Meditation

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Waking up with a clear sense of purpose and meaning is the secret behind why Japanese people live some of the longest and happiest lives. They sum it up in a single word: ikigai. Many of us are experiencing exceptionally challenging times. Yet we’re expected to live longer beyond 100

mindfulness | Longevity LIVE

Gisèle Wertheim Aymés speaks to Dr. Simon Whitesman (MBChB) about why mindfulness is medicine. Dr. Whitesman is a practitioner of medical psychotherapy at Christiaan Barnard Memorial Hospital in Cape Town and chairman of the Institute of Mindfulness. Q: How did a medical doctor become chairman of the Institute of Mindfulness?

meditation | Longevity LIVE

Everybody seems to be meditating. An ancient tradition that was often synonymous with Buddhist monks, meditation has taken the world by storm and it is continuously spoken about in everyday conversations with many people asking, “so how often do you meditate?” Countless articles have been written about the practice which

meditation | Longevity LIVE

Meditation has many different forms and can be beneficial for a number of reasons for people of all ages. It’s defined as using a technique such as mindfulness or personal insight to focus on a particular object, goal, or part of the body. Meditation focuses on training attention to a

Coronavirus has taken over our lives. During physical isolation, we have been confined to our homes. Even as lockdown lifts, the insecurities of a fragile economy and reduced income are playing havoc with our stress levels. Negative news, on every channel, adds to the fear and uncertainty. However, mindfulness could

Hobbies | Longevity LIVE

With the coronavirus outbreak and self-isolation at home, a lot of us suddenly have a lot more free time on our hands. Now while COVID-19 is a serious issue, and we should all be practicing social distancing, we’re not immune to cabin fever. In fact, being stuck inside, coupled with

Former monk Jay Shetty says this might be the perfect time for YOU to start meditating. Take this world crisis as an opportunity brought to us by the Universe to take time to look within. Generally, the world is a busy place with so little time to think about what

corona stress and yoga [longevity live]

Corona stress is manifesting itself in the minds of millions of people worldwide. Living in a world where we are experiencing stress is not comforting by any means. Fortunately, corona stress will be put to rest with restorative yoga and natural rituals. Not only will these rituals relax your body

strengthen pilates | Longevity LIVE

In the 1920s, Joseph Pilates created a now extremely popular form of exercise. He came up with a series of movements that not only incorporated stretching but also encouraged the body to build muscle. He coined the fitness approach after himself, calling it Pilates and it wasn’t long before this

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Protect your central nervous system (CNS) before you hit the point of fatigue. Most of us tend to focus solely on activating the muscles, smashing workouts and getting the job done. However, it will work in your favor if you start easing up a little in the long term. Here’s