Hi Everyone, What a busy summer! I hope you enjoyed the summer break. Here at Infinite Dimensions things are hotting up, we now have 2 yoga classes running each week: Mondays 7.30pm-9.00pm is HOLISTIC YOGA this is an hour and a half of asana, pranayama, relaxation and meditation where we use our practice to … Continue reading Autumn Classes and Services
Breath is a central part of the Viniyoga tradition which I teach, we know that changing our breath can change how we feel and bring us back to the moment. Not the ruminations of the past, or the worry for the future; but right here, right now.
It has long been known that 'depression and other stress-related disorders are also associated with sleep disturbances, elevated cortisol.' 1 Therefore it would be sensible to think that managing and working with stress and other stress-related disorders to reduce the levels of cortisol in the blood in general will improve your ability to sleep.
We know that some medications can cause depressive or anxious symptoms in patients, many of them have depression listed as a side-effect on the leaflet you get with your medication. There are anecdotally many women who choose alternative forms of contraception due to mood changes and depression, but this is the first time a study has validated their experiences.
I'm currently writing and working on a 5 week stress management course. Sounds like some boring HR exercise right!?! So why? What's the problem with stress?