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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…

Some dangerously interesting business titles

When highly respected Subroto Bagchi was speaking on TV the other day, I was amused to see his title. It read as Gardener. I could relate somewhat, a business leader of his stature can only be expected to nurture what's around. How appropriate, I thought. Cisco likewise, has a Chief Globalisation Officer. Ron McDonald, the mascot of of McDonald's , is believed to be called as Chief Happiness Officer by McDonald's.

Not every position in the world has such undergone such a profound thinking exercise.

At a later day, I was reminded of the old days of the Soviet Union. A person could be called Fourth Assistant Secretary to the Chief Vice Minister or something equally weird. There was no way you could perhaps understand what such titled gentleman (gentleperson?) could be doing for a career.

Can you believe, the top boss of AOL match making service is called CEO of Love! Also, that the main organiser of the highly awaited Berkshire Hathway's annual meeting is believed to be called Director of Chaos. A CEO is believed to be calling his job title as Difference Maker. Somewhat like a telephone operator calling himself/herself as Director of First Impressions.What about the doorman at the famous hotel being called as Door Keeping Executive or even Welcome Experience Manager?.

 

Comments

Anonymous said…
Hey Rajesh,
That business titles are funny. people are going to make new positions with funny names.

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