How Putting on Yoga Pants can help you overcome Anxiety

Anxiety is a normal human emotion. Many things in life and day to day activities can cause a person to feel anxious. Every individual at some point in their life have dealt with some form of anxiety. It usually occurs while taking a test, an issue at office or taking financial decision in your life. While there are different types and degrees of anxiety but in most cases doing yoga on regular basis can help to relieve some of the symptoms. You can perform some beginner level poses that can do wonders for your anxiety levels. By putting on your high waisted yoga pants and practicing a bit of yoga every day, even for 10 minutes can help you overcome this problem.

 Anxiety: What exactly is it in general terms?

 In general, anxiety is a term used for mental disorder that causes, nervousness, apprehension, worry and fear. The symptom may vary depending on different level of disorder. Mild form can be easily eradicated by doing meditation & yoga on regular basis, but severe symptoms can have serious impact on everyday activities. It can affect how a person can feel or act in different situations.

 There are several types of anxiety disorders recognized worldwide as follows:

  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress syndrome
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Special type of phobias
  • Panic Attacks

 How can Yoga help to overcome anxiety?

 Practicing Yoga regularly relaxes the mind and body. Yoga encourages concentration on breathing along with calming the mind. Here are some specific poses that can relieve the anxiety disorder or symptoms related to them:

 The Extended Puppy Pose: It can calm your mind by lengthening the spine and stretching the shoulders, which also helps with muscle tension.

 The Salutation Seal: This pose not only calm your mind but also help with shortness of breath, trouble in concentrating and heart palpitations.

 Cat and Cow Poses: It can help you to relieve muscle tension around your back and neck. It massages the internal organ and spinal cord.

So, pull-up your yoga pants every day and practice different poses. It will help you to establish a healthy routine that relaxes calms and centers you.