As the world celebrates International Yoga Day on June 21, it is time to look at the holistic health practice as a tool for mental wellness. Yes, yoga is not just good for physical health, but also mental health and experts tell us how you can benefit from the same.
In India, around 2% of the population suffers from at least one or the other psychiatric disorder and it even makes an individual incapable of taking care of him/herself; thereby affecting the quality of life of the family members as well.
Yoga is a tool that helps you from the sympathetic nervous system to the parasympathetic nervous system wherein physiologically, it helps the body to move from an anxious state to a rest state.
Mental health is now taking its toll across the globe, and people from all backgrounds are fighting for psychological problems in order to express themselves.
Read the full story that first appeared in Deccan Chronicle dated Jan 21, 2021 here: