Our hands are miraculous in design and function, with a unique balance of strength and finesse, but they are more than tools. We recognize the power of a firm handshake to convey trust, the invitation of a soft touch on the shoulder to say “I understand and am here for you,” and the intimacy of walking hand in hand.
In yoga, hand positions called mudras are used to intensify the effect of body postures. Mudras are thought to invoke qualities such as patience or peacefulness. For example, Chin Mudra, bringing index finger to thumb, represents our longing to be one with our cosmic unconsciousness.
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Prescription drugs always freaked the shit out of me… I’ve never liked them and I don’t think I ever will. When I broke my back, it really surprised me how easy it was to get prescription painkillers… Docs were giving them to me like giving candy to a child. What the hell?! Well, needless to say, I believe I used 1-2 vicodins at most and telling you, it was not that bad… Ok, I had pain… good amount of pain.. but well, i survived! I guess what I am trying to say is that in a society where it is extremely easy to abuse prescription drugs, there also is another way to deal with the difficulties/challenges that life puts before us… I know there are
many cases that the drugs might be the only thing that would work but there are also many cases that you can choose differently. Check this article, what do you think?
Of the many potential benefits of yoga, certain forms have been associated with improving recovery from breast cancer, lessening anxiety and counteracting fibromyalgia. Yoga has many different forms — you can practice poses alone, attend a local class or even do a yoga video at home.