Australian Yoga Journal

IN THE NOW

SAGE IS ALL THE RAGE

The secret to memory could be hiding in your backyard or sitting on your kitchen windowsill. It turns out sage is not only good for smudging, yogis! Studies show that sage can significantly improve cognitive performance, along with other positive benefits like reducing inflammation and enhancing relaxation.

Mundane meditation as good as a perfect practice

New preliminary research is discovering the benefits of a meditation practice – off the mat. The study looked at a group of new meditators over nine weeks who, instead of taking to the mat for meditation, integrated mindfulness into their for the full study.

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