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Finger Yoga

Yoga is an activity in which a person focuses his whole mind the five senses and the body as a whole. Yoga is a form of way that helps us to control, organize, concentrate and harmonize our body, soul and mind. Unfortunately, not all of us could afford the time to practice yoga but, lucky us, there is a form of yoga that can be done with only our fingers, even in the most hectic of times. Now who would’ve thought the greatest secret in yoga is at the tip of your fingers- literally. 
1.Gyan Mudra or the Mudra of Knowledge
Touch the tip of your index finger with the tip of your thumb and keep straight or free the other three fingers. The pose is usually used during meditations, and as the name suggests, this mudra helps in increasing our minds’ concentration and brain power. It’s also known to help with insomnia, stress and depression.
2.Prithvi Mudra or Mudra of Earth Press the tip of your thumb using the tip of your ring finger and keep the other three fingers straight up. This mudra is b…

Why You Should Never Skip Breakfast

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? Your mom was right, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Skipping this crucial meal can deprive you of nutrients and energy needed to kick start a day. Ever thought what ‘breakfast’ means? Your body responds to not eating for a few hours by slowing down your metabolism rate. So by eating your breakfast, you are actually jump-starting your metabolism. Not only that, here’s a list of why you should never skip your breakfast ever again:

1.Studies have shown that people who eat breakfast have a higher chance of losing weight, and keeping them off the weighing scale! When you skip breakfast, you’ll be hungry during lunchtime and you tend to consume more.

2.Eating breakfast can help you to focus better during work or in school. The morning meal helps to wake you up and if you’re hungry, it’s hard to keep your head on other things apart from, well, food.

3.A study carried out by Harvard School of Public Health has also shown…