Yoga has proven itself to increase mental wellness
Yoga has proven itself to increase mental wellness,Yoga has always found a way to adapt to the lifestyle of the practitioner. Earlier the sages used to practice yoga for hours through meditation and asanas, here we have quick workouts that can be practiced in the limited time slots the sedentary life allows.
However, even though the yoga lifestyle has time and again proven itself to be useful and beneficial to the basic quality of life, we tend to turn a blind eye towards its wonders
Yoga has reaffirmed itself as a holistic lifestyle for the wellness of mind, body, & soul. The proofs of yoga being a holistic wellness lifestyle are not only through word of mouth but also backed by science. According to studies, yoga increases the level of GABA in the human body. GABA is a neurotransmitter that sends chemical messages through the brain & the nervous system. It has a calming effect and helps with disorders like anxiety, depression amongst others. The practice of yoga has been known to elevate the levels of GABA in the brain resulting in the increase of “happy neurotransmitters”.
Yoga has proven itself to increase mental wellness & better the mental health of a practitioner. Better sleep, reduced stress, mental clarity, increased awareness, confidence, focus, etc have known to be the mental benefits of the regular practice of yoga.
Physically yoga asanas show that it works not only on one but all parts of the body, yoga has solutions for almost all bodily pains. It seamlessly works on the joints & muscles at the same time. The level of yoga advances as you evolve in your practice. Some myths & misconceptions surround yoga as a slow practice, or a lifestyle of select few, which makes us question the credibility of this lifestyle.
And we end up asking ourselves” why yoga?”
Why should I choose yoga as a lifestyle? How does this “slow” exercise help in achieving my fitness goals?
The answer lies in trying it for yourself! Unless you’ve given yoga a chance you will never know why you should choose yoga as a regular practice. All changes take time, but the important step is to start. The year 2019 has passed us by in a blink and this ancient, wise lifestyle awaits to be chosen, to be given a chance, to be utilized to enhance our way of living.