall Health, Relax Time, Body And Soul
Your body’s superhighway 🧠
Maintaining your vagus nerve strong and balanced can help you manage your stress levels better and look after your overall health. 🧘 This nerve plays a crucial role in regulating the ‘fight or flight response’, helping you switch back to your parasympathetic mode, where your body is relaxed.💤 Although we can’t control the functions of the vagus nerve, we can stimulate it to send signals to the body that it is time to relax and de-stress. Do you know other ways to stimulate it? 😍
Being kind to yourself is fundamental to feeling happier and in harmony. 😄 However, it’s often easier to show gratitude and compassion towards others rather than to ourselves. The words you use in your inner dialogue matter, they shape your mindset and your self-perception. Today, choose to be kind and love yourself. 💖 Save these words of affirmation and repeat them when you need them the most. A little self-care goes a long way! 🫰 Being Kind To Yourself, Inner Dialogue, Show Gratitude, To Be Kind, Words Of Affirmation, Be Kind To Yourself, Feeling Happy, Love Yourself
In case you need to hear it today 🥰
Being kind to yourself is fundamental to feeling happier and in harmony. 😄 However, it’s often easier to show gratitude and compassion towards others rather than to ourselves. The words you use in your inner dialogue matter, they shape your mindset and your self-perception. Today, choose to be kind and love yourself. 💖 Save these words of affirmation and repeat them when you need them the most. A little self-care goes a long way! 🫰
Handcrafted Shakti Mats are easy to take with you on a trip or holiday. Roll it up or remove the foam inside and pack it separately to fit it in your suitcase. Whenever you need a moment of reconnection and reset, lay on your Mat and feel the spikes work their magic 🌵 Hurts So Good, Deep Tissue, Walking In Nature, Massage Therapy
Unlock transformative wellbeing anywhere 🌱
Handcrafted Shakti Mats are easy to take with you on a trip or holiday. Roll it up or remove the foam inside and pack it separately to fit it in your suitcase. Whenever you need a moment of reconnection and reset, lay on your Mat and feel the spikes work their magic 🌵
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Try this breathing exercise for ultimate relaxation 😴
Find a quiet space. Begin to inhale and exhale deeply through the nose. On each inhale, fill the belly up with your breath. Expand the belly with air like a balloon. On each exhale, expel all the air out from the belly through your nose. This can help improve lung function, increase oxygen intake, and reduce stress and anxiety. Additionally, this type of breathing exercise can also help to improve digestion and elimination. 💗 For added relief - try this on your Shakti.
The lymphatic system is your body's built in sanitation center that carries away and filters out waste products from every cell, tissue and organ. It absorbs fat, and fat-soluble vitamins from the digestive tract and delivers them to the cells of the body. How to prevent lymphatic blockages 👇🏽 - Hydrate daily with water - Lymphatic drainage massage - Alternate hot and cold in your shower - Move your body/frequent exercise Dry Skin Acne, Drainage Massage, How To Pop Ears, Digestive Tract, Fat Soluble Vitamins, Tension Headache, Lack Of Energy, Lymph Nodes, Brain Fog
Experience any of these symptoms?
The lymphatic system is your body's built in sanitation center that carries away and filters out waste products from every cell, tissue and organ. It absorbs fat, and fat-soluble vitamins from the digestive tract and delivers them to the cells of the body. How to prevent lymphatic blockages 👇🏽 - Hydrate daily with water - Lymphatic drainage massage - Alternate hot and cold in your shower - Move your body/frequent exercise
Anyone else guilty of this? It happens to the best of us 🙋🏽​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​ Time to start fresh next week.... 😆 Yoga, Buy Wine, Next Week, I Laughed, Yoga Pants, Coffee Shop, To Start
We're all guilty... Maybe some more than others...
Anyone else guilty of this? It happens to the best of us 🙋🏽​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​ Time to start fresh next week.... 😆
Hegu is the original acupuncture point of the large intestine meridian which connects the head and face area. Therefore, it's a very good self-massage point for pain relief from headaches, migraines, and toothaches. 😬 Gently press this area for temporary relief. 😇 Acupuncture Photography, Face Acupuncture, Acupuncture Aesthetic, Clinic Photoshoot, Acupuncture Meridians, Face Therapy, Mood 2024, Acupuncture Point, Reiki Yoga
The Hegu point for headache relief ✨
Hegu is the original acupuncture point of the large intestine meridian which connects the head and face area. Therefore, it's a very good self-massage point for pain relief from headaches, migraines, and toothaches. 😬 Gently press this area for temporary relief. 😇
As you can imagine, negative thoughts can be incredibaly compelling. Negative thinking can make day-to-day life seem impossible, or cloud our judgement, in turn making us sweat the small stuff. Rather than allowing yourself to be distracted by what isn’t, you have to learn to focus on what is — and learn how to live a happier life by understanding your negative emotions and how you can reframe them. Small Stuff, Happier Life, Fitness Club, Negative Emotions
Reframe your mind. Challenge your negative thoughts 😇
As you can imagine, negative thoughts can be incredibaly compelling. Negative thinking can make day-to-day life seem impossible, or cloud our judgement, in turn making us sweat the small stuff. Rather than allowing yourself to be distracted by what isn’t, you have to learn to focus on what is — and learn how to live a happier life by understanding your negative emotions and how you can reframe them.