Practicing Yoga can cure Depression

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Thanks to meditation and yoga we can now learn to alleviate our problems and get depression under control.

Have you ever felt down? Have you ever been depressed? Depression is one of the greatest evils of our times, a disease which we have to fight daily with all our strength.

The big problem arises when we are willing to fight, but we lack the energy. This is one of the symptoms of depression: lack of energy or courage to do anything.

Not to mention those things we once enjoyed have become something that no longer gives us or make us feel anything. This is all a product of depression.

The use of drugs to deal with depression can have devastating effects.

Want to use more natural remedy to cure depression? Lets try Yoga.

Yoga is a great substitute for drugs

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Yoga is not the solution to your depression but like drugs, yoga can help.

There are various studies that have confirmed this. For example, in a study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry they listed the following benefits of yoga for depression:

  • It helps reduce stress and anxiety disorders.
  • Will allow you to be more aware of your mood.
  • Help you can manage emotions effectively.
  • You’ll be stronger psychologically to face different situations.

These are just some of the benefits that yoga can provide you by just doing a few short sessions, from 15 minutes up to 45 minutes a day.

Anyone who has attended at least one yoga class will notice the state of mental and physical relaxation from the people who are finished with a yoga session.

The perfect antidote for various diseases

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Yoga can be used to treat various diseases, but especially for those that affect our physical and mental well-being.

Depression is not just a state of mind, but can also be physical. Migraine headaches, stomach pains, palpitations … All this can be caused by depression.

Practicing yoga enables us to deal with all these respiratory and digestive problems that are warning us that something is wrong in our body. It’s just a warning that there is a problem to be solved.

But besides all this, yoga lets you leave home, interact with the rest of the world, rather than be lock up and feeding your depression.

Interact with others, do something different, work your body, relax and calm your mind all these things will help you fight depression.

Yoga lifts your mood

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WhenΒ  depression appears everything becomes black, pessimistic , and dark.

If you are sad, everything will seem negative and you believe that everything bad happens to you. With yoga you will be aware that you can change all this.

You will learn to read your emotions, you will be more aware of what you feel. You will get closer to your feelings, you will then be able to deal with everything that is negative.

Yoga combined with small doses of meditation will makes this practice even more effective.

Have you ever participated in a yoga class? Do you think it is not for you? It is great for people with anxiety, stress, unresolved problems and depression

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Yoga is an ancient practice that allows you to gain flexibility, not only physical but mental balance, and willpower … Yoga will help you to learn and naturally heal your insides.

Do not let Depression control you.

  • Lizzy Paris

    Yoga is such an under-rated practice. It has so many benefits!! Great post!

  • Simply So Healthy !

    It is amazing how much the body and the mind are connected. There are too many drugs in this world and not enough yoga! Pinning to share.

  • That One Birch

    One of my favorite things about yoga is how once you learn to focus on your breathing it becomes the most relaxing thing you could do. When I stopped smoking this was one of the few things that would help me fight stress and anxiety. Great post!

  • Hillary Louise Crawford

    Going to give yoga a try! I have family who’ve said it’d help me but never answered why! Thanks for answering my question as to why it would help!

  • Completely agree! Yoga is such a positive experience for the body, mind and spirit at the same time. The cure is holistic. We get to be more resourceful, with an overall sense of wellbeing across all dimensions of life. I do yoga almost every day. Great post – thanks for reminding the very many benefits. Feels good πŸ™‚

  • Yoga is so worth it!

  • Paige Strand

    Everyone is impacted differently by drugs, I feel like this is beneficial for those who have had negative pharmaceutical experiences and everyone else too! Good read πŸ™‚

  • Taria Walker-Faison

    I have been wanting to try Yoga! I didn’t realize it helped with disease’s! I want to try hot yoga.

  • Good reasons to pick up doing yoga! πŸ™‚

  • Vibeke J

    This is so good! The best thing is that yoga really works for your whole body.

  • Dani Adams-Barry

    This holds so true for me. Practicing yoga really helped me get through my pregnancies and postpartum.

  • Paige Strand

    Yoga is funny to me, during I’m not the most comfortable or impressed – but after, is when the good feelings come lol

  • prettyandfun

    This is such a great and informative post. So many people suffer from depression and the paradox has always been that while exercise is shown to improve mood, who wants to workout when you can’t seem to get off the couch? Practicing Yoga seems to be the solution. Thanks for sharing!

  • Chantal Steele

    I think that yoga is great, but movement in general helps with depression. I have depression and a good workout always makes me feel a little better. Gotta love endorphins!

  • The Oracle

    Yoga is the best ever! I love it because it does so much and you can do amazing things with them

  • Yoga definitely keeps anxiety and depression issues in check for me. It gives you something to focus on outside of your worries and feels great.

  • Marie Mack

    This is great! I find yoga so calming and de-stressing for me.

  • Brittany Muddamalle

    I love yoga! I started doing it when I was struggling with postpartum after my second son. It really helped!

  • Tiffany

    Thank you for this post. I plan to start a daily Yoga program in 2017. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • I have been practicing yoga until I became pregnant! I agree with all you have said about yoga! I have had a sense of peacefulness and calmness when I did yoga! Hope to get back to the habit!

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