Anxiety cure in Yoga - how should i get out of my anxiety and unnecessary fear?

(December 17, 2012)

There are many different techniques in yoga that can help you to get rid of anxiety and fear. However, like any form of natural therapy, it will take some time and perseverance in order for you to experience the beneficial effects of practicing yoga. If you want to use yoga as a means to cure anxiety and fear, it is a good idea to look for a qualified yoga instructor who has some sort of experience in dealing with such issues. Such an instructor will be able to guide you through specific poses and techniques designed to help you cope better with fear and anxiety. It is also a good idea to consult a doctor about the therapy options available to you and seek his/her opinion regarding yoga as a means of controlling fear and anxiety through the practice of yoga.

Pranayama or yogic breathing is one of the best methods of getting rid of fear and anxiety and filling yourself with positive energy. Yogic chanting can also play a major role in boosting self-confidence by getting rid of fears and doubts. Yoga Bandhas or Yogic Holds can also help combat anxiety and unnecessary fear.Hasya Yoga or Laughter Yoga is another easy way to deal with such issues.

Submitted by S C on December 17, 2012 at 11:36

Every person, man, woman or child experiences some amount of fear, stress and also anxiety during the course of their lives. The intensity of the anxiety and stress can vary from person to person. However over a length of time being in a state of stress and fear can take a toll on a person’s health and state of mind. Studies also indicate that stress and anxiety may be the underlying cause for a number of illnesses and ailments. There are various ways in which a person can try and minimize stress and anxiety. Practicing yoga for anxiety is highly recommended. Some of the main yoga poses that help a person to relax in mind and body include doing the Pranayama. The breathing techniques taught in yoga help to soothe the mind and relax the muscles when practiced correctly. The Shavasana (Corpse Pose) is also recommended in yoga for anxiety relief. Try doing this pose for about 10 to 12 breaths on a daily basis. This helps in regulating the person’s breath and thereby calming their nerves. Seated meditation can also help a person to achieve beneficial results especially in the case of mind balance. The Sun Salutation can also be practiced regularly for a minimum of 3 counts.

Submitted by R J on May 24, 2012 at 04:50

Please give some yoga tips to get rid of anxiety and to improve positive energy

All of us suffer from some amount of anxiety on a daily basis, which is absolutely normal. However, if you feel that you are suffering from excess anxiety, there are several steps that you can take to alleviate it. The ancient practice of yoga has been known to help people relax, by reducing the levels of stress and anxiety in the body. Pranayama or The Deep Breathing Technique comprises of certain breathing exercises that help alleviate stress and anxiety to a great extent. Given below are some of the most widely recommended yogic breathing exercises for anxiety:

  • Ujjayi or The Victorious Breath
  • Kapalbhati or The Breath Of Fire
  • Brahmari or The Bumblebee Breath
  • Nadi Shudhi or Breathing Through Alternate Nostrils
  • Anulom Vilom or Alternate Nostril Breathing

    Apart from the practice of certain yoga breathing techniques, relaxation tips for anxiety also include massage therapy, aromatherapy, acupressure, reflexology and meditation, to name a few. Following a daily exercise routine is also very useful in reducing stress and anxiety.

    However, in case you suffer from excessive anxiety in spite of trying the relaxation tips mentioned above, it is important that you consult a health care provider without any delay. This is necessary in order to rule out the possibility of chronic stress, anxiety attack, depression or other such health problems.

  • Submitted by C D on May 24, 2012 at 04:48

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