Sunday, March 14, 2010
Yoga for Depression, Anxiety, and Irritability
Yoga isn’t just for girls and hippies. It can be used for treating depression, as an anxiety treatment, and provide relief from irritability. It can teach you how to deal with stress. It relaxes your body and mind, and can make you feel euphoric. I often left yoga classes feeling very in the moment, free of anxiety, content, and confident. It can be especially beneficial to you people that are self conscious, pessimistic, and irritable. Yoga is also good exercise and daily practice is most beneficial.
Certain yogic practices have specific healing qualities for certain illnesses. Practicing yoga should be used as a supplement to conventional therapy, not a substitute. Yoga can enhance the effects of conventional therapies. Experiment and pay attention to what practices make you feel better and improve your condition. Yoga, breathing, and meditation cultivate faith, self control, concentration, determination, and patience.
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