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Yoga-health
How restorative therapy can unleash your creativity
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Those who practise yoga learn to connect with their body, mind, and soul, while those who practise meditation employ breath work to achieve supreme relaxation. Yoga is frequently linked to a steady increase in flexibility and strength, but it's also an excellent way to foster creativity. Yoga aids in the development of creative force, and research are supporting the claims made by practitioners. Every type of professional needs creativity, productivity, and focus to not only meet the requirements but also thrive at the task at hand.
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7 mental health benefits of playing card games
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Although most people consider card games to be just another pastime activity, studies indicate that playing card games can offer numerous educational, emotional as well as psychological benefits, ranging from improved math skills to an increased sense of self-esteem.
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Are you an overthinker? Here's how you can control it
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We all have spent our time wondering about something, followed our train of thought and felt amazed at their impermanence and fleeting nature of it. How easily we start thinking about trivial things and don't stop until we have made up scenarios, circumstances, and predicaments that were not present in the beginning. These thoughts upset us, make us miserable, and detach us from the real world.
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Can eating fruit more often keep depression at bay?
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On the other hand, people who eat savoury snacks such as crisps, which are low in nutrients, are more likely to report greater levels of anxiety, said researchers from Aston University in the UK. Published in the British Journal of Nutrition, the study surveyed 428 adults from across the UK and looked at the relationship between their consumption of fruit, vegetables, sweet and savoury food snacks, and their psychological health.
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De-stress with Yoga skills from Alexa
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Unwinding with Shilpa Shetty: Practicing yoga at home can be difficult sometimes and, to ensure you are getting it right, Alexa brings you a yoga skill with expert Shilpa Shetty. Just ask, "Alexa, open Shilpa Shetty Yoga" and by learning the correct postures, you can carry out yoga workouts anytime. It's better now to relax at home with your family, and here are some skills that can help make your yoga workouts better and more interesting.
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1 in 8 people globally live with mental disorder: WHO
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Even before the pandemic, in 2019, the number of people living with a mental disorder was nearly a billion, including 14 per cent of the world's adolescents, a number that has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic in the last two years. In the first year of the pandemic alone, the rates of the already-common conditions such as depression and anxiety went up by more than 25 per cent.
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At least one in four adults have hypertension in India: Report
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The IHCI is a multi-partner initiative with the Union Health Ministry, the ICMR, and WHO Country Office for India, which was launched to achieve the government's goal of 25 per cent relative reduction in raised blood pressure in 2017. In the first year, IHCI covered 26 districts across the states of Punjab, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, and Maharashtra. By October 2021, it was expanded to 100 plus districts across 19 states.
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5 rules for healthy body and mind
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That doesn't mean that we keep on eating salads all the time, but it ensures we nourish our body with all the nutrients it needs from protein, carbohydrates, fats to all the vitamins and minerals. While ensuring that our total caloric intake is in line with our body composition goals. While also ensuring that we have our favourite and staple foods in our diet. We should also remember that 50-60 per cent of our body is made up of water and we need adequate water intake for optimal health, brain function etc.
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Mental-Health
Pandemic, conflicts affect mental health of millions: WHO
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"A pandemic has thrown an unprecedented spotlight on mental health. An armed conflict is profoundly affecting the mental health of millions of people," Xinhua news agency quoted the WHO's European Regional Director Hans Kluge as saying here. More than two months of conflict in Ukraine has led to incalculable uncertainty, insecurity, grief and loss, said the WHO official.
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Decoding the relationship between homes and mental wellbeing
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The brand released their annual Life at Home report, which shared insights on creating balance at home and how a balanced home aids mental well-being. The report also revealed insights into people's relationships with their current homes as well as their expectations for their future homes.
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