The fight or flight response is a stress reaction. It stems from an ancient mechanism of survival and is now causing duress in our lives increasing the occurrence of chronic anxiety. Being late to a meeting, not getting an assignment done on time, getting unsound or unplentiful sleep, relationship issues…. the list is bountiful- stress happens! So how do we cope with stress in the most positive way?
We turn to our mat, our breath and practice.
Yoga has long been known for its magic on the mind; reducing anxiety, depression, calming wavering thoughts and helping us conjure up a greater sense of peace and a foothold in the present moment.
Read more on my most recent blog post hosted by Banyan Botanicals 10 Yoga Poses for Relaxation & Calming.