It is not surprising that today there is a greater awareness of the benefits of yoga. More and more people are seeking refuge in yoga to find balance and achieve and maintain inner peace, calm and well-being.
Yoga can be a practical tool in our daily life to improve our mental, emotional, and physical well-being. Many take up yoga to improve their physical fitness or as a therapy to treat a physical ailment. In many instances, it soon becomes a ‘need’, an essential means to deal effectively with daily situations, rather than an alternative form of physical activity.
Through yoga, you become more attuned to your emotions. An increased sense of awareness enables you to have better mental control. You become calmer and more tolerant and eventually react positively. Your tolerance threshold is improved, making you less likely to become angry, frustrated, and upset.
The ever-increasing life stressors like excessive workload demands, health, relationship and financial problems can negatively influence our well-being. All this can lead to anxiety disorder, mood swings, insomnia and even depression. Science proves that yoga is an effective therapy to help individuals facing health challenges at a level to manage their condition, reduce symptoms, increase vitality and improve their attitude.
Yoga is not a fashion that will lose relevance over time. Since its origin dates back over 4000 years, it has proven its significance. With today’s fast living pace and stressors, an appropriate tool like yoga is an asset to our life. Its net effect is recharging a battery, making our life quality more manageable.