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Improving Concentration and Focus Holistically

Improving Concentration and Focus Holistically

by Kottakkal Support June 10, 2021

Concentration is the power to stay focused on one task at-hand and it’s the ability to stay in the present moment. There are many simple things we can do throughout the day to improve the ability to concentrate and keep the mind focused and calm. Both breath work (pranayam) and an amazing Ayurvedic herb called Brahmi can do exactly that.

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Stress Relief Habits for A Happier, Healthier Life

Stress Relief Habits for A Happier, Healthier Life

by Kottakkal Support May 27, 2021

Ayurveda teaches us preventing a disease is much better than curing one. Stress in our daily lives is inevitable. However, it is not the stress itself but our unhealthy reactions to it that can lead to symptoms such as irritability, headaches, worry, poor focus, upset stomach and frequent colds. The accumulated effects of prolonged stress may lead to insomnia, heart disease, psoriasis, asthma, and even cancer.

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Managing Frozen Shoulder with Ayurveda

Managing Frozen Shoulder with Ayurveda

by Kottakkal Support May 20, 2021

Pain, stiffness and joint immobility can happen anywhere in the body, not just the shoulder, but also in the jaw, lower back, and cervical spine. Ayurveda refers to Frozen Shoulder as Apabāhuka, and there are two types. One type is associated with dry inflammation and is primarily a vata condition with a racing or moving sensation. The second type is associated with moist inflammation caused by kapha or ama blocking the movement of vata and the pain stays in one localized area.

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Managing Anxiety- An Ayurvedic Approach

Managing Anxiety- An Ayurvedic Approach

by Kottakkal Support May 13, 2021

Anxiety is known as Cittodvega and a symptom of Unmada (disorders of the mind), and is a due to the aggravation of vata. In the early stages vata is aggravated along with rajas, with chronic anxiety involving both aggravated vata and tamas. Rajas is kinetic energy. When it is in balance, rajas gives us motivation.

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How Ayurveda Can Help You

How Ayurveda Can Help You

by Kottakkal Support May 06, 2021

Do you want to know how to keep yourself healthy for life? This is what Ayurveda has to offer. One of my teachers in India always used to say: “Ayurveda is your owner’s manual for life.” Learning about yourself through the lens of Ayurveda provides the tools to make better decisions for health and happiness. Ayurveda is the oldest, continuously practiced healthcare system with over a billion people using it worldwide today.

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