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12 Mar: Growth Mindset

Changing perspectives changes everything. The above statement is a powerful and simple one, which helps us to see our ‘true’…

28 Feb: Remote Revolution, Mental Health Evolution?

Goodbye cubicle, hello…what exactly? Remember the days of meticulously crafting your morning commute outfit, battling rush hour crowds, and settling…

14 Feb: Your Gateway to Deep Relaxation and Healing: Yoga Nidra

Do you ever yearn for a deeper level of relaxation, a space beyond the fleeting calm of a bubble bath,…

02 Feb: Chair Yoga: A Fusion of Tradition and Modern Convenience

Yoga, originating from ancient India, has transcended its cultural boundaries to become a global phenomenon. Renowned for promoting physical and…

25 Jan: Latest in the yogic space: Multi-sensory yoga

As the name suggests, this innovative approach invites practitioners to engage not only their physical bodies but also their senses,…

08 Jan: Tranquil Transitions: The Art of Infusing Yoga into Your Evening Routine

Introduction: In the hustle and bustle of modern work life, achieving a peaceful night’s sleep can feel like a luxury….

05 Jan: Zen Your Way to a Good Night’s Sleep: Yoga Practices That Work

In the relentless hustle and bustle of our modern lives, the serenity of a peaceful night’s sleep often feels like…

08 Dec: The Mindful Workout: Sculpting Mental Strength

We’re living in a contemporary world, where the strains on our mental well-being are palpable, the pursuit of effective strategies…

24 Nov: Harnessing Healing Power: Yoga for PTSD and Trauma Recovery

Introduction: In a world that often moves at breakneck speed, it’s easy to forget that some carry invisible scars. For…

10 Nov: Kundalini Yoga: Awakening the Dormant Energy Within

Introduction Kundalini Yoga is a transformative practice that holds the potential to unlock a wellspring of inner energy. Rooted in…

27 Sep: From Stress to Success: Yoga’s extraordinary impact on children’s mental health.

Background: The overwhelming presence of the Internet, increasing competition, peer pressure, the breakdown of the joint family structure, escalating parental…

18 Aug: Exploring the Realm of Healing and Energy Work: A Journey to Inner Harmony

Introduction In today’s fast-paced and often stressful world, many people seek solace and balance through exploring alternative approaches to healing…

04 Aug: Unlocking the Depths of Dharana and Dhyana: Understanding the Difference

In the realm of yoga and meditation, the terms “dharana” and “dhyana” hold great significance. Rooted in ancient Sanskrit, these…

22 Jul: PRANA – THE KEY TO HEALTHY LIFE

According to yogic text at the very beginning, there was nothing, not even creation.  What existed was all pervasive, unmanifested consciousness. …

23 Jun: Ashtanga Yoga Part 2: The Final 4 Steps

In our last article, we discussed Ashtanga Yoga, the ancient yogi Patanjali’s 8 step yoga for achieving spiritual enlightenment. You…

23 Jun: Basics of Ashtanga (Patanjali) Yoga: Part 1

Ashtanga Yoga, also known as Patanjali Yoga, is a comprehensive, multi-step yoga system devised by the sage Patanjali who lived…

23 Jun: Prana

What is “Prana”? “Prana”, also called universal energy, the energy of life, ki, qi, or divine energy, is the substance…

23 Jun: Hatha Yoga – How it differs from Patanjali Yoga

Sage Patanjali was a contemporary of Buddha and his system of yoga was influenced by the Buddhist philosophy of yama…

22 Jun: PRANA AND MANTRA

An intrinsic relationship between sound and prana under-lies all creation.  At the beginning of creation, when the first movement arose…

22 Jun: Buddhism, Patanjali & Hatha Yoga

Sage Patanjali (around the same time as Buddha, about 2500 years ago) composed 196 sutras (aphorisms) that provide eight steps…

22 Jun: About the Yoga

Yoga : What is it? How do we practice it? How does it add value to our lives? One of…

22 Jun: Yoga : Science of the soul

“Awareness” and the practice of the science of yoga is one of the most precious gems I have collected in…

21 Jun: 5 Nutritional Supplements to Help Your Body Cope with Resistance Training

Those who train with weights have different nutritional needs from those that do not. This even applies to those who…

