Heal your body and cure your mind
When everyone was running in this fast-paced world, a virus hit us like an asteroid, to bring the whole world to a standstill, and now you, I, everyone are just home locked, amidst the pandemic, on the silver lining what we saw was how nature was healing, started blooming to its full spirit, but just only nature required healing? Think again, the answer is no, we all need it too, when everything around has slowed down it’s time to take a step back and realize, we all have been just running with a baggage of responsibilities without any idea of the destination, and running on treadmill is not the answer to the solution, while this pandemic has come for a long stay, it has given us a gift of time to look after ourselves, our body & mind.
Many of us focus only on physical strength and ignores our mental health which holds equal importance, according to WHO, Covid-19 has reported high levels of emotional distress among people leading to a new mental health crisis, so it’s our time to heal ourselves from within, but what to do, how to do, where to do, so many questions pop up, a very simple solution is underlying in our premise, let’s get back to our roots, a 4 letter word, originated from the lands of India, I think many of you would have got the answer by now, yes it is “YOGA”.
Yoga is one of mankind’s most divine practices to attain peace of mind. Indulging in unwanted thoughts and negative emotions is the last thing we want as of now so what shall we do, simple, Yoga. An extremely beneficial practice to inculcate into your daily routine to help you to go through your quarantine days!
But why Yoga? How to begin? Let’s delve into some forms to understand it more..
Start with basics, general fitness; Yoga is the mixture of breath controlling exercises, simple meditation techniques, and the adoption of specific bodily postures. We learn to calm the mind by focusing on our breathing. Specific asana and body postures help induce flexibility and a divine sense of aura within. We aim is to keep ourselves mentally alert and be physically strong in such times of self-isolation! Yoga is one of those practices which promote physical and emotional well-being and has amassed a massive following in the western culture due to its benefits. Explore the types of Yoga and the different ways it helps reach a higher level of spirituality, and if not seeking spirituality, just a half an hour of the day will be a go-to for a long term for health & peace.
30 minutes sounds too long, alright, so just go for some short 10-min workout. Yoga is a way of life; we do not need to feel disappointed or frustrated considering our limitations with regard to physical health, shape and size of the body, lack of time, lack of space or unavailability of a teacher. Yoga, in fact, is the means to overcome all these problems. Yoga includes every aspect of life, quick video tutorials on YouTube, and various apps on your mobile, help you to understand and give you a good idea as how easily and efficiently you can adopt these techniques at home and just start off the journey
Any 10 minute mornings yoga full-body stretch for beginners is informative guides to kick start your daily Yoga routine. They say that it takes a minimum of 21 days of a particular routine to build a true habit, as we have that amount of time in our lives currently, let’s set specific goals and achieve some real targets that help us step out into life with a deeper sense of calmness and a superior state of physical and mental health. Make it interesting, take up a 21 day Yoga challenge, tag along with your family members, share it with your friends, colleagues, or even better, do it with them virtually to have the feeling of a yoga centre, we all know the calmness and soothing tone of the complete yoga teachings will definitely make you want to indulge and have a positive impact on your life. Don’t wait for a call of a doctor, heal your body and cure your mind today, and change your tomorrow.
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