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14
Dec
Self-Care to Rejuvenate and Nourish this Winter!
Winters according to Ayurveda is a Kapha season (for late winter or Shishir; though early winter or Hemant is Vata) and is cold, chilly with moisture in form of fog, mist and snow. It is generally a period of lethargy with a seasonal tendency towards loneliness.   It is believed that winters is essentially a period to direct your energies inwards and use this period to relax, reflect and repose to retrieve all the spent energy over the year and revive for the next one. It is also a cruci...
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3
Dec
CORK YOGA Mats for Natural, Eco- Conscious and Healthy YOGIC Lifestyle!
Have you ever read about Cork Yoga Mats and wondered if this is something you should invest in? Why choose them over the regular (and cheaper!) PVC yoga mats available abundantly in the market? What about quality and performance? Durability? And so many more unanswered questions! Look no further as we, at UrbanMuni, bring to you a quick summary of what these mats are all about and why you could consider replacing your regular PVC or Latex rubber mats with the Cork ones. 1. Safe for Pl...
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26
Nov
7 Powerful Ayurvedic Herbal Plants you must include in your daily skin, hair and diet regime
Known for centuries, ancient Ayurvedic Herbs are extensively used by practitioners in their holistic healing approach to help cleanse our body, defend us against diseases and help balance our body, mind and spirit. These herbs find diverse applications including in nutrition, YOGA and meditation, Aromatherapy, massage, and therapeutic oils. 1. Aswagandha (Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal) Also known as Winter Cherry, Aswagandha is anti-diabetic, anti-pyretic (fever), anti-microbial and anti-b...
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22
Nov
Wellness for Workplace Stress
Corporate workplaces are crumbling with workers feeling exhausted, and stressed – mentally, emotionally and physically, and un-happy with the ever-increasing workload, economic insecurity, and consequent sleep deprivation and physical inactivity. COVID-19 has further demonstrated the need for not only robust healthcare systems, but also healthy individuals wherein individuals with chronic health conditions (such as diabetes, heart disease, and compromised immune systems) have shown to be a...
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22
Nov
You MUST STOP this now!
As described in Ayurveda, our body comprises of seven dhatus or tissues (Saptdhatus), namely Blood or ‘Rakta’ Plasma or ‘Rasa’ Fat or ‘Meda’ Muscle or ‘Mamsa’ Bone or ‘Asthi’ Bone-Marrow or ‘Majja’ Reproductive fluid or ‘Shukra’ These Dhatus are nourished by the food we eat and a wrong diet interrupts our metabolism and tissues do not get ample nourishment. For instance, dry skin and fatigu...
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