I am grateful to have a guest contribution today from writer Nicole Allen. Nicole’s bio can be found at the bottom of the article. - Michael Patrick
Stress And Anxiety
The hustle and bustle of everyday life can be too much to handle for a lot of individuals. Traffic jams flooding the busy city streets, the sound of your screaming kids fighting over some toy, and bills piling up that are all waiting to be paid are just some sources of stress.
It is important to take care of your mental health to guarantee your overall well-being. Stress can just be the beginning of a long line of issues and ailments if not properly addressed. A proven way to combat stress is through the practice of yoga.
Yoga has been in existence for 15,000 years already. It is not just a fad which its popularity will fizzle in a few years or so. It is gaining momentum year after year after given the positive effects it has on those who live and practice it. The fact that it survived this long is a testament to how beneficial it is. Read More
Yoga is changing my life. I make that statement wholeheartedly with no intentions of being dramatic. I can feel the positive benefits from my yoga classes lasting well beyond my time spent in the studio.
My brain seems to be getting rewired to an even deeper state of non-reactivity in comparison to what my meditation practice had been previously doing for me. I am enjoying an increased sense of compassion for and connectedness to others. Read More