Ayurveda is one word that has been passed on generation after generation. And no it doesn’t have any glamour value. It is the simple, effective and ageless medium that originated 3000 years back and has taught us how to maintain physical and mental health.
A Sanskrit word, Ayurveda is made of two words – ayur (life) and veda (knowledge). It is the knowledge that is arranged methodically with logic that becomes the science of life. Here are some easy Ayurvedic tips that can make us feel healthy, fitter and happier.
Tip 1: Wake up Early: Rise up before dawn to enjoy fresh, pure and unpolluted air. This will help you spend the rest of your day with positive vibes and energy.
Tip 2: Indulge in ‘Green’ Eating: Staying ‘disease-free’ can happen when you eat fresh organic fruits and vegetables. This will help clear your body of toxins. Avoid eating oily junk food, as much as you can.
Tip 3: Start your day on a ‘sweet’ note: Begin each morning by putting a teaspoon of honey in half a pint of water. This will help kill all toxins from your body besides ridding it of bacteria.
Tip 4: Get good sleep: Put your body and mind to good sleep as that helps rejuvenate and detoxify body. Try indulging in a warm bath before going to bed and use fragrant oils for a calm sleep.
Tip 5: Walk for better life
Morning walk is essential to start a day on a stress-free note. Walking in fact is one of the best forms of exercise that provide physical, mental and emotional peace.
Tip 6: Eliminate Body Toxins: As soon as get up in the morning, clear your body toxins in the form of urine or poop. The more you delay your excretion process, the more you will be poisoning yourself, which might lead to chronic problems later on.
Tip 7: Consume Herbs: Putting herbs in food help reduce bad cholesterol and trigger the body’s metabolism. Include healthy herbs and spices such as ginger, garlic, turmeric, cumin seeds and black pepper in cooking as much as possible.
Tip 8: Hydrate yourself well: The trick to getting a healthy body is water, water and water. Drink 8 glasses of water daily in order to flush out body toxins. This not only helps in smooth digestion but also brings a glow on the face.
Tip 9: Oil Massage: Each morning, do oil massage before going for a bath for a rejuvenated body and mind. It not only prevents drying of the tissues but also gives a good skin complexion.
Tip 10: Exercise: Include jogging, cycling, yoga and aerobic exercises to stay fit and healthy. Better still, walk for 30 minutes each day in the morning and after dinner to ward off disease, maintain weight and increase blood circulation.
Tip 11: Meditate: Take a break from the outer world by sitting down and shutting your eyes for few minutes. This helps you giver inner peace and healing.
Surrender yourself to Nature and Ayurveda if you want to lead a positive stress-free life.