Yoga can help physical health but can be a key to emotional healing too. Yoga is a psychological exercise that helps us to understand nature of the mind and how they affect our bodies. Thus, yoga is not beneficial for physical health, but it is also beneficial for mental health, too. Yoga can help us to resolve issues of self-confidence and personal relationships.
Here below are the reasons how yoga can boost up your mental health and responsible for emotional well-being:
- It calms down your nervous system
It can shift you from sympathetic nervous system to parasympathetic nervous system. Thus, you will be moved from flight-or-flight to rest-and-digest. You eventually have less anxiety and more relaxation. As soon as you start breathing deeply, your nervous system will be calm down.
- Yoga helps you build your sense of self
Through yoga, you can rejuvenate your inner self and can form a non-judgmental relationship with yourself. You can build self-trust. You can do more exercise and having healthy food and your subconscious mind will continue to tell you that, ‘you are worthy of this efforts and healthiness.’ At the end of the day, what only matters is your relationship with yourself. When you will be more rooted, you will put yourself in center and you will maintain a balanced ego in life as you will feel that you have nothing to hide and nothing to prove. Your will power will be tremendously increased. You will not be afraid of any state as you will surely know that at the end of the day, everything is going to be okay.
- It improves your relationship with yourself and with others
When you will feel healthy and more peaceful with yourself, you will be the same way with your partner. You will reflect exactly to other what you are feeling from inside. You will be less reactive to the arguments that are coming from your partner because you will feel that to win argument is not as important as to win a person. You will make yourself understand that to fight with your partner is not a wise choice.
- It makes you aware about your hidden qualities
Yoga can make us more mindful about our own self. Yoga can make us see the places of our body parts from where we are holding the highest amount of energy. Physical exercise will open our heart and stiffness. Breathing exercise will improve our mental health and make us aware about our qualities and interests.
Thus, yoga cannot only boost up physical health, but can capable to improve mental health, too.