“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self to the self “
– The Bhagavad Gita
For some people this is just a random statement but for others this statement is the way of life. We as human beings spend all our lives finding happiness & solace in this materialistic world by doing things we don’t want to do, to impress people we don’t like to derive that momentary happiness.
This kind of happiness & satisfaction comes with timer & it fizzles out the moment the novelty of the materialistic possession runs out of steam. So why not we should adopt something which has stood the test of time & will give you more mental peace than any tangible possessions known to man.
Yes you guessed it right its yoga which will help you achieve harmony between mind & soul.
Yoga helps in enhancing concentration this is very important all those people who complain about not being able to focus on one task at hand. Especially students who cannot focus on the topic they are s there mind keeps on wandering from one place to another unable to focus on present. Inability to focus is rampant these days this has been seen in all groups. So if you want to increase your efficiency & complete your tasks in less than stipulated time then start right away. You can feel the change in less than month.
Improves sleep quality
Yoga can provide relief from the uncompromising demands of modern day life. It relaxes your nervous system calms your mind which in turns helps sleep deeper. A deep sleep means you will wake up fresh, energized & happy. Thus making sure that your day start on the right note.
Pranayama is supposed to help the immune system of body, but something which has been proven & has maximum effect on the immune system is meditation. Meditation is the most beneficial practice which helps your body fight viruses & infection & in turn keeps you healthy.
Yoga helps in reducing the fluctuation of mind. A calmer mind doesn’t have to deal with emotions such as anger, regret, anxiety, fear etc. These emotions induce stress & unsettle your thought process. Yoga helps you in shutting down all the chatter that keeps happening in your mind. Thus helping you live longer & healthy.
Yoga helps you connect with your inner soul brings your mind, body & soul together. This helps you realize your inner potential gives you confidence to achieve your higher calling in life beyond these worldly possessions. With mind & soul in sync it makes you emotionally strong & independent. This emotional independence helps you fight any psychological issues that you are going through in your life.
Yoga is not about self-improvement its about self- acceptance.
By: Anmol Dang