Monthly Archives: June 2015

A One-Minute Meditation with Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra

No time to meditate? No problem. Sixty seconds or less is all you need to take mini-break from the day’s stresses to help you regain mental clarity and calm. Here, Deepak Chopra, M.D., walks you through a quick, seated one-minute meditation that you can do right at your desk or…

Dhyan Chand hat-trick for India in 1936 Berlin Olympics

Dhyan Chand, Indian Hockey Team 1936 Berlin Olympics

The Hindu Archives: Members of the 1936 Indian Olympic hockey team. As destiny would have it, the Berlin Games was to be Dhyan Chand’s third and last Olympics at the age of 31, for he had decided to retire. Undoubtedly at the peak of his prowess, he was handed the…

Harvard research: Yoga helpful in both anxiety and depression

Source: Harvard Mental Health Letter Studies suggest that this practice modulates the stress response. Since the 1970s, meditation and other stress-reduction techniques have been studied as possible treatments for depression and anxiety. One such practice, yoga, has received less attention in the medical literature, though it has become increasingly popular in recent decades….

Yoga reduces cardiovascular disease like exercise does

IYD, International Yoga Day

Yoga effective for those ‘who cannot perform traditional aerobic exercise’. 16 Dec 2014: Following a systematic review of 37 randomised controlled trials, investigators from the Netherlands and USA have found that yoga may provide the same benefits in risk factor reduction as such traditional physical activities as biking or brisk walking. Sophia…