There are three tips I share with my Clients for when anxiety strikes, and generally one will work better for them than the others. So do try all the techniques and see which works best for YOU.
I haven't got the perfect yoga body, and you won't see me posing in pretzel-like asanas in exotic locations semi-naked on Instagram with a million followers. So what do I get out of yoga and why do I not only practice it, but teach it too?
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.
So my Wellbeing Meditation class has started back and we have a few new members. As the class grows I see the value of the peace and calm meditation can bring to our busy, hectic lives. So what do we do at a class? When someone new signs up I often try to give them … Continue reading Back to Class!