According to several studies, the most common health problem in the world is depression. Meditating before running could change the brain in ways that are more beneficial for mental health than practicing either of those activities alone, according to an interesting study of a new treatment program for people with depression. Writes GRETCHEN REYNOLDS in the NewYorkTimes.
In this time of the year where the seasons are changing from the fall into the winter, the favorite Yoga winter pose of Cecilia for this period is a supported Viparita Karani – also called simply ‘legs up the wall pose’ – for which there are Sanskrit translations called both ‘upside down seat pose’ as well as ‘reversing attitude’.
Jon Kabat-Zinn Explains What’s So Revolutionary About Mindfulness? It Harnesses the Power of Consciousness Like Nothing Else. Medical professor and meditation teacher Jon Kabat-Zinn explains how one can combat their aversion and, hopefully, become a better, more reasonable person in the meantime.
Movember is the world’s ‘mustach growing’ charity-event which is organized every year in the month of November. At ConsumingPassions we support of course the mission of Movember to make men living happier, healthier and longer lives. As real Mo Sista’s we know how important prevention is.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an important tool to promote breast cancer awareness, show solidarity with women who currently have the disease and very importantly support fundraising to find a cure. Although there are not yet been proven strategies available to avert breast cancer, there are many pro active steps though, that we can take to take care of our breast in a preventive way all year long.
We believe detox is a physical and spiritual necessity! A good cleansing and detoxification program can work wonders; it increases our energy levels and can improve the way we feel dramatically. But is it really necessary to go on a fast? Or to be on green smoothies for weeks?