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Pranayama is for Everyone

Prayanama benefits us in several ways. It regulates our body's processes, reduces stress, protects us from common respiratory issues, improves sleep and digestion and so on. It also makes one feel joyful. Learning Pranayama has two elements:

1. Some guidance from a practitioner who understands every human body is different
2. Regularity, regularity and regularity

The following instructions are to help you start your Pranayama journey.

Some simple instructions to follow for Pranayama in the morning:

*Pre*

Loose dress.
Empty bowel
Take bath if weather in your city is warm
No tea/coffee or any food prior to this (last 4 hours at least).
Two classes of water, at least 10 minutes before starting. Warm water ideally.
Basic Yoga mat

*During*

No aroma of food, perfume or agarbatti nearby
Please open the window - fresh air/ventilated room is an important requirement.
Don't wear watches or trackers etc.
Turn off the fan

*Post*

Move/walk within the house for 10 minutes at least
No tea/coffee…

Confirmed:Other Dads watch Pogo TV Channel too!

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My wife remains quite annoyed by my daughter's addiction to Pogo channel. She remains even more annoyed by the fact that much against her rightful protestations, my daughter is joined by me in watching shows such as M.A.D and Takeshi's Castle (Oh, have you heard the hilarious voiceover provided by the very talented Javed Jaffrey? !). And just btw, even now my TV is showing a Harry Potter movie and I am the only viewer in my house!!

If that generates your sympathies for my wife, read this. I recently noticed a Hitachi AC ad on Pogo. Now kids don't order ACs, which means someone told Hitachi (or provided somewhat credible viewership data) that dads and mums watch the channel too!! And hey wait, they just showed a Tanishq jewelry ad. Pogo,thanks for making it easy for me to accept this reality!!!

Comments

Anonymous said…
Kids don't buy ACs, that's true, but I am guessing they are the biggest influencers of AC buying.

If the kid decides he wants an AC, does the parent really have much of a choice? ;)
Unknown said…
I know its the dads idea of spending quality time with kids..to drop on the couch and watch shows and movies!!
Parag also knows all the Power Rangers,Transformers etc characters better than anything else.
Anonymous said…
Hi Rajesh

I think you have a great sense of humor and a great command on english...

I would suggest you start writing books and stories...

Your posts sound similar to chetan bhagat's way of thinking and choice of words...sarcastic humor

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