To de-clutter yourself, you must follow the advice of yoga’s sister science,
*Use natural cleanser like basil or tulsi to purify your body-mind complex.
*Too much of cold food- ice creams or cold drinks- are said to accumulate toxic
waste in the body. They will disrupt digestion adding to mental lethargy.
*Greens are a great way to loosen up accumulated waste in the colon and helps
you to feel light mentally and physically. They remove chronic constipation.
*Natural purifying spices like turmeric, coriander and fennel also helps to
purify mind and body. Turmeric is also called yogic spice.
AYURVEDA AND YOGA
How do you know you have mental clutter? According to Ayurveda, the body always
shows you symptoms of a heavy mind.
*If you feel sad or unreasonably anxious.
*If you have digestive problems like loose motion or constipation.
*Chronic joint pain.
HOW YOGA WORKS:
Do simple asanas to de-clutter your mind.
VATA NAASHAK MUDRA: Press down your middle and index fingers with your thumb. Do
for each hand. Hold for three minutes. This controls nervous tension, relieves
dryness of eyes, skin and hair. Promotes metabolism and sweetens the voice. Used
as therapy for pain and arthritis.
ARDHA CHANDRAASANA: Stand straight. Ensure that your feet are a foot apart.
Inhale to raise your palms overhead. Look at your palms, by tilting your head a
bit, arching the spine, especially along the lower back. Continue normal
breathing. Hold for a few seconds. Return to starting position. This opens your
mind and balances yoir mind and body.