In actuality, a lot suffers from anxiety and tension. These emotional and mental strains are apparently a bothersome in general. While others are continuously fighting these kinds of stresses on a daily basis, many find it quite hard to be free from these burdens.
Today, different sectors and industries of the society are still looking for the right answers and solutions to these situations. Although there are numerous medications that can be consumed on a daily basis to improve the quality of life in totality, it is still advisable to resort to a more natural way of solving these things.
Accordingly, little did most people know that doing yoga can actually help you conquering tension and anxiety. Nowadays, people tend to cope more with their own emotional and mental stresses with the help of yoga. The benefits are actually efficient and effective as I have tried this method many years ago.
I would largely recommend for you to try doing yoga especially when you are in deep stress. These are the reasons why:
- Meditation to relax a distracted mind
One way to fight stress hormones and decrease the levels of these is to actually do meditation. Take note that stress hormones are usually the reason behind why you keep on having distractions and tensions on a daily basis.
Now, doing meditation everyday enables your mind to be at ease and at peace. Moreover, it can reduce your worrying moments which are mainly the causes of tension.
Every morning once you wake up, try to meditate for 5 to 10 minutes. Although personally, I prefer more to meditate for 15 to 20 minutes, you could start at 5 to 10 minutes. Also, try to choose a peaceful, calm, and tranquil place in your house. Practicing this on a daily basis can eventually help you relax your mind even in a stressful situation.
- Do Yoga Asanas and achieve a happy and healthy mind
Aside from achieving a relaxed and calm mind, you could apparently achieve a happy and healthy mind by doing different yoga positions or yoga asana. These positions are not only simple to execute but also very beneficial to your overall physique.
You may opt to do the bow pose or the Dhanurasana, cat stretching or the Marjariasana, or simply you could do the corpse pose or what they usually call as the Shavasana. These simple poses that you may execute everyday after your meditation can actually help flush out your negative toxins inside your mind and body, thus, you could achieve the yoga siddhi in the long run or the psychic powers.
- Breathe right with pranayamas to relieve anxiety
There are generally 4 Pranayamas or breathing techniques you could include on your regular routines. These breathing techniques are found to be very efficient and effective decluttering your thoughts. Basing on personal experiences, pranayamas helps me achieve a clean mind. Moreover, it flushes negativities out from my system which are apparently root causes of my anxieties and tensions.
The most useful and prominent technique you could exercise and practice is the Nadi Shodhan Pranayama or the Alternate Nostril Breathing which is very efficient in releasing stress and anxiety.
- Keep your mind calm with Matsyasana
Matsyasana is also known as the destroyer of all diseases. In addition, not only it destroys all the unhealthy factors inside your mind and body but it also helps you keep a healthy and calm mind regularly for your overall healthcare.
Commonly, Matsyasana is referred to as the fish pose and considered to be one of the beginner’s yoga pose. I have started yoga by doing meditation and the fish pose which then helped me to further develop my knowledge of yoga.
Well, you only need to primarily sit with your two legs. Eventually, sitting on your two legs and bending your head to the ground. Once your head touched the ground, make sure that your back is bent and never reaches the ground.
- Strengthening the mind-body connection with child pose
The child pose or what is usually called as the Balasana is very beneficial both to your mind and body. Doing this pose regularly can actually assist you in strengthening and deepening the connection between your mind and body. Consequently, in having a healthy and strong connection with your mind and body will cater you more peace and calmness in totality.
Sitting on your two legs and lap, slowly bow down your body and head to the ground. Once your head and body reached the ground, make sure your arms are in a forward position appearing as a “bow-pose”. After a few seconds of deep breathing, move your arms slowly encircling your side going to the back.
In conclusion, doing yoga routines on a daily basis cater not only physical health benefits but also can improve your overall mental health. I know for a fact that these 5 stress-busting yoga techniques and tips can largely help you improve the quality of your life since I have improved mine. In addition, you can easily conquer and overcome your tensions and anxieties by doing these yoga tips.
Ryan Varela is the CEO of Boost Health Insurance which provides customized and affordable health care plans for thousands of customers across the United States. Ryan has nearly a decade of experience in the health care industry and continues to serve the greater need to educate and deliver access to affordable options to those who need health care the most.