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Musical Calling: Soulful Music Helps Your Mind And Body Speak To You Sumiran Annamaria Kashyap
26 Dec 2016Array min read

It is possible that even the genre ‘soul music’ may not be the right kind of soulful for you. Music is a very personal experience, one which totally depends on the listener. What’s your musical calling?

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One of the reasons why people enjoy music is because, like other creative arts, it forges connections with our emotions; often the ones we can't describe openly. Empirical studies in music psychology (yes, such an academic/scientific specialisation exists) show that music serves as an effective stress management technique.

Here’s how, from a psychological perspective:

  • Listening to music absorbs our attention, whilst simultaneously distracting us from things that usually saturate our thinking.
  • Consequently, the mind becomes introspective, exploring its ‘emotional inventory’.
  • If it brings to the fore painful emotions, the experience becomes cathartic, thanks to the effects of music.
  • If the brain encounters happy emotions, the sensations are only further enhanced!

Research also shows that soothing music, classical music in particular, is good ‘soul food’. Whilst the adjective is colloquial, there’s a realistic foundation to it. Multifaceted research on the psychology of rhythm and the connection between music and consciousness shows that soulful music impacts bodily functions:

  • It regulates heartbeat and pulse rate; and lowers blood pressure and stress levels.
  • Against a backdrop of quiet, melodious refrains, a person can focus on their breathing and relax it, thereby strengthening their perception of ‘control’ over themselves and their bodies.
  • Soulful music heals. It's known to reduce chronic pain from conditions like disc problems and rheumatoid arthritis. Not to mention its productive effects on migraine/fatigue sufferers, as well as those dealing with anxiety/depression. It’s increasingly becoming the preferred medium of medication to help ease the pain/uneasiness experienced by to-be moms in the labour room.
  • Soulful music also refreshes. The idea of spending some time listening to music and doing nothing else seems equivalent to being idle. Evidence exists though, supporting its influence on increased physical capacities, sharper memory/focus, and improved intellectual skills.
  • The Mozart Effect is a phenomenon specifically named after positively amplified performance on cognitive tasks, on listening to classical music, especially Mozart.

Although with increasingly updated/sophisticated evaluations of individual differences in traits and preferences, it would be an unfairly skewed assumption that those who aren't lovers of Mozart don't score high in the cognitive department!

Everyone has their own definition of therapeutic music – what’s calming for one, may be distracting for another. So, before you obsessively start immersing yourself in songs with the words ‘soul’/‘soulful’ in their descriptions, remember to do so only with songs that resonate with you, not the ones that resonate with everyone else. 

[:hi]

One of the reasons why people enjoy music is because, like other creative arts, it forges connections with our emotions; often the ones we can't describe openly. Empirical studies in music psychology (yes, such an academic/scientific specialisation exists) show that music serves as an effective stress management technique.

Here’s how, from a psychological perspective:

  • Listening to music absorbs our attention, whilst simultaneously distracting us from things that usually saturate our thinking.
  • Consequently, the mind becomes introspective, exploring its ‘emotional inventory’.
  • If it brings to the fore painful emotions, the experience becomes cathartic, thanks to the effects of music.
  • If the brain encounters happy emotions, the sensations are only further enhanced!

Research also shows that soothing music, classical music in particular, is good ‘soul food’. Whilst the adjective is colloquial, there’s a realistic foundation to it. Multifaceted research on the psychology of rhythm and the connection between music and consciousness shows that soulful music impacts bodily functions:

  • It regulates heartbeat and pulse rate; and lowers blood pressure and stress levels.
  • Against a backdrop of quiet, melodious refrains, a person can focus on their breathing and relax it, thereby strengthening their perception of ‘control’ over themselves and their bodies.
  • Soulful music heals. It's known to reduce chronic pain from conditions like disc problems and rheumatoid arthritis. Not to mention its productive effects on migraine/fatigue sufferers, as well as those dealing with anxiety/depression. It’s increasingly becoming the preferred medium of medication to help ease the pain/uneasiness experienced by to-be moms in the labour room.
  • Soulful music also refreshes. The idea of spending some time listening to music and doing nothing else seems equivalent to being idle. Evidence exists though, supporting its influence on increased physical capacities, sharper memory/focus, and improved intellectual skills.
  • The Mozart Effect is a phenomenon specifically named after positively amplified performance on cognitive tasks, on listening to classical music, especially Mozart.

