Tagged: #ayurveda

Sex Hormones vs Stress Hormones

Sex hormones are Yin (if you don’t understand what I’m talking about, check the post #1 later: Duality ). There’re hell a lot of sex hormones, but we’ll talk about 2 of them: Estrogen = Ginger Rogers Progesterone = Fred Astaire  Some sex hormones are more yin than others. Well, estrogen (Ginger) is more yin than progesterone (Fred). Traditional Chinese Medicine is calling ‘Ginger’ – YIN WITHIN YIN. It provides nourishment,...

Duality

Duality is found everywhere in nature. We usually call it ‘yin’ and ‘yang’. Yang is the energising, activating and motivating principle of life. Yin is the nourishing and building principle of life. Here some examples:  driving the car, playing sports, multitasking, drinking coffee, eating spicy, making deals/business is yang activities. It is also hot, bright, fast, dry, aggressive, male, daytime, sun.  sleeping, mediating, getting massage, eating oatmeal is yin activities....

How to cultivate a healthy state of mind

My voice is my most sacred power. I use it only to express my inner truth. “The Path Of Practice”  You can’t expect life to be 100% obstacle-free, simply because you are cultivating positivity or walking around with “a ray of sunshine”-face. Indeed sadness, frustration, anger and stress are often natural responses to the ordinary struggles of human life. So what you can do? 1. Take in positive impressions. This can...