Every individual has a different combination to make up our constitutional balance. Vata is the ‘air and space’ element – it is cold, always moving, quick and constantly changing.
In terms of Ayurveda, a person with a Vata imbalance may be at risk of fatigue, insomnia, hypertension and an overactive mind. An overactive mind is when the person will continually worry and fear about the thoughts going on in their mind.
The effects of not giving yourself time to relax and not practising stress relieving methods can wreak havoc in the mind. Not only that, but society today is constantly moving and progressing, leaving our minds almost always ‘switched on’. In order to live a happy, healthy life, our mind and body occasionally need time to ‘reboot’.
Studies have shown overactive brain activity can be linked with depression, sleep disorders, fibromyalgia and other anxiety disorders or mental health problems. There are some great ways to keep an overactive mind...