Although with increasingly updated/sophisticated evaluations of individual differences in traits and preferences, it would be an unfairly skewed assumption that those who aren't lovers of Mozart don't score high in the cognitive department!

Everyone has their own definition of therapeutic music – what’s calming for one, may be distracting for another. So, before you obsessively start immersing yourself in songs with the words ‘soul’/‘soulful’ in their descriptions, remember to do so only with songs that resonate with you, not the ones that resonate with everyone else. 

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Musical Calling: Soulful Music Helps Your Mind And Body Speak To You
It is possible that even the genre ‘soul music’ may not be the right kind of soulful for you. Music is a very personal experience, one which totally depends on the listener. What’s your musical calling?
Yogini Of The Hour – Mrinalika Bhanjdeo Lakshmi Devan
21 Jun 2018Array min read

Her life mantra is—“Yoga isn’t just about the physical; it’s a way of life— finding balance between the material and spiritual world".

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Mrinalika Bhanjdeo, a yogini, began her journey a few years ago when she moved back to India to rediscover her origins after completing her undergraduate degree in the United States. This quest led her to Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training certification in Hatha Yoga, including vinyasa, yin and yang styles, under several international yoga teachers in a plethora of styles. Her life mantra is—“Yoga isn’t just about the physical; it’s a way of life— finding balance between the material and spiritual world". On International Yoga Day, I have the immense pleasure of being introduced to, and introducing you to this ethereal yogini whose aura seems to illuminate the room as soon as she walks in.

1. Do you believe that yoga has the power to transform lives?

Speaking from experience, I have grown into a more balanced human being. Now, when I use the word ‘balance’, I mean the subtle changes I have started to notice ever since I adopted a regular asana practice. There is this sense of ‘groundedness’ and being more present in my body rather than allowing my mind to flood with thoughts, creating narratives and impeding my true judgement. This has led to a sense of clarity, rather than my mind telling me stories which are not necessarily true. I am beginning to hone my intuitive skills and learn that the body never lies— an example would be my changed lifestyle and food habits. To be able to understand that the need to binge on sweet and salty foods was just a sign of an imbalance, created a vacuum inside me that food couldn't just satisfy; I needed an overall lifestyle shift to be able to understand what the body needs rather than callously floating around satisfying those infinite wants.

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2. Tell us how yoga has transformed your life?

Yoga has become my lifestyle and teaching yoga has inculcated in me a sense of discipline and self-care. I have observed this in my daily routine— waking up every day at 7 am to teach something I am so passionate about, along with bringing clarity of what I would like to teach that day, the intention of my class, the message I would like people to take away and so on. I don't consider it work, but more a way for me to spend time with people and share the ancient wisdom of yoga. It has also made me realise how each body is different, as unique as each one’s personality and that life is definitely not about fitting into a particular size and shape. My classes have helped me build my confidence, express my thoughts/feelings through movement, and develop a strong bond with those I teach.

3. What made you take yoga as the sole goal in your life?

Yoga is a way of living. It is not something I want to reach as a goal, but something that helps me live a more conscious life.

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4. Yoga has been said to be various things: spiritual bliss, exercise for healthy body, mental wellness partner, stress reliever, flexibility booster. What is it really, according to you?

To me, yoga is connection…and the idea of oneness that transcends living organisms into the natural world surrounding them. We are not separate from the whole or the macrocosm. Yoga is the connecting thread between the body, mind, and soul.

