A little fact about stomach

Our stomach is in the shape of a bag. When stomach is empty , it will shrink. While it is full with our meal, it will increase its size, to around 1.5L. Every minute, the muscle will move / squeeze 3 times automatically. This rhythm goes in line with the signal from...

Energy Lock – Bhandas

Bhandas are energy locks. It is done through tensing certain muscles group, to increase the flow of prana (energy) within our body. There are 3 main energy locks, root lock (mula bhanda), diaphragm lock (uddiyana bhanda) and neck lock (Jalandhana bhanda), applying the...

Surrender

Surrender is powerful, it allows us to gain strength and be nourished once again. Surrender is not the same as giving up. When one surrenders, he / she accepts anything that is happening or going to happen . One will not be going against any outcome. Yet when one give...

Sun Salutation

Sun Salutation is always my favourite, especially when there is just no time that I can steal to practice. The name may sound a little ‘religious’, however, it just means salutating to the sun, to receive and revive more energy within. All beings need sun...

Do and don’t for yoga practice

Here are some of the do and dont when we are practicing yoga. Hope the little tips will help! Do start with breathing each time, if we don’t have sufficient time to practice, maybe we can do breathing exercise (pranayama) instead. Do be aware of our body condition. It...

How to get started with yoga practice ?

Each of our body condition is different. It will be good to approach a qualified yoga teacher for some lessons before we start practicing on our own. Duration of the practice will depend on how much time we can spare. Some of us are fully occupied with work and house...

The Choice – Book Review Part 4

“Sometimes the worst moments in our lives, the moments that set us spinning with ugly desires, that threaten to unglue us with the sheer impossibility of the pain we must endure, are in fact the moments that bring us to understand our worth.”Everything happens for a...

The Choice – Book Review Part 3

“If you are going to live, you have to stand for something.”I have been wondering, what I should do to make each day meaningful till my last breath. Knowing that upon death, I cant bring anything away with me, why should I work so hard to acquire different things like...

The Choice – Book Review Part 2

“Survival is a matter of interdependence, that survival isn’t possible alone”I often ponder, why the seniors I have met tend to relying their happiness on their grandson, children, or even what kind of meal to be prepared by the spouse. Why is there such an...

The Choice – Book Review Part 1

The choice by Dr Edith Eger is one of the must read books. I chanced upon it when I was reading the book, Man Search for Meaning. Both books were written by the survivor of Concentration Camp. I have written few blogs in regards to Man Search for Meaning, click on to...