Practicing yoga and meditation regularly can help us reduce stress and anxiety in our lives. This yoga flow is primarily designed for stress relief, and these poses help alleviate the symptoms and side effects of anxiety and stress.
Depression and anxiety symptoms often tend to overlap, especially in the older population, leading to an under-diagnosis of anxiety. However, treatment for the two disorders can be different - that's why it's important to accurately diagnose and assess these disorders in older adults.
Stress and anxiety are a part of life, especially if you are busy with a career and family. We all have ways to relieve stress but some may not be possible at all hours of the day (yes, I see you with that glass of wine in your hand!). A great way to combat stress and anxiety is the practice of yoga. There are many poses that not only help your body release tension, but your mind to settle down as well.
Make 2016 the year you push all those worries aside. Take our challenge and try a new method to calm your nerves every day for 21 days. By the end, think about which activities and exercises most effectively helped you to harness your anxiety.