How Yoga Helps With Mental Health Issues
GLOBAL MOVIE MAGAZINE|MARCH 2020
Yoga increases body awareness, reduces muscle tension, sharpens attention and concentration, and calms and centers the nervous system.
Yoga in particular is extremely good for mental health. Yoga brings you to the point of stability because when you get into postures you anchor with gravity. When you anchor with gravity a sense of mental relaxation happens although physically you are tied in a posture. There is some kind of mental release that happens. Your focus from your anxieties, from your tensions, from your worries, from emotional hurts moves in the posture. While in the posture as you breathe in a rhythm and as you circulate well in the body all your anxieties are released.

Emotional hurt pain is released. With circulation and rhythmic breathing, you begin to see solutions and as the positive hormones oxytocin, endorphin, serotonin is released in the body. Your confidence grows, your inner strength grows, mentally you become upbeat, emotionally there is buoyancy.

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