Positive emotions like cheerfulness and enthusiasm enhance the effectiveness of your body’s defenses. Worries and absorbing yourself in negative thoughts, however, diminish the efficiency of the immunocompetent cells. Since the mind-body interaction is that strong, we can create a big, positive impact with a little thing: a smile.
Balance is a brilliant word. It tells us exactly what health is: a state between too much and not enough. However, we tend to have too much stress and too little recovery. We are quite aware that being under constant stress doesn’t aid our wellbeing, but did you know that this imbalance directly affects your immune system?
About understanding and acceptance. Some things forever remain a mystery, no matter how well we know our loved ones. We don’t always understand each other because we are all wired differently. This is what makes us special, unique and yes, sometimes beyond someone else’s grasp. Why do we have the …
Being playful is the most important part of Yuna. Surprised? Did you think Yuna is all about health and being powerful, kind and mindful? You are absolutely right. It is. But there’s more. A playful mind is at the core of practicing all these qualities. Why? Because every kind of …
Let me take you back to the year 2003. Strap on your vortex manipulator and off we go! It’s a drizzly Saturday in 2003.
I was almost finished with my yoga teacher training, when my teacher asked me to fill in for him in one of his courses. I did not feel ready at all (which is the relaxed version of saying I was quite shocked), but since he trusted me, I went for it.
This is a very personal story dedicated to everyone aiming to increase body-mind health in their own life and in our world.
With 18 they told me I had allergic asthma. My lung volume was worryingly low and I had to get weekly shots. Just to give you an idea of what this meant during the day: Walking up to the second floor, I had to sit down on the stairs in the first floor to catch my breath. Not a sign of good health we can all agree.
One day I wondered how having my legs behind my head can improve my life. Let’s have a look at flexibility and its application in everyday life. Have you ever been in a challenging situation thinking: „Damn, if I were able to do take my legs behind my neck now, this …