Be holistically healthy by doing Yoga
Do you always feel stressed out? Do you experience physical pain which takes a toll on day-to-day functioning? Do you feel unnecessarily gloomy? If the answer to all these questions is ‘Yes,’ the solutions to all the problems also start with a word starting with ‘Y’ – ‘Yoga.’ This word essentially means union; a union of the mind, body and soul, which will harmonise your existence and make you feel connected to the cosmic conscience or the universal spirit. Okay, I get it. These terms may be a little heavy to take in and I will not delve deeper into what yoga is and how it helps in the development of self-consciousness. Instead, let me discuss the benefits we can get from this ancient Indian practice, which can help us in living a healthy and stress free life. Yoga basically involves ‘asanas’ (yoga poses), postures, breathing techniques, and meditation. Through proper combination of these various techniques, we can attain various health benefits. Read on to find more:
1 Stay stress free
We do not know a single person around us who is not under some kind of stress. And this heightened tension mode creates many problems for us. Yoga is very helpful in reducing the levels of stress all of us accumulate in our day-to-day activities. The postures, breathing techniques (pranayama), and meditation techniques collectively help us in releasing the toxicity created by tension in our mind and body.