Overcome Stress: Part 1

Once the sources of stress are recognized, the next step is to overcome stress. The emphasis on stress in the last few posts is because of the toll it takes on us. It is estimated that as many as 80 percent of all diseases are due to the effects of stress, so overcoming stress is an important step in creating health. Continue reading “Overcome Stress: Part 1”

Risk Factor of Heart Disease

Heart Diseases are becoming more and more prevalent today with the rising pollution both in terms of the actual one and in terms of manpower. Even a normal, healthy person is more susceptible to diseases in the present world. So can a common man be spared? Yes it is possible!! Let us take a look. Continue reading “Risk Factor of Heart Disease”

Stress and Illnesss: Mind As Healer, Mind As Slayer

We don’t often think of our mind as the cause of good health or illness, but our mind has as much, if not more, influence over our health than diet, exercise, or our genes. This idea that the mind directly affects what happens in the body has been known for over 70 years, but only relatively recently have main-stream physicians been suggesting to patients that they take-up mind-calming techniques such as meditation and mindfulness. These suggestions are beginning to replace prescriptions for tranquillizers, as the evidence shows that mindfulness teaches people to respond to situations, rather than react to them. Continue reading “Stress and Illnesss: Mind As Healer, Mind As Slayer”