5. How difficult is yoga? How long will someone like me, a total amateur, take to master it?

Yoga is as simple as breathing— an inhalation of embracing life and an exhalation of letting go all that doesn't serve us anymore. We just use the same rhythmic breath and connect it to physical movements. There is no end goal in yoga. We are just embracing life as it is. Yoga is helping us bridge that gap which makes us think we are separate from the rest. Anyone can start yoga at any time; it is a lifelong journey of finding and maintaining that balance when we are bombarded with external stimuli all around. Each day, thousands of cells in your body die while many more are reborn; the body is in a constant flux of life and rebirth. You are not the same as you were yesterday… or a year back or 5 years ago; we are constantly evolving, so do our thoughts, our bodies, and of course our practice of yoga. Thus, I would say— let's not try mastering yoga, but instead use yoga as a way of coming closer to exploring your own body and self at your own pace.

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6. Personal question: What makes your soul happy? What's your goal in life?

Being in service of others— towards family, friends, and communities I belong to. Over the past few years, I have been working on restoring my ancestral home in Mayurbhanj, Odisha— The Belgadia Palace.  My dream would be to see it as a place of retreat for anyone looking for a safe space to come and rejuvenate.

7. Do you have a take-home message for our readers on International Yoga Day?

“Be the change you wish to see in the world”— Mahatma Gandhi

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Mrinalika Bhanjdeo is a Yogini. She is also a health council member at healthhunt.

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Mrinalika Bhanjdeo, a yogini, began her journey a few years ago when she moved back to India to rediscover her origins after completing her undergraduate degree in the United States. This quest led her to Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training certification in Hatha Yoga, including vinyasa, yin and yang styles, under several international yoga teachers in a plethora of styles. Her life mantra is—“Yoga isn’t just about the physical; it’s a way of life— finding balance between the material and spiritual world". On International Yoga Day, I have the immense pleasure of being introduced to, and introducing you to this ethereal yogini whose aura seems to illuminate the room as soon as she walks in.

1. Do you believe that yoga has the power to transform lives?

Speaking from experience, I have grown into a more balanced human being. Now, when I use the word ‘balance’, I mean the subtle changes I have started to notice ever since I adopted a regular asana practice. There is this sense of ‘groundedness’ and being more present in my body rather than allowing my mind to flood with thoughts, creating narratives and impeding my true judgement. This has led to a sense of clarity, rather than my mind telling me stories which are not necessarily true. I am beginning to hone my intuitive skills and learn that the body never lies— an example would be my changed lifestyle and food habits. To be able to understand that the need to binge on sweet and salty foods was just a sign of an imbalance, created a vacuum inside me that food couldn't just satisfy; I needed an overall lifestyle shift to be able to understand what the body needs rather than callously floating around satisfying those infinite wants.

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2. Tell us how yoga has transformed your life?

Yoga has become my lifestyle and teaching yoga has inculcated in me a sense of discipline and self-care. I have observed this in my daily routine— waking up every day at 7 am to teach something I am so passionate about, along with bringing clarity of what I would like to teach that day, the intention of my class, the message I would like people to take away and so on. I don't consider it work, but more a way for me to spend time with people and share the ancient wisdom of yoga. It has also made me realise how each body is different, as unique as each one’s personality and that life is definitely not about fitting into a particular size and shape. My classes have helped me build my confidence, express my thoughts/feelings through movement, and develop a strong bond with those I teach.

3. What made you take yoga as the sole goal in your life?

Yoga is a way of living. It is not something I want to reach as a goal, but something that helps me live a more conscious life.

C:UsersDipanshuDownloadsimage3.jpeg

4. Yoga has been said to be various things: spiritual bliss, exercise for healthy body, mental wellness partner, stress reliever, flexibility booster. What is it really, according to you?

To me, yoga is connection…and the idea of oneness that transcends living organisms into the natural world surrounding them. We are not separate from the whole or the macrocosm. Yoga is the connecting thread between the body, mind, and soul.