21 Jun: What Does It Mean to be Healthy? A New Frontier in Understanding

As the age of enlightenment progresses, new scientific dimensions are uncovered every day. Sometimes they cause a diametrical shift in…

21 Jun: 5 Health Supplements for The Average Gym-goer

Different genders, body types, genetics, and activity levels have different nutritional needs. But general guidelines based on scientific understanding and…

19 Jun: Diet – The Fine Line Between Fad and Fab

Diet prescriptions and trends are something almost everyone thinks about. Often to reduce weight, people flock to this or that…

19 Jun: Sushi is one of the most beloved foods of many people around the world today

Sushi is one of the most beloved foods of many people around the world today. A Japanese dish made primarily…

19 Jun: Becoming Conscious Through Conscious Breathing

Two functions in the human body are constant and (mostly) involuntary: the beating of the heart and breathing. Of the…

19 Jun: Philosophy, Spirituality, Mysticism and Religion

Such words can have loosely interchangeable meanings depending on whom you are speaking with. But are they really interchangeable, what…

19 Jun: (a2+b2=c2) = (E=mc2)? Pythagoras, Scientific Philosophy and Beyond!

You might remember, and definitely would have studied at some point in trigonometry, the theory for finding the length of…

19 Jun: Make Coronavirus Feel Pathetic! Boost Your Immune System Immediately

The coronavirus pandemic is the biggest since the Swine Flu of 2009-2010 and Ebola of 2014-2016. While the death toll…

16 Jun: ‘Just Rolling With It’ vs ‘Going Against the Flow’

We have all heard both these phrases and have an idea about what they mean. Which one is a better…

16 Jun: Finding Truth Amidst Nihilism, Science, Atheism and God

American Indie rock band Modest Mouse said it best. The lyrics of one of their most iconic songs is: “I’ve…

16 Jun: Fight, Flight and Just Being

We all experience periods of turmoil in our lives. Sometimes it is an event such as the loss of a…

16 Jun: HBR’s “To Overcome Your Insecurity, Recognize Where It Really Comes From” Is a Superficial and Outdated Look at Human Existence

In late June 2018, the Harvard Business Review published an article titled “To Overcome Your Insecurity, Recognize Where It Really…

16 Jun: Meditative Metal: 5 Rock Bands That Are Unexpectedly Spiritual

Rock music has traditionally been considered mindless noise. It is often thought of as dirty – hedonistic, drug-plagued, and even…

16 Jun: Why Positive Thinking may not Always be Healthy

Many life coaches say that one should ‘think positive.’ That ‘thinking positive’ is the key to success. If one really…

16 Jun: “Live” While You Make a “Living”

When was the last time you took a nice walk in the park with your favorite music on or cooked…

16 Jun: An ode to your work friends

We spend most of our day or rather, lives, at work. A typical day includes walking into the office, getting…

16 Jun: One session for transformation

You have your day planned – complete all your tasks for the day and head back home and just then,…

15 Jun: Love Actually…is all around us

What is our conditioning? That we are something finite, comprehensible and concrete. Why are we conditioned? It suffices that you…

15 Jun: The Psychology of Addiction – and How to Quit

Alcohol, cigarettes, sleep, sex, food, sugar – the list goes on. People today are strongly addicted to one or more…

15 Jun: What is love?

What is love? Baby don’t hurt me… In 1993, Trinidadian-born German vocalist and musician Nestor Alexander Haddaway posed this essential…

15 Jun: “Positive thinking” may not be most positive!

It is said by many life coaches that one should ‘think positive’. That ‘thinking positive’ is the key to success….

15 Jun: Passion and Grace

Divine grace is the greatest thing that can transform our lives. Whether it be a simple force that helps you…

15 Jun: True Ahimsa – Nonviolence towards Yourself

The Buddhist principle of ‘ahimsa’ or nonviolence is today a central tenet in many spiritual circles including New Age Philosophy….

