Did you know that 7%-19% of US adults aren’t getting enough sleep? Why is sleep so important? People who don’t get enough sleep are at higher risk for chronic diseases such as high blood pressure and diabetes, as well as a weakened immune system. Lack of sleep can also cause moodiness, clumsiness and lack of…Read more »
PROJECT STRESS RELIEF: You really can’t go wrong with this one. After all, who doesn’t want the benefits of running….WITHOUT HAVING TO RUN?
What if I told you that you could meditate while doing your daily activities, like folding laundry, doing dishes, sitting at your desk at work, walking, running or lifting weights? Would that interest you?
Since it’s a federal holiday here in the USA, I decided to take the day off from both blogging and school. I still wanted to posts something, so it’s a repost day here at The Purple Almond. Here is a repost of my Meditation Monday year end review from December. I couldn’t decide which article…Read more »
As of 2013, it is estimated that approximately 129 million children worldwide have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). (2) The mind-body connection so prevalent in Yoga can have a beneficial impact on individuals with ADHD. Some benefits of yoga for individual with ADHD include: (3) • Decreased Fidgeting • Connection between body, mind and spirit…Read more »
Here is a short video which demonstrates a simple Qi Gong move to help relieve stress. And, I mean, come on, let’s be honest, who doesn’t need a bit of stress relief these days?
If you’re like me, you’d love to meditate and do yoga each day, but don’t have the time. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE doing yoga. It’s one of the few types of exercise that I thoroughly enjoy. (I’ve never been real big on fitness) Doing yoga and meditation has become a form of guilty pleasure for me,…Read more »
The benefits of yoga are many and well known. But, when you think of yoga, you most likely think of someone in workout clothes, standing or lying on a yoga mat, doing different poses of varying difficulty. I personally LOVE yoga, but often have difficulty finding time to work it into my busy schedule. I’m…Read more »
Here’s a simple yoga pose you can do right at your desk (or kitchen table etc…) when you feel stress getting the better of you. Have a great day!
Good morning everyone. I originally posted this article in December, 2016. I decided to repost it after another wonderful article was brought to my attention. BestForTheKids is a site dedicated to finding the best products for children. On their blog, they’ve included an article about Yoga for Children. We all know that Yoga is a…Read more »