When you are new to Meditation, it is often easier to start with a guided session. Unfortunately, we do not necessarily have the time to attend a class. But luckily, a recorded guided meditation works fine too.
Progressive Muscle Relaxation, or short PMR, is an easy to learn technique for relieving stress. You work through a phase of tension and relaxation of your muscles thus relearning how it feels in each stage and helping our body to remembers the relaxed state.
I am a fan of Japanese Green Tea for quite some time now, especially Sencha. Last year, while visiting Japan for the first time, I also tasted Matcha tea for the first time. I was blown away by its taste; it was so delicious.
Autogenic Breathing, also known as Combat Breathing or Inhale-Stop-Exhale, is a breathing technique to calm you down and relax without having a focus on it. Martial Arts, law enforcement or military personnel use it often for keeping cool and getting a clear mind before the action happens.
Stressed out, under-slept or life pressures like wtf?!? We all know those moments, and luckily we all have the perfect tool always with us to help our body relax - our breath. Learn how you can use your breath to calm down.