15 Jun: Stubborn Gladness, a New Perspective on Life

Gratitude is a simple act of being thankful. It is about acknowledging the nuances of life which bring you joy…

15 Jun: Dealing with Difficult People & Situations

As humans, we thrive on interactions with each other. We are meant to be social species and not cooped up…

14 Jun: Of Self-Awareness and Self-Love

Life…or Something Like it Life is life. How often have we heard this? But is life – life – or…

14 Jun: The critical difference between Allowing and Attracting

The idea of “attraction” have been given a lot of attention in recent years. Perhaps a better idea is ‘allowing’…

14 Jun: The Origin of Disease – New Insight

Gabor Maté (born January 6, 1944) is a Hungarian-born Canadian physician with a background in family practice and a special interest in childhood development…

14 Jun: Heal your Life

Physical illness has its origin in mental & emotional issues: Scientists have proven this now.  Let us see some of…

14 Jun: What causes Cancer?

Anita Moorjani fought cancer for more than 4 years.  Her body finally began shutting down, as her organs failed she entered…

13 Jun: The Way Out of Pain

Thinking:  Not to be able to stop thinking is a dreadful affliction, but we don’t realize this because almost everybody…

13 Jun: FROM EXTRACTS “DYING TO BE ME”- From Anita Moorjani who was in coma for weeks, almost dead with CANCER……

I was overwhelmed by the realization that God isn’t a being, but a state of being. Every single encounter was…

13 Jun: Ego and its outcomes

Because we are so identified & addicted with mind-thinking it creates a phantom self, the “ego”. To the ego, the…

13 Jun: Negativity & its Delusion

I read these beautiful lines early in the morning today & would like to share who are experiencing any negativity…

13 Jun: Difference between Mad & Sane People

Not to be able to stop thinking is a dreadful affliction, but we don’t realize this because almost everybody is…

12 Jun: Manage vs Delight

Recently returning from Gartner’s global conference in Identify & Access management, I boarded an Emirates flight (economy class) from Dallas…

12 Jun: J. K. Rowling : Commencement speech at Harvard

Many of you would have seen this. For those who have not this is as awesome speech, parallel to that…

12 Jun: Instinct, Intellect and Intuition

These are the three layers of the whole science of mankind. Instinct relates to the functioning of your body. Breathing,…

12 Jun: Soul

A human being is a complex organism. The complex cellular structure, its integration with other cellular elements is undonbtabhy the…

12 Jun: Fear of Death

The fear of death is a natural mechanism through which one protects itself and prolongs its existence in time. It…

12 Jan: Spirituality: East vs. West, can the twain meet?

“Oh, East is East and West is West, and never the twain shall meet”, said the Nobel Laurette Rudyard Kipling….

30 Sep: The Fad and Fab of Dieting

To reduce weight, people flock to this or that diet in search of answers to their problems. The answer is…

10 Dec: The Throat (Vishuddhi) Chakra

Basics The Throat (Vishuddhi) Chakra is located in the throat and is responsible for self-expression. It is a masculine chakra and…

03 Dec: The Heart (Anahata) Chakra

Basics This feminine chakra (one that receives energy rather than gives it to other chakras,) is situated in the middle…

26 Nov: The Solar-plexus (Manipur) Chakra | Cross Identity Blog

Basics The manipur chakra is located near the solar-plexus. It is yellow in color, and it’s element is fire. It…

09 Nov: The Sacral (Swadhistana) Chakra

Basics The sacral chakra is situated between the hips. It is a feminine chakra (which means that it receives energy…

03 Nov: The Root (Muladhar) Chakra

Basics The root chakra is situated at the base of the spine. It is a red, spinning disc of pranic…

27 Oct: The 7 Chakras

Our bodies are fueled by energy. We are not talking here about the energy which comes from food, ie., caloric…

05 Jan: Your Guide to Achieving the Health You Deserve

In this final blog of our “Perfect Health” series, we provide a guide to achieving the health that you deserve….

22 Dec: Why Modern Medicine Fails, and How Holistic Science has Answers | Cross Identity Blog

In our last blog, we discussed the concept of perfect health. We talked about the fact that medical science looks…

14 Dec: How to Achieve “Perfect Health”?

The concept of health has been evolving over the last few decades. What was initially thought to be simply the…

18 Aug: How Yoga was Instrumental in Helping Rajiv Singh Battle COVID-19

Gloom casts a shadow on everything as the most unprecedented phenomenon of our times, COVID-19, has been interrupting normal life…

12 Jul: Breaking the Ice at Your New Workplace

Hardworking, efficacious, dedicated but at the same time, inhibited, diffident, and self-conscious… Do you relate to a personality like this?…