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Stress-free living by Infinite Ideas, Elisabeth Wilson; Infinite Ideas

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Calming rituals

Look to the east for some simple calming rituals that you can undertake in seconds.

A quick yoga move to energise and calm

This move, the ‘Salute to the Sun’, is designed to be carried out while facing the rising sun. Master it, and it will serve you well, delivering instant energy and alertness benefits. Don’t do it at night – it could keep you awake.

Stand straight and tall, feet bare and about a foot apart. Hold your hands, pointing upwards in front of your chest as if you were praying.

Inhale and lift your arms straight above your head, stretching backwards a few inches so that you feel a stretch across your front.

Exhale. At the same time, bend forward from your hips so that your hands are on each side of your feet. You ...

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