Posts Tagged ‘exam stress’

Breathe out exam stress

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Sore eyes, out of the bed look, a stack of rough notes, sample test papers, and fresh stationary these describe the student gearing up for the exams. The litmus test is on with exams around the corner. Students are barred from watching TV, mobile phones confiscated and friends are not entertained. For a reason friends are now looked as enemies. There is so much to do and so little time we see the student of the year – crumbling under pressure.

The stage is set for a bigger one tomorrow. Here we bring you the advantages of yoga and meditation and how they can help your kid to shine on.

During preparation time:

1. Work hard and sleep well. Without physical and mental rest, memory and concentration are not strong. Wake up with the sunrise, and doing some light yoga exercises like surya namaskar followed by simple breathing exercises (eg. Nadi Shodhan Pranayama). 12 quick rounds of Surya Namaskar can be good work out . It’s a complete body workout which leaves one fresh and energetic. Head bending poses: All forward bending yoga poses or yoga asanas flows more blood to the head region and along with long deep breathe which increases the amount of oxygen in the blood can result in more relaxed, sharp and focused mind.

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Ayurveda for improving memory and IQ in children

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Come exam season, a lot of stress is laid on the ways to improve memory and reliable solutions are most welcome.

Ayurveda provides a safe and lasting impact on your child’s mental health, reducing exam stress and improving performance.

Psychological health or a healthy state of mind depends on the sense organs and their functions like awareness, sharpness, focus and attention which leads to good memory and decisiveness.

According to ayurveda, there could be many causes for poor memory and IQ, the primary ones being malnutrition and chemical imbalances in the brain functions which could be physiological or influenced by drugs and antibodies.

Ayurveda explains that the Kapha dosha (water and earth element) of the body is responsible for memory problems as vitiated kapha dosha leads to a dull mind or disinterestedness.

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Health tip of the day

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Stress busting exam tip: Eat small, light meals at frequent intervals to stay fresh and improve concentration.


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