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Yoga and Mental Health

What Does the Research Say About Yoga and Mental Health?

Hundreds of research on the effects of yoga on mental health have been carried out. The general consensus is that yoga has many beneficial mental health effects that go beyond the effects of other low-to – medium-impact physical exercise and these benefits are possibly due to chemical brain changes (Grazioplene, 2012). It turns out that …

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Yoga and Psychology

The Relationship Between Yoga and Psychology

While you might be familiar with the physical exercise that we call yoga, yoga is really much more than relaxing and maintaining poses; yoga is a more systematic activity — indeed, a lifestyle — that incorporates many concepts of life, such as: Yama (moral code) Niyama (self-discipline) Asanas (postures or poses) Pranayama (mindfulness of breathing) …

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Mental health and psychosocial

Mental health and psychosocial considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak

A near-constant stream of news reports about an outbreak can cause anyone to feel anxious or distressed. Seek information updates and practical guidance at specific times during the day from health professionals and WHO websites and avoid listening to or following rumors that make you feel uncomfortable. WHO and public health authorities around the world …

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