Posted in Breathing

Breath-ful-fillness

Pranayama is defined as controlled deep rhythmic breathing. The underlying principle of this practice aims to form a relationship amongst one’s emotion and breathing. To put it differently, breathing affects emotion and emotions are affective on breathing. The Caravan Wellness video Alternate Nostril Breathing is an exercise inspired by this yogic technique, with benefits that effect mindfulness-based therapeutic interventions, particularly with students (Singh). According to the 2018 mindful breath awareness study using 22 University of Manchester students, the state of wellbeing is the incorporation of an individual’s physical, mental and emotional health faculties. Participants of the research study were […]

Posted in Awareness

Caravan and Aromatherapy Pairings

Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic compounds derived from plants into essential oils for use topically, massages and baths. The aromatherapy history dates back several centuries, and its use is embedded in the cultural histories in both an art and science. Aromatherapy been used for its psychological and physical benefits for more than a thousand […]

Posted in Positivity

The Invisible Power of Indoor Plants

Decorating your home with an abundance of deep green plants can be very appealing to the eye. However, there’s more to them than just the aesthetics. People that surround themselves with plants feel more comfortable, soothed, and natural afterwards. They can make you feel overall more positive since they brighten up the room. Having plants […]

Posted in Breathing

Breath of Fire

Unleash the power of your breath Does it look a little funky? Maybe feel sort of silly? Yep. Does it have life changing benefits? Double yep. Breath of Fire (Kapalabhati) involves creating equal inhales and exhales in a rapid and rhythmic patten. Check out Breath of Fire to see how it’s done. This seemingly odd practice has astonishing […]

Posted in Complete Well-Being

Corporate Wellness Benefits

Interested in how CARAVAN can better your company’s stress and employee satisfaction rates? First, let’s look at some information discussing the benefits of a corporate wellness program. A 2012 study was conducted at a Malaysian telecommunication company researching the effect of a corporate wellness program on employee satisfaction and stress rates.  125 employees were selected for this […]

Posted in Meditation, Sleep, Stress

Sa-Ta-Na-Ma For Peace Of Mind

Our minds are incredible entities capable of life-changing and health-reversing abilities.  Sometimes though, this powerful vehicle can get overtaken by negative thoughts, leaving us susceptible to illness and a poorer quality of life.  In order to quiet the whirlwind of negative thoughts, memories and societal expectations that can fill our minds, discover the healing and mind-clearing power of […]