A yogic diet is a diet conducive to spiritual growth and self-realization. It goes beyond what you eat and includes everything you interact with day to day.
Yes! Yoga is not about crazy postures and flexibility. Yoga postures are meant to be gentle stretches that relax the body and bring your mind to stillness.
Peace is your natural state. It is obscured by thoughts, emotions and memories that haven’t been processed and released. Meditation, yoga and breathing techniques will help you release anything and everything that stands between you and your inner peace.
Feeling stuck in your head is the result of having too many thoughts. The practice of yoga is designed specifically to reduce the restlessness of the mind and bring it back to stillness. With just a few minutes of breath work and yoga postures, you’ll be able to still the mind and function at your best.
While meditating you shouldn’t be focussing on anything. Meditation is deep relaxation. If your mind is unsettled, it means that you need to get rid of that restlessness before sitting to meditate. To get rid of the restlessness start your practice with yoga postures and breathing techniques.
A balanced life is one in which you flourish mentally, emotionally, spiritually and physically. An excess or imbalance in any of these areas can lead to feeling unfulfilled and stagnant in life.
No. To be spiritual, you do not need to become a hermit and live in the mountains away from society. You can indulge in worldly pleasures as long as you do not become attached to them and chase after them. This attachment will hinder your progress on the spiritual path.
Even though you might not feel like it, this is a very good place to be in. You are starting to realize that true happiness and fulfillment does not come from the world around you but instead from within. At this stage, you are ready to begin your inward journey.