5. How difficult is yoga? How long will someone like me, a total amateur, take to master it?

Yoga is as simple as breathing— an inhalation of embracing life and an exhalation of letting go all that doesn't serve us anymore. We just use the same rhythmic breath and connect it to physical movements. There is no end goal in yoga. We are just embracing life as it is. Yoga is helping us bridge that gap which makes us think we are separate from the rest. Anyone can start yoga at any time; it is a lifelong journey of finding and maintaining that balance when we are bombarded with external stimuli all around. Each day, thousands of cells in your body die while many more are reborn; the body is in a constant flux of life and rebirth. You are not the same as you were yesterday… or a year back or 5 years ago; we are constantly evolving, so do our thoughts, our bodies, and of course our practice of yoga. Thus, I would say— let's not try mastering yoga, but instead use yoga as a way of coming closer to exploring your own body and self at your own pace.

C:UsersDipanshuDownloadsimage4.jpeg

6. Personal question: What makes your soul happy? What's your goal in life?

Being in service of others— towards family, friends, and communities I belong to. Over the past few years, I have been working on restoring my ancestral home in Mayurbhanj, Odisha— The Belgadia Palace.  My dream would be to see it as a place of retreat for anyone looking for a safe space to come and rejuvenate.

7. Do you have a take-home message for our readers on International Yoga Day?

“Be the change you wish to see in the world”— Mahatma Gandhi

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Mrinalika Bhanjdeo is a Yogini. She is also a health council member at healthhunt.

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Yogini Of The Hour – Mrinalika Bhanjdeo
Her life mantra is—“Yoga isn’t just about the physical; it’s a way of life— finding balance between the material and spiritual world".
FAT-BURNING GREEN TEA SMOOTHIE Pooja Duggal
08 Sep 2017Array min read

Green tea is known for its antioxidant properties. The ECGC in green tea helps boost metabolism and lose weight.

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This flavoured smoothie will tickle your taste buds, provide relief on a hot day, and give you all the benefits of its ingredients!

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup strong green tea, chilled
  • ⅛  tsp cayenne pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon (2-3 tbsp)
  • 2 tsp melted jaggery or organic honey
  • 1 small pear, skin on, cut into pieces
  • 2 tbsp plain yoghurt
  • 6-8 ice cubes

Preparation

  • Put all the ingredients in blender. 
  • Blend until smooth. Drink cold.
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This flavoured smoothie will tickle your taste buds, provide relief on a hot day, and give you all the benefits of its ingredients!

Serves 1

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup strong green tea, chilled
  • ⅛  tsp cayenne pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon (2-3 tbsp)
  • 2 tsp melted jaggery or organic honey
  • 1 small pear, skin on, cut into pieces
  • 2 tbsp plain yoghurt
  • 6-8 ice cubes

Preparation

  • Put all the ingredients in blender. 
  • Blend until smooth. Drink cold.
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FAT-BURNING GREEN TEA SMOOTHIE
Green tea is known for its antioxidant properties. The ECGC in green tea helps boost metabolism and lose weight.
Neem Wood Comb Ancient Living
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Ancient Living Neem wooden comb is a highly beneficial hair accessory. Neem is a natural antiseptic. It prevents the growth of microbes. Our comb is well crafted from a single, strong piece of neem wood.

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Ancient Living Neem wooden comb is a highly beneficial hair accessory. Neem is a natural antiseptic. It prevents the growth of microbes. Our comb is well crafted from a single, strong piece of neem wood.
Organic Baby Bath powder Ancient Living
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Ancient Living offers bath powders for both children and adults. These are made of organic, safe and pure herbs and pulses to give a wholesome bath experience. Some of the ingredients include crushed almonds, Navara rice, Kasturi, Vetiver etc.

[:en]Ancient Living offers bath powders for both children and adults. These are made of organic, safe and pure herbs and pulses to give a wholesome bath experience. Some of the ingredients include crushed almonds, Navara rice, Kasturi, Vetiver etc.[:hi]Ancient Living offers bath powders for both children and adults. These are made of organic, safe and pure herbs and pulses to give a wholesome bath experience. Some of the ingredients include crushed almonds, Navara rice, Kasturi, Vetiver etc.[:]
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