We all know the feeling of anxiety: ceaseless worry and fear of the known and unknown, along with its other troublesome symptoms like insomnia. It is estimated that 40 million adults in the United States suffer from anxiety, making it the most common mental health disorder in the country.
Love - one word that can't fully encompass such a powerful emotion and action.
It is "invisible," like the air we breathe. Just like the breath, love is what keeps most of us going and even pushes us to our spiritual and mental limits. We all have done incredible things in the name of love. Most of us probably use this word fairly often in our daily lives.
The biggest issue that often stops people from self-care is commitment and consistency. But of course, committing to a consistent self-care routine is essential to live a healthy and balanced life. But what that routine looks like will be different for everyone. No two people have the same self-care needs, but Ayurveda is set up to accommodate each one of us.
The 5 following commitments to self-care can make a world of difference in supporting a consistent Ayurvedic life.
Manasamitra Vatakam (also known as Manasamitra Gulika) is an Ayurvedic medicine in tablet form made from 73 different ingredients. It is an effective remedy because of its ability to balance all 3 Doshas, and especially Pitta Dosha. Read more about this incredible classical formulation!
Anxiety, or Manovibhrama in Sanskrit, is a natural emotion that everyone experiences. It is normal to feel anxious before an exam, stage appearance or when making an important decision. Once the out-of-the-ordinary experience is over, it is also natural that any anxiety fades too. However, if you experience prolonged anxiety during routine situations like crossing a road, attending a social event or making minor daily decisions, and it negatively impacts your life you may have anxiety